Vocabulary
"Out of the Dust"
ELA Writing Skills
Figurative Language
Word Parts
100

What does the word "abandon" mean?

To leave someone or something behind.

100

What is the tragic event resulting in Billie Jo's mother's death?

 A fire from a lit bucket of kerosene.

100

The first sentence of every paragraph in and essay starts with _______?

An indentation.

100

What is the meaning of the term "It's raining cats and dogs".

 Heavy rain

100

What does the prefix "Re" mean?

To do something again.

200

What is the name of Billie Jo's late brother and who is he named after?

His name is Franklin after Franklin Roosevelt.

200

What type of essay is one written about 1 or more non-fiction texts?

A research simulation.

200

What is one way to tell if something is a simile?

If includes the words "like" or "as"

300

Name 3 reasons that the Dust Bowl occurred.

1: The farmers let their livestock eat all the grass.  2: The soil dried out too much  3: The farmers only grew 1 crop.

300

True or False: A Narrative has to be 5 paragraphs.

False. It can be any amount as long as you have a complete story.

400

What did Billie Jo learn when she got on the train to California?

She learned the situation wasn't any better in California and that it is better to with family in hardship instead of being alone.

400

What are 2 ways a narrative can be written?

1: A retelling of a story in a different POV 

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