Vocabulary (fill in the blank)
Name That Vocabulary Word
The Characters
Know The Story
Reading Comprehension

100

A boater fell off the boat and _______.
What is drowned.

100

What word means to move around?
What is stirred.

100

Who taught her how to swim?
Her dad.

100

What genre is this story?
What is a biography.

100

The selection states tat in 1906 many people felt a woman's place was in the home. Is this a fact or an opinion that a woman's place is in the home? Can you tell me why?
It is an opinion because this cannot be proven.

200

Grace's coach taught her some new _______.
What are strokes.

200

What word means to rejoice?
What is celebrate.

200

Which best describes Trudy? She never gives up. or She was really lazy.
She never gives up.

200

When Trudy was seven she almost drowned because she ........
didn't know how to swim

200

Why didn't Trudy follow her trainer's orders to get out of the water?
She didn't want to fail during her second try at crossing the English Channel.

300

The wind ________ the leaves on the ground.
What is stirred.

300

What does continued mean?
It means to go on with something.

300

Which gives the author' opinion and Trudy? Gertrude Edlere had become a beacon of strength to girls and women everywhere. or People on boats of all kinds rang their bells and tooted their horns to salute her.
Gertrude Edlere had become a beacon of strength to girls and women everywhere.

300

Which one is an opinion about Trudy? Trudy swam across the English Channel. or Trudy was courageous and poised.
Trudy was courageous and poised.

300

Why were Trudy's accomplishments so important to other women?
She proved that many women could do the same things men could do.

400

Grace was good at swimming against the ______.
What is current.

400

Which word is associated with water?
What is current.

400

Who was Margaret?
Trudy's older sister.

400

Swimming across the English Channel was ______. easy or dangerous
dangerous

400

How can you describe Margaret when it came to Trudy.
She was always very supportive.

500

The Olympian proudly put on his ______.
What is medal.

500

What vocabulary word means to sink and die?
What is drowned.

500

Trudy was the 3rd of ____ children.
6

500

Which event in the story happened last? Trudy swam from Manhattan to New Jersey. Trudy was honored with a parade. Trudy swam across the English Channel.
Trudy was honored with a parade.

500

Why do you think the author wrote this story?
To inform people about Gertrude Rderle's life. or To persuade people to follow their dream and never give up. Any other ideas?