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1 “Dirk the Protector” from Gary Paulsen’s memoir my Life in Dog year He offers the reader a peek right into his very own life by sharing memories of his dogs. Gary Paulsen to be born come a family members facing countless problems: as a young he had actually to work and also take care of himself.

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2 Conventional: adj. Usual; traditionalAll the conventional tasks like functioning in the sectors or at the drugstore were gone and also all I could find was setting pins in the little bowling alley end the four Clover Bar.

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3 Forerunner: n. Human or thing that came beforeThey to be the forerunners of the gangs we have now, but with some singular differences. P. 272

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4 Predatory: adj. Provided to steal or hunting others for one’s own gainThese teams were predatory, and also they pursued the highways at night. P. 272

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5 Impasse: n. A instance in i m sorry no progress deserve to be made; a deadlockWe were at impasse. P. 273

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6 Decoy: n. A person or thing used to odor others, or lead them in a various directionI might use it as a decoy and also get away. P. 273

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7 Puny: adj. Weak and also smallI fight Happy in the face with every ounce of stamin in my puny body. P. 273

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8 Hustle: v. To gain by energetic effortI had actually tow boxes of Ritz crackers I’d hustled somewhere, a jar of peanut butter and one of grape, and also a knife native the kitchen upstairs. P . 275

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9 Cohort: n. A companion or associateHe had only two of his cohorts v him and I don’t think they intended to execute me harm, but I surprised them and Happy take it a swing in ~ me. P. 275

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10 Third Person suggest of ViewThird Person limited • The narrator is no a personality in the story. • 3rd person pronoun such together he, his, she, hers, it, its, they, and also them are used in telling the story. • The narrator speak the story native the vantage suggest of one character. • The narrator can see right into this character’s mind, however not any of the other characters. • We uncover out just what this personality does, knows, thinks, and witnesses. Third Person Omniscient • The narrator is all-knowing, and also can see into the psychic of all of the characters. The narrator can likewise report what is said and done. • We discover out what every one of the personalities do, feel, think, and also witness.

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11 ELACC7W1. Write debates to support cases with clear reasons and relevant evidenceVocabulary in Writing page 278 to be you surprised the Dirk stayed with Olaf? Using two or an ext vocabulary words, write a i to explain how you assumed the memoir ( a true account of experiences in the writer"s life)might have actually ended. Here is an instance of exactly how you could begin. I assumed that Dirk would constantly want to continue to be the boy’s cohort.

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12 7RL2: recognize the layout of a text.Complete vocabulary practice and also vocabulary in creating on web page Reread “Dirk the Protector” and be all set for a vocabulary/comprehension test.

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13 7RL2: recognize the theme of a text.Reread “Dirk the Protector” and also study for a vocabulary/comprehension test.

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