2Characters Miss Nelson - Teacher Principal janitor Pop Hanson - Mr. Blandsworth -PrincipaljanitorPop Hanson -Coach Armstrong -CoachSmedley Tornadoes-Name of their football teamWerewolves -Different school football teamThe meanest substitutecoachMiss Viola Swamp -
3Vocabulary Gloom - sad blanketed - Covered completely Horace B. Smedley School -School nameA piece of paper that has been chewed and shaped into a ball for use as a missile.Spit balls -
4Vocabulary Worried - Concern anxiety Down in the dumps - Unhappy Sad/ depressedcafeteria-dining room in a schoolRoom in a school where you eat breakfast or lunchsparkle -shineCafeteria ladies had lost their sparkleLost their shine
5Vocabulary sad depressed - Smedley Tornadoes - Name of their football teaminterested -Having or showing curiosity, fascination, or concernmincemeat -To cut or chop into very small piecesExample:They’ll make mincemeat out of our team.
6Vocabulary Have knowledge skill expert - Cracked up - laughed To become quiet or calmCalmed down -Announced -To tell in publicMake public
7Vocabularymeasles -An infectious viral disease causing fever and a red rash on the skinDiscussion -Group conversationThe consequence of a particular actionan outcomeResults -Hear (someone or something) without meaning to or without the knowledge of the speaker.overhear -
8Vocabulary rummaging - Searching looking Having or making a high-pitched sound “squeaky tennis shoes”squeaky -Tennis shoes -Sweat suit-
9Vocabulary Holy Smoke - This is a way of expressing surprise Pipe down -quietpuzzled -confusedDisturb -InterruptHorse around -Fool around
10Vocabulary Came back Returned - Clobbered - Defeat the other team Beat the other teamTreated -To give
11Preview Read the title Read the back cover Read the chapter titles Don’t have chapter titlesRead the jacketLook at all the pictures
13Miss Nelson Has a Field Day by Allard, Harry; Marshall, James (Illustrator) 1 What did Mr. Blandsworth do because he was so depressed?Mr. Blandsworth never smiled.Mr. Blandsworth hid under his desk.Mr. Blandsworth quit his job.Mr. Blandsworth wouldn't leave his house.2 What did Miss Nelson get out of her closet?Miss Nelson got a baseball cap out of her closet.Miss Nelson got a pretty pink dress out of her closet.Miss Nelson got a football uniform out of her closet.Miss Nelson got an ugly black sweat suit out of her closet.3 What was Miss Nelson doing when Mr. Blandsworth went to ask her about Miss Swamp?Miss Nelson was grading papers.Miss Nelson was reading a book.Miss Nelson was cleaning her desk.Miss Nelson was watching football practice.
144 What did the kids call Miss Viola Swamp? The kids called her Miss Meany.The kids called her Swampy.The kids called her Viola.The kids called her The Swamp.5 What was Miss Nelson's sister's name?Miss Nelson's sister was Barbara.Miss Nelson's sister was Becky.Miss Nelson's sister was Brooke.Miss Nelson's sister was Betty.
18Read the Book If you have questions, ask Melissa or Austin If you don’t understand the paragraph, ask Melissa or AustinIf you don’t know the vocabulary word, look at the vocabulary list.If the vocabulary word is not on the list, then ask Melissa or Austin