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29 terms
Reading Westing Game
motive
purloin
red herring
breakthrough
the inner drive
steal
divert attetion
discovery
motive
the inner drive
purloin
steal
8 terms
Reading vocab the Westing Game
Bristles
Porch
Halt
Exclusive
Somehing that is made of hair or looks like hair
Covered entrance to a building usually with a separate roof
To stop marching or journey to bring to a stop
Limited to a special group of people or excluding others
Bristles
Somehing that is made of hair or looks like hair
Porch
Covered entrance to a building usually with a separate roof
20 terms
The Westing Game (Reading)
Luxurious
Elegant
Trifle
Deckle
sumptous living, usually a delicacy, elegance
tastefully fine or luxurious in dress, style, design
thing of very little value
untrimmed edge of handmade paper
Luxurious
sumptous living, usually a delicacy, elegance
Elegant
tastefully fine or luxurious in dress, style, design
16 terms
Reading Vocabulary The Westing Game
defiantly (adverb)
hors d'oeuvres (noun)
paternal (adjective)
abstention
resist or disobediant
French word for appetizer
related through the father (dad's side)
a decision to not vote
defiantly (adverb)
resist or disobediant
hors d'oeuvres (noun)
French word for appetizer
14 terms
Westing Game Pre-reading
beneficiary
benefit
cremation
cremate
n. 1. a person or group who receives benefits, profits, or... a…
v. to profit or gain an advantage
n. the burning of a dead body to ashes as a funeral rite
v. to burn a dead body to ashes by fire
beneficiary
n. 1. a person or group who receives benefits, profits, or... a…
benefit
v. to profit or gain an advantage
19 terms
Reading-The Westing Games Vocab
warped
averted
reverence
wary
bent or twisted out of shape
to turn away or aside
a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe, venter…
watchful;being on one's guard against danger
warped
bent or twisted out of shape
averted
to turn away or aside
30 terms
reading vocabulary. westing games
gaunt
executor
beneficiary
heiress
extremely thin and bony
a person named in a decedents will to carry out the provision…
one who is going to receive something valuable
a woman who inherits or has inheritence
gaunt
extremely thin and bony
executor
a person named in a decedents will to carry out the provision…
20 terms
reading westing games vocab
grappled
facade
gaunt
gruesome
engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle
front of a building; fake appearance
lean and haggard because of suffering
causing repulsion or horror
grappled
engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle
facade
front of a building; fake appearance
10 terms
Reading The Westing Game vocab 2
Indignant
Shrewd
Wafted
Stint
Expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust,…
Tricky
To float easily and gently, as on the aie
A period of time spent doing something
Indignant
Expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust,…
Shrewd
Tricky
27 terms
The Westing Game Study Cards
Who has a braid in his or her hair and…
Who is the mistake?
Who owns a business?
Whats the setting?
Turtle
Sydelle
Mr. Hoo
Sunset towers; Modern time
Who has a braid in his or her hair and…
Turtle
Who is the mistake?
Sydelle
43 terms
The Westing Game - 5th grade study
SETTING
Sam "Windy" Windkloppel a.k.a. Sam Wes…
Flora Miller Baumbach
George Theodorakis
The outskirts of Westingtown, which is situated on Lake Michi…
The mastermind of the Westing game, he fakes his death as sel…
Tenant in 2C, a dressmaker whose daughter Rosalie died a year…
Tenant in 2D and owner of the coffee shop in the lobby, he da…
SETTING
The outskirts of Westingtown, which is situated on Lake Michi…
Sam "Windy" Windkloppel a.k.a. Sam Wes…
The mastermind of the Westing game, he fakes his death as sel…
28 terms
the westing game study questions
Who is telling the story?
What do the lines of the big round dot…
What is the westing house? Describe it…
What is the hollowing bet with which T…
Barney Northrop
Fireworks
Picture in every room, uniformed doorman, maid service, high…
Turtle has to stand in the westing house, and she would get $…
Who is telling the story?
Barney Northrop
What do the lines of the big round dot…
Fireworks
10 terms
The Westing Game Study Guide
asylum
averted
bequeath
reproachful
a place offering safety; a shelter;sometimes a mental institu…
turned away; prevented something
to give away by last will
worthy of blame or censure
asylum
a place offering safety; a shelter;sometimes a mental institu…
averted
turned away; prevented something
13 terms
Reading Exam Westing Game Elements
Who is the author of The Westing Game?…
Who is the main character?
