Tuesday, 4/16: Gramma, Vocab, Tom Sawyer


“Gramma, 4/16.”
noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, interjection, conjunction

  1. In the sentence, He ran yesterday the word yesterday is a(n) ______.
  2. The words am, is, are, was, were are all _____(s).
  3. In many languages other than English, this comes AFTER the noun instead of before, as in English
  4. Answers the questions how, where, or when.
  5. Answers the questions which one, what kind, how many.
  6. Separated from the rest of the sentence by punctuation.
  7. Shows, action, being, or state of being.
  8. He kept a running total of his grade.
  9. I like running the mile.
  10. We are running in PE tomorrow.


“Vocab, 4/16.” Each used once. * = CAW.

  1. *(in)_____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. When he thought Becky was sick, Tom was so depressed he was ___ to all of Aunt Polly’s treatments.
  7. He was very cocky, and walked with a _____ that showed it.
  8. The miscreant was (un)_______ after he was caught, saying he would do it again if he had the chance.
  9. It is part of a cheerleader’s job to be enthusiastic and _____.
  10. She had her hair cut in a _______ new style that everyone liked.
  11. “Every pore inside the boys cheeks became a spouting fountain; they could scarcely bail out the cellars under their tongues fast enough to prevent a(n) _____(ion).”


Tom Sawyer Quiz. NOT COLLABORATIVE! (5)
Explain the following quote:

“He had contemplated a good part of the performance before he contributed his bit of variety to it.” (p52/p49-50)

Things to include in your explanation:

  • Who “He” is.
  • What the “performance” is, and who is involved.
  • What “contributed his bit of variety” means.


Chapter 8: A Pirate bold to be!