Shows Channels New Hampshire Public Television THE WRITE-N-ATOR!
The Word-N-ator!
Return to the List!
Flex your writing muscles and test your super colossal vocabulary powers with WordGirl!

Word Girl arrives at the jewelry store just in time to catch Chuck the Evil Sandwich Maker red-handed. There is only one problem - she's got a cold and is sick and contagious! She can't stop sneezing - even on Chuck.


Writing Challenge!
A-CHOO is way to write the sound of a sneeze. Any words that imitate sounds are called onomatopoeia. Describe the beginning of this episode, in a paragraph, using words of sound, or onomatopoeia.

Some things to think about before you begin:
Word Girl is filled with action and there are tons of other sounds in this clip, including "A-CHOO". Listen for fun sounds and think about how you would describe them. What does it sound like when Word Girl enters the jewelry store? Does the door "thud", "bang", or "smash" open? Does Word Girl "zoom" or "zip" around? You can use words you already know or make up your own.

  • Complete the Challenge!
  • Information for Teachers
  • Challenge Victors

Your First Name:    Your Age:
Your Hometown:    4 + 2 =
Educational Standards
  • W:EW:3:2.1: Using details
  • W:EW:4:2.1: Using relevant and descriptive details
  • W:RC:3-5:1.2: Selecting ideas that support the development of a summary
11/12/2015 3:43:28 AM
Lucille, 51 from Auckland
creak, squeak, boom, thrash, bam

5/25/2015 10:15:28 PM
Ananya, 12 from Arizona
She bangs the door

3/25/2015 10:31:29 AM
Brianna , 11 from Where I was born is kingsport
word girl- A-choo. Word girl walks in the jewelry store just in time to catch chuck. But every time she touches the glass to show him what she wanted to buy she sneezes, A-choo, A-choo, A-choo, and, and aaa choooo.

12/12/2014 1:28:21 PM
Amelia, 10 from Bristol
"Stop right there Chuck! Achoo!" "You'll never catch me! Well, at least not with that crumby sidekick!" "Ooh Ooh," muttered Huggy. "It's okay Huggy," said Word Girl. "Now back to business!" exclaimed Word Girl. At that same moment Word Girl sprung from the floor and tackled Chuck The Evil Sandwich Maker! As quickly as she had come, Word Girl had him handcuffed and empty handed of any jewels. "This is not the last of me Word Girl!" "This cold that I have might be yucky, but you're the real bug around here!" snapped Word Girl. Just fifteen minutes later, the police had arrived. They took them to the state jail far away from here. Later that day, Word Girl and Huggy had lunch at their local café. And if you're wondering, Huggy is doing just fine and oh, here's Word Girl and Huggy right now! " Hi Sharon, I just wanted to add that I couldn't have done it without Huggy." Well you heard it and we are out of time! Until next time, this is, Nightly News.

12/5/2014 1:29:54 PM
Brianna, 11 from Kingsport
Word Girl walks to a jewelry store opens the door, bang it hits the brick wall. she walks in and says, " May I have a silver glittery ring please?" The manager said " I'm sorry we have ran out of silver glittery rings, but I can order you some or you can come back Friday and get one." So Word Girl walked back outside where it was cold and said, " Wow they just ordered some like Monday and they are already out, that is crazy." Then she heard the manager open the door he politely said " ma'am I'm sorry but you can't stand here people want in." Then just as she turned around "A-CHOO" she had sneezed all over him she said, " I'm sorry sir I didn't know I was going to sneeze when I turned around please forgive me" The manager said, I forgive you it's ok," Then she left and he went back inside.

8/29/2014 5:38:16 PM
Hannah, 10 from Cozad Nebraska
She says stop right there or hold it right there to the villains and saves Regenal's jewelry store and takes the villains to jail. She zips and flies around to save the day! WORD UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2/4/2014 2:25:44 PM
isabela, 9 from florida
word girl is sick and she said a-choo because she is sick then she sneeze in the evil sandwich guy.

1/30/2014 11:38:04 AM
panda lover 152, 12 from st.lucie county
an onomatopoeia is like exatorating in writing

1/30/2014 11:09:10 AM
alex, 5 from new mexico
don't leave bed when you have a cold because it is cotaguose.

1/29/2014 11:18:28 AM
Juliana, 9 from Florida
Boom! word girl broke the glass cup with one of her sneezes word girl all over chuck and chuck runs around crying. " You know chuck you should never do a crime either it is stealing ,hurting or any of that stuff it's bad for you, you can sometimes go to jail." chuck replied "I don't care I like jail and I am used to it." well I am still going stop you high-yah word girl saved the day once again.

11/29/2013 4:34:13 PM

10/25/2013 4:47:32 PM
katlyn, 10 from arcade
onomatopoeioa is a sound effect

10/25/2013 12:50:35 PM
ethan, 11 from mcloud
i would still try to help but it proble not work out that good

10/24/2013 1:09:58 PM
Jada, 11 from Mcloud
My favorite word is contagous because I like the way it sounds CON-TA-GOUS hehe.

