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Because of Winn-Dixie Comprehension
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  • Question 1
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    Opal's main problem is that she --

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    lost her dog

    does not read well

    does not have friends in Naomi

    dislikes Amanda Wilkinson

  • Question 2
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    What character traits best describe Otis?

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    loud and fun

    funny and annoying

    shy and musical

    crazy and mean

  • Question 3
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    After looking at your answer to question #3, how do we know Otis has those character traits?

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    He is always bossy and telling Opal what to do. He tells her to sweep his floor in the pet shop.

    The police really enjoy his music. They like listening to him play his guitar.

    He plays his music for the animals. He looks down when people talk to him.

    He is very excited to go to Opal's party. He can't wait to meet new people and enjoy eating all the food. He loves everyone.

  • Question 4
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    What do Opal and Amanda have in common?

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    They are both good friends with Gloria Dump.

    They both have lost someone in their lives that they loved.

    They both are friends with the Dewberry boys.

    They both like to color and draw.

  • Question 5
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    How did Opal change from the beginning of the story to the end of the story?

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    She liked dogs more at the end of the story because at the beginning she really does not like Winn Dixie and at the end she started to really like the dog.

    At the beginning of the story she did not have many friends and she felt bad for herself. By the end of the story her heart felt full because she had made so many friends.

    Opal changed because at the beginning of the story she really missed her mom and by the end of the story she got to meet her mom.

    By the end of the story she decided she wanted to move because she still felt bad about not meeting many people.

  • Question 6
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    How does Opal feel about her mom?

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    She is mad at her for leaving them because she knows her mom and her have nothing in common.

    She is happy that her mom left, she really did not know her.

    She does not care. She never thinks about her mom.

    She loves her and misses her.

  • Question 7
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    After looking at question 7, how do you know that is how Opal feels about her mom?

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    She wants to know 10 things about her mom. She thinks about her and talks about her a lot.

    She never really talks about her that much.

    She is so mad that her mom left her and is not going to forgive her.

    Opal told Gloria Dump that she is mad at her mom and thinks her mom does a lot of bad things.

  • Question 8
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    Q. The librarian, Opal's first human friend in Naomi is...
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    Franny Block
    Sweetie Pie
    Amanda Wilkerson
    Gloria Dump
  • Question 9
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    The story takes place--

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    in a school in Texas

    in a small town in Florida

    in a house in California

    at a grocery store in Florida

  • Question 10
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    Why did Otis go to jail?

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    He hit a police man.

    He wouldn't stop playing his guitar.

    He played music on the street

    All answers are correct.

  • Question 11
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    What does it mean when Gloria says" the world has an aching heart."

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    The world is broken

    everyone feels sad about something

    everyone is mad about everything

    I don't know

  • Question 12
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    What happened while Opal and the Preacher were looking for Winn Dixie?

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    The Preacher cried.

    Opal told her dad he always gives up.

    The Preacher admitted that he missed Opal's mom.

    The Preacher tells Opal her mom is never coming back.

    All answers are correct

  • Question 13
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    Where was Winn Dixie the whole time?

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    In the Friendly Corners Trailer Park

    Inside the library

    At Gertrude's Pets

    Under Gloria's bed

  • Question 14
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    Why did Opal say the preacher was like a turtle?

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    He always wore turtleneck shirts.

    He was really slow when moving.

    He always "pulls his head into his shell" and avoids difficult conversations

    She didn't call him a turtle.

  • Question 15
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    Q. Why did Opal yell at the preacher?
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    She was being a brat.
    She was upset because Winn-Dixie was missing.
    She didn't yell at the preacher.
    She felt like he gave up on finding her mom.
  • Question 16
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    Q. Why did Gloria Dump show Opal the bottle tree?
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    To show her how much she drank
    To teach her that you should not judge others by their past
    To show her the unique way she decorated her yard
  • Question 17
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    Q. How does Opal meet Gloria Dump?
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    The Dewberry boys introduced her. 
    She knocks on her door looking for a job.
    She goes after Winn Dixie after he jumps in her yard.
  • Question 18
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    Q. Why does Opal take a job at the pet shop?
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    She likes to hear Otis play music.
    She wants to get Winn Dixie a nice red leather collar and leash. 
    She loves animals. 
  • Question 19
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    Why did Otis let all the animals out of the cage?

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    He is bored

    He wants all the animals to play together

    He knows how it feels like to be locked up

    He needs to clean the cage

  • Question 20
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    What did Gloria Dump teach Opal?

