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Name: ______________________________________

Date: _______________________________________
Class: _________

Weekly Packet: Week _4____

Unit: I Survived Chap 6-7

Spelling:

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bully
decide
ghost
fancy
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5. history
6. plate
7. scare
8. survive
9. trick
10.
watch
Sunday homework: Write spelling words 4 times nicely on A4 paper.
Vocabulary Not on Test:

Word

Definition

blanket

candle

collar

fancy

flour

hovering
moan=groa
n
rotten=deca
yed
smack

trip

Part of
Speech

a piece of cloth to keep you warm while you


sleep
Example: The baby loves his blanket in the
winter time.
a thin stick burned to make light
Example: How many candles are on your
birthday cake?
the top part of a shirt where the neck goes
through
Example: Your striped shirt has a folded collar.
very beautiful and expensive
Example: Where are you going in that fancy
dress?
white powder from grains used to make bread
Example: To make the volcanoes, you dipped
newspaper in water mixed with flour.
hanging in the air
Example: There is a hummingbird hovering
outside my window.
to make a deep sound of pain
Example: Mas moaned because she had a
stomach ache.
so old its bad
Example: Throw those rotten bananas in the
trash.
to hit
Example: My friend accidentally smacked me
in the face.
to miss a step and fall
Example: Tie your shoes, so you dont trip and
fall!

Noun

Noun

Noun

Adjective

Noun

Verb
Verb

Adjective

Verb

Verb

Vocabulary for the Test:


Word

Definition

Part of
Speech

courage

the feeling of being brave even if you are afraid


Example: The lion was always afraid, so he wished for
courage.

Noun

crooked

not straight
Example: The witch has a crooked nose.

Adjective

empty

deserted
drag
eerie =
spooky
expressi
on
familiar
hinge
loom
tattered
= ruined

Example: The whole town was deserted after the


zombie invasion.
to pull along heavily
Example: The students dragged the desks into rows.
creepy; strange and frightening

Example: Did you hear that eerie howling?

Adjective
Verb

Adjective

the look on your face

Example: Mr. Rashad had an expression of disgust


when he saw the dirty classroom.
easily recognized
Example: The song sounds familiar, but I cant
remember its name.
the part that connects the door to the wall
Example: The door hinge is creaky, so it needs oil.
to appear or hang over
Example: The giant mountains loomed in the
distance.
ripped; destroyed
Example: If you return your books tattered, you will
get a referral.

Noun

Adjective
Noun
Verb

adjective

Monday homework: Use this sheet to fill out your vocabulary sheet.

Read Around the Word


mansion (p. 28)
Clues to help you figure out the meaning:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
What it really means: _____a big and expensive house________________________________________
strike it rich (p. 28)
Clues to help you figure out the meaning:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
What it really means: _to make money quickly_______________________________________________

caved in (p. 33)


Clues to help you figure out the meaning:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
What it really means: ___to bend in_______________________________________________________

shove (p. 39)


Clues to help you figure out the meaning:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
What it really means: ____to push hard____________________________________________________
brace oneself (p. 39)
Clues to help you figure out the meaning:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
What it really means: __to get ready______________________________________________________

Reading Comprehension: Chapter 6


1) Who is Corey Drew? Are people afraid of him? (p. 28-29)
__Corey Drew was a rich man who was robbed and killed. People are
afraid of his ghost._____________________________________________________
2) What is Leos plan to get back the gold nugget from Fletch and Wilkie?
(p. 30)
He will pretend to be Corey Drew.__________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
3) What strange things does Leo see and hear when he is walking up
Rincon Hill at 4:30am? (p. 31)
___He hears and sees dogs howling.________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
4) Write the onomatopoeia on p. 32. _aaaaaaooooooooo!__________________
5) Write the simile on p. 33. wooden houses, all crammed together like
teeth in a crooked
smile_________________________________________________
6) The house that Fletch and Wilkie sleep in is in bad shape. How does
Lauren Tarshis show this? (p. 33)
_The roof was caved in, the front window was shattered, and the front
door was hanging off the hinge._____________________________________________
7) Do you think Leo will get back the nugget from Fletch and Wilkie?
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________

Chapter 7
8) Are Fletch and Wilkie scared when Leo dresses up as the ghost Corey
Drew? Which boy is more scared? (p. 37-38)
Yes, but Wilkie is more scared._____________________________________
_____________________________________________________________
9) When Leo sees Morris at Fletch and Willkies house, his heart drops to
his boots. Why do you think he is so unhappy to see Morris? (p. 38)
_Morris ruined Leos plan, and Fletch and Wilkie knew it was
Morris._______
_____________________________________________________________
10)

What happens to Morris and Leo? Do you think this would have

happened if Morris had not come? Why or why not? (p. 38-39)
__Fletch and Wilkie beat Morris and Leo up.__________________________
_____________________________________________________________
11)
What happens at the very end of chapter 7? What do you think
will happen to the four boys? (p.40)
There was an earthquake!_________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________