Journeys- Harvesting Hope
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. What does horizon mean in the sentence?
    The harvest moon looked like a big orange ball as it rose above the horizon.
    answer choices
    line where the land seems to meet the sky
    field where rows of crops are planted and harvested
    shadow created when an object blocks the sun
    time when the moon and sun are both in the sky
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the word association mean in the sentence below? Ms. Elliott worked for an association that helped to clean the environment.
    answer choices
    business that provides services to customers
    friends who care about a common cause
    branch of government that passes laws for the environment
    group of people working for one purpose
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the word dedicate mean in the sentence below? The guard decided to dedicate himself to protecting others.
    answer choices
    consider different life choices
    make a decision about something
    ensure the safety of others
    commit your life to something
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the word conflicts mean in the sentence below? Mrs. Underwood taught her students different ways to solve conflicts.
    answer choices
    disagreements
    puzzles
    contests
    transfers 
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the word drought mean in the sentence below? California had a terrible drought because of the lack of rain.
    answer choices
    a small amount of something
    space between crops
    long period of dry weather
    early part of a season
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Use the dictionary entry to answer the question.
    har•vest (här ́ vɩ̆st) -noun 1. The act of gathering a crop. 2. The crop that is gathered in a season. 3. The season during which crops are gathered. verb 1. To gather a crop.
    Which word below has the same vowel sound as the e in harvest?
    answer choices
    brisk
    risk
    weigh
    thread
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Use the dictionary entry to answer the question.
    har•vest (här ́ vɩ̆st) -noun 1. The act of gathering a crop. 2. The crop that is gathered in a season. 3. The season during which crops are gathered. verb 1. To gather a crop.
    How is harvest used in the sentence below?
    We will harvest the crops in October
    answer choices
    verb
    noun
    adverb
    adjective
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Use the dictionary entry to answer the question.
    har•vest (här ́ vɩ̆st) -noun 1. The act of gathering a crop. 2. The crop that is gathered in a season. 3. The season during which crops are gathered. verb 1. To gather a crop.
    Which definition fits the meaning of harvest in the sentence below?
    The farmer took his harvest to market.

    answer choices
    noun definition 1
    noun definition 2
    noun definition 3
    verb definition 1
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Use the thesaurus entry to answer the question.
    brilliant, adj. resplendent, radiant; luminous, sparkling; intelligent, clever, quick-witted
    Which synonym is the BEST replacement for the word brilliant in the sentence below?
    The brilliant young scientist had a promising future.
    answer choices
    intelligent
    radiant
    luminous
    sparkling
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Use the thesaurus entry to answer the question.
    brilliant, adj. resplendent, radiant; luminous, sparkling; intelligent, clever, quick-witted
    Which synonym is the BEST replacement for the word brilliant in the sentence below?
    We enjoyed the brilliant holiday light display. 

    answer choices
    clever
    sparkling
    quick-witted
    intelligent
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did Cesar’s family have to move to California?
    answer choices
    Cesar needed to protect migrant workers there.
    The parents wanted Cesar and his brother Richard to have an education.
    His mother was sick.
    The family lost their ranch because a drought destroyed their crops.
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What generalization can you make about people in Arizona in the 1930s?
    answer choices
    The drought affected many farmers.
    Few people farmed the land.
    There were no migrant workers there.
    Most farmers were successful.
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the idiom it was turned upside down mean in the sentence below?
    Yet Cesar had never forgotten his old life in Arizona and the jolt he’d felt when it was turned upside down.
    answer choices
    his belongings were scattered
    his life began to become more meaningful
    his house was destroyed 
    his life completely changed for the worse 
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Why were the California landowners able to mistreat their migrant workers?
    answer choices
    The migrants were desperate for work, so they took jobs without contracts.
    The migrants didn’t care about making money as long as their families were together.
    The landowners paid the migrant workers extra money to keep quiet about the conditions on the farms.
    The landowners all worked together to establish the same living conditions.
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did Cesar consider his eighth-grade graduation a miracle?
    answer choices
    The many schools he attended were hostile and full of conflict.
    His parents didn’t allow him to attend school often.
    He knew he wasn’t very smart.
    He knew he didn’t like to learn.
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the FIRST step Cesar took to try to solve the problems of migrant workers?
    answer choices
    He called a strike at the biggest farm in the state.
    He organized meetings of workers throughout the state.
    He asked outsiders for money.
    He led a march of workers to the state capitol in Sacramento.
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the idiom battle such odds in the sentence below mean?
    Who could battle such odds?
    answer choices
    Who could fight with such strange opponents against them?
    Who could fight when they had little energy to spare after working all day?
    Who could fight with only odds and ends of information for guidance?
    Who could fight when there was so little chance of success?
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What step did Cesar take when the vineyard owners cut the pay of the workers in the San Joaquin Valley in 1965?
    answer choices
    He wrote letters to government leaders and to local TV stations.
    He ordered the workers to set all the vines in the field on fire.
    He ordered the workers to arm themselves with weapons.
    He organized a strike and a march to the state capitol.
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Why didn’t the people of California support the migrant workers until after they heard about Cesar’s activities?
    answer choices
    Most didn’t care until their own food supply was threatened.
    Most didn’t think migrant workers deserved higher pay for their unskilled work.
    Most were afraid of the wealthy landowners until the migrant workers spoke up.
    Most weren’t aware of the workers’ problems until they received publicity.
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. What generalization could the reader make based on the life of Cesar Chavez?
    answer choices
    Sometimes the people who work the hardest never gain any recognition. 
    Good leaders are usually born with outgoing personalities and a desire to improve the world.
    Sometimes one person’s leadership can improve the lives of millions of people.
    Most leaders are motivated by a desire for fame and personal success.
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