FC: Old Yeller By: Fred Gipson
1: Chassidy Jones May 11,2011 2nd period
2: A | Arliss
3: Arliss is Travis's brother.He is the youngest in the family.Little Arliss loves playing in the drinking water.
4: B | boars
5: Boars are mature male hogs.Travis has to hunt boars to get enough food for the family.When Travis hunts the boars he cuts his marks into them.
6: c | corn
7: The Coates family had their own corn patch.Travis always has to go out and pick the corn.They had to watch out for coons and other animals eating their corn.
8: D | drooling
9: Drooling is when saliva is spilling from the mouth.Animals and Humans drool if they catch rabies.Sometimes you drool if you see something or smell something that is delicious.
10: E | entrails
11: Entrails are internal organs.All of Old Yeller's entrails came out when an hog scratched him.The hog scratched him because he was trying to protect Travis when he fell.
12: F | fall
13: When Travis was marking the hogs he fell.He fell because the cliff he was on fell in.When he fell the angry hogs scratched his leg.
14: G | grumpy
15: Travis is usually always grumpy.The day Old Yeller came Travis was very grumpy because Old Yeller ate all of their meat.Travis was so grumpy that he wanted to kill the dog but Little Arliss and Mama wouldn't let him.
16: H | heifer
17: A heifer is a young cow,one that has not given birth to a calf.The Coates family has a heifer named Spot.She was wild since the day she was born.
20: J | Jumper
21: The Coates family had a pet mule.They used their mule to do many things.When their mule wouldn't do right they would hit him upside the head.
24: L | logs
25: During one part of the story Lizbeth , Mama , and Travis had to gather logs.When they gathered the logs they had to set fire to the bull , heifer , and Old Yeller.
26: M | medicine
27: Travis had to use medicines through out the story.When the angry hog scratched Travis he had to use Turpentine.When he put the Turpentine on it burnt and he screamed.
30: O | Old Yeller
31: Old Yeller is the Coates family dog.They named him Old Yeller because Yeller meant yellow in those times and he had a sort of Old Yeller look.Travis didn't like him at first but Mama made him keep the dog.
32: P | Papa
33: Papa was the husband and the father of the family.Papa left to go to Oklahoma in the beginning of the story.He left for Oklahoma to get money because they didn't have any.
36: R | rabies
37: Rabies is a very serious disease.Rabies happens when an animal bites you.If you don't go to the doctor to get a shot for rabies,you could die.
38: S | Spot
39: Spot was Old Yeller' and Miss Prissy' new pup.Lizbeth brought the best one out of the whole bunch and gave it to Travis.Travis was not happy to see it at first,but is happy to have it now
40: T | Travis | Travis
41: Travis is the oldest son in the story.He is the main character.