Sarah, Plain and Tall
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which sibling is the oldest?
    answer choices
    Caleb
    Anna
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Sarah's brother, William, was a...
    answer choices
    Teacher
    Sheriff
    Fisherman
    Missionary
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Sarah was from what state?
    answer choices
    Ohio
    Wyoming
    California
    Maine
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the name of Sarah's cat?
    answer choices
    Seal
    Nick 
    Lottie
    Bess
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Sarah said in Maine there are rock cliffs that rise up at the edge of the sea called...
    answer choices
    Hills
    Dunes
    Edges
    Plains
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What did Sarah want to learn to do for herself?
    answer choices
    Cut firewood
    Build a barn
    Milk a cow
    Drive a wagon
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What had happened to mama?
    answer choices
    she left when Caleb was born
    She moved West years ago
    she died when Caleb was born
    nna doesn’t know; she never knew her
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. How does Papa find Sarah?
    answer choices
    He meets her in town.
    He places an ad in the newspaper.
    He reads an ad that she placed in the newspaper.
    She is Maggie's sister and she introduced them. 
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Anna and Caleb first communicate with Sarah?
    answer choices
    e-mail
    text message
    letter
    phone call
  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q. What does the passage tell the reader about Papa?
    Papa got up early for the long day's trip to the train and back.  He brushed his hair so slick and shiny that Caleb laughed.  He wore a clean, blue shirt, and a belt instead of suspenders.
    answer choices
    Papa does not want to take the time to pick up Sarah.
    Papa got dressed up because he does not have anymore clean work clothes.
    Papa got dressed up in hopes of making a good impression on Sarah.
    Papa got dressed up because the train station is fancy and elegant.
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. How does the author include this detail in the story? 
    Sarah said, "later," Caleb whispered to me as we spread his hair about.  "Sarah will stay."
    answer choices
    to show readers that Caleb is looking for signs that Sarah will stay
    to show readers that Caleb want to help animals have a warm place in the winter
    to show readers that Caleb wants Sarah to stay, but Anna does not want her to stay
    to show readers that Caleb is worried Sarah will return to Maine
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a hearthstone?
    answer choices
    hedge or fence of trees
    sudden violent winds
    a glittering mineral
    stones used to make the hearth around a fireplace
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What word best completes the sentence?
     Look at the clouds, a _________ is coming!
    answer choices
    mica
    squall
    pungent
    banty
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What is mica?
    answer choices
    sudden violent winds
    stones used to make the hearth around the fireplace
    a glittering mineral
    sharp biting taste or smell
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. What word best completes the sentence?
    The horses were ________ as Papa hitched them to the wagon.
    answer choices
    whickering
    dune
    bonnet
    collapsed
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. What did Caleb thing Sarah was going to do when she drove the wagon the first time?
    answer choices
    Buy train tickets to leave.
    Visit the neighbors.
    Pick up William.
    Take them to town.
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Where did Sarah go in the wagon?
    answer choices
    To buy a train ticket.
    To visit Maggie.
    To buy colored pencils.
    To get Seal medicine.
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Sarah explain herself so Papa would know who she was at the train station?
    answer choices
    She was plain.
    She was tall.
    She would wear a yellow bonnet.
    All of the answers are correct.
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