Who are the 4 major characters?
What is the primary general theme?
Ellen Raskin
Turtle Wexler
Sam Westing, J.J. Ford, Crow, and Flora
identity
Who is the author of The Westing Game?…
Ellen Raskin
Who is the main character?
Turtle Wexler
62 terms
Westing Game Study Guide
Jake Wexler's Partner
Turtle Wexler's Partner
Chris Theodorakis' Partner
Alexander Mcsouthers' Partner
Madam Sun Lin Hoo
Flora Baumbach
Denton Deere
Josie Joe Ford
Jake Wexler's Partner
Madam Sun Lin Hoo
Turtle Wexler's Partner
Flora Baumbach
20 terms
Westing Game study set
Gaunt
Heiress
Morbid
Stint
Extremely thin and bony
A woman who inherits or has a right of inheritance
Suggesting an unhealthy mental state;gloomy
A period of time spent doing something
Gaunt
Extremely thin and bony
Heiress
A woman who inherits or has a right of inheritance
20 terms
The Westing Game - Study Vocabulary
cuisine
nape
industrialist
executor
a style or quality of cooking
the back of the neck
a person involved in enterprise
a person who oversees a deceased persons will
cuisine
a style or quality of cooking
nape
the back of the neck
35 terms
Westing Game vocab. study
candor
eulogy
intricate
persona
the quality of being open and honest in expression, frankness
a speech or piece of writing that praises someone, typically…
incredibly detailed or complicated
the aspect of someone's character that is perceived by or pre…
candor
the quality of being open and honest in expression, frankness
eulogy
a speech or piece of writing that praises someone, typically…
39 terms
The Westing Game study guide
She was the winner of the Westing Game…
She was the bomber who eventually went…
He made up the Westing Game and was al…
She was partners with Sandy Mcsouthers…
Turtle Wexler
Angela Wexler
Sam Westing
Judge J.J. Ford
She was the winner of the Westing Game…
Turtle Wexler
She was the bomber who eventually went…
Angela Wexler
9 terms
Guided Study for The Westing Game
Genre
Sub-Category of Genre
Story Elements
Plot
category of literature
historical fiction, mstery, for example
characters, setting, plot, conflict, resolution
organized pattern or sequence of events that make up a story
Genre
category of literature
Sub-Category of Genre
historical fiction, mstery, for example
12 terms
Reading the westing game test 1
Theme
Mystery
Genre
Author
Recuring idea that dominates the story
A type of fiction in which a detective solves a crime or prob…
Type or kind
Writer of the story
Theme
Recuring idea that dominates the story
Mystery
A type of fiction in which a detective solves a crime or prob…
57 terms
Westing Game Study Guide!
Deckle
Cuisine
Amputation
Beneficiary
Rough untrimmed edge of paper
The art or style of preparing food as in a specific region
To remove by or as if by cutting; to cut from the body
Person who gains
Deckle
Rough untrimmed edge of paper
Cuisine
The art or style of preparing food as in a specific region
24 terms
Westing Game Study Guide
accomplice
alibi
coiffure
bigot
a law breaker
say you were the robber but you were at another place
a persons hairstyle
a person who has a different opinion
accomplice
a law breaker
alibi
say you were the robber but you were at another place
24 terms
Westing Game Study Guide
accomplice
alibi
coiffure
bigot
one that aides or abets a law breaker in the criminal act
a claim or piece of evidence that one was elsewhere when an a…
a persons hair style
a person who is intolerant of those who hold different oppini…
accomplice
one that aides or abets a law breaker in the criminal act
alibi
a claim or piece of evidence that one was elsewhere when an a…
23 terms
The westing game study questions
What was unusual about the way tenants…
what did Grace Windsor Wexler like abo…
Why was it surprising that smoke rose…
What was Chris Theodorakis's handicap?…
only 6 people were asked to live there, and all said yes.
she liked the view of Lake Michigan and how nice it was.
because everyone thought it was abandoned.
he had muscle spasms often and he loved birdwatching.
What was unusual about the way tenants…
only 6 people were asked to live there, and all said yes.
what did Grace Windsor Wexler like abo…
she liked the view of Lake Michigan and how nice it was.
