| Common Core alignment to "Reading: Literature and Subject-related Content" is to 3 key phrases:|
"Particular Topic", "Context" and "Reading Literature". CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
Particular Topic: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
Context: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a
Reading: Literature: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4
Reading: Informational Text: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
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A vocabulary word list for The Things They Carried is arranged in order of appearance:
The Things They Carried:
foxhole, perimeter, poncho, grunts, intransitive, taut, topography, bayonet, antipersonnel, shrapnel, monsoons, volition, arsenal, entrench, tangible, muzzle
Spin: ammo, grid, exuberance, fungal
On The Rainy River: stash, dispense, aggression, stooge, imperative, province, summa cum laude, infantry, jingo, smoldering, decapitate, eviscerate, schizophrenia, censure, acquiescence, platitude, pious, gentry, bewilderment, chrome, giddy, reticence
How To Tell A True War Story: rectitude, salvage, denotation, skewed, artillery, scenario, mongoose, ordnance, definitive, rucksack, drudgery, napalm, anarchy, civility
Sweetheart Of The Song Tra Bong: improbable, bedlam, mundane, warranty, vulnerable, sniper, intrigue, casualties, gore, adrenaline, hammock
Stockings: plod, invulnerable
Church: pagoda, swab
The Man I killed: cadre, cowlick, piaster
Speaking Of Courage: causation, gargling, mortar, hoist
Notes: catharsis, nucleus, valor
In The Field: platoon, giddiness, condolence
The Ghost Stories: cushy, battalion, bunker, hooch, botch, rapport, illumination
Night Life: grope, defoliant, kilter
The Lives Of The Dead: infatuation, chronology, taper, tranquilizer, translucent, essence, blatant, formaldehyde
Thank you, Jan Cook, a former teacher at Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton, California, for being the teacher contributor at www.myVocabulary.com of a 104 vocabulary word list for The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien.