Printables for This Topic:
The School Play
– Rewrite the sentence in which each allusion appears without using
– What would you do if a disaster affected your home?
Words – Some words act as "clue" words in a sentence. They signal
that something coming up is either a definition or an example of a
word you may not know.
Dogs – Read the story. Then answer the questions on the next
page to demonstrate that you understand the underlined words.
Scramble! – Use the correct clues provided in the sidebar, along
with the context of each sentence, to put the words back where they
Worker – Agatha sold more Girl Scout cookies than anyone else
in the troop.
Odyssey – Oliver was a cocker spaniel puppy. He was very sweet
and very cute, and he was very happy.
Allusions – Many stories, and even everyday conversation, allude
to characters from Greek mythology.
of Crime Fighters – Paul Plummer is a quiet, hardworking accountant
by day. But when the work day is ending for ordinary people, Paul's
real job - rooting out corruption in the city of Highland - is only