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Name: ______________________________________

Date: _______________________________________
Class: _________

Weekly Packet: Week __7___

Unit: I Survived Chap 13-14

Spelling:

1.
2.
3.
4.

address
clock
eighteen
heart
2

5. hurt
6. quiet
7. quite
8. nineteen
9. seventeen
10.
sixteen
Sunday homework: Write spelling words 4 times nicely on A4 paper.

Vocabulary Not on Test:

Word

Definition

blazing
clutch=grab=
grasp
horribly

raw

scraped

smoldering

Part of
Speech

bright; fiery
Example: The summer sun is blazing.
to hold tightly
Example: Baby monkeys clutch their moms
as they swing from tree to tree.
badly
Example: I think I did horribly on my test
because I didnt study.
having the surface open and painful
Example: He scrubbed his hands clean until
they felt raw.
cut up where the skin is worn or torn of
Example: Her knee was scraped after she fell
down.
when a fire is smoking but not in flames
Example: The trees were still smoldering
days after the forest fire.

Adjective
Verb

Adverb

Adjective

Adjective

adjective

Vocabulary for the Test:


Word

bandage

crutches

faith

Definition

Part of
Speech

a piece of material that covers and protects an


injured part of the body
Example: After she fell down, her mom put a
bandage on her knee.
something you lean on to help you walk if your leg is
injured
Example: The boy had to walk with crutches
because he broke his leg.
a strong belief or trust
Example: Ms. Natasha has faith in God.
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Noun

Noun

Noun

limp
pray
rage
refugee

relief

roughlyge
ntly

wise

to walk unevenly because of an injury


Example: After the car hit it, the dog limped away.
to talk to or ask God for help and guidance
Example: When people are sick, I pray for them.
really strong or extreme anger
Example: Wilkie could not help his rage when he
found out that Fletch had left him.
someone who flees or escapes for safety
Example: The refugees in Nablus live in the camps.
the feeling of being comfortable or feeling better
Example: I didnt go to the bathroom during break,
so I had to hold it until the end of Ms. Natashas
class. It was such a relief when I finally got to go to
the bathroom.
with roughness or violence
Example: The wind from the storm roughly blew
through the trees.
having wisdom, experience, understanding, and
knowledge
Example: Old people tend to be wise, so we should
listen to them.

Verb

Verb
Noun
Noun

Noun

Adverb

adjectiv
e

Name: __________________________

Read Around the Word


heading (p. 76)
Clues to help you figure out the meaning:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
What it really means: ___to go in the direction of____________________________________________
ash (p. 87)
Clues to help you figure out the meaning:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
What it really means: ___the black stuf left over after something is burned_______________________
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Reading Comprehension: Chapter 13


1) Did Leo get his gold nugget back? (p.75)

__Yes, Wilkie took the bag from Fletch and gave it to Leo. Inside was the
nugget._______________________________________________________
2) What simile shows how strong Wilkie is? (p. 76)

___Wilkie shook them of like they were butterflies.__________________


_____________________________________________________________

3) Who stopped Wilkie from killing Fletch? (p.76)

__Morris stopped him.__________________________________________


_____________________________________________________________

4) What does Wilkie do with Fletch? (p.77)

_He drags him to the police._____________________________________


_____________________________________________________________

5) What action shows that Wilkie is changing as a character? (p. 78)

__He gave the bag of loot to the woman who lost everything in the
fire.__
_____________________________________________________________

Chapter 14
1) What city did the boys go to? (p.81) __Sacramento___________________
2) Why did they want to leave San Francisco? (p. 83-84)

_There wasnt enough food and water for everyone in San Francisco,
and they wanted a new beginning.___________________________________

3) When the boys first got to Sacramento, they planned on sharing a room and selling newspapers,
but after Leo sold his gold nugget, their plans changed. Where does Wilkie go at the end of the
story? (p. 85-86)

___Wilkie goes to Seattle to find the man who wants to make him a
football star.__________________________________________________
4) Where do Leo and Morris go? (p. 86)
___They go to New York City to find Morriss
cousins._________________________________________________