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Lewis and Clark and Me. By: Laurie Myers. Vocabulary. We watch the ships from the docks. hillsides platforms. Answer. B. platforms. Vocabulary. She yearned to see snow. longed managed. Answer. longed. Vocabulary. The spice had an unusual scent. flavor odor. Answer. odor.

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Lewis and Clark and Me

By: Laurie Myers


Vocabulary

We watch the ships from the docks.

  • hillsides

  • platforms


Answer

B. platforms


Vocabulary

She yearned to see snow.

  • longed

  • managed


Answer

  • longed


Vocabulary

The spice had an unusual scent.

  • flavor

  • odor


Answer

  • odor


Vocabulary

Scan the field for robins.

  • trim

  • examine


Answer

  • examine


Vocabulary

The geese are migrating for the winter.

A. assembling

B. traveling


Answer

B. traveling


Vocabulary

We put the boat’s cargo on the wharf.

  • driveway

  • platform


Answer

B. platform


Comprehension

Where did Lewis and Seaman first meet?

  • in the water

  • on the wharf


B. on the wharf


How were Seaman’s original owner and Lewis alike?

A. They spoke several Indian languages.

B. They admired the dog.


B. They admired the dog.


What made Seaman want to go with Lewis?

A. Seaman wanted to do something new.

B. Seaman did not like living on the wharf.


A. Seaman wanted to do something new.


What is the author’s purpose for including details about the paws of Newfoundland dogs?

A. to describe a problem these dogs have

B. to prove that these dogs are good swimmers


B. to prove that these dogs are good swimmers


What is the most likely reason the author tells the story from the dog’s point of view?

A. to capture the reader’s interest

B. to make the events seem real


  • A. to capture the reader’s interest


According to the story, the best way for Lewis to travel west was by

A. wagon

B. boat


B. boat


From the information in the squirrel story, it is clear that

A. Newfoundland dogs can hunt in water.

B. to show how smart Newfoundland dogs are.


A. Newfoundland dogs can hunt in water.


In this story, what does Seaman enjoy most?

A. pleasing Lewis

B. causing trouble


A. pleasing Lewis


Based on the story, you can tell that most of the Indians that Lewis and Clark met

A. had never seen a dog before.

B. did not speak English.


B. did not speak English.


What is the author’s purpose for telling what the Indians called horses?

A. to tell the origin of the Indian word for dog

B. to explain why the Indians called Seaman a bear-dog


B. to explain why the Indians called Seaman a bear-dog


Why might the Indian have wanted to trade beaver skins for Seaman?

A. He thought Seaman was extraordinary.

B. Lewis was mistreating Seaman.


  • A. He thought Seaman was extraordinary.


Name one thing that made Seaman different from other dogs.


Possible Answer

Seaman had webbed paws, but other dogs do not.


Briefly describe Seaman’s character.


Possible Answers:

Seaman was loyal.

Seaman was obedient.

Seaman was hard-working.


What did Seaman feel that he and Lewis “fit together”?


They care about each other and do not want to be separated.


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