Where the Red Fern Grows Vocabulary

Updated: 5/21/2021
Where the Red Fern Grows Vocabulary
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Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

Teacher Guide by Lauren Ayube

Young Billy has always dreamed of having a dog. Not just any dog, and not just one dog. Billy dreams of having two raccoon hounds and raising them to hunt. Billy works and works to save money to buy himself these dogs, and has no idea the true value that they will bring to his life.


Where the Red Fern Grows

Storyboard Description

Have students define and illustrate key vocabulary from Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls by creating a visual vocabulary board!

Storyboard Text

  • BAWL
  • Come on, Papa! I can hear them bawling!
  • Ooooowwwww
  • BREED
  • German Shepherd
  • Examples of Dog Breeds
  • Golden Retriever
  • Pug
  • DUMBFOUNDED
  • Two years, Grandpa!
  • You've been saving up for how long?!?
  • (v.) Shout or call out noisily or unrestrainedly.
  • (n.) A group of animals or plants within a species having a distinctive appearance.
  • Poodle
  • Corgi
  • (adj.) Greatly astonished or amazed.
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