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Fly Eagle, Fly! Retold by: Christopher Gregorowski Illustrated by: Niki Daly Genre: Folk Tale Comprehension Skill: plot and theme
Words to Know Coaxed – talked into doing something by using gentle words and kindnesses Frightening – scary Nudged – pushed gently or lightly
VOCABULARY Clutched Echoed Gully Reeds Scrambled Valley
Clutched Grasped something tightly
echoed Heard again
gully A ditch made by heavy rains or running water
reeds Tall grasses that grow in wet places
scrambled To make your way, especially by climbing or crawling quickly
valley A region of low land that lies between hills or mountains
Vocabulary Comprehension 1. If your voice echoed, did you hear it again? 2. Is a valley lower or higher than a mountains peak? 3. Would you be more likely to find a gully in the mountains or in the desert? 4.Are reeds small trees? 5.If you clutched something to your body, what did you do? 6.What does scrambled mean?
Complete the sentences with a vocabulary word. 1.We stood on the side of the cliff and looked below into the _______. 2.The rain caused the ______to overflow. 3.When we yelled into the cave, it _______ back at us. 4.The mouse ___________ back into his hole when he saw the cat. 5.The cattails, or ______, were growing in the marsh. 6.I _______ my dollar bill so I wouldnt lose it!