Bull Rider Summary

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Bull Rider

Chapter 1

Vocabulary Words:
Glance - A brief or hurried look.Glaring - Staring fiercely or fixedly.

Snarled - Make an aggressive growl with bared teeth.Grinning - Express with a broad smile. Trample - Tread on and crush.Hollow - Having a hole or empty space inside. Fear less – Lacking of fear.Shrugged - Dismiss something as unimportant. Bluffing - Try to deceive someone as to one's abilities or intentions. Sneered - Smile or speak in a contemptuous or mocking manner shrugged - Dismiss something as unimportant.

Summary:
Layne and his mom have an argument about Layne joining the bull riding competition, because her mom didn’t want him to join in bull riding because of her husband who died in a bull riding competition and she don’t want that to happened to Layne, while Layne really wants to join bull riding because his dad has a dream of being a champion on bull riding competition and Layne wants to fulfill that dream for him.

Questions: (Circle the best answer)
1) Why does Layne`s mom don`t want him to join the rodeo? a. Layne’s mom was afraid to lose him like his dad who died in a rodeo. b. Layne didn’t eat his vegetables.
2) What is their argument about?
a. Layne’s wants a new ipad.
b. Layne’s joining the bull riding competition
3) Why Layne wants to be a bull rider?
a. For the girls who scream for his name when his bull riding. b. To fulfill his dad dreams.

Chapter 2

Vocabulary Words:
Trading - The action of engaging in trade.Doubtful - Feeling uncertain about something. Rodeo - An exhibition or contest in which cowboys show their skill at riding broncos, roping calves, wrestling steers, etc. Corral - A pen for livestock, esp. cattle or horses, on a farm or ranch. Arena - A level area surrounded by seats for spectators, in which sports, entertainments, and other public events are held. Contractor - A person or company that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a service or do a job. Chute - A sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level Chute Fighter - A rough stock animal that will not stand still and tries to fight the cowboy before he leaves the chute. Hornets - A large stinging wasp that typically nests in hollow trees

Summary:
Terror and Layne goes to Kelvins arena where they meet Jana. Jana is Jack Kelvin’s daughter. Layne goes every time to Jana when her parents are not in the ranch to have some bull riding practice. When Layne was about to practice bull riding he met Rhino the brahma bull who has only one horn, Jana don’t want to give Rhino to Layne to ride on but Layne really wants to ride Rhino because he wants to challenge his skills to get better and Rhino was the perfect bull for it so Jana let him ride Rhino. While Layne was riding on Rhino he saw a man with red shirt.

Question: (True or False)
1) Jana is Jack Kelvin’s daughter.TF
2) Jana wants Layne to ride Rhino.TF
3) Layne saw a man with black shirt while he was riding Rhino.TF

Chapter 3

Vocabulary Words:
Glimpse - A momentary or partial view.Mauled - Wound by scratching or tearing. Jackknife - A knife with a folding blade.Blame - Assign responsibility for a fault or wrong Stunned - Knock unconscious or into a dazed or semiconscious state. Scrambling - Move hurriedly or clumsily from or into a particular place or position. Uncurled - Straighten or cause to straighten from a curled position. Gallop - A very fast pace of running or moving.

Scuff - Scrape or brush the surface of against something.
Muttered - Say something in a low or barely audible voice, esp. in dissatisfaction or irritation.

Summary:
Layne fell off from Rhino, Layne was scrambling on his feet then Rhino get back at him and hit him then Layne has trying to get out of there as fast as he can but it was too late Rhino`s head slammed him back down to the ground. Then Terror and Jana help him out, Terror distract Rhino from...
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