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1 Vocabulary and Comprehension Test Little by LittleVocabulary and Comprehension Test
2 Vocabulary1. Because I can’t _______ her poor writing, I do not know what her letter says.dismayastonishdecipherpermit
3 Vocabulary2. Jean did not expect to win, so she was ______ when the judges gave her first prize.deciphereddismaydespiseastonished
4 Vocabulary 3. The artist looked at his ruined painting with ______. dismayastonisheddecipherconfession
5 Vocabulary4. The actor was so convincing as the “bad guy” that everyone _______ him.immobilitydespiseddecipherretired
6 Vocabulary5. The teacher walked with a slight limp because she had had _______ as a child.dismayastonishedpoliopublicity
7 Vocabulary 6. That scare shocked me into _______. decipher immobility astonishedgravelly
8 Comprehension7. Why does Jean think Miss Marr will understand her seeing problem?Her teacher is young and pretty.Her teacher has a limp.Her teacher has a gentle voice.Her teacher likes Mr. Johnston.
9 Comprehension8. Why does the teacher put Jean’s desk right against the front blackboard?because there is no other place for itbecause Jean is a discipline problembecause Jean wants to sit apart from the other studentsbecause Jean is supposed to see the board better up close
10 Comprehension9. Why doesn’t Jean explain her reading problem to her teacher?because she is embarrassedbecause she doesn’t think it is a big problembecause Miss Marr wouldn’t listen to herbecause she doesn’t like Miss Marr
11 Comprehension10. “Shirley had about her the magic of a story” means Shirley ______.liked storieshad a lot of booksseemed to have an interesting lifeknew how to do magic
12 Comprehension11. In the selection, Shirley is referred to as the “War Guest herself” because she ______.likes to pick fights on the playgroundlives with her aunt and unclewas sent from England to escape the bombingshas a charming English accent
13 Comprehension12. Why is Jean excited that Shirley is going to help her?Jean likes her brother, Ian.Jean has always wanted to be friends with a girl.Jean is always looking for someone to help her.Shirley is from England.
14 Comprehension 13. Shirley turns out to be _______. a very excitable persona quiet, polite girla very good friend to Jeanan unkind person
15 Comprehension 14. Jean begins talking to a tree after ______. Shirley leaves her in the schoolyardshe takes the arithmetic testshe tells Miss Marr what she didJamie meets her at school
16 Comprehension15. Why doesn’t Jean write down a single answer on her test?She can’t write fast enough.She doesn’t know the addition facts.She doesn’t know the multiplication facts.She doesn’t have a pencil.
17 Comprehension16. When Jean says that she has all the math problems correct, she feels ______.pleasedguiltyexciteddisappointed
18 Comprehension17. This selection is like an autobiography because it _______.tells a true story about an incident in the author’s lifetells a story about a time in schoolexplains why the author is nearly blindtells about made-up events in a person’s life
19 Comprehension18. “Ruth and Stella lurked near enough to hear what I said.” In this story, lurked means that Ruth and Stella _______.sneakedkept on stayingwere dangerouswere hidden