Ariel Stubbs - Reading - The Terrible Eek
|battering|| The sounds of the wind and rain __ at the house frightened the little boy.|
-> Definition: To hit over and over again with heavy blows.
|clutched|| The thief ____ the wolf's neck and hung on with all his might.|
-> Definition: To grasp tightly.
|steep|| The thief tumbled into the hole and could not climb up the ___, slippery sides.|
-> Definition: Having a very sharp slope.
|replied|| "Among humans," the father ___, "I am most afraid of a thief."|
-> Definition: To answer
|continued|| "Among animals," the father ___, " I am most afraid of the wolf."|
-> Definition: Without stop or interruption.
|cautiously|| He peered ____ out of his den.|
-> Definition: To do something with great care to avoid danger or risk.
|peered|| He ____ cautiously out of his den.|
-> Definition: To look hard or closely as if trying to see something clearly.
|triumphant|| When the thief heard the fauther's reply he was ___.|
-> Definition: Successful or victorious.
|fearsome|| "I am the strongest and most ___ of creaters," he said to himself.|
-> Definition: Causing fear or dread or terror
|haughtily|| The wolf sniffed ___ and said to himself, "I am the strongest and most fearsome of creatures.|
-> Definition: Having or showing great pride in oneself.
|relieved|| The thief was so ___ to be away from the terrible eek that he did not notice that the branch was too weak to hold him.|
-> Definition: (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear
|What was the wolf doing sneaking beside the house?||Planning to steal a chicken or two for his dinner.|
|Who was on the roof?||The thief.|
|Was the little boy's father ever afraid?||yes|
|What is the little boy's father most afraid of?||A terrible leak.|
|What did the thief think the father was most afraid of?||A terrible eek.|
|When the thief landed on the wolf, what did the wolf think he was?||A terrible leak.|
|When the thief landed on the wolf, what did the thief think he was?||A terrible eek.|
|What happened to the thief when he let go of the wolf?||He grabbed a low hanging branch that broke and he tumbled into a hole and couldn't get out.|
|What did the wolf do when the thief fell on him?||He howled, then ran with all his might towards the woods.|
|Who was going to help the wolf catch the terrible leak?||A tiger and a monkey|
|The monkey said he would help the wolf find the terrible leak because he was ___.||clever|
|What did the monkey do to try and get the terrible leak out of the hole?||He lowered his tail.|