10/22/2013 1:57:21 PM
sarah , 11 from Mcloud
that was funny when he snot on his face

10/21/2013 1:00:28 PM
Shane, 14 from Mcloud
boom pow beep bam

10/21/2013 12:49:32 PM
terrah, 13 from mloud ok
When i sing it is like i am a canary and when i play i play like a puppy when i cry i sound like a monkey and it is crazy like a zebra! Then when

10/15/2013 4:56:42 PM
jay, 11 from moe
me too

8/16/2013 1:52:04 PM
Leayah, 11 from petersburg virgina

11/6/2012 1:16:26 PM
Tessa, 9 from Sorrento FL

4/16/2012 3:39:09 PM
Demi, 11 from stl
a girl has a cold and cant stop sneezing and there is wierd guys who wears a sandwich outfit

3/13/2012 9:30:30 PM
Millie, 13 from Calafornia
Reginald thought that Chuck's sack smelled like salami so he rudely told our villain, "Ugh! Sir, your silly sack wreaks of salami." WordGirl now enters the jewelry store, throwing the door open with a "wham!" "A-choo!"

11/7/2011 6:25:05 PM
Kylie, 7 from Quincy
ZZ ZIPPIE word girl says ZZ ZIPPIE

9/9/2011 3:00:28 PM
parker, 8 from garland
a girl has a cold and keeps sneezing. and there is a wierd guy that has a sandwitch as a head and trying to commet crime.

9/9/2011 9:43:47 AM
matthew and michelle, 8 from garland
When the door open it goes thud.Word girl comes with a cold that is contagous.contagous means that it can spread around

9/9/2011 9:46:11 AM
Audrey Natalie, 8 from garland
The door had a thud and wordgirl does not zip or zoom.

5/12/2011 12:23:14 PM
madelline, 9 from snifh

3/14/2011 10:41:30 AM
marcus, 8 from rogers
chuck is as stinkey as a fish

10/15/2010 12:10:03 PM
Zach, 10 from Blue Springs
Next,I think the sandwitch guy will get Word girls' cold. p.s. I dont like your show!

10/15/2010 11:41:28 AM
jorge, 8 from blue spring
this man was stilling gold

10/15/2010 11:33:21 AM
juan, 8 from blue springs
this is about a girl that is sick and spreds grms to the boy

10/15/2010 10:48:28 AM
tyler, 10 from blue spirgs
my word be zipbam.

10/15/2010 10:32:40 AM
McKenzie, 10 from Blue Springs,Missouri
The begining of the clip started like this... Chuk steeling julry,cink ,cink, clink.

10/1/2010 12:30:38 PM
Gage , 9 from Lees'summit
the owner doesn't want germs.the sandwich guy is stelling wordgirl is sick and shes trying to stop him.but wordgirl defeets him.

10/1/2010 12:28:53 PM
Brady, 9 from lees summit
first I think that ther going to try to get out of the mes.then hes going to give all of the geulrery back to the person.

10/1/2010 12:21:46 PM
kyle , 8 from lees summit
and now i think that thay will go home.and the person who works there will be like whoo. im happy there gone so i can take a break.

10/1/2010 11:50:04 AM
Taryn Rae, 10 from Omaha,Nebraska
In the begginning this episode the sandwitch guy was stealing jewlary and u could here the clicks of the jewlory as the hit echothere u can makes sounds like that when something or someone hits or bumps in to u

10/1/2010 11:24:23 AM
victoria, 10 from lees summit
theres a man in a store and a man is wearing blue sweat pants.a black and red long sleafed shirt. he say im going to take your eye out. the man says im goin to eat your mouth off your face. the super hero come and saves the DAY

10/1/2010 10:57:07 AM
isis, 9 from Lees Summit
My most disgusting moment was when Isneezed in my sitters face

4/12/2010 6:46:47 PM
Nicole, 7 from Portland
rrring I loked out the white wind and saw pepole out of a stor. I wonder what was going on. I grbe the red lesh and clled Maya. When I touched the leash it was warme like the sun. When I touched the dore it was as cold as a glcher. I went to Stop an shop and I hard cheter chater. Zome zome i turnd around and saw some one runing. I got a cope to ches after that person i saw he hade jems. They wear as big as a 4 fingers. I went back to the house and told my mom every thing.

4/7/2010 2:18:40 PM
Nicole, 7 from Portland
smach a door brook open. Zoom went sombody runing like lit ing. I ran as fas6t as i can and went wring hom. I told my mom what happen. She did not belem me rrrrrrrrrrring went a bell. I loked out the white windo and i saw cops at a stor. I went outsid and went to the stor. I saw the the dor was in pics. I said clik i took a picter. In the disncte i could hear chter chater frome pepole taking to the cops. I went to my hous and told my mom evry thing. We got the lesh and hock my dog up.

4/7/2010 2:14:00 PM
Jessie, 8 from Portland
Crash someone brock a glass table

4/5/2010 12:19:22 PM
Jessie, 7 from Portland
Click Click somebody is using a camera. Smash someone broked a golds earings.

4/1/2010 12:16:03 PM
Lauren, 8 from Portland
haahahahah chhooo someone sneezing slash pulling out a tissue thu bang smash blowing stuff off the table by my sneeze stomp stomp stomp walking to the store to get MORE tissues again click click click iching my noze slish slash sloosh washing my hands haaa my nose turning red like a cherry hhwww cold like a icecube.

4/1/2010 12:09:56 PM
Olivia, 8 from Portland
Achoo she just sneezed Cough she just coughed

The Word-N-ator! Outreach Extensions New Hampshire Public Television PBS KIDS GO! WordGirl!