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In this segment WordGirl, takes on Dr. Two Brains with a giant cat machine! Watch to see how a large feline can take down an evil villain.





 
Writing Challenge!
WordGirl was victorious using a giant feline. Write a paragraph comparing the giant cat machine in this segment to a typical, average-size cat. How are the two similar? How are they different? Which one would you want to help you fight Dr. Two Brains?

Some things to think about before you begin:
Think about what a typical cat looks like. Think about how they move, sound, and other characteristics. Watch the clip and look for similarities and differences compared to the giant cat machine.


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  • W:EW:1-4:2.5: Writing about observations and experiences
  • W:IW:1-5:1.1: Sorting and classifying facts
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11/17/2016 5:42:34 PM
tianna, 12 from schenectady
i think the typical cat looks like a cat it has white fluffy furs black eyes has a pink bow and a pink ribbon its sitting on the couch and their is a yellow pillow behind it and the cat sounds like how any cats sound.it sound like meoww and every cats have sharps claws and they walk too this is what i think this typical looks and sound like every cats do and every cats have diffent colors of fur and some cats have difentent eye colors this is what i think that this cat looks and sound.

5/9/2016 11:05:47 AM
anonamyas, 11 from oshawa
their the same because their both cats but different because one cat is big one cat is small I would chose the big cat to defeat Mr. two brains because its more powerful

5/9/2016 11:05:47 AM
anonamyas, 11 from oshawa
their the same because their both cats but different because one cat is big one cat is small I would chose the big cat to defeat Mr. two brains because its more powerful

4/20/2016 1:38:10 PM
bob, 21 from pickering
Dave ate a banana and made captain huggy

3/16/2016 9:06:08 AM
me, 6 from S
The cat ran and ran and would not stop. It was so big that that it could not be picked up.

3/25/2015 10:42:25 AM
Matthew, 10 from BristolVA
Word Girl is getting ataked by dr.twobrain she is using a giant cat meow. captain huggy face yes help me please ahahaahhahahahahahaha on what are you doing o he is getting hipmtist stop using your power it shoud be me stop ok but by captianhuggyface the end.

3/25/2015 10:39:09 AM
Bryon, 12 from Bristl Va.
one day when word girl was trying to save the city when Dr. two brains was attacting it. But word girl was trying to fight him with a giant cat machine that shoots cats. h Dr. two brains was shooting giant gum ball every where in the city. As word girl was shooting out cat all u would here is meow after meow. But the only way he can be defented is by shooting him in the head but the thing was he was wereing armor on his head it was going to be heard but word girl thought she could do it. Dr. two brains had a lot more shoots the word girl. Word girl was getting low on cats but the armor is cracked she knew if she dos it right she can defetnt Dr. two brains. finaly word girl was down to here last cat. But she know she still can win if she does it right she can win so she shoot and he fell she saved the city of Bristol Va.

3/25/2015 10:27:18 AM
Amelia, 11 from Bristol
If I had to compare a regular house cat and an enormous cat, I would have to say that they are quite different. When I hear the words "house cat" I imagine a small, calm, mellow, kitty that's sweet, cuddly, and eats heart-shaped kibble every morning. As I hear the words humungous feline I think of an enormous cat that causes destruction and pain. It would have huge claws, tan fur, a roaring purr, and a deafening meow. If I were forced into battle with Dr. Two Brains, I would definitely bring it into battle with me. On the other hand, if I had a choice between bringing the huge cat and the house cat I would not pick the house cat because if I shot it out of a cannon, it wouldn't have much effect on my opponent.

3/25/2015 10:30:51 AM
Abigail , 11 from Bristol
Once there was a doctor every one called him Dr.Two brains read as he takes on WordGirl and a giant cat machine. That day WordGirl was playing with her cat. His name is Tod. why would WordGirl name her cat Tod?? Well I will tell you. The reason she picked the name Tod is because he reminded her of the movie The Fox And The Hound. She found him near her white fence and he had a little blanket over him. But he wasn't a fox he was a kitten.(at the time.)But now he was old. Now WordGirl has made a machine. Witch is going to make Tod young again..........WOOPS the machine didn't work it made Tod GIANT!!!!! But who's to blame? NOT WordGirl her friend is!!!! Dr. Two Brains!!!!! He messed the machine up!!!!! Why would he do that?????(he is a scientist!)And a evil villain!!!!!!!!!!!And so WordGirl went out with BIG Tod to search for him. But they couldn't find him. Anywhere!! Till one day the found him!!!!and the bad thing is Tod didn't see him so he layed down on him!!!! And the evil villain got pay back and so after that Dr. Two Bains helped Tod. (so he is now young!!!)For now. And every one was now happy!!!!!!!

