The Medicine Bag
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Grandpa lived in a Tipi on the reservation
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Grandpa is a part of the Apache Indian Tribe
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Grandpa is part of the Lakota Indian Tribe
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. When Grandpa arrives, where is he walking?
    answer choices
    On the sidewalk
    On people's lawns
    In the middle of the road
    On the side of the road
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. When Grandpa arrives, what happens to him?
    answer choices
    He jumps up and screams with excitement
    He falls down but gets back up
    He trips on his cowboy boots
    He faints from heat and exhaustion
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Grandpa is actually Martin's Great-Grandfather
    answer choices
    False
    True
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. The word "straggled" as used in the text means:
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    Falling behind a group
    hung in messy strands
    Loitering
    fenagled
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Frail means:
    answer choices
    weak
    strong
    meaningful
    pitiful
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Why was Martin embarrassed that Grandpa was at his home?
    answer choices
    He hated everything about Grandpa
    Grandpa was just the worst
    He was embarrassed because Grandpa dressed like a TV indian
    He had exaggerated stories about his native American grandfather and he didn't want to be found out.
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. How does Cheryl feel about Grandpa being in town?
    answer choices
    She is also embarrassed
    She is okay with it
    She is extremely excited
    She is indifferent
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Who receives the medicine bag?
    answer choices
    The oldest living relative
    The most-suited relative
    The oldest male relative
    The oldest female relative
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What is NOT in the medicine bag
    answer choices
    iron kettle
    piece of sacred sage
    pebble from the mountain
    pebble from the butte
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. When Martin's friends come over what does Grandpa do?
    answer choices
    He dresses up as a cowboy to embarrass him
    He dresses up as a "TV indian" wearing moccasins and fringy vest
    He didn't want to talk to them
    He told stories that embarrassed Martin
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the real reason Grandpa came to visit Martin's family?
    answer choices
    He figured if he came now, he wouldn't have to at Thanksgiving.
    He was lonely and he missed his family a lot
    He knew he was about to die and he knew he had to pass the medicine bag on to Martin.
    He felt like he had to or he would hurt Marie's feelings.
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Martin feel about the medicine bag at first?
    answer choices
    He felt embarrassed because he did not want to wear it at school or be made fun of because of it.
    He felt extremely excited
    He felt honored to carry on the tradition
    He felt angry that his grandfather would think he would EVER wear something like that.
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Martin feel about the medicine bag AFTER he understood the tradition?
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    He felt embarrassed to have it still
    He felt ashamed of his culture
    He thought it was hilarious
    He felt honored to carry on the tradition
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Native Americans feel about staying on a reservation at first?
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    They thought it smelled bad
    They felt trapped.  They were used to being free and living the way they wanted
    They felt thankful to be given the opportunity to live there.
    They felt excited to have land of their own.
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. At the end of the story, what did Martin have to replace?`
    answer choices
    The lightbulb in his sister's room
    The metal rod in the medicine bag
    The pebble from the butte
    The sacred sage
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. When can Martin open the bag?
    answer choices
    Whenever he wants to show things off to his friends and family
    Whenever he is on the reservation
    Whenever he is about to die and he passes it on to the next person
    Whenever he feels like it, GOD.
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the name of Martin's ancestor who put the iron in the medicine bag to begin with?
    answer choices
    Iron hand
    Iron shell
    Iron fist
    Iron tree
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