3Dictionary/GlossaryYou use a dictionary and/or glossary to help you find the meaning of unknown words.A dictionary is a book of all words and their definitions.A glossary is located in the back of a nonfiction book that had the definition of only the words found in that book.
4Drawing ConclusionsDrawing conclusions is forming an opinion based on what you already know about a topic and on the facts and details found in the text you are reading.
5Prior KnowledgePrior knowledge is what you already know about a topic before reading more information about it.
12What did Monchi mean when he said the U. S What did Monchi mean when he said the U.S. “moved the line” when it bought land from Mexico?The U.S. changed the route of a new highway to Mexico.New laws allowed some citizens of the U.S. to move to Mexico.The border between the U.S. and Mexico changed.
13Where was the Ramirez Ranch located? United StatesMexicoCanada
14The most likely reason the children liked that Miss Byers lived on a ranch was that she… Lived in the same kind of place they didHired them to do chores for herUnderstood how hard they worked in the fields
15Monchi’s problem in the story was that he wanted to… Write a story for Coyote NewsWin the Perfect Attendance AwardRide to school on a bus every day
16How were Miss Byers and Monchi alike? They were absent from school during round up.They got hurt while riding in the back of a truck.They helped brand the cattle on their ranches.
17What is something Tucson had that Monchi’s community probably didn’t have? Music and dancingRoads for cars and trucksA movie theater
18Because Monchi broke his wrist… His Tia Lena knew what to get him for Christmas.He could not help his family with the roundup.His father told him to walk to school.
19From details in the story, you can tell that roundups are… Hard workHeld in winterHeld after school
20Where did Monchi go to see the doctor? Rattle Snake CanyonTucsonCoyote Ranch
21Which of the following is the best clue for when the story took place? Most of the children rode a bus to Coyote School.Gilbert wrote his story for the newspaper in Spanish.Monchi wished President Roosevelt would fix the roads.
22Why do you think the author included pages from the Coyote News in this story? To entertain the readers with stories that students wroteTo inform readers about current eventsTo persuade readers to create a school newspaper
23Miss Byers gave Monchi a silver dollar for a writing award because she knew… He could not help being absent from school.His tia Lena was not able to give him the coin.He was graduating and would be leaving school.
24What was one way that Miss Byers helped students appreciate their culture? She told them to be proud they knew Spanish.
25How do you know that school is important to the Ramirez family? All of the Ramirez children attended school, even though there was a lot of work to be done on the ranch.
26Why was it hard for Monchi to choose between earning the Perfect Attendance Award and the roundup? No matter which one he chose to do, he would miss out on the other. He know he would be sad about the thing he did not get to do.