Husker Du: ___/10 SAWs: ___/10 Vocab h/w:
___20 Vocab Practice: ___/13 ___/13 ___/14
Other Extra Credit:
a) noun b) pronoun c) verb d) adjective e)
adverb f) preposition g) interjection h) conjunction
- The possessive kind don’t need apostrophes.
- In the sentence, He ran yesterday the word yesterday is a(n) ______.
- The main one in a sentence is also known as the predicate.
- The words am, is, are, was, were are all _____(s).
- The only kind of word that takes an article in front of it.
- In the sentence, He ran with scissors, the word with is a(n) _______.
- In many languages other than English, this comes AFTER the noun instead of before, as in English
- A word that shows the relationship between two words in the sentence.
- Answers the questions how, where, or when.
- The hut didn't have running water.
- Running the mile is boring.
- We are running in PE tomorrow.
- He kept a running total of his grade.
-- a) fickle b) apathetic c) prodigious
d) magnanimous e) palpable f) wary g) proscribe
h) precarious i) canvass j) earnest
- The NFL head coach’s position is very ______. If the team doesn’t do well this season, he will lose his job.
- The class discussion was not very lively; the students were rather _______ about the topic.
- The boys _____(ed) matter inwardly, thinking about all the possibilities.
- doctor : prescribe :: law : ______
- By definition, a ghost would not be ______.
- proscribed : allowed :: apathetic : ______
- Luck is ______; one day you have it all good, and the next it’s all bad.
- He made a(n) _____ effort, and his hard work paid off.
- The Taliban ____ television and music. They claim those things are against the laws of Islam.
- There is a fine line between being patronizing and being ______.
did Tom do before he left camp to visit home? a) Took some food.
b) Left a note
saying he was homesick and had to leave. c) Hid his valuables
from the other boys. d) Told the other boys about a plan he
- Why does Tom not "capture" the rowboat he uses to get back to the
island, even though he's tempted to? a) Because of the guilt from
stealing. b) Because it was too big to hide. c) Because he
didn't have time. d) Because he thought its absence might be
noticed. e) Because a pirate wouldn't do that. f) NOTA
- Why does Aunt Polly scold Sid? a) For not telling her that Tom
was running away. b) She thinks he had something to do with Tom's
death. c) He talks badly of Tom. d) He doesn't believe that
Tom is dead. e) NOTA
- What was it that finally convinced the villagers that the boys
had drowned? a) Discovering the raft missing. b) The fact
that the boys missed dinner. c) They found out that the boys
weren't good swimmers. d) Finding the empty raft
downstream. e) They found Joe's hat. f) NOTA
- What does Tom claimed to have done "hundreds of times"? a)
Smoked. b) Pretended to be dead. c) Talked about learning
to smoke. d) Been a pirate. e) Tricked people. f) NOTA
- What made it an "extremely satisfactory day" playing
Indians? a) They went by the book. b) There were no
arguments. c) They found what they thought were some Indian
arrowheads. d) They all "won" the battle. e) NOTA
- "Two of the savages almost wished they had remained
pirates." (p116) Why? a) Being a pirate was more fun.
b) They didn't want to smoke again. c) The other one was
cheating. d) They were losing the "battle." e) NOTA
- Which of these is the caption that was originally under this illustration? (Hint: Check the last page of ch. 17.) a) "It's a Miracle!" b) "Poor Huck" c) "The Dead Boys" d) "Tom's Proudest Moment" e) "Trouble is Coming"
- What does the last sentence of chapter 17 mean? a)
Aunt Polly punished him for what he did. b) Aunt Polly made him
kiss her in punishment. c) Aunt Polly kissed him in gratitude for
his return. d) a and c e) NOTA
- What part of the story
are we in? a) exposition b) inciting incident c)
rising action d) climax e) falling action f)