Reading 3rd Quarter Exam Study Guide

parlor
a living room or small sitting room
peddler
a person who goes down the street with something to sell
shawl
a piece of cloth you hang over your shoulder
infant
a newborn child
spectacular
something that is very impressive
interview
when a reporter asks somebody questions
filth
another word for garbage
ward
a city divided into sections
fined
when you pay a certain amount of money for breaking the law
slum
a poor, crowded neighborhood with run-down houses and buildings
agile
nimble
alas
a word you use to show you’re unhappy or concerned
plump
fat and round
weary
when you are very tired
nest
The spider refers to his _______ as his parlor.
tuck
When you _______ somebody in, you put them to bed.
eat
The spider actually plans to _______ the fly.
it is
The word ’tis means ______.
never
The word ne’er means _______.
True
Jane Addams is the main character.
False
About five million people live in the city of Chicago.
True
Jane Addams moved into Hull House in 1889.
False
Maria got an hour lunch break.
True
Maria was always on time because she didn’t want to lose an hour of pay.
True
the purpose of the settlement house was to help people live better.
True
Maria could talk to her friends the last our on the job.
False
Maria loved the smell of candy.
True
Rita worked in a bank.
True
Mr. Flannigan hired young children because he didn’t have to pay them as much as older people.
True
The part of the city around Hull House was called Ward 19.
False
A young girl was killed in a factory accident in 1889.
True
Jane Addams died in 1935.
True
Jane Addams went to Europe in 1914 to try to stop World War I.
True
Jane Addams won the Noble Peace Prize.
when you are interested and delighted by something
fascinated

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