Presentation on theme: "Across the Wide Dark Sea"— Presentation transcript:
1Across the Wide Dark Sea Vocabulary and Comprehension Test
2Vocabulary1. Caught in the snowstorm, we ________ together to stay warm.lurkedvasthuddledfurl
3Vocabulary2. The pioneers looked out over the ________ prairie and know it would take them days to cross it.beamshuddledlurkedvast
4Vocabulary3. The lone wolf ________ in the shadows near the sheep pen.rigginglurkedfurladjusted
5Vocabulary4. The sailors climbed the ________ as the tall ship pulled into port.riggingvastsettlementbackground
6Vocabulary5. In olden days, everyone helped raise the ________ for a new barn at barn-raising parties.riggingfurlbeamshuddled
7Vocabulary6. The sailors had to ________ the sails to keep them from ripping in the storm.lurkedfurlvastbeams
8Vocabulary7. The pioneers cleared the land so they could start a ________ near the river.settlementriggingbeamsreputation
9Comprehension8. This selection is most like historical fiction because ________.people’s names weren’t mentioned in the storystorms come up at sea all the timepeople could not live that long on the Mayflowerthe Mayflower really sailed to America
10Comprehension9. Why do the faces of the people on shore grow smaller and smaller?The people are all very short.The ship is sailing away from them.The people on the ship don’t have good eyesight.The people on the shore are running away.
11Comprehension 10. The living quarters on the ship are ________. bright and cheerylarge enoughfull of spacevery crowded
12Comprehension 11. Why is the storyteller’s family luckier than most? They have a dry corner.They are damp and cold.They sleep in a work boat.They are packed in tightly.
13Comprehension 12. What does the family eat at sea? beans, hamburgers, and breadsalt pork, beans, and breadpeanut butter, jelly, and beansroast pork and string beans
14Comprehension13. Which phrase best helps you picture the fierce storm?a stiff windcatching hold of a roperaging, foamy waternot too stormy
15Comprehension 14. The ship began to leak due to ________. the many storms it has gone throughits weightan iron jack falling on itthe number of people on board
16Comprehension15. Rigging, mast, and main beam can be grouped as ________.parts of a shippassengers’ supplieskinds of birdssailors’ equipment
17Comprehension16. Why do people begin to question their reasons for going on this journey?Their clothes are always wet.The voyage is so difficult.They are running out of food.The sailors are very rude.
18Comprehension17. All the following are evidence of land being nearby except ________.seaweedtree branchescloudsfeathers
19Comprehension18. When does the storyteller’s mother cry and smile at the same time?when she eats fresh foodwhen she sees land aheadwhen her son gets betterwhen the ship leaves port