to attack from a place of hiding
The marine ambushed his enemy from behind a tree.
hard to understand or deal with
Geometry problems can be very complicated to solve.
The card player hesitated before he placed a bet on his card hand.
I put my life in peril when I tried skydiving.
to think about carefully
I pondered over question number ten on my history exam.
where and when a story takes place
The setting of this story is on a small farm during the winter months.
people in the story
There are three main characters in the story that I am reading.
person telling the story
The narrator told us about the background of the main character.
the sequence of events in a story
The plot tells the begining, middle and end of a story.
big message of the story; what the author wants us to remember
The theme of this story is that greed can cause unhappiness in most people's lives.
The site of Lake Park's graduation ceremony is the College of DuPage.
what is happening for real
Once I started my job I saw the reality of working and going to school.
without a doubt
I cerainly need to get As and Bs in order to attend college.
to carve words or letters on something
I gave my girlfriend a bracelet that was inscribed with her name.
to look hard at something that is difficult to see
I will peer behind the door and try to spy on my brother.