Tomorrow’s Test: What? Already? Spelling, Vocabulary, Tom Sawyer
“Spelling, 5/8.” (8) For 1-4, write the wrong one correctly or write “all correct” if they are.
- a) scissers b) fragile c) congestion d) all correct
- a) digestion b) infraction c) insision d) all correct
- a) insignia b) critique c) hypocrit d) all correct
- a) decisive b) designate, c) criticism d) all correct
- “breakable” = _____
- “Cut away ish” =_____
- (2) “judgement” = _____
Spelling Bee. All words so far are included! Highest percent accuracy = Winner! 75% accuracy to receive extra credit.
“Vocabulary, 5/8.” gratify, cacophony, wreak, rapt, effusive, nigh, saunter, conjecture, vogue, pliable
- Tom went behind the limestone “waterfall” in order to use his candle to light it up to _____ Becky.
- A zero ____(s) much more damage on your grade than just an F.
- Young brains are very ____ and can be easily influenced.
- The end of the school year is ____; please don’t give up now.
- After Cherry told Dally to get lost, he just smiled and ____(ed) away.
- Batman’s butler Alfred is not a very _____ person. He is always very calm and reserved.
- In Tom’s day, the _____ was to wear shoes with the toes curled up.
- There was much _____ in Tom’s school about what was in the Master’s mysterious book.
- With dozens of little kids playing and screaming, the birthday party was rather _____(ous).
- The boys were ____ as Tom explained his marvelous plan.
- The roots of this word mean “foldable.”
- The roots of this word mean “jumbled sound.”
- The roots of this word mean “together throw thing.”
- The roots of this word mean “to pour out.”
Vocab Relay. True/False Stylie.
- Cacophony would be rather calming to most people.
- Wreak is usually used in a negative way.
- If were in a hurry, you would saunter.
- Transfixed and rapt are similar in meaning.
- If it is Wednesday, Thursday is nigh.
- The top of your desk is pliable.
- Alyce (Beetle) was very effusive with her emotions.
- The root of the word conjecture means “to throw.”
- Vaping is very vogue right now.
- Most people would be gratified to win the lottery.
- There will probably be cacophony at the end of the last day of school.
- A’s wreak destruction on your grade.
- People usually get effusive at things like weddings and funerals.
- Most people would be rapt watching someone saunter.
- Gymnasts’ bodies must be pliable.
- (slang) “slathers” = “a raft” (p158) a) True. b) False.
- (slang) “comb a body” = smother you with love (p160) a) True. b) False.
- (dialect) “shadder” = shatter or break (p161) a) True. b) False.
- (slang) “tackle” = attempt (p163) a) True. b) False.
- If the lawyer promised not to reveal Huck’s name, why is Huck still worried about Injun Joe?
- The picture was included with chapter 24. Of whom is it a picture?