Tale of Despereaux Vocabulary
Updated: 2/21/2017
Tale of Despereaux Vocabulary
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Despereaux Lesson Plans

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo is a fairy tale about an unusual mouse named Despereaux, a beautiful princess, a poor girl desperate to become royalty, and a deceitful rat with a plan to get revenge.


The Tale of Despereaux

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Vocabulary for the Tale of Despereaux

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  • PERFIDY
  • Send him to the rats!
  • GREGARIOUS
  • OMINOUS
  • n. betrayal of trust, faithlessness
  • adj. sociable, fond of the company of others
  • adj. gloomy, threatening, or giving the impression something bad will occur
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