Monday, November 23, 2009

MadLib Monday 8: 11/23/09

It's the beginning of a new week, which means it is time for the weekly edition of MadLib Monday.  At this point, I'm assuming you know what to do, but if you need a refresher, check out past postings of MadLib Monday.

  1. verb
  2. subject (in school)
  3. noun (plural)
  4. noun (plural)
  5. verb (present participle [-ing])
  6. adjective
  7. place
  8. subject (same as #2)
  9. noun
  10. noun (plural)
  11. adjective
  12. adjective
  13. noun (singular)
  14. verb
  15. noun (plural)
  16. adjective
  17. adjective
  18. verb
  19. noun (plural)
  20. noun (plural)
  21. noun (plural)
  22. noun (singular)
  23. location
  24. verb
  25. adjective
  26. verb (present participle)
  27. noun (plural)
  28. noun
  29. adjective
  30. noun
As an interruption in the MadLib fun, please remember to check out the poll question of the week that is located in the left-hand sidebar of the blog; as usual, I will be posting the results of that poll on Wednesday.

I have been told to ___(1)___ the ___(2)___ curriculum relevant to the ___(3)___ of my ___(4)___.  I am ___(5)___, though, that my ___(6)___ girls at ___(7)___ like ___(8)___ precisely because it has no ___(9)___ to their ___(10)___.  They like nothing better than a(n) ___(11)___, ___(12)___ ___(13)___ to ___(14)___.  They write the ___(15)___ on their palms in ___(16)___ ___(17)___ ink and ___(18)___ the ___(19)___ . . . like ___(20)___ counting their ___(21)___.

When it comes time for a(n) ___(22)___ they line up at the ___(23)___ to ___(24)___.  I lean against the ___(25)___ tile wall ___(26)___ them as the ___(27)___ fill with pale blue ___(28)___ and the ___(29)___ words run down the ___(30)___.

Can you guess what book the above picture and passage were taken from?

Answer to last week's MadLib Monday: The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman.

Happy reading!


Angie said...

I can't tell from the picture, but the passage reminds me of Lake of Dead Languages. Is that right?

Jessie Sams said...

You are right--it is Lake of Dead Languages. A lovely book. :)

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