Little House in the Big Woods

Little House in the Big Woods

Vocab Chapter 1

Vocabulary activity for Chapter 1 of Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder!

Please answer the questions to the best of your abilities by matching the vocabulary words on the right to their definitions on the left. When you have answered all of the questions, click the "Check Answer" button. A box will pop-up with your score. Do not close until your score is printed or reviewed by your teacher.
marked by or given to caution or carefulness
the crisp remainder left after the fat has been separated from the meat or skin
the usually tough pale wood of a hickory tree
a jointed piece on which a door, lid, or other swinging part turns
a bread made with cornmeal, flour, eggs, and milk
a mammal related to a weasel, that has a slender body, partly webbed feet, and a somewhat bushy tail, and live near water
a rodent that lives in or near the water, has a long scaly tail and webbed hind feet, and glossy usually dark brown fur
a water-dwelling mammal that is related to weasels and minks, has webbed feet with claws and dark brown fur
a small room in which food and dishes are kept
the liquid left in a pot after cooking something
to burn slowly with smoke and usually without flame
the flesh of a deer used as food
a path worn on the ground by frequent use of wagons



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created: August 2012 | updated: May 8, 2014
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