The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter: Vocabulary List

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A staggering amount of work went into compiling this vocabulary resource for Carson McCullers' The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. The overview provides a rationale for the strategy and information about tier 1, 2, and 3 words. The 19-page list records, page-by-page, definitions, background information, illustrations, and links to related resources for vocabulary words and allusions. A great resource.

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Instructional Ideas

Rather then distributing the list, assign portions of the list to class groups and have them provide the definitions, annotations, and images

Classroom Considerations
  • The fifth in a series of six resources designed for The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
  • Due to the controversial nature of some of the words and their meanings, preview the entire list before deciding to use the resource with your classes
Pros
  • The list includes not only the literal definition, but also connotations and illustrations
Cons
  • None