The Scarlet Ibis
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. What birth name was given to Doodle?
    answer choices
    Robert Armstrong
    William Armstrong
    George Armstrong
    Alfred Armstrong
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Hold old was Doodle when he was given a name?
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    2 weeks old
    4 days old
    1 year old
    3 months old
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. The narrator wanted a brother because he wanted to 
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    be able to show off
    have a companion
    have someone to boss around
    prove that be could be responsible
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. The narrator's desire to help Doodle walk are motivated by all of the following EXCEPT
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    insecurity. 
    pride. 
    safety. 
    family. 
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. The story suggests that Doodle's main reason for trying to become "normal" is to 
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    please his borther
     please his parents
    prove the doctor wrong
    fulfill a need in himself
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. When Doodle is born, the brother's reaction to his new sibling is that of
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    terror and fear. 
    joy and excitement. 
    worry and anxiety. 
    disappointment and sorrow. 
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What did Brother force Doodle to do in order to leave the barn loft?
    answer choices
    Touch the coffin
    Jump into a pile of hay
    Lick the poison
    Climb the blood tree
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Why does Doodle bury the scarlet ibis?
    answer choices
    Dad tells him to do it
    the narrator makes him do it
    he can't eat cobbler until the bird is buried
    he feels compassion toward the bird
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. The scarlet ibis symbolizes Doodle in that both the child and the bird are...
    answer choices
    able to move very quickly
    trying to learn to fly
    rare, beautiful and fragile
    very fond of being outside
  • Question 10
    20 seconds
    Q. What was peculiar about the way Doodle crawled?
    answer choices
    he never learned to crawl
    he rolled instead of crawled
    he crawled backwards
    he started crawling before he was one
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Is the following sentence a simile or a metaphor? "his eyes popped round like two blue buttons"
    answer choices
    Simile
    Metaphor
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did the narrator do Doodle a favor when he nicknamed him?
    answer choices
    It was easier to pronounce
    No one expected much from a boy named Doodle
    Everyone would remember his name
    It was unique, like him
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What did the narrator and Doodle decide to reveal that Doodle could walk? 
    answer choices
    The narrator's birthday
    Doodle's birthday
    Daddy's birthday
    Aunt Nicey's birthday
  • Question 14
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What does the scarlet ibis symbolize?

    answer choices

    Doodle

    The narrator

    Aunty Nicey

    Hope

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. What words does Doodle say to the narrator multiple times in the story?
    answer choices
    "Help me, brother!"
    "Leave me alone, brother!"
    "Don't leave me, brother!"
    "I can't, brother!"
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