The House on Mango Street Vocabulary


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Which of the following words means to move downward?

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1. What is a naphtha?

2. What word refers to a noun that refers to a feeling deep, depressed sadness usually following a tragedy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz and worksheet to identify how much knowledge you possess about words used in The House on Mango Street. Synonyms and definitions for select vocabulary are addressed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see just how much you know about:

  • An open market where people can buy things such as groceries and gifts
  • A word for a deep, depressed sadness
  • The piece of wood at the bottom of the door that divides the indoors from outside
  • A word that means downward

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different words used in The House on Mango Street
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have acquired about the meaning of 'naphtha'
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on vocabulary used in The House on Mango Street

Additional Learning

The House on Mango Street Vocabulary is a lesson you can use any time to review more of these topics:

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