Part III, Chapters 11–12: "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"

A poem about nature is often more than just a literal description. Using seemingly simple words and a clip-clop rhythm, Robert Frost gives memorable meaning to a moment in winter.

Here are all the word lists to support the reading of Grade 7 Unit 4's texts from SpringBoard's Common Core ELA series: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, maggie and milly and molly and may, Mother to Son, Haikus, It Happened in Montgomery, Monologues, The Raven, Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, Casey at the Bat, Outlaws and Highwaymen, The Highwayman, We Wear the Mask, Twelfth Night
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  1. woods
    the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    Whose woods these are I think I know
  2. village
    a community of people smaller than a town
    His house is in the village though
  3. queer
    beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    My little horse must think it queer
  4. frozen
    turned into ice
    Between the woods and frozen lake
  5. harness
    an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal
    He gives his harness bells a shake
  6. mistake
    a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or inattention
    To ask if there is some mistake
  7. flake
    a crystal of snow
    The only other sound's the sweep
    Of easy wind and downy flake.
  8. lovely
    appealing to the emotions as well as the eye
    The woods are lovely, dark and deep
  9. promise
    a verbal commitment agreeing to do something in the future
    But I have promises to keep
  10. sleep
    euphemism for death
    And miles to go before I sleep,
    And miles to go before I sleep.
Created on September 12, 2014 (updated September 15, 2014)

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