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According to Rachel, when do you feel "smart eleven"?
not until you're almost twelve
not for a few days
in a few weeks
in about two months
Rachel starts to cry because
she isn't able to explain that the sweater isn't hers
she wants to be three years old again
she feels like she is invisible
her birthday party is that night
A raggedy shirt is
red with white stripes
torn and full of holes
one with long sleeves
soft and fuzzy
An alley is
a wide street with many stores
a narrow stairway with many steps
a long fence between two buildings
a narrow path behind a building
Something is invisible, if
it cannot be touched
it cannot be seen
it cannot be written down
it cannot be heard
Who is the main character in the story?
One way readers can learn about characters is through the character's
All of the above
Which character trait BEST describes Rachel?
How does Rachel say that you feel when you turn eleven?
ready to act like a grownup
smarter and older than your friends
old enough to talk with adults
as though you have other ages inside you
What does Rachel mean by "it's too late" in this sentence from "Eleven"? "There'll be candles and presents and everybody will sing happy birthday, happy birthday to you, Rachel, only it's too late"
She already knows about the party, so it won't be a surprise.
She feels too sad to invite her classmates to the party.
The party won't matter because her day has been ruined.
Her birthday party will take place very late at night.
"...like a part of me that's three wants to come out of my eyes, only I squeeze them shut tight and bite down on my teeth real hard..." What is the narrator struggling to do in the line above?
struggling to not cry
struggling to be quiet
struggling to not hit her teacher
struggling to be still
"rings inside a tree trunk" means...
very small living things that can cause sickness
refers to the many layers that an onion has
trees have one ring for each year it has been alive
a narrow street or area located behind buildings
What did Rachel mean when she said, "that when you're eleven, you are also ten, and nine, and eight, and seven, and six, and five, and four, and three, and two, and one."
Rachel means that you're still a child and not a grown-up.
Rachel means that the years in your life go by fast.
Rachel means that even though you're eleven, you still act all your other ages because of how you feel about certain things.
Rachel means that she does not want to grow up.
Why does Rachel say, "Today I wish I was one hundred and two instead of eleven."?
Rachel wants to know how it feels to be old.
Rachel hates being a child.
Rachel wants to be treated like a grown-up.
Rachel would know what to say to Mrs. Price.
Who finally remembers that the sweater belongs to them?
What does Rachel try to do when Mrs. Price places the red sweater on her desk?
She throws it to the floor.
She pushes it to the tippy-tip corner of her desk.
She covers it with her books.
She puts it on.
The following phrase, "all the years inside are pushing at the back of my eyes" is an example of type of figurative language?
From whose point of view is the story Eleven being told?
First person point of view.
Second person point of view.
Third person omniscient point of view.
Third person limited point of view.
When Rachel says, "Maybe because I'm skinny, maybe because she doesn't like me," who is Rachel referring to?
She is not referring to anybody.
Read the sentence from paragraph 13 in the below.
"But when the sick feeling goes away and I open my eyes, the red sweater's still sitting there like a big red mountain."
What does Rachel most likely mean by this statement?
The sweater is too large for her to wear.
She sees the situation with the sweater as an exciting challenge.
The situation with the sweater makes her feel small and powerless.
She sees how big the buttons are and how long the sleeves are.