Farmer Tice books builds vocabuary for homeschooled kids.

Farmer Tice Homeschool
Vocabulary Practice #1

Homeschooled kids develop a super vocabulary reading Farmer Tice books, and they will laugh their heads off.

Farmer Tice books build vocabulary in a very funny way.
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acres;  acumen;  aldermen;  ambidextrous;  amphitheater; artificial;  bachelor;  barbed wire;  beacon; beeline; bloke;  bodacious;  britches;  bushel; bygones;  candidates;  chiseler;  citation;  clout;  collateral;  colonel;  colonoscopy;  Confucious;  congregation;  contaminated;  dandelion;  demolition; corn borers, deterred;  dinghy

FARMER TICE'S VOCABULARY PRACTICE PT. 1


1} the people you vote for. Someone or something eligible.  Of all the ___________ who will be running for president on the Republican ticket, Donald Trump will probably be the one most likely to succeed.


2} to destroy, remove, or tear down. destruction, razing.  Last night Farmer Tice's truck was completely destroyed in the __________ derby. 
 

3} a small rowboat, skiff, life raft. Farmer Tice & Honeybunch took their little ___________ to the middle of the lake where it sank.
 

4} a video taken of the large intestine. When Dr. Squint did a _______________ on Farmer Tice, Farmer Tice thought he was going to become a movie star.

5} an award. A ticket issued by a policeman, fireman, etc. in which you have to pay a fine. The actor & war hero, Audy Murphy, received a ___________ for bravery, whereas Farmer Tice got several for illegal parking, fishing without a license, littering, and hanging his long-johns out to dry on a Sunday.

6} property left to the lender as security. Farmer Tice borrowed $20 but had to hand over his Swiss Army Knife as _____________.
 

7} an important member of the city council. The mayor of Hokum loved drinking Farmer Tice Root Beer, and the ________________ too.


8} a man who is single; not married; a 4 year degree from a college or university. Mr. Parnell didn't like the idea of getting married and remained a ______________.


9} sharpness, pointed, quick witted, skillful, smart, etc.When Farmer Tice started his root beer company, he didn't have a lick of business ___________.


10} a sharp blow to the head; someone with a lot of influence, fame, power. Farmer Tice 
went to Mayor Krotch for help with his business, because the mayor had a lot of ___________.


11} to make impure, unclean, corrupt, soiled, polluted, etc. In the root beer story Ben Miller was worried that the bums had ______________ his lake by peeing in it.


12} a bright light, such as a lighthouse. A signal fire. A source of guidance or inspiration. A bright ____________ shone from the top of the hill. A ___________ of hope.


13} not real or authentic. An imitation.  Farmer Tice Root Beer is pure and contains no _________________ additives.


14} members of a church; a gathering of worshippers. The Reverend Muler is always telling his ________________ to respect their marriage vows, or "You'll be damned !!


15} British term for the common man; an ordinary man; fellow. The Brits thought Farmer Tice to be quite an unusual looking __________ in his gorilla suit.


16} going or headed in a straight line or direction in a hurry. After drinking  bottle after bottle of Farmer Tice's concentrated prune juice, everyone made a _______________ to the outhouse.


17} a major crop or garden pest of maize, tomatoes, snap beans, etc. Farmer Tice's crops had a major infestation of ____________.
 

18} 4 pecks or 8 dry gallons. The Weasel stole a ____________ of cherries from the orchard.


19} a unit of land measuring 4,840 yards. The farm is about 50 ____________.


20} an herbal plant or weed with yellow-golden flowers. Farmer Tice picked  a bunch of ________________ to give to his wife on Valentine's Day.


21} being able to use either your right or left hand.  President Garfield was ______________ and could write in 2 languages with each hand at the same time.


22} things or events that have previously happened. Although Farmer Tune was always gypping Farmer Tice out of twenty dollars, Farmer Tice always let ___________ be ______________.


23} kind of prickly fencing used on large cattle ranches. Farmer Tice drove the tractor through the ________ _________ fence and was lucky not to get cut to pieces.


24} an ancient Chinese philosopher & creator of wise sayings. The fortune cookie Farmer Tice broke open contained a message that probably came right from _________________.


25} usually made of concrete, an outdoor seating place for performances & events. The demolition derby was held at the Hokum ____________________.


26} pants or trousers. Farmer Tice tore his ____________ when he got down off the tractor.


27} an officer that ranks above a lieutenant & below a brigadier general. When Farmer Tice was in the army, he got caught wearing a uniform that belonged to the _________________.


28} a dishonest person who cheats people out of money. Farmer Tune was known as the town's _____________, because he was always trying to cheat someone out of money.


29} blatant, remarkable, brazen, audacious, gutsy, remarkable, unashamed. Farmer Tice fell for The Weasel's ________________ lies, like when he got talked into visit in Death Valley in mid July.


