Bunnicula CHAPTER 4 07 by wuyunqing

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CHAPTER Four                            Name: ____________________
Vocabulary:                                        Room Code_______

Use the context of the sentence to define the underlined word in each sentence.
Find the page in the story that the sentence is found.

1. I've always had trouble with words myself...You might say that I'm
   smart-but just not the scholarly type.

Found on page _____

Definition:
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2. "Well, you certainly took your time," Chester snapped as I sauntered casually
   into the room.

   Found on page _____

  Definition:
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3. I was aghast. What did it all mean? Could Chester be right?

   Found on page _____

  Definition:
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4. He slunk across the room slowly, muscles taut, eyes alert.
   Found on page _____
  Definition:
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5. When he was about six inches away, he stuck out his paw, closed his
   eyes and batted at the object tentatively. I don't think he made any
   contact.
   Found on page _____

Definition:
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Questions: Answers must be in complete sentences.

1. What actions did Chester take in this chapter to prove he is a very
   intelligent cat?




2. Why did Chester make it a point to remind Harold that the note around
   Bunnicula's neck was written in an obscured dialect of the Carpathian
   mountain region?




3. What characteristics of Bunnicula convinced Chester that the rabbit
   was really a vampire?




4. Was Harold convinced?
Using Onomatopoeia: Good writers are always looking for ways to make their writing
livelier and more interesting. One way is to add words that echo or name sounds, such as
hiss, buzz, hum, chatter, crash, and screech. The use of such words is called
"onomatopoeia." Read the following sentences from Chapter Four of "Bunnicula" and
underling the words that echo or name sounds.
Also find the page in the chapter where the sentence can be found.

Example: The thunder made a kaboom during last night’s storm

1. I ran jumped onto the chair, landing with a great kerplop.

Found on page _____

2. Just then, Chester let out a yelp.

Found on page _____

3. Just then, we heard a click in the kitchen.

Found on page _____

4. "What is it?" I squealed, as my throat contracted in fear.

Found on page _____

5. I walked bravely to the object and sniffed it.

Found on page _____

								
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