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Vocabulary List for Voyage with the Vikings

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Prologue

New proper nouns

Beth
Patrick
Whit’s End
Imagination Station
Mr. Whittaker
Rome

10 new or difficult words

1.       inventor
2.       mysterious
3.       thousand
4.       machine
5.       imagine
6.       adventures
7.       questions
8.       needed
9.       rushed
10.   able  

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       the—839
2.       a—293
3.       he—264
4.       said—258
5.       to—249
6.       and—173
7.       in—121
8.       back—29
9.       there—29
10.    next—12

Chapter 1. The Second Trip

New proper nouns

Tuesday

10 new or difficult words

1.       costumes
2.       rough
3.       complain
4.       tunics
5.       hood
6.       helicopter
7.       workshop
8.       dashboard
9.       dials
10.   levers

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       it—141
2.       I—99
3.       asked—73
4.       you—130
5.       she—69|
6.       for—63
7.       monk—61
8.       were—60
9.       is—57
10.   slave—28

Chapter 2. The Gifts

New proper nouns

Communion
God
The Lord’s Supper

10 new or difficult words

1.       remote control
2.       accidentally
3.       ancestor
4.       engraved
5.       pearls
6.       ceremony
7.       goblet
8.       chalice
9.       pouch
10.   rumble

10 sight words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       man—73
2.       with—71
3.       on—56
4.       but—51
5.       her—49
6.       him—48
7.       had—42
8.       one—41
9.       are—33
10.   might—9  

Chapter 3. The Growl

10 new or difficult words

1.       growl
2.       amazing
3.       stadium
4.       yards
5.       zigged
6.       zagged
7.       gazed
8.       spray
9.       bothered
10.   thump  

10 sight words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       out—48
2.       what—45
3.       looked—44
4.       this—44
5.       up—42
6.       arena—28
7.       tiger—21
8.       toward—11
9.       seemed—10
10.   feet—10
11.   door—9

Chapter 4. The Boar  

10 new or difficult words

1.       spikes
2.       pounce
3.       crouched
4.       flinched
5.       cool
6.       emperor
7.       ruined
8.       wrecked
9.       whipping
10.   echoed

10 sight words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       emperor—64
2.       solider—40
3.       me—39
4.       from—38
5.       do—33
6.       then—33
7.       your—32
8.       we—31
9.       hallway—10
10.   behind—9  

Chapter 5. The City Gate

New Proper Nouns

The Bishop’s Palace

10 new or difficult words

1.       plastered
2.       ceilings
3.       frescoes
4.       maze
5.       statues
6.       horizon
7.       flight
8.       domed
9.       permission
10.   wander

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       they—72
2.       here—31
3.       be—31
4.       down—30
5.       them—30
6.       there—29
7.       away—28
8.       look—16
9.       found—10
10.   under—9

Chapter 6. The Monk

New Proper Nouns

Telemachus

10 new or difficult words

1.       sack
2.       bodyguard
3.       blind
4.       mark
5.       disgusting
6.       blade
7.       courage
8.       humble
9.       politely
10.   whispered

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       his—96
2.       as—30
3.       into—27
4.       not—27
5.       if—24
6.       shouted—23
7.       now—23
8.       inside—12
9.       long—11
10.   off—10

Chapter 7. The Barbarian

New Proper Nouns

Christian
Aldric

10 new or difficult words

1.       braced
2.       woods
3.       dangerous
4.       raspy
5.       soldiers
6.       sport
7.       stroked
8.       mentioned
9.       exactly
10.   clanged

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       would—22
2.       turned—21
3.       all—21
4.       I’m—21
5.       no—21
6.       their—21
7.       cup—20
8.       it’s—20
9.       barbarian—17
10.   suddenly—9

Chapter 8. The Emperor

New proper nouns

Honorius
Most High One
Emperor-ness
Your Highness

10 new difficult words

1.       cooing
2.       curiosity
3.       darlings
4.       stooped
5.       courtyard
6.       mumbling
7.       cocked
8.       annoyed
9.       suffer
10.   gulped

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       large—21
2.       an—20
3.       took—20
4.       will—20
5.       around—19
6.       can—17
7.       ran—15
8.       general—11
9.       little—10
10.   only—9

Chapter 9. The Armband

10 new or difficult words

1.       hive
2.       crawling
3.       scraggly
4.       valuable
5.       greed
6.       wide-eyed
7.       tokens
8.       upraised
9.       handles
10.   woven

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       get—19
2.       came—19
3.       go—19
4.       eyes—18
5.       people—18
6.       barbarian—17
7.       games—17
8.       hand—17
9.       why—15
10.   parade—11

Chapter 10. Bird Cage

10 new or difficult words

1.       heading
2.       escape
3.       wrapped
4.       dozens
5.       archway
6.       scowled
7.       foam
8.       tusks
9.       parade
10.   yesterday

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       prisoners—16
2.       through—16
3.       again—16
4.       more—16
5.       how—16
6.       so—16
7.       some—16
8.       men—14
9.       who—14
10.   held—13

Chapter 11. The Cart

10 new or difficult words

1.       perches
2.       pecked
3.       acrobats
4.       emerged
5.       scanned
6.       jugglers
7.       drove
8.       prodded
9.       bravo
10.   peering

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       bars—14
2.       two—14
3.       just—13
4.       animals—13
5.       still—13
6.       find—13
7.       called—13
8.       head—12
9.       moved—12
10.   see—12

Chapter 12. The Monk’s Message

10 new or difficult words

1.       deliver
2.       puzzled
3.       sounded
4.       alarm
5.       cell
6.       deserve
7.       drew
8.       box
9.       celebrate
10.   salute

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       gave—14
2.       silver—14
3.       by—13
4.       time—13
5.       you’re—12
6.       walked—12
7.       when—12
8.       box—12
9.       am—12
10.   where—12

Chapter 13. The Birds

10 new or difficult words

1.       hail
2.       drowned
3.       sank
4.       drive
5.       flashed
6.       shooed
7.       rained
8.       flapped
9.       distracted
10.   moments

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       of—144
2.       was—113
3.       birds—22
4.       didn’t—15
5.       guard(s)—13+
6.       face—13
7.       stepped—13
8.       know—12
9.       thought—12
10.   stop—12

Chapter 14. The Knight

New proper nouns

Jesus
England
Kublai Khan

10 new or difficult words

1.       hurled
2.       heave
3.       dangling
4.       boo
5.       thumbs-up
6.       thumbs-down
7.       liquid
8.       red-faced
9.       disappear
10.   swoosh

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       chalice—14
2.       come(s)—11
3.       don’t—11
4.       went—11
5.       take—11
6.       knight—10
7.       small—10
8.       say—10
9.       want—10
10.   going—10

Chapter 15. The Next Adventure

New proper nouns

China

10 new or difficult words

1.       wonderful
2.       frowning
3.       confused
4.       unclear
5.       legends
6.       claim
7.       stoned
8.       hero
9.       tablet
10.   meanwhile

10 sight words or commonly used words, and number of appearances in the book

1.       at—67
2.       that—39
3.       like—29
4.       have—27
5.       crowd—26
6.       about—22
7.       over—20
8.       or—17
9.       must–12
10.   put—11