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Family Under the Bridge Chapter 1 Vocabulary Fastidiously -- (adv) -- hard to please; very particular P. 2 -- Then he fastidiously picked a sprig of.

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3 Vocabulary Fastidiously -- (adv) -- hard to please; very particular P Then he fastidiously picked a sprig of dried holly from the litter and pulled it through his worn buttonhole. Buttresses -- (n) -- a structure built against a building to give it support and strength. P In the green park behind the flying buttresses, some street urchins were loitering. Loitering -- (v) -- To remain in an area for no good reason. P In the green park behind the flying buttresses, some street urchins were loitering.

4 Vocabulary Dignity -- (n) -- the quality or state of being worthy, honored, or respected; a look or way of behaving that suggests seriousness and self-control P "If you doubt my word," said Armand with dignity, "just take a look in the Louvre store. Rougish -- (adj) -- a quality that describes someone who does not usually follow rules of society. P He grinned like one of the roguish gargoyles on the cathedral. Quay -- (n) -- a structure built along the bank of a waterway for use as a landing place for boats P He started down the steps that dropped from the street to the quay beside the Seine.

5 Vocabulary review 1.Which words describe places or structures a.Fastidiously; loitering b. Buttresses; quay c. Dignity; roguish 2. Which words are antonyms? a.Loitering; quay b. Dignity; roguish c. Buttresses; fastidiously

6 3. Which of these words might get you into trouble if you were caught doing it? a.Fastidiously b.Buttresses c.loitering 4.This word might describe a customer who complains about everything. a.Dignity b.Buttress c.fastidious 5.Which describes someone who could be considered roguish? a.A man in a business suit carrying a brief case. b.A man in torn jeans, scruffy beard, riding a motorcycle. c.A woman in a long white coat, carrying a clipboard

7 Understanding the Story 1.Based on the story, Armand is happy with being homeless. A. True B. False 2.From the story you can infer that Mireli and Armand are: a.Husband and wife b.Good friends c.strangers

8 3.Why does Mireli say that Armand is afraid of children? A.They are noisy and pesky B.They might hurt him because he is old C.They would steal his heart (if they found out he had one). 4.Where did Armand “live” during the winter? a.In a baby buggy b.In a crowded corner with other people c.Under the bridge in Paris 5.What did Armand find when he got to his usual spot under the bridge? a.3 children huddled under a quilt b.A nest of birds c.His friend Mireli


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