12/5/2014 1:27:49 PM
Abby, 10 from Bristol
When I think of cats I think of little balls of fur rolling around on the ground purring, But when I think of a giant cat I think of a huge mean cat that is VERY fat, and has piercing lasers shooting from its gloomy black eyes. It would also have enormous hair balls the size of Texas.(By the way if you didn't know Texas is very big)This cat would be named Mr. Tickles because it used to belong to a depressed grandma and all the wanted to do was tickle her grandson but he lived in Alaska, and the grand ma had never met him because they lived in Alaska. After a few years she died and Dr.Two brains took the cat and gave him medicine that made that cat grow huge and that is how Mr. Tickles came to be the evil large spitting hairball. cat!

2/26/2014 10:48:50 AM
Olivia, 11 from Austin
The cat machine is really big and is just a head! They both have sharp teeth, whiskers, pointey ears, and they both MEOW!

2/26/2014 10:42:09 AM
julianna, 11 from austin
They are similar in a way because they both say MEOW. They are different because the cat machine is much bigger then a normal cat. I think a normal cat is much cuter.

2/26/2014 10:42:09 AM
Olivia, 11 from austin
The cat machine have the same features as a normal cat. It meows,has whiskers, and pointy ears. But the cat machine is just the head, very large, and it talked!

2/18/2014 12:26:32 AM
Mary, 22 from Rolla Mo
Giant Cat is furry and vicious like a normal little small cat, and glares at you before attacking. Giant cat hisses at intruders as does the little small cat. A Giant cat can differentiate by the huge amount of length, and strength unlike the small little cat. As the small cat has no power over the Dr. Two Brains. So in choosing of a defender I would choose the massive Giant Cat to conquer the fight between me and Dr. Two Brains. To say the least the Dr. Two Brain would go down without a fight. Muhahaha

2/15/2014 1:15:59 PM
ashleigh, 10 from ss
cancer I wanna help I don't wanna what around for something to change I wanna do something some people are happy case they don't have cancer but there not paying any attention to others be you be a hero it takes a heat to be a hero take that change its rite in front of u. write a story of someone you know that has/had cancer

2/8/2014 2:54:38 PM
Keanna, 9 from Wembley, Alberta
There was a villain who was in a dog airplane suit. He was trying to get all of the dog biscuits. But the Keanna the super hero thought of a grate idea. She wanted to get a cat airplane suit. So she yelled out in her mic and said: MEOW!!!!!11 He was so a scared that he tried to run away. But before he could Keanna the super hero bit his biscuit catcher and he went down. Keanna the super hero saved all of the dogs in Kenansville.

2/4/2014 11:20:14 AM
janayjah, 10 from cortez village
what gaint means humgos bigger

1/30/2014 11:35:50 AM
adaileryn, 10 from st.lucie
the cat is so big and the other cat is small

1/28/2014 11:40:17 AM
NICK , 10 from FORTPERCE
ONE LIKES NICE ONE LIKES CATES

1/28/2014 11:38:44 AM
antwan, 9 from fort perice
because they both afraid of dogs

1/28/2014 11:16:30 AM
ANETTE, 9 from weATHER BEE
My favorite word is CAT. IT WAS ABOUT THAT THE MAN WAS SARED OF THE CAT

1/27/2014 5:56:36 AM
nuwan, 26 from galle
i want to maching

1/14/2014 2:40:45 PM
cayden, 1 from mclod
take that evil villain

1/5/2014 3:10:43 PM
startavia, 10 from staten island
A cat has a tail and it has wiskers also it has legs and it has no arms.Cats kind of move slow.Also when you come after a cat it will run also cats jumps.Some cats are frienly and some cats are not the frienly cats does not starach when you come after it alsoit sometimes does not run.The cats that is not frienly will strach you an they will run.

12/15/2013 11:54:10 AM
tkyra, 13 from hunter
W:EW:1-4:2.5: Writing about observations and experiences W:IW:1-5:1.1: Sorting and classifying facts W:RC:1:2.1: Using prior knowledge or references to text to respond to a question W:RC:3-5:1.3: Connecting what has been read (plot/ideas/concepts) to prior knowledge, which might include other texts Jenise, 10 from Bristol If I had to compare the average house cat to the giant cat WordGirl used in the the clip ,there would be many simalarities.One would be the sound they make the avrage house cat and WordGirl giant cat both meow.One of the differences would be how the average house cat can't fly. 11/17/2013 4:52:49 PM Destiny, 13 from St. Pete On a cold December night, I was walking down the slick new sidewalk when I saw him. Zayn Malik, he was new to our neighborhood and no one had seen him before, there was talk going on around school about him, but no one had seen his beautiful features except me. He had milky brown eyes, and hair as black as the night, he had a chiseled jaw, and long loutish lashes. I stepped on a leaf and he looked over at me. I didn't know what to do so I continued walking. "WAIT!" someone yelled I turned around to see Zayn running across the street and over to me. "Well are you going to make me run all the way over there?" He asks with a smile on his face When I didn't answer he just shook his head and jogged over to me "Whats your name?" He asked "Um its um Emily?" I said, but it came out as more of a question "Well Emily, would you like to go out with me Friday night?" He asked... TO BE CONTINUED!!!! :)

12/12/2013 5:34:03 PM
donna, 10 from nyc
well to state the obvious they are both cats and have the same features, for instance they both have ears and wiskers. the differences are... giant cat was probably made of metal, with a house cat we can safely say that its not. And the giant cat was made to scare Dr. two brains.Typical house cats are most of the time friendly. so with that i would say if it were me i would choose the giant cat.

