Grade 6 EBSR from Narrative Writing Task (Vocabulary)

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Part A

What does the word “regal” mean as it is used in the passage?

  • a. generous
  • b. threatening
  • c. kingly
  • d. uninterested


Part B

Which of the phrases from the passage best helps the reader understand the meaning of “regal?”

  • a. “wagging their tails as they awoke”
  • b. “the wolves, who were shy”
  • c. “their sounds and movements expressed goodwill”
  • d. “with his head high and his chest out”

George, Jean C. Julie of the Wolves. New York: Harper and Row, 1972. Print.

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