Tom Sawyer Sentence Scrambles
  1.  a) a wilder, heartier interest   b) if she had built   c) the boy could not   d) a fire    e) have shown   f) under him
  2.  a) and his eyes  b) the fellow's face  c) showed the fear  d) was haggard  e) that was upon him
  3.  a) the blanketed corpse  b) two or three minutes later  c) the murdered man  d) were under no inspection  e) the lidless coffin   f) but the moon's   g) and the open grave
  4.  a) and  b) colossal sigh  c) his heart broke  d) a long lingering  e) followed
  5.  a) a necktie  b) of ribbon  c) he even wore  d) a bright bit
  6.  a) all the time  b) the beauty queen  c) smiling  d) finally gave  e) at everybody  f) lockjaw
  7.  a) like cats  b) in an instant  c) were rolling  d) both boys  e) and tumbling  f) gripping each other  g) in the dirt
  8.  a)  looked through  b) for so small a thing   c) she seldom or never   d) her glasses  e) as a boy
  9.  a) the whole village  b) with the  c) close to  d) was suddenly electrified  e) the hour of noon  f) ghastly news
  10.  a)  a newcomer   b) of St. Petersburg  c) of any age  d) in the shabby little village   e) was an impressive curiosity   f) or either sex
  11.  a) undreamed-of telegraph   b) because the tale flew  c) for the as yet   d) from man to man   e) there was no need        f) from group to group  g) from house to house
  12. a) and Tom touched it  b) a tumblebug came next  c) to see it  d) heaving sturdily  e) in its ball  f) and pretend to be dead  g) shut its legs against its body
  13.  a) as became a pirate  b) but moved with  c) who felt  d) he did not go e) a dignified swagger  f) that the public eye         g) skipping and prancing h) was on him
  14. a) daintily  b) and stepped back  c) Tom swept his brush  d) to note its effect   e) back and forth
  15. a) then he went   b) spreading chaos c) in his path  d) and destruction e) tearing around the house again
  16. a) over long woolen underwear b) he bounded c) out of bed d) and a leather jacket e) wearing a long flannel nightgown

  17. f) a nightcap
  18. a) lit it in the hogshead b) and the two adventurers c) wrapped it closely d) Tom got his lantern e) in the towel f) toward the tavern g) crept in the gloom
  19. a) the roast pig b) immediately stick c) when  d) an apple  e) is finished  f) in its mouth
  20. a) miserable  b) his dreams  c) Tom went home  d) full of horrors  e) were  f) that night  g) and