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Freak the Mighty: Freak's Dictionary

Freak the Mighty, "Freak's Dictionary"

The following are comprehension activities related to the novel Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick. After the story, Freak's dictionary is included -- and many readers might skip it. It's worth spending a little time with it!

Freak's Dictionary -- Final Exercises

Skim through Freak's Dictionary. Each word below has a different definition than the "regular" one. Explain what Freak means or how they connect to the story.

  1. Boats
  2. Dictionary
  3. Cigarette

Choose five more words and do the same thing.

Hope you enjoyed the book! There is a second book about Max, called Max the Mighty, that doesn't have as many sad parts.

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