12/6/2013 2:32:22 PM
Jenise, 10 from Bristol
If I had to compare the average house cat to the giant cat WordGirl used in the the clip ,there would be many simalarities.One would be the sound they make the avrage house cat and WordGirl giant cat both meow.One of the differences would be how the average house cat can't fly.

11/17/2013 4:52:49 PM
Destiny, 13 from St. Pete
On a cold December night, I was walking down the slick new sidewalk when I saw him. Zayn Malik, he was new to our neighborhood and no one had seen him before, there was talk going on around school about him, but no one had seen his beautiful features except me. He had milky brown eyes, and hair as black as the night, he had a chiseled jaw, and long loutish lashes. I stepped on a leaf and he looked over at me. I didn't know what to do so I continued walking. "WAIT!" someone yelled I turned around to see Zayn running across the street and over to me. "Well are you going to make me run all the way over there?" He asks with a smile on his face When I didn't answer he just shook his head and jogged over to me "Whats your name?" He asked "Um its um Emily?" I said, but it came out as more of a question "Well Emily, would you like to go out with me Friday night?" He asked... TO BE CONTINUED!!!! :)

10/31/2013 1:53:34 PM
sydney, 10 from mcloud
word girl's cat was big and could fly but a regular cat just walks.i would like word girl's cat because its big

10/28/2013 12:46:57 PM
kenzie, 12 from mcloud
A cat can be any color it was born like if there mom and dad where black its prob going to be black itself .cATs are different but in some ways there like humans they get sad and happy but they can do some stuff that humans cant like climb a tree in like 4 sec. or eat animal food humans could but it would be gross but cats love it

10/25/2013 4:44:42 PM
katlyn, 10 from geagroi
meow mean it is a sound that acat says.

10/25/2013 12:51:12 PM
william , 12 from neeley
one is Small and one is big. the rat dosint have a tail with fear the cat dose.

10/24/2013 1:34:43 PM
Ethan, 10 from Mcloud
My favorite superhero is Superman. I like Superman because he is the best superhero. He is super strong, and he is super smart. And he is super good looking. Everyone thinks about Superman every night including me.

10/22/2013 1:43:41 PM
sarah , 11 from Mcloud
it was really funny when they took off there hats.there hair looked like a mow hark.

10/21/2013 12:55:55 PM
Shane, 14 from Mcloud
A giant cat and a smaller cat is really different.

10/19/2013 9:39:27 PM
laterica, 12 from the design cycle
i would pick the cat because it will scratch him up

9/15/2013 3:17:36 PM
zipporah, 9 from chanhassen
i was at west consin dahls

8/20/2013 9:39:54 PM
alexandra, 12 from oeanside
well this stories have to be more funner like for example like how do you feld the frst day of school

8/3/2013 1:06:36 AM
fifi, 12 from pakistan
the real cat cannot fly and he has four legs one long tail as well as the rel cat cant fly in the sky and the rael cats rae not that much big as it was in the video

5/16/2013 12:49:50 PM
aylen, 12 from manhattan
wordgirl was ready to go stop Dr.Two Brains while on her way she saw a cat stuck on a roof and since wordgirl can fly she saw the cat so yeah."i'll save you little kitten."said wordgirl wordgirl hurried and got the cat off the roof. and stopped dr.Two brains. HAPPILY EVER AFTER THE END.

11/8/2012 1:14:32 PM
josh, 10 from mm
wers a sunbraro

10/19/2012 10:09:56 AM
Ms. Doyle, 31 from Farmington
WordGirl was super clever in deciding to use the giant cat to get her way. This cat was nothing like my cat that I have at home. My cat is super fluffy and wouldn't scare a flea. She is not scare at all like the cat that WordGirl used. My cat is more of a orange color unlike the big feline in this WordGirl clip. Cat are friendly felines.

6/20/2012 4:46:42 PM
Soumya-dipta and Arjun, 9 from Regina
In this clip the cat was a floating giant cat head, compared to an average house cat. An average house cat is small, fluffy, and warm in his clip it was large, wood and hard.

