Columbus Poem 5th based on Annette Wynne's poem
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is a stanza?

    answer choices

    bleachers at a football game

    a group of geese

    a group of rhyming words

    a group of lines in a poem

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The fans at the game made an awful din. What is din?

    answer choices

    poster

    noise

    a place where a lion sleeps

    a living room

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    So wise he was, they thought him a fool... means?

    answer choices

    his ideas were smart but he was crazy

    He had foolish ideas but was a smart person

    his thinking was so above everyone else’s, they thought he was crazy

    he was book smart but not world smart

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    “A child he was --- grown wonder-wise means…?”

    answer choices

    You wonder if you are wise when you are exploring

    Wondering makes you wise

    Wondering about things and researching them makes you smarter

    He grew up wondering because people thought he was wise

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why did the author start the 4th stanza with “Youth and dreams are over, past…” ?

    answer choices

    To show this part of the poem is about Columbus’ childhood

    To show this part of the poem is about Columbus’ explorations

    To show this part of the poem is about Columbus as an adult

    To show that Columbus’ explorations were just a dream

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "...with cargo of riches..." What is cargo?

    answer choices

    goods carried on a ship

    strong winds

    noise

    wealthy

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the rhyming pattern in this stanza?

    answer choices

    BBCD

    ABAB

    ABCD

    AABB

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the main idea of this stanza?

    answer choices

    Columbus was from Italy.

    Columbus used a telescope as a child

    Columbus wanted to be an astronomer

    Columbus was full of wonder as a child

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Columbus was from where?

    answer choices

    Spain

    Germany

    Italy

    Slovakia

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What should you do if the weatherman says a gale is coming?

    answer choices

    keep playing

    get your sunglasses

    grab an umbrella

    go inside

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