"maggie and milly and molly and may"

From sea to shining sea, we can always find a maggie, milly, you, or me. In his unique poetic style, e. e. cummings shows us that a day at the beach is not just fun and sun.

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. beach
    an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
    maggie and milly and molly and may
    went down to the beach (to play one day)
  2. discover
    find unexpectedly
    and maggie discovered a shell that sang
  3. remember
    keep in mind for attention or consideration
    so sweetly she couldn't remember her troubles
  4. stranded
    cut off or left behind
    milly befriended a stranded star
  5. languid
    lacking spirit or liveliness
    whose rays five languid fingers were
  6. horrible
    shockingly frightful or awful
    and molly was chased by a horrible thing
  7. sideways
    (of movement) at an angle
    which raced sideways while blowing bubbles
  8. smooth
    having a surface free from roughness or irregularities
    may came home with a smooth round stone
  9. alone
    without anybody else or anything else
    as small as a world and as large as alone
  10. lose
    suffer the loss of a person through death or removal
    For whatever we lose (like a you or a me)
    it's always ourselves we find in the sea
Created on September 12, 2014 (updated September 15, 2014)

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