30} prevented or discouraged from doing something usually with threats or fear. The judge's threat of a 90 days sentence with his wife _____________ him from going back in the root beer business.

THE ANSWER KEY IS BELOW. DON'T BE LIKE THE WEASEL & CHEAT!

FARMER TICE'S VOCABULARY PRACTICE PT. 1{answers}


1} the people you vote for. Someone or something eligible. Of all the candidates who will be running for president on the Republican ticket, Donald Trump will probably be the one most likely to succeed.


2} to destroy, remove, or tear down. destruction, razing.  Last night Farmer Tice's truck was completely destroyed in the demolition derby. 
 

3} a small rowboat, skiff, life raft. Farmer Tice & Honeybunch took their little dinghy to the middle of the lake where it sank.
 

4} a video of the large intestine. When Dr. Squint did a colonoscopy on Farmer Tice, Farmer Tice thought he was a going to be a movie star.
 

5} an award. A ticket issued by a policeman, fireman, etc. in which you have to pay a fine. The actor & war hero, Audy Murphy, received a citation for bravery, whereas Farmer Tice got several for illegal parking, fishing without a license, littering, and hanging his long-johns out to dry on a Sunday.

6} property left to the lender as security. Farmer Tice borrowed $20 but had to hand over his Swiss Army Knife as collateral.
 

7} an important member of the city council. The mayor of Hokum loved drinking Farmer Tice Root Beer, and the alderman too.
 

8} a man who is single; not married; a 4 year degree from a college or university. Mr. Parnell didn't like the idea of getting married and remained a bachelor.
 

9} sharpness, pointed, quick witted, skillful, smart, etc.When Farmer Tice started his root beer company, he didn't have a lick of business acumen.
 

10} a sharp blow to the head; someone with a lot of influence, fame, power. Farmer Tice 
went to Mayor Krotch for help with his business, because the mayor had a lot of
clout.

 

11} to make impure, unclean, corrupt, soiled, polluted, etc. In the root beer story Ben Miller was worried that the bums had contaminated his lake by peeing in it.
 

12} a bright light, such as a lighthouse. A signal fire. A source of guidance or inspiration. A bright beacon shone from the top of the hill. A beacon of hope.
 

13} not real or authentic. An imitation.  Farmer Tice Root Beer is pure and contains no artificial additives.
 

14} members of a church; a gathering of worshippers. The Reverend Muler is always telling his congregation to respect their marriage vows, or "You'll be damned !!"
 

15} British term for the common man; an ordinary man; fellow. The Brits thought Farmer Tice to be quite an unusual looking bloke in his gorilla suit.
 

16} going or headed in a straight line or direction in a hurry. After drinking  bottle after bottle of Farmer Tice's concentrated prune juice, everyone made a beeline to the outhouse.
 

17} a major crop or garden pest of maize, tomatoes, snap beans, etc. Farmer Tice's crops had a major infestation of  corn borers.
 

18} 4 pecks or 8 dry gallons. The Weasel stole a bushel of cherries from the orchard.
 

19} a unit of land measuring 4,840 yards. The farm is about 50 acres.
 

20} an herbal plant or weed with yellow-golden flowers. Farmer Tice picked  a bunch of dandelions to give to his wife on Valentine's Day.
 

21} being able to use either your right or left hand.  President Garfield was ambidextrous and could write in 2 languages with each hand at the same time.
 

22} things or events that have previously happened. Although Farmer Tune was always gypping Farmer Tice out of twenty dollars, Farmer Tice always let bygones be bygones.
 

23} kind of prickly fencing used on large cattle ranches. Farmer Tice drove the tractor through the barbed wire fence and was lucky not to get cut to pieces.
 

24} an ancient Chinese philosopher & creator of wise sayings. The fortune cookie Farmer Tice broke open contained a message that probably came right from Confucius.
 

25} usually made of concrete, an outdoor seating place for performances & events. The demolition derby was held at the Hokum amphitheater.
 

26} pants or trousers. Farmer Tice tore his britches when he got down off the tractor.
 

27} an officer that ranks above a lieutenant & below a brigadier general. When Farmer Tice was in the army, he got caught wearing a uniform that belonged to the colonel.
 

28} a dishonest person who cheats people out of money. Farmer Tune was known as the town's chiseler, because he was always trying to cheat someone out of money.
 

29} blatant, remarkable, brazen, audacious, gutsy, remarkable, unashamed. Farmer Tice fell for The Weasel's bodacious lies, like when he got talked into visit in Death Valley in mid July.
 

30} prevented or discouraged from doing something usually with threats or fear. The judge's threat of a 90 days sentence with his wife deterred him from going back in the root beer business.

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