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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    It was the sea eagle that called Emily down to the beach. It hovered above the waves, it's broad wings dusty where the land had left its mark, its small eyes that could follow the horizon bright and keen. She hadn't meant to come down onto the beach. She'd meant to sit at the top of the ramp till the other kids had left the street, till she could walk home from school in peace without strangers staring at her, but somehow the bird seemed to urge her to come down.

    What time of day do you think it is and why?

    answer choices

    afternoon because she is coming home from school

    evening because there was no one on the street

    lunch time because she wanted to feed the birds

    morning because birds are out at that time

  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q.

    It was the sea eagle that called Emily down to the beach. It hovered above the waves, it's broad wings dusty where the land had left its mark, its small eyes that could follow the horizon bright and keen. She hadn't meant to come down onto the beach. She'd meant to sit at the top of the ramp till the other kids had left the street, till she could walk home from school in peace without strangers staring at her, but somehow the bird seemed to urge her to come down.

    Which textual evidence best describes Emily's thoughts and feelings?

    answer choices

    "... sea eagle that called Emily..."

    "... till she could walk home from school in peace..."

    "... its broad wings dusty..."

    "... the bird seemed to urge her to come down."

  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q.

    It was the sea eagle that called Emily down to the beach. It hovered above the waves, it's broad wings dusty where the land had left its mark, its small eyes that could follow the horizon bright and keen. She hadn't meant to come down onto the beach. She'd meant to sit at the top of the ramp till the other kids had left the street, till she could walk home from school in peace without strangers staring at her. but somehow the bird seemed to urge her to come down.

    Do you think Emily_______________?

    answer choices

    wants to be left alone

    is on vacation

    wants to go swimming

    is ready to read on the beach

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q.

    It was the sea eagle that called Emily down to the beach. It hovered above the waves, it's broad wings dusty where the land had left its mark, its small eyes that could follow the horizon bright and keen. She hadn't meant to come down onto the beach. She'd meant to sit at the top of the ramp till the other kids had left the street, till she could walk home from school in peace, without strangers staring at her. but somehow the bird seemed to urge her to come down.

    How do you think Emily feels?

    answer choices

    unhappy

    happy

    cheerful

    sympathetic

  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q.

    It was the sea eagle that called Emily down to the beach. It hovered above the waves, it's broad wings dusty where the land had left its mark, its small eyes that could follow the horizon bright and keen. She hadn't meant to come down onto the beach. She'd meant to sit at the top of the ramp till the other kids had left the street, till she could walk home from school in peace without strangers staring at her. but somehow the bird seemed to urge her to come down.

    Where is the beach?

    answer choices

    on a deserted coast

    in a city suburb

    in a small town

    in a mountain village

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Michael woke up with a start. Someone was banging at the front door. Heavy footsteps clomped over the bare boards of the hallway. A shouting of voices. Jacko's familiar growl, then the front door slammed shut. Michael shivered and pulled the thin blanket closer around his shoulders. Through the cracked glass of the curtainless window, the sky looked gray and dirty. A groan from the other mattress told him that Toby was awake as well.

    Which words help describe the setting?

    answer choices

    "A shouting of voices."

    "...cracked glass of the curtainless window..."

    "Michael woke up with a start."

    "...Toby was awake as well."

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Michael woke up with a start. Someone was banging at the front door. Heavy footsteps clomped over the bare boards of the hallway. A shouting of voices. Jacko's familiar growl, then the front door slammed shut. Michael shivered and pulled the thin blanket closer around his shoulders. Through the cracked glass of the curtainless window, the sky looked gray and dirty. A groan from the other mattress told him that Toby was awake as well.

    What can you infer about the place they are living?

    answer choices

    brand new

    happy and clean

    dull and uncared for

    bright and colorful

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Michael woke up with a start. Someone was banging at the front door. Heavy footsteps clomped over the bare boards of the hallway. A shouting of voices. Jacko's familiar growl, then the front door slammed shut. Michael shivered and pulled the thin blanket closer around his shoulders. Through the cracked glass of the curtainless window, the sky looked gray and dirty. A groan from the other mattress told him that Toby was awake as well.

    Which of the following would be considered explicit textual evidence?

    answer choices

    Toby is Michael's brother

    "the sky looked gray and dirty"

    Michael was trying to sleep

    Michael and Toby were cold

  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Michael woke up with a start. Someone was banging at the front door. Heavy footsteps clomped over the bare boards of the hallway. A shouting of voices. Jacko's familiar growl, then the front door slammed shut. Michael shivered and pulled the thin blanket closer around his shoulders. Through the cracked glass of the curtainless window, the sky looked gray and dirty. A groan from the other mattress told him that Toby was awake as well.

    What can you infer about Jacko's mood?

    answer choices

    happy

    excited

    grumpy

    scared

  • Question 10
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Michael woke up with a start. Someone was banging at the front door. Heavy footsteps clomped over the bare boards of the hallway. A shouting of voices. Jacko's familiar growl, then the front door slammed shut. Michael shivered and pulled the thin blanket closer around his shoulders. Through the cracked glass of the curtainless window, the sky looked gray and dirty. A groan from the other mattress told him that Toby was awake as well.

    With whom is Michael Living?

    answer choices

    Jacko and Toby

    Michael and Toby

    Jacko and Michael

    The Jonas Brothers

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