Wednesday, 5/3: Husker Du, Vocab, Tom Sawyer

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“Husker Du, 5/3.” (12)

  1. The only kind of word that takes an article in front of it.
  2. An article is a type of ____.
  3. The possessive kind don’t need apostrophes.
  4. In the sentence, He ran there, the word there is a(n) ______.
  5. (2) Can be “intensified” by an adverb.
  6. The main one in a sentence is also known as the predicate.
  7. The words am, is, are, was, were are all _____(s).
  8. In the sentence, He ran with scissors, the word with is a(n) _______.
  9. In many languages other than English, this comes AFTER the noun instead of before, as in English
  10. (3) Use the word running in three different sentences: once as a verb, once as an adjective, and once as a noun.


“Vocabulary, 5/3.” One SAW.

  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. obvious : hidden :: idol : _____
  7. Third period’s ______ behavior for the sub earned them a rating of 3. (not miscreant)
  8. The prefix of this word means all or everything. _____
  9. Rome was at the _____ of its power around 235 AD. It was all downhill from there.
  10. In Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain is a 3rd person, ______ narrator.
  11. Sometimes you don’t have to speak to be _____; even a look can say a lot.
  12. After his victory, he paraded around _____(ly) wearing his gold medal.
  13. She signed her autograph with a fancy _____.


Tom Sawyer Quiz, 5/3.” Open book, closed neighbor.

  1. Which of the boys is more scared in the graveyard?
  2. Why does Injun Joe kill Doc Robinson?
  3. Injun Joe knows the boys witnessed the murder, and is out to get them. a) True b) False
  4. “Oh, Joe, you’re an angel. I’ll bless you for this the longest day I live.”  Who’s talking?
  5. Why is he so grateful?
  6. (p71) “…maybe that whack done for him!”  Translate.
  7. Who is Bull Harbison?
  8. According to the boys’ oath, what will happen if they tell on Injun Joe?


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