The Secret Garden Vocabulary

Updated: 4/6/2016
The Secret Garden Vocabulary
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The Secret Garden Lesson Plans

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

Mary Lennox, an ornery, unlikable child, is sent to live with her uncle, Mr. Craven, in Misselthwaite Manor. She is placed under the loose care of a young housemaid named Martha. At first Mary continues her disagreeable character, but after spending some time in the estate’s gardens, she begins to change. Mary learns to be curious and play in the gardens making friends with Ben Weatherstaff, a gardener, and a red robin.


The Secret Garden

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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Vocabulary

Storyboard Text

  • CONTRARY
  • MOOR
  • BULB
  • adjective unfavorable, disagreeable
  • noun a piece of uncultivated (wild) land
  • noun a plant growing from a bud
  • VOCABULARY