"Night Flight Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic" By: Robert Burleigh November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"The sunset ripples over the rough-hewn airfield." (p.2)

Based on the context clues, the word "hewn"means given a rough surface.

"The Vega lurches it levels out-ten feet above the ocean tomb!" (p.15)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Tomb" means an excavation in the earth for a burial grave.

"Midnight. The blackness erupts. Clouds heave. The sky unlocks." (p.10)

Based upon the context clues the word "Blackness" means a state of being black

"Finds a middle between over and under. Plunges once more into the thickness-and plows ahead." (p.17)

Based upon the context clues the word "plunges" means to descend abruptly.

"Her stomach churns from the smell of leaking gas."(p.19)

Based upon the context clues the word "churns" means to shake.

"The Vega lurches it levels out-ten feet above the ocean tomb!" (p.15)

Based on the context clues the word "lurches" means an act of swaying abruptly.

"She hauls backwards with all of her strength"(p.15)

Based on the context clues the word "hauls" means to pull or tug.

"A coastline emerges, festered with boulders and crags"(p.22)

Based upon the context clues the word "festered" means to be over crowded.

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Created with images by Linton Snapper - "Replica Travelair R Type" • Brett Jordan - "Roughly Hewn" • Hans - "grave stones forest cemetery stuttgart cemetery" • PietG - "match matches sticks" • Wildlife Boy1 - "Common Tern - Sterna hirundo" • indi.ca - "Churning Water" • Ruth and Dave - "Submission" • skeeze - "doors painted wood" • Rochelle, just rochelle - "Festers"

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