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Rugby and Rosie Study Guide

Unit 1, Lesson 1

Each of the following are short-response questions. Remember to answer all questions
in complete sentences and to use our RACE strategy like we practice in class

1. What does ignore mean?


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2. Name a synonym for chores. Can you give an example?


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3. What is the definition (in your own words) for energy?


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4. If you are grateful you are


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5. Explain the meaning of patient. Can you give an example of being patient?
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6. Why does Rugby ignore Rosie at first?


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7. How does the new puppy act when she first arrives?
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8. Where does Rosie go after living with the boys family for one year?
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9. Who is with Rosie at the graduation?


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10. Why does Rugby not meet the boy at the bus stop one day?
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Part II:

These questions are examples of implicit questions about the story. Remember to use
your knowledge from the story as well as what you can infer as you answer!

1. How do you know this selection could really happen?


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2. Why does the family take Rosie on trips to places such as the bank and
the store?
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3. How does the boy know Rugby misses Rosie when she goes away?
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4. How does Rosie behave at the graduation?


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5. How does Rugby greet the new puppy at the end of the selection?
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6. How do you think Rosie felt when she saw her old family at the
graduation?
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7. Have you ever had to give away something that was very special to you?
What was it, and why did you give it away?
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8. Why do you think the narrator (the boy) in the story remembers the
particular incidents described in Rugby and Rosie? Why are certain family
events in your life so easy to remember?
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**Be able to identify nouns for the test on Tuesday.

Nouns There are two types of nouns common and proper.

Common nouns name any person, place, thing or idea and should not be
capitalized. Examples: boy, school, toy, friendship.

Proper nouns name particular persons, places, things or ideas and should
be capitalized. Examples: Samuel Deaton,
W.B. Muncy Elementary School, Barbie or Hot Wheels.