4/18/2012 3:40:14 PM
RORY, 11 from STL
I AM AWESOME LIKE DEMI R.L.!!!!!

11/7/2011 6:15:48 PM
Kylie, 7 from Quincy
a black cat and sound like a real cat have a huge cat move slowly

9/9/2011 3:04:25 PM
Siona, 8 from Garland
The diferience is that the the cat is good. But the mouse is bad.

9/9/2011 3:01:28 PM
Abryana, 8 from Garland
the diference is that the cat was good! But the other one was not.

9/9/2011 2:59:37 PM
william, 8 from grland
thay both look like a cat but one is bigger

9/9/2011 3:01:45 PM
dean, 9 from garland
the cat had a big head. it was a robot.

9/9/2011 2:59:59 PM
Eden, 9 from Garland
They both are furry and they both are cute

9/9/2011 2:59:33 PM
holden, 8 from garlen
you shoud never take food

3/14/2011 10:40:11 AM
lance, 9 from lowol
they both say meow and they both hav wescrs they both hav fur

3/14/2011 10:37:49 AM
sydney, 8 from the USA
I love words! Without words,I would'nt be typing this.My favorite word is words!

3/14/2011 10:41:58 AM
Alexa, 9 from rogers
Wow gaint cat

3/14/2011 10:35:26 AM
marcus, 8 from rogers
i think cats are cute

2/24/2011 12:14:35 PM
braydon, 8 from TN
A rail cat has far. A robot cat do not have far.

10/15/2010 12:26:08 PM
KENDRA, 10 from BLUE Spring
I think word girl should do what she should be doing and take him to jail.

10/15/2010 12:19:44 PM
Matthew, 9 from Blue Springs
I would want Word Girl to help me fight Two Brains because he is scared of cats and i am not.I am scared of his ray and Word Girl is not.Finally,we would over power him so he would not win.

10/15/2010 12:15:28 PM
brenden, 9 from bluesprings
A difference is that cats cant be that big.

10/15/2010 11:27:00 AM
Nick, 9 from Blue,Springs
They are similar becuase they both are animals. They are the different becuase the cat is bigger than the mouse.

10/15/2010 11:29:40 AM
raylee, 8 from blue springs
professer two brain was trying to take some cheese for something

10/15/2010 11:24:53 AM
juan, 8 from blue springs
it is about a girl that is scaring the boy by making a sound meow meow

10/15/2010 10:49:21 AM
Alex, 10 from Blue Springs
The big cat and an average cat are alike because they both meow.They are different because the big cat flies.I would want the big cat to help me fight Dr.Two Brains.

10/15/2010 10:38:46 AM
cameron, 11 from blue springs
the cat is to big. and to fat . it would die.

10/1/2010 12:12:56 PM
Luke, 9 from Lee sumit
i think the bad guy is going down.maby go to jail.or get his revenge

10/1/2010 11:41:10 AM
Taryn Rae, 10 from Omaha,Nebraska
A gaint cat is similar to a average size cat because first there both cats n they both look like cats.There diffrent because they giant one is not a real cat it fake and u have to use a microphone to make it mmmmmeeeeeeeoooooowwwwwww,and the average cat is real not fake and they can meoowww by themselfs!I would use a real cat because a fake cat because u can do way more with a fake one u can shoot misals at them that are harmless thought but with a real cat all they can do is scratch

10/1/2010 11:28:59 AM
Danielle, 10 from lee's summit
The giant cat machine is similar to the normal size cat because they both like chasing after mice. They're different because the machine cat is larger than a normal size cat.

10/1/2010 11:06:43 AM
zeeshan, 9 from Pakistan
The giant cat machine had a cat sound like a real cat makes,it had ahead shaped like a real one and it had fur like a real cat has.

10/1/2010 10:46:03 AM
Austin , 10 from LEE'S SUMMIT
Skateboard...A skateboard at the sk8 park rolling after some kid had fallin off of his skateboard. A HUMONGEST truck comes and RUNS over the SKATEBAORD and the kid tries toget his skatebaord but it was to late and he had to get a new skatebaord. He tried to ducktape the broken skatebaord and it WORKED. For a second but then he just collapse he was verry werry SAD:(

9/16/2010 1:30:19 PM
Bruce, 8 from Hemaruka
The giant cat was just a model covering the flying machine. It did not have a body or legs and claws. Since Dr. Two Brains was trying to seal the cheese using a giant mouse with a vacuum apparatus, it seems logical that a mechanical cat would be the perfect tool to take down the evil Dr. 2 Brains.

4/7/2010 11:53:15 AM
Rachel7, 7 from POrtland
They are both simaler when they meow.they are different by thier looks.I would like the first one to help him because it makes the meow go farther

1/13/2010 1:10:27 PM
cary, 12 from st. george
The cat and the machine looked the same in that their faces were the same and they both had pointy ears






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