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The coach told the players, "It's Imperative that you do your very best at tonight's game."

What does Imperative mean?

what is important

100

Splat! "Oh, rats!" thought Katie as she stooped to clean up the mess. "I hope we have another one." She looked in the fridge and pulled out the carton. One left! Breakfast wasn't ruined after all.

What did Katie clean up?

what is an egg
100

What should you start every introduction paragraph with?

what is a hook/attention grabber

100

Ambush

what a surprise attack

100

What does chron mean?

what is time

200

The artist meticulously painted the tiny details in his painting. 

What does the word meticulously mean?

what is carefully

200

The scout leader looked at the sky and muttered something under his breath. Then he looked at the map. "Let's get moving." he called to the group of tired boys. "The faster the better." 

What do you think the scout leader was feeling?

what is worry/fear over the weather.

200

What needs to be included in an introduction paragraph for a persuasive essay?

what is hook, background information, and thesis.

200

slain

what is to kill in a violent way

200

ped

what is foot

300

When the team made a touchdown in the last few seconds, the crowd roared with exuberance.

what does exuberance mean?

what is excitement

300

"Ouch!" Lucy had fallen again! She shivered and picked herself back up. Then she spotted her older sister Sarah, gliding backwards. She was so graceful. Sarah made everything look so easy. 

What is Lucy doing?

what is ice skating

300

What type of essay includes facts?

what is expository essay

300

seized

what is to take hold of suddenly and forcibly

300

spec

what is to see or look

400

When I asked her how she was, her response was quite terse. She must be stressed out.

What does the word terse mean?

What is abrupt/short

400

Micah hid behind the bushes. Soon, a group of older boys walked by talking and laughing. Micah's heart was beating fast. He tried not to make any noise. Micah waited until he could not hear the boys anymore. Then he picked up his books and walked home. 

Why was Micah hiding?

what is he was scared of the boys

400

What are you trying to do in a persuasive essay?

what is convince someone to believe/agree with what you believe.

400

sneered

what is to smile or speak in a contemptuous manner

400

Tri

what is 3

500

Winter weather can be capricious; one minute it is 70 degrees, and the next it's snowing.

What does the word capricious mean?

What is unpredictable

500

Jenna went upstairs and quietly peeked into a dark room. She listened for a moment, and then went back downstairs. She washed the dinner dishes and then she studied for an Algebra test until Mr. and Mrs. Olson got home. 

Why did Jenna go upstairs?

what is she was babysitting and went to check on the child.

500

what are the 4 main types of essays?

What is

persuasive

descriptive

narrative

expository

500

rebuked

what is to express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions.

500

scrib

what is to write

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