Red Kayak - Vocabulary

Updated: 5/18/2017
Red Kayak - Vocabulary
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Red Kayak Lesson Plans

Red Kayak by Priscilla Cummings

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

"Red Kayak", a short text extracted from a longer novel of the same name, is about a boy named Brady who searches for a missing three-year-old on the Corsica River. "Red Kayak" by Priscilla Cummings features an exciting plot, rich vocabulary, and various figurative language elements.


Red Kayak

Storyboard Description

Red Kayak Vocabulary Frayer Model

Storyboard Text

  • Definitions
  • I hate taking baths!
  • Characteristics
  • unwilling, disinclined, not wanting to do something
  • Examples
  • RELUCTANTLY
  • "I reluctantly turned my boat up the creek, slowed down some, and kept searching."
  • Non-Examples
  • I think we should skip this house...
  • Ice Cream Flavors
  • I can't wait to try the watermelon sherbet!
  • carefully, cautiously, hesitantly, warily
  • eagerly, enthusiastically, ready, willing