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    to make peanut butter sandwich

    to be friends with Sweetie Pie Thomas

    to not judge people by the things they did in the past

    to judge people by things they did in the past

  • Question 21
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    Q. What did the Littmus Lozenge make Otis think of?
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    Being in the pet store
    His wife leaving
    Missing his mama
    Being in jail
  • Question 22
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    Q. What did Littmus Lozenges taste like?
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    Happiness
    Sorrow
    Excitment
    Angry
  • Question 23
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    Why did Opal suggest she and Miss Franny become friends?

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    All of Miss Franny's friends are dead, and Opal is new to town with no friends of her own.

    Winn-Dixie tells them to be friends.

    Opal wanted to protect Miss Franny if the bear ever came back.

    Opal thought Amanda Wilkinson was mean.

  • Question 24
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    Which character trait best describes the preacher?

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    determined

    loving

    brave

    outgoing

  • Question 25
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    What did Opal do to keep the manager from calling the pound?

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    She cried

    She said she will bring the dog outside

    She said the dog is hers

    She distracts the manager

  • Question 26
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    Which one is true about Opal's mom?

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    She likes to bake a cake

    She can cook

    She loves being a preacher's wife

    She loves stories

  • Question 27
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    What statement best describes what Opal learned in the novel?

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    Gloria Dump is not a witch.

    Friendship can be found in unlikely places.

    The Preacher will always spend a lot of time on his job.

    Her parents are unpredictable.

  • Question 28
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    How did Opal change from the beginning of the story to the end of the story?

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    She liked dogs more at the end of the story because at the beginning she really does not like Winn Dixie and at the end she started to really like the dog.

    At the beginning of the story she did not have many friends and she felt bad for herself. By the end of the story her heart felt full because she had made so many friends.

    Opal changed because at the beginning of the story she really missed her mom and by the end of the story she got to meet her mom.

    By the end of the story she decided she wanted to move because she still felt bad about not meeting many people.

  • Question 29
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    Which statement best describes the Preacher.

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    The preacher is a mean man that does not like dogs.

    The preacher is kind and always happy.

    The preacher is a kind man, but sometimes he is sad.

    The preacher likes to have fun and go to parties.

  • Question 30
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    Q. Gloria has a tree with bottles on it in her backyard.  What do the bottles represent?
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    her family members
    all the friends she has known
    all the peanut butter sandwiches she has made
    her past mistakes
  • Question 31
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    Q. Why did Gloria Dump want Opal to tell her everything about herself?
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    Because Gloria Dump loves stories
    Because Gloria Dump hears better than she can see
    Because Gloria wanted to know who Winn-Dixie was living with
    Because Gloria wanted to see Opal with her heart
  • Question 32
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    Q. Opal learns that Amanda was so "pinch-faced" because she was sad. Why was Amanda sad?
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    Her brother drowned last year
    Her brother is always mean to her
    Her dog died and she was jealous of Winn-Dixie
    She was lonely
  • Question 33
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    Q. What did Sweetie Pie Thomas think the Littmus Lozenge tasted like?
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    Root Beer
    Chocolate
    Not having a dog
    Not having any friends
  • Question 34
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    Q. What is the main reason Opal adopted Winn-Dixie?
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    She had always dreamed of having a dog.
    She felt bad that he was alone, just like her.
    The manager was going to shoot him.
    He was so pretty.
  • Question 35
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    Q. How did Opal feel when she first moved to Naomi?
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    excited
    anxious
    lonely
  • Question 36
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    Q. What did the bottles on the tree remind Gloria Dump of?
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    All the things she did well.
    All the things she bought for others.
    All the things she had done wrong.
    All the things she helped others with.
  • Question 37
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    Q. How did the people at the party find Winn Dixie?
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    They never did find Winn Dixie
    They offered him peanut butter.
    They offered him a Littmus Lozenge.
    They heard him sneeze.
  • Question 38
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    Q. What trait would describe Opal best?
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    Mean
    Fearful
    Ignorant
    Determined
  • Question 39
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    What is Opal's MAIN problem?

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    She has lost her dog

    She does not read well

    She does not have friends

    She dislikes Amanda Wilkinson

  • Question 40
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    Choose the best word to describe Gloria Dump.

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    kind

    popular

    determined

    high-tempered

  • Question 41
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    What problem does Opal discover with the red leather collar and leash?

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    They are too tight on Winn Dixie.

    Someone else wants to buy them first.

    They cost more than she can afford.

    She can't find them in the store.

  • Question 42
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    Why does Gloria Dump say she has to "see" people with her heart?

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    Gloria is nearly blind.

    Gloria has a hard time trusting people.

    Gloria just had heart surgery.

    Gloria lost her son and was lonely.

  • Question 43
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    What kind of tree does Gloria Dump have Opal plant?

