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1 Eye of the Storm Jeopardy VocabularyStory Comprehension Syllabication & Guide Words Text Organization Conjunctions

2 Which vocabulary word means “flat, open grasslands”? prairies

3 Which vocabulary word means “crackling with intense heat”? sizzling

4 What is the definition of “rotate”? to swirl in a circular motion

5 What is the definition of “collide”? to bump into another mass with force.

6 Which of these events happens first? a.Warren rides a bicycle into a dust whirlwind. b. Warren takes a photograph of a spectacular lightning bolt. c. Life magazine publishes one of Warren’s photos. d. Warren becomes interested in taking pictures of hurricanes.

7 What do the headings in Warren’s diary tell you? a.The headings tell what the tornado will do next. b. The headings tell the time and place of each entry. c. The headings tell about the photographs Warren will take. d. The headings tell how Warren feels as he watches the tornado.

8 What is NOT a reason for chasing storms? a.to see what happens in a tornado or thunderstorm b. to try to capture the beauty of the wind and the sky on film. c. to catch a glimpse of the awesome power of nature d. to feel the rush of being in danger of these powerful storms

9 Which of these sentences from the story states an opinion? a.It sounded as if the sky were being torn apart. b. As these mini-tornadoes spin, they kick up dust of their own. c. Storms are caused by certain kinds of weather patterns. d. Warren’s business is called a stock photo agency.

10 Which set of guide words might appear at the top of a dictionary page on which the word cumulus is found? a.cube/cuff b.cycle/cylinder c.culture/curb d.couple/cucumber

11 Which set of guide words might appear at the top of a dictionary page on which the word monsoon is found? a.monorail/monster b.monkey/monopoly c.mood/morning d.month/monument

12 Choose the correct way to divide the underlined word into syllables. The hurricane hit the coast of Florida. a.hur-ric-ane b.hurr-i-cane c.hurri-cane d.hur-ri-cane

13 Choose the correct way to divide the underlined word into syllables. The earthquake in Haiti was a tragedy. a.tra-ge-dy b.trag-e-dy c.tra-gedy d.tra-ged-y

14 What can you learn from the title of a passage? a.the title tells you how the passage is organized b.the title describes the illustrations within the passage c.the title tells you what the passage is going to be about d.the title tells you what type of passage it is.

15 What text feature helps you picture the subject? a.the introduction b.the illustration c.the title d.The caption

16 What does a caption tell you? a.captions tell what the story is about b.captions tell about the setting c.captions tell about an picture or illustration a.captions tell who the characters are

17 Look at the spelling ring challenge word #1 What type of text is usually organized with headings? a.poetry b.fiction c.Plays d.nonfiction

18 Ashton’s family was playing a board game ______ Ashton was doing his homework. a.if b.since c.nor d.when

19 Heather had to return to her car ________ she forgot her wallet. a.but b.since c.or d.and

20 The mother hugged her son ________ he was scared of storms. a.because b.except c.only d.but

21 The family got out of their burning house safely, _______ all their possessions were destroyed. a.if b.but c.or d.when


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