Heartbeat
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  • Question 1
    300 seconds
    Q.

    illusion

    answer choices

    a false idea; something that one seems to see or to be aware that really does not exist

    usual

    a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

    changing the appearance of something

  • Question 2
    300 seconds
    Q.

    appearance

    answer choices

    the way that someone or something looks

    the answer to a problem

    a false idea; something that one seems to see or to be aware that really does not exist

    usual

  • Question 3
    300 seconds
    Q.

    nickname

    answer choices

    a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

    changing the appearance of something

    the way that someone or something looks

    the answer to a problem

  • Question 4
    300 seconds
    Q.

    What does Dave's nickname reveal about how his classmates see him?

    answer choices

    They think he has a lot of heart.

    They think he is very fast.

    They think he is very thin.

    They think he has good rhythm.

  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q.

    What euphemistic (kind) terms does Heartbeat want to be described in?

    answer choices

    lean and mean

    thick

    muscular

    wiry

  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q.

    How does Heartbeat’s self-image, contribute to the plot of the story?

    answer choices

    It shows the reader that people should be themselves.

    It moves the plot forward.

    It shows that Heartbeat is obsessed.

    It reveals the plot.

  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Dave tells the reader that, "I’m like a sieve—the 83 calories in a mini-Snickers bar is moot because I waste 90 chewing it". What is another word that Dave could've used to describe the calories?

    answer choices

    pointless

    considerable

    definite

    resolved

  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q.

    When Dave tells the reader, "I was futilely stuffing my face", is he saying that he ...

    answer choices

    was disgusting

    was repulsive

    was eating too quickly

    was unsuccessful

  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Why does Dave remove his layers of clothing at the party?

    answer choices

    He wants everyone to see how much bigger he's gotten.

    He's about to get in a fight.

    He's too hot.

    He wants to impress Sarah.

  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q.

    What does Dave realize when he gets home from the party?

    answer choices

    In the Spring he will look bigger.

    In the Spring he won't be able to wear layers.

    In the Spring everyone will know he was tricking them.

    In the Spring he will have to try something else to look bigger.

  • Question 11
    300 seconds
    Q.

    What does it mean when Dave thinks, "I was still Heartbeat in everyone's eyes."

    answer choices

    He is still their friend.

    He is still scrawny.

    He is still funny.

    He is reliable.

  • Question 12
    300 seconds
    Q.

    What does Dave decide the morning the after the party?

    answer choices

    To come up with a new plan.

    To start eating more again.

    To switch schools.

    To be himself.

  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Who is the author of the short story "Heartbeat"?

    answer choices

    Virginia Hamilton

    William Shakespeare

    David Yoo

    Stephen Dobyns

  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of text is "Heartbeat"?

    answer choices

    Literary

    Informational

  • Question 15
    300 seconds
    Q.

    What is Heartbeat's real name?

    answer choices

    James

    John

    Michael

    Dave

  • Question 16
    300 seconds
    Q.

    How old is Heartbeat in the story?

    answer choices

    12

    14

    16

    18

  • Question 17
    300 seconds
    Q.

    What methods does Heartbeat take to gain weight?

    answer choices

    Changing up his diet by eating foods like egg whites and cottage cheese

    Lifting heavy weights

    Stopped playing Ping Pong

    All of the above

  • Question 18
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Why is the party scene important to the story's plot?

    answer choices

    At the party, Dave realizes that looking thicker isn't really important.

    Dave loses his extra clothing, and his deception is revealed.

    While dancing with Sarah, Dave is able to say how he feels about her.

    Dave's friends finally express their appreciation of him there.

  • Question 19
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Which of these best sums up the conflict of the story?

    answer choices

    Dave struggles to get the respect of his classmates.

    Dave struggles to get control of his metabolism.

    Dave struggles to think correctly about his body image.

    Dave struggles to persuade Sarah to accept him as he is.

  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Does Dave care about the way others see him?

    answer choices

    yes

    no

  • Question 21
    180 seconds
    Q.

    “Everyone assumes I am a weakling because I’m so thin (I prefer “lean” and “mean” or wiry), despite being a three-sport athlete.” (lines 4-5). A direct characterization would be that Dave is thin. Based on the sentence, what is the indirect characterization of Dave?

    answer choices

    Dave is weak.

    Dave is insecure.

    Dave is lean.

    Dave is athletic.

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Does being called Heartbeat have a positive or negative connotation?

    answer choices

    positive

    negative

  • Question 23
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Dave actually gained weight after doing more exercise, adjusting his eating, and cutting out Ping Pong.

    answer choices

    true

    false

  • Question 24
    300 seconds
    Q.

    describe David

    answer choices

    small, skinny, depressed

    angry, sad, upset

    into clothes

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