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´Raymond·s Runµ Review Puzzle
Answer the questions below. After you·ve chosen your answer, add the letters that go with your answer to the numbered spaces in the puzzle grid. Don·t forget to circle the letter of the answer that you choose! When you·re finished answering the questions and filling in the grid, you·ll get to see a secret message. If you don·t do it right, though, the message will be scrambled. 1. ´In the first place, no one can beat me, and that·s all there is to it.µ a. Simile: 1 b, 10 z b. Imagery: 1 a, 10 t c. Analogy: 1 m, 10 n d. Hyperbole: 1 t, 10 h 2. ´I·ll high prance down 34th St. like a rodeo pony«µ a. Metaphor: 12 a, 24 n b. Simile: 12 b, 24 w c. Analogy: 12 c, 24 b d. Onomatopoeia: 12 j, 24 t 3. ´She·ll clutch the lace on her blouse like it was a narrow escape.µ a. Simile: 29 g, 36 r b. Metaphor: 29 s, 36 c c. Personification: 29 b, 36 t d. Idiom: 29 a, 36 d 4. ´Chopin·s Waltzes just spring out of her fingertips«µ a. Personification: 4 m, 27 r b. Imagery: 4 k, 27 l c. Onomatopoeia 4 p, 27 o d. Analogy: 4 w, 27 m 5. ´«she·s the most surprised thing in the world.µ a. Personification: 48 b, 49 c b. Metaphor: 48 e, 49 s c. Idiom: 48 t, 49 e d. Hyperbole: 48 a, 49 s 6. ´She can·t afford to throw stones.µ a. Idiom: 5-8, 6, 2 b. Metaphor: 5-8, 6-1 c. Personification: 5-8, 6-3 d. Imagery: 5-8, 6-7 7. ´«that·s chicken«µ a. Metaphor: 2 i, 3 e b. Simile: 2 o, 3 u c. Idiom: 2 e, 3 a d. Onomatopoeia: 2 u, 3 y 8. ´«there·s no use wasting my breath talking to shadows.µ a. Simile: 30 a, 31 e b. Metaphor: 30 o, 31 i c. Analogy: 30 u, 31 o d. Personification: 30 i, 31 e 9. ´«whistles and safety pins and 50 million other things he·s always dropping all over the place with his clumsy self.µ a. Personification: 9, 5, & 16 c b. Hyperbole: 9, 5, & 16 t c. Metaphor: 9, 5, & 16 s d. Imagery: 9, 5, & 16 p 10. ´That new girl should give you a run for your money.µ a. Idiom: 11, 13, & 17 e b. Onomatopoeia: 11, 13, & 17 u c. Hyperbole: 11, 13, & 17 a d. Analogy: 11, 13, & 17 i

µ a. ´Parents in hats and corsages with breast-pocket handkerchiefs peeking up. 56 n c. Metaphor: 8. Simile: 32 s. & 53 t b. Hyperbole: 18. 51. 56 t b. Gretchen beats Squeaky in the race: 33 t. 43.µ a. Angry: 38 r. Analogy: 32 r. & 57 t b. Squeaky is Gretchen·s new BFF: 50. & 42 i d. & 45 a 12. & 57 l c. 35 & 37 o b. 52. Squeaky thinks that she and Gretchen could be friends: 50.11. Caring: 38 b. Which adjective best describes Squeaky? a. 34 & 44 c b. ´Kicking her legs out like a pro. Onomatopoeia: 20. Gretchen isn·t friends with Rosie anymore: 33 p. Sweet: 38 g. Idiom: 20. 23 q d. Metaphor: 40. and there·s just no pretending you are anywhere but in a ¶concrete jungle· as my grandfather says. 26. the kind of dream you have when you·re sick with fever and feel all hot and weightless. Why doesn·t Squeaky like Gretchen at the beginning of the story? a. Why does Squeaky change her mind about Gretchen? a. 34 & 44 t 16. She·s mean to Squeaky·s brother Raymond: 47. Onomatopoeia: 8. & 42 a b. Confident: 38 c. I always feel like I·m in a dream. Analogy: 8. 46. 56 m . & 57 p 14. Simile: 18. who Squeaky doesn·t like: 47. The parkees unfolding chairs and chasing the rowdy kids from Lenox«µ a. & 58 s d. ´«till my feet with a mid of their own start digging up footfuls of dirt«µ a. Just as comfortable and welcoming as the country: 19 v. Hard and urban: 19 m. Personification: 20. 43. Onomatopoeia: 18. 35 & 37 e d. & 53 r 18. 46. 41 p. 41 h. & 45 i d. & 55 e c. She·s friends with Rosie. Analogy: 18. 46. Gretchen does something nice for Raymond: 33 k. 51. Imagery: 32 n. 21 o. Squeaky wants to race Gretchen again: 50. Imagery: 20. Imagery: 40. Idiom: 40. trying to pretend I·m in the country. 21 r. ´I·m on my back looking at the sky. She has freckles: 47. A jungle: 19 p. 46. 23 m b. How does Squeaky feel about Gretchen at the end of the story? a. & 58 z 13. She has said that she·s going to beat Squeaky in the race: 47. & 42 o 15. Personification: 32 m. 34 & 44 b d. Personification: 40. 41 c. 26. & 53 s d. She sees that Gretchen is a serious. just before I take off in a race. 52. but I can·t because even grass in the city feels hard as sidewalk. ´Every time. 23 p 20. Kids in white dresses and light blue suits. 21 q. & 58 t b.µ This quotation shows that the setting of ´Raymond·s Runµ is« a. 51. & 42 e c. Full of plants and flowers: 19 o. 25. & 58 r c. & 45 u c. 34 & 44 l c. 52. 41 m. 21 v. 43. 43. 35 & 37 c 19. 25. & 53 l c. & 45 e b. & 57 c d. 23 r c. 35 & 37 a c. 52. 56 w d. Squeaky still doesn·t like Gretchen: 50. & 55 d 17. 25. & 55 y b. 25. ´«huffing and puffing with her hands on her hips«µ a. 26. 26. Simile: 8. good runner: 33 g. 51. & 55 s d.