Building Vocabulary
Ballad of Mulan
Roberto Clemente
Government
Figurative Language
Who is that classmate?
100

What is a word that means to write something again?

Rewrite

100

Where does the story "The Ballad of Mulan" take place?

China

100

Where was Roberto Clemente born?

Puerto Rico

100

This person is in charge of the executive branch at the state level.

Governor

100

The basketball player is as tall as a giraffe. 

Simile

100

This student has an older brother in fourth grade.

Graham

200

What is a word that means to look over something again?

review

200

Why are her fellow comrades surprised by Mulan at the end of the story? 

Mulan disguised herself as a man while battling.

200

What team did Roberto Clement play for?

Pittsburgh Pirates

200

This level of government is in charge of running the whole country.

Federal or National

200

Name the type of figurative language.

I’m a night owl when I play video games.

Metaphor 

200

This student is new to Stoddert this year and has a sister in 2nd grade.

Joella

300

What is a word that means occurring before recorded history?

prehistoric

300

How many years was Mulan fighting for?

10 years

300

Why was Roberto Clemente traveling to Nicaragua, Central America when his plane crashed? 

There was an earthquake, so he was donating supplies to the people in need.

300

This leader is in charge of the daily executive roles for a city.

mayor

300

Name the type of figurative language.

The sausages are sizzling in the pan.

onomatopoeia

300

This student can speak Turkish.

Nora

400

What is a word that means not neat or messy?

untidy

400

What point of view was the story written in?

Third person

400

How many career hits did Roberto Clemente have?

3,000 hits

400

This level of government is in charge of issuing driver's licenses. 

state

400

Name the type of figurative language.

That will cost you an arm and a leg. 


idiom

400

This student was born in Azerbaijan.

Said

500

What is a word that means cheap or not costly?

inexpensive

500

Name two character traits that would describe Mulan and use evidence from the text to back up your character traits.

Answers may vary.

Courageous, brave, compassionate, selfless, kind, devoted, clever, humble


500

Name two adversities Roberto Clemente had to overcome and how did he overcome the challenges.

Answers will vary.

Overcoming discrimination, racism, and/or disrespect from reporters. Overcoming poverty growing up in Puerto Rico. Overcoming being on a last-place baseball team.


500

What is the name of the legislative people who make the laws in a city?

City Council

500

The teacher is feeling under the weather, so he didn't come to school.

The teacher is feeling sick.

500

This student has a new second home in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Kathryn

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