26 terms
The Westing Game~Study Guide
Jake Wexler
Angela Wexler
Grace Windsor Windkloppel Wexler
Mrs. Crow
a pediotrist
pretty, shy
snob
holy
Jake Wexler
a pediotrist
Angela Wexler
pretty, shy
15 terms
Reading Westing Game vocabulary (ch 17-24)
Bullish
Coy
Docket
Exquisite
Hopeful of rising prices like in the stock market
Falsely shy or modest
A list of legal cases to be tried
Beautiful and/or elaborately presented
Bullish
Hopeful of rising prices like in the stock market
Coy
Falsely shy or modest
59 terms
Westing Games Study Guide
ej plum
dr. sikes
braney northrup
copy of the will
minor
minor
minor
what did mrs hoo take from sydelle
ej plum
minor
dr. sikes
minor
23 terms
The Westing Game post read quiz
Otis Amber
Flora Baumbach
Berthe Crow
Dr. D Denton Deere
Private investigator that was one of the heirs
helped partner follow the stock market, had a daughter that d…
Clues identified this heir as the murder suspect
Is engaged to be married, helps another heir find medical ass…
Otis Amber
Private investigator that was one of the heirs
Flora Baumbach
helped partner follow the stock market, had a daughter that d…
15 terms
The Westing Game Study Guide-Questions
For a minute there, she thought she mi…
"Thump, thump, thump". Someone was com…
Grace tried again, "her voice dripping…
Sam Westing is known for satisfying hi…
Turtle was very scared.
Onomatopoeia
Grace was speaking with an extra sweet tone of voice.
July 4
For a minute there, she thought she mi…
Turtle was very scared.
"Thump, thump, thump". Someone was com…
Onomatopoeia
24 terms
the westing games study guide
All the hiers have what in common?
Who enters the westing house on hallow…
How does JJ Ford know Mr.Westing?
Sydelle and the lawyer only haveeee?
They all live in sunset towers , accused of the death of mr w…
Turtle
She grew up in his home, her parents worked for him, he paid…
Copy of the will
All the hiers have what in common?
They all live in sunset towers , accused of the death of mr w…
Who enters the westing house on hallow…
Turtle
13 terms
The Westing Game Study Guide-Characters
Dr. Wexler
Grace Wexler
Angela Wexler
Turtle Wexler
His wife didn't know he was a bookie
At the beginning of the novel, she is an interior decorator
The bomber responsible for the blast at the wedding shower
The girl with the braid who followed the stock market
Dr. Wexler
His wife didn't know he was a bookie
Grace Wexler
At the beginning of the novel, she is an interior decorator
17 terms
Westing Games Study Guide
What night did Westing "die">
Who does Turtle marry?
What were all the last names of Windy…
How does Turtle think the game should…
Halloween
Doug Hoo
Eastman, Westing, Northrup, and McSouthers
To make money
What night did Westing "die">
Halloween
Who does Turtle marry?
Doug Hoo
27 terms
Study Guide Final Westing Game
Bertha Erica Crow
Jake Wexler
James Shin Hoo
Sydelle Pulaski
Is Sam's ex-wife
Podiatrist doctor
Inventor
Secretary
Bertha Erica Crow
Is Sam's ex-wife
Jake Wexler
Podiatrist doctor
26 terms
Westing Game Study Guide Mrs. Brauer
The Westing Game Study Guide by Mrs. B…
1.What is the name of the apartment bu…
2.When Turtle is dared to go into the…
3.Which of the following is a fact we…
...
Sunset Towers
A four-poster bed.
Orphaned at the age of 12.
The Westing Game Study Guide by Mrs. B…
...
