Aaron's Gift
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The All American Slurp
Vocab 1
Vocab 2
100

What is wrong with Pidge at the start of the story? 

Pidge has a broken wing :( 
100

How did the gang of boys try to kill Pidge?

They tried to throw Pidge into the fire!! :O 

100

How do the Lins get their manners wrong at the Gleasons house?

They pull the strings out of the celery! 

100

Thrash

To move from side to side in an uncontrolled way.

100

Plunge

To dive down suddenly

200

Why does Aaron take Pidge to the gang? 

The gang tell him he can join them if he brings the pigeon.

200

What loss did Aaron's Grandmother have in Ukraine?

Her pet goat died :( 

200

Where does Meg take the narrator at the end of the story?

'Dairy Queen', to get a milkshake! 

200

Spectacle 

Strange or impressive sight

200
Mortify 

To be ashamed or very embarrassed 

300

Why does Aaron call the gang 'Cossacks'?

Aaron thinks that is the most horrible thing he can shout at them. 
300

How does it sound when the Lins pull all the strings out of the celery? 

Z-z-zip, z-z-zip

300

What special thing does Mrs. Lin do to help learn English? 

She memorizes a few polite phrases

300

Etiquette 

Acceptable manners and behavior 

300

Lavishly 

Abundantly, plentifully 

400

Why does Aaron want to give Pidge to his grandmother for her birthday? 

He wants her to feel better about when she lost her childhood pet goat.

400

Where is the setting of 'Aaron's Gift'?

New York City

400

How does Mr. Lin prepare for eating at the French restaurant? 

He brings a French dictionary to order food and read the menu

400

Acquainted 

Knowing someone, but not knowing him or her very well

400

Contented 

Happy and satisfied 

500

What is the gift that Aaron gives his grandmother? 

Freedom for Pidge is the gift for Aaron's grandmother

500

How big was the Jigsaw puzzle that the Lins had in 'The All American Slurp'? 

999 pieces (one was missing!!)

500

The theme of 'The All American Slurp' is...

We all want to fit in, despite our differences and where we came from

500

Zingy

Pleasantly sharp or biting 
500

Consoled 

Comforted when sad or disappointed 

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