3rdhm-theme4-sel1-nights Of The Pufflings-vocabscoe

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3rdhm-theme4-sel1-nights Of The Pufflings-vocabscoe

This is a vocabulary selection test for Nights of the Pufflings. It is practice for the Reading First SCOE vocabulary test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    4Part 1 – Antonyms- Read the sentence. Choose a word that means the opposite of the bolded word. Each year the pufflings come ashore to lay their eggs.
    • A. 

      Out to sea

    • B. 

      Home

    • C. 

      Onto the shore from the water

    • D. 

      Assure

  • 2. 
    Part 1 – Antonyms- Read the sentence. Choose a word that means the opposite of the bolded word. They land in Iceland and on uninhabited islands close by.
    • A. 

      Having no people living there

    • B. 

      Having many people living there

    • C. 

      Unhappy

    • D. 

      Good habits

  • 3. 
    Part 1 – Antonyms- Read the sentence. Choose a word that means the opposite of the bolded word. The children of Iceland help when it is time to release the baby pufflings.
    • A. 

      Paint

    • B. 

      Let go

    • C. 

      Catch

    • D. 

      Feed

  • 4. 
    Part 2 - Multiple Meaning- Read the sentence. Read and answer the question. Fill in the bubble next to your answer. The “clowns of the sea” return to the same burrow year after year. --In which sentence is the word burrow used in the same way as the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Ernie decided to burrow back under the covers and not get up this morning.

    • B. 

      The baby fox was left behind in his burrow while his mother got breakfast.

    • C. 

      Valerie had to burrow through her closet to find her other shoe.

  • 5. 
    Part 3 - Context Meaning- Read the sentence. Using context clues, choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the bolded word. Then fill in the bubble next to your choice. The children search for the pufflings that don’t make it to the water. Will dogs or cats find the stray birds before the children do?
    • A. 

      Dangerous

    • B. 

      Soft and fluffy

    • C. 

      Wandering and lost

    • D. 

      Content

  • 6. 
    Part 3 - Context Meaning- Read the sentence. Using context clues, choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the bolded word. Then fill in the bubble next to your choice. Even though the children are just trying to help them, the pufflings instinctively nip at their fingers.
    • A. 

      Quickly

    • B. 

      Happily

    • C. 

      Angrily

    • D. 

      Acting on an inner feeling

  • 7. 
    Part 3 - Context Meaning- Read the sentence. Using context clues, choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the bolded word. Then fill in the bubble next to your choice. 7. Halla swings the puffling three times before launching it up in the air and out over the water.
    • A. 

      Pushing it down

    • B. 

      Sending it up

    • C. 

      Catching

    • D. 

      Dropping

  • 8. 
    Part 3 – Synonyms- Read the sentence. Choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the bolded word. The pufflings are ready to fly and will at last venture out into the night.
    • A. 

      Arrive

    • B. 

      Adventure

    • C. 

      Set out

    • D. 

      Land

  • 9. 
    Part 3 – Synonyms- Read the sentence. Choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the bolded word. 9. Halla and her friends will spend each night searching for the stranded pufflings.
    • A. 

      Funny looking

    • B. 

      Safe at home

    • C. 

      Striped

    • D. 

      Left in a helpless position

  • 10. 
    Part 3 – Synonyms- Read the sentence. Choose a word or phrase that means the same, or about the same, as the bolded word. By ten o’clock the streets of Heimaey are alive with roaming children.
    • A. 

      Wandering

    • B. 

      Happy

    • C. 

      Sleepy

    • D. 

      Upset