Tuesday, 4/17: Gramma, Vocab + SAWs, Tom Sawyer!

“Vocab, 4/17.”


  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. The author Ray Bradbury was a very ____ writer, writing at least a thousand words per day.
  7. The bank clerk had to examine the two $100 bills very carefully to tell which was ______.
  8. He ____(ly) cussed in front of Mr. Schalde.
  9. That kind of car is very fast, but it is _____ to break down often.
  10. Work is what you are ______(ed) to do. Play is what you are not _____(ed) to do. (Same word.)
  11. Pony couldn’t get the image of Bob, ______ on the pavement, out of his head.
  12. On the show CSI, the crime scene investigators used science to ____ whom the killer was.
  13. ** Even though the story jumped around from the past to the future, it still had a _____ feel and was easy to follow.



Tom Sawyer, 4/17.” Write the answer.

  1. Most of the adventures in this book really happened to Mark Twain. a) True  b) False
  2. The character of Huck Finn is based on a real person. a) True  b) False
  3. The character of Tom Sawyer is based on a real person. a) True  b) False
  4. Which  one of these is not a purpose MT had in mind when he wrote this book?  a) Entertainment.  b) Education.  c) To remind adults that they were kids once.  d) To tell a good story.  e) He had all of these in mind.
  5. What is it about the new boy that bugs Tom so much?  The way the new kid is _______.
  6. What does the last paragraph of chapter one say Tom’s punishment will be for coming home late and with his clothes all torn and dirty?


Check a few summaries. Duhn duhn duhn…


Tom Sawyer, chapter 2. The most famous prank in all literature.