Me and Uncle Romie Mrs. Stortzum’s 3rd Grade
What made Uncle Romie’s paintings special?In your own words. You may use your team to help with ideas.
Why did James go to New York City? • Mother pregnant
A big meal. • Feast
James collected materials to make a ______ for Uncle Romie’s birthday. • collage
Destroyed or spoiled. • ruined
James didn’t want to stay with his uncle, because he thought he looked ______. • scary
At the end of the story, why did James collect things, such as a feather, tiger lilies, and a train schedule?In your own words.
What do Uncle Romie and James both like? • Pepper jelly
A person or thing that is loved or valued. • treasure
Wild, strong, and frightening • fierce
Uncle Romie’s paintings were special, because they ______ people of good times. • reminded
Throughout the story, James’s attitudes and ______ about New York City changed. • feelings
Uncle Romie included tall buildings, baseball tickets, and the label from the pepper jelly jar in his ______ for James. • painting
Front steps. • stoops
What did Uncle Romie include in the painting he made for James?In your own words. The team can help you. We are looking for at least 4 things.
An example of an opinion is “Uncle Romie looked like a fierce______.” • giant
What do the boys like to do on a sunny summer day? • They like to watch for trains coming into town.
From whose point of view is the story told? • James’s point of view.
How did James feel on the train ride to New York City? • Sad, lonely, forgotten
What was different about where Aunt Nanette and Uncle Romie live? • They lived on a busy city street in an apartment five stories high.
“Uncle Romie’s voice was deep and loud, like thunder.” is a simile.Make up a different simile. Your team may help.