The Westing Game Vocabulary


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When Sydelle Pulaski in The Westing Game wants to read her notes, she has to _____ them, or write out a copy, from shorthand into full words.

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1. The characters in The Westing Game rent their apartments from the owner of the Sunset Towers building. What is the word for a person who lives in an apartment or building that is owned by someone else?

2. What is the word for a person who will receive money or other valuable property from someone else, usually after the other person dies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review these study resources to see what you know about the vocabulary words in The Westing Game. You'll be responsible for knowing about topics like how Sydelle Pulaski takes her notes and the name for a person who rents an apartment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will cover the following:

  • A person who receives money after somebody dies
  • Somebody who is in charge of a will
  • The word for when somebody leaves property to somebody

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the vocab words in The Westing Game
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the words are used in the book
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how one of the main characters in the book deals with her note-taking

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