The Traveller Alphabet Book
Did you know what ill-tricket means? Does anyone in your family use the word?
Is there a character in a book who is an ill-tricket?
What about a brother or a sister or even a pet? Are they ill-trickets?
How do they behave?
Being ill-tricket or mischievous can mean being playful and having fun but not meaning to cause any harm. Sometimes it can also mean being a bit naughty.
Write ill-tricket in the middle of a page. Now draw a few pictures around the word of children being a bit naughty or getting up to mischief.
Think about what happened afterwards. Did the children get into trouble for waht they had done or was it just good fun?
Ill-tricket is a Scottish Cant phrase from Perthshire meaning mischievous child.