1.What is the name of the apartment bu…
Sunset Towers
10 terms
Westing Game Vocab Study Set
amends
obsequious
demeaning
trousseau
to alter, modify, rephrase
Overly submissive and eager to please
causing someone to lose their dignity and the respect of others
an outfit of clothing for a bride
amends
to alter, modify, rephrase
obsequious
Overly submissive and eager to please
23 terms
The Westing Game Character Study Guide
Josie-Jo Ford
Turtle Wexler
Angela Wexler
Sydelle Pulaski
Judge, mother was a servant in the Westing house, father a ga…
Very smart for a 13 yr old, interested in the stock market, w…
Beautiful older sister of Turtle, very kind hearted, engaged…
Wants attention so fakes a disease that makes her limp but pe…
Josie-Jo Ford
Judge, mother was a servant in the Westing house, father a ga…
Turtle Wexler
Very smart for a 13 yr old, interested in the stock market, w…
25 terms
westing game study guide for vocab
averted
legacy
meager
rational
to turn away
anything handed down from the past; a gift of property
having little flesh; lean; thin; lack of quality
agreeable to reason; reasonable
averted
to turn away
legacy
anything handed down from the past; a gift of property
15 terms
Westing game word study words
Pretentious
Incompetent
Larcenist/larceny
Distraught
Trying to impress
Not showing/having skills
Theft of personal property
Deeply upset
Pretentious
Trying to impress
Incompetent
Not showing/having skills
23 terms
Westing Game Character Exam Study
Dr. Jake Wexler
Mrs. Grace Windsor Wexler
Angela Wexler
Turtle Wexler
position 1: standing or sitting when not lying down position…
position 1: heiress... position 2: restauranteur... partner: James…
position 1: none... position 2: person... partner: Sydelle Pulaski…
position 1: witch... postion 2: financier... partner: Flora Baumbac…
Dr. Jake Wexler
position 1: standing or sitting when not lying down position…
Mrs. Grace Windsor Wexler
position 1: heiress... position 2: restauranteur... partner: James…
23 terms
The Westing Game Character Study Guide
Josie-Jo Ford
Turtle Wexler
Angela Wexler
Sydelle Pulaski
Judge, mother was a servant in the Westing house, father a ga…
Very smart for a 13 yr old, interested in the stock market, w…
Beautiful older sister of Turtle, very kind hearted, engaged…
Wants attention so fakes a disease that makes her limp but pe…
Josie-Jo Ford
Judge, mother was a servant in the Westing house, father a ga…
Turtle Wexler
Very smart for a 13 yr old, interested in the stock market, w…
25 terms
READING VOCABULARY CHS.1-4 WESTING GAME
tenant
luxurious
exclusive
grappled
a person who pays rent for use of a property
rich sumptuous
only available to a privileged group
struggled wrestled
tenant
a person who pays rent for use of a property
luxurious
rich sumptuous
8 terms
Reading, westing game chap1-3
Tenant
Exclusive
Plush
Stationary
Someone who pays rent to live in a house, apartment, or build…
Shutting out all others
Expensive or showy
Writing materials such as pens, pencils, paper and envelopes
Tenant
Someone who pays rent to live in a house, apartment, or build…
Exclusive
Shutting out all others
41 terms
7th Grade Advanced Reading: The Westing Game
Amputation
Confidential
Cuisine
Executor
To cut off.
Secret, private.
A manner of preparing food.
One who carries out a final request.
Amputation
To cut off.
Confidential
Secret, private.
19 terms
Reading (The Westing Game Chapters 5-8
Appraise
Trousseau
Reliquish
Audible
give thanks, feel happy about something, give value
fur clothing
leaving
capable of being loud enough to hear
Appraise
give thanks, feel happy about something, give value
Trousseau
fur clothing
12 terms
Reading vocabulary week 2 westing game
Paraphernailia
Demeaning
Alibi
Dejectedly
Assorted personal belongings
Degrading, cheapening,lowering socially
A legal excuse
On a sad, depressed way, dishearten duly,despondently
Paraphernailia
Assorted personal belongings
Demeaning
Degrading, cheapening,lowering socially
21 terms
Social Studies Moving West Game
buffalo
diary
chores
Indians
a type of cattle with shaggy hair and up-ward curving horns
a daily record; a journal
daily tasks, like feeding livestock, making your bed, or doin…
a race of people native to America
buffalo
a type of cattle with shaggy hair and up-ward curving horns
diary
a daily record; a journal
21 terms
The Westing Game Character Study Guide
Barney Northrup
Jake Wexler
Grace Wexler
Angela Wexler
sender of the letters for the apartments; not a real person (…
grumpy; the father; didn't want the apartment; Jewish; wife i…
mean, greedy; favors Angela; wants wealth; mother; cares abou…
nice; Grace's favorite; engaged to Dr. Deere; pretty; one of…
Barney Northrup
sender of the letters for the apartments; not a real person (…
Jake Wexler
grumpy; the father; didn't want the apartment; Jewish; wife i…
23 terms
The Westing Game Character Study Guide
Josie-Jo Ford
Turtle Wexler
Angela Wexler
Sydelle Pulaski
Judge, mother was a servant in the Westing house, father a ga…
Very smart for a 13 yr old, interested in the stock market, w…
Beautiful older sister of Turtle, very kind hearted, engaged…
Wants attention so fakes a disease that makes her limp but pe…
Josie-Jo Ford
Judge, mother was a servant in the Westing house, father a ga…
Turtle Wexler
Very smart for a 13 yr old, interested in the stock market, w…
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