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    Wait-and-see tree

    red oak tree

    eucalyptus tree

    palm tree

  • Question 44
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    What explanation does Gloria Dump give as to why the Dewberry boys are being so mean to her?

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    The Dewberry boys were brought up that way.

    The Dewberry boys are trying to make friends with Opal.

    Winn-Dixie used to belong to the Dewberry boys.

    The Preacher got the boys in trouble at church.

  • Question 45
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    What does Opal accuse the preacher of doing?

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    find a way to finally make her happy

    letting her mother run off and doing nothing about it

    being uncaring and insensitive

    not caring about Winn-Dixie

  • Question 46
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    Opal's daddy does something that she could not believe. What was it?

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    ran through the streets

    called for Winn-Dixie

    cried

    gave her a hug

  • Question 47
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    Opal goes to Gloria's mistake tree and tells her mother she won't miss her as much because her heart feels full. Why does she say this?

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    She has Winn-Dixie.

    She feels more connected to her daddy

    She has friends.

    All of the above.

  • Question 48
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    How does Dunlap surprise Opal at the end of the book?

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    He pets Winn-Dixie.

    He goes to church with the preacher.

    He sings a song with Otis.

    He helps Opal up by taking her hand.

  • Question 49
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    What did the Littmus Lozenge taste like?

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    bitter grapes

    buttered popcorn

    sad and sweet

    sour fruit

  • Question 50
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    Which character traits best describe the preacher?

    answer choices

    fun and outgoing

    loving and attention seeking

    crazy and wild

    loving and quiet

  • Question 51
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    Which does NOT describe Littmus W. Block?

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    He liked being a soldier.

    When he returned home from the war, all of his family had died.

    He survived the Civil War.

    He was just 14 years old when he went to fight in the Civil War.

  • Question 52
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    What does Gloria Dump mean when she says that you should judge people by what they are doing now?

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    Opal should quit her job to be safe from Otis.

    The judge should make Otis pay a fine.

    Opal should tell the sheriff that Otis is a criminal.

    Opal should not pay attention to the fact that Otis went to jail.

  • Question 53
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    Why does Miss Franny suggest that Opal invite Amanda Wilkinson to the party?

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    she knows that Amanda has been through a lot and could use a friend

    she thinks Opal needs practice inviting people to a party

    she won't come to the party without Amanda

    she thinks Amanda will be mad if she does not get invited

  • Question 54
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    What does Gloria Dump mean when she says, "There ain't no way you can hold on to something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it?"

    answer choices

    Opal shouldn't go out until the rain stops to look for Winn-Dixie.

    Opal needs to understand that Winn-Dixie may be gone for good.

    Opal needs to give up because he may nor want to come home.

    Opal needs to take a leash with her to hold on to Winn-Dixie.

  • Question 55
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    What lesson did Opal learn throughout the story?

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    Be careful who you make friends with because you don't know everything about them.

    Life is not always fair. You have to learn to love what you have while you have it and let it go when the time is right.

    Having a dog is a lot of hard work that requires most of your time.

    Having friends is not as important as having a loyal dog.

  • Question 56
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    Cause: Winn-Dixie has a pathological fear of thunderstorms.

    What is the effect?

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    The preacher says they should move to where there are no storms.

    Opal plans to keep Winn-Dixie on a leash during storms.

    Opal and the preacher will have to keep a close eye on Winn-Dixie during storms.

    Winn-Dixie will have to get over his fear if he wants to stay with Opal.

  • Question 57
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    Why does Miss Franny scream when she sees Winn-Dixie in the window?

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    She thought he was a robber.

    She thought he was breaking her window.

    She thought he was a bear.

    She didn't know that anyone was in the library.

  • Question 58
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    Why is Miss Franny Block important to the story?

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    She is the first human friend that Opal made in Naomi.

    She is the only librarian in town.

    She knew Opal's mother and can tell Opal things that her father can't.

    She is very rich and Opal needs someone to help her and her father buy a house.

  • Question 59
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    Opal rescues Winn-Dixie because

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    she couldn't stand to see him destroy the grocery store.

    she couldn't stand to see him sent to the pound.

    she didn't want to watch him lick the store manager's face.

    she couldn't stand to see anyone chase her dog.

  • Question 60
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    What can the reader conclude about Opal?

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    She doesn't like to grocery shop.

    She cares about animals.

    She is mad at the manager of the store.

    She minds her own business and stays out of others'.

  • Question 61
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    Why does Opal memorize the ten things that the preacher told her about her mother?

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    She plans to write a book about her mother.

    She didn't want to forget what he told her.

    She had to turn it in to her teacher.

    She is practicing her handwriting.

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