10:30 Saturday Class homework due 12/8

Please read chapter one of The Christmas Carol- http://www.literature.org/authors/dickens-charles/christmas-carol/. Also, please learn the vocabulary words- abut- to touch; to rest on or against, abyss- a bottomless pit; anything infinite, bard- a poet, bivouac- a temporary shelter, burgeon- to florish; to grow quickly, cabal- a small secret group, celerity- speed; swiftness, dally- to waste time, dysphasia- difficulty in speaking, extort- to obtain by force, facile- easy or effortless, irksome- annoying, jilt- to reject, ire- anger, lax- careless, mangy- shabby or filthy, ornithology- the study of birds, pseudo- false or counterfeit, spry- full of life or active.