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2 Encyclopedia Brown And the Case of the Slippery Salamander By Donald J. Sobol

3 Vocabulary We should use at least one reference for our book report. We should use at least one reference for our book report. a.Method of study b.Source of information

4 Answer B. Source of Information

5 Vocabulary Did you solve the crime? Did you solve the crime? a.Party in someones honor b.Act of breaking the law

6 Answer B. Act of Breaking the Law

7 Vocabulary Did you see the museum exhibit? Did you see the museum exhibit? a.display b.statue

8 Answer a. display

9 Vocabulary Snakes are reptiles. Snakes are reptiles. a.Animals with scales b.Animals with gills

10 Answer a. Animals with scales

11 Vocabulary Frogs are amphibians. Frogs are amphibians. a.Animals that live on land and water b.Animals that have beaks and feathers

12 Answer a. Animals that live on land and water

13 Vocabulary Where would I find a salamander? Where would I find a salamander? a.Type of rock b.Type of animal

14 Answer b. Type of Animal

15 Vocabulary How would I classify a lizard? How would I classify a lizard? a.Kind of bird b.Kind of reptile

16 Answer

17 Comprehension If Encyclopedia Brown did not live in Idaville, what would most likely happen? If Encyclopedia Brown did not live in Idaville, what would most likely happen? a.There would not be any crimes committed b.Some crimes would go unsolved

18 Answer

19 Comprehension When and where did the story take place? When and where did the story take place? a.In the evening at the Browns house. b.During the afternoon on a bike path.

20 Answer A. In the evening at the Browns House.

21 Comprehension What was the main reason that Chief Brown was stumped by the crime? What was the main reason that Chief Brown was stumped by the crime? a.There was lots of visitors. b.The crook left very few clues.

22 Answer

23 Comprehension Why did the author write this story? Why did the author write this story? a.To entertain with a story about a boy that solved crimes. b.To compare and contrast clues that are left at crime scenes.

24 Answer a. To entertain with a story about a boy that solves crimes

25 Comprehension What did Encyclopedia Brown need before he could solve the crime? What did Encyclopedia Brown need before he could solve the crime? a.The specific details about the crime. b.A picture of the stolen salamander.

26 Answer a. The specific details about the crime.

27 Comprehension How are frogs and salamanders alike? How are frogs and salamanders alike? a.They are birds. b.They are amphibians.

28 Answer b. They are amphibians

29 Comprehension Which event happened around the same time Dr. ODonnell examined the new crocodile? Which event happened around the same time Dr. ODonnell examined the new crocodile? a.Chief Brown went to the aquarium. b.Mrs. King took a coffee break.

30 Answer

31 Comprehension Why did Sam Maine act suspicious of Mrs. King? Why did Sam Maine act suspicious of Mrs. King? a.He wanted the police to think she was the thief. b.He really thought she stole the salamander.

32 Answer a. He wanted the police to think she was the thief.

33 Comprehension Encyclopedia Brown showed that he had solved the crime when he… Encyclopedia Brown showed that he had solved the crime when he… a.Said that Sam was lying about his experience. b.Read that salamanders are not a type of reptile.

34 Answer a. Said that Sam was lying about his experience.

35 Comprehension What is an important lesson in this story? What is an important lesson in this story? a.It helps to pay careful attention to details. b.People should protect tiger salamanders.

36 Answer a. It helps to pay careful attention to details.

37 Comprehension In your groups, discuss the following question. In your groups, discuss the following question. In addition to working at the aquarium, what else did Dr. ODonnell, Mrs. Brown, or Sam Maine have in common?

38 Answer They all appeared to be busy doing other things when the salamander was stolen.

39 Comprehension In your groups, discuss the following question. In your groups, discuss the following question. What is the most likely reason Sam Maine lied about his experience with taking care of animals? What is the most likely reason Sam Maine lied about his experience with taking care of animals?

40 Answer He lied to get a job at the aquarium.

41 Comprehension In your groups, discuss the following question. In your groups, discuss the following question. What do you think Sam Maine would have done with the Salamander if he had not been caught? What do you think Sam Maine would have done with the Salamander if he had not been caught?

42 Answer He probably would have sold it.

43 Good luck on your test! Do your personal best!


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