Presentation on theme: "Across the Wide Dark Sea"— Presentation transcript:
1 Across the Wide Dark Sea Vocabulary and Comprehension Test
2 Vocabulary1. Caught in the snowstorm, we ________ together to stay warm.lurkedvasthuddledfurl
3 Vocabulary2. The pioneers looked out over the ________ prairie and know it would take them days to cross it.beamshuddledlurkedvast
4 Vocabulary3. The lone wolf ________ in the shadows near the sheep pen.rigginglurkedfurladjusted
5 Vocabulary4. The sailors climbed the ________ as the tall ship pulled into port.riggingvastsettlementbackground
6 Vocabulary5. In olden days, everyone helped raise the ________ for a new barn at barn-raising parties.riggingfurlbeamshuddled
7 Vocabulary6. The sailors had to ________ the sails to keep them from ripping in the storm.lurkedfurlvastbeams
8 Vocabulary7. The pioneers cleared the land so they could start a ________ near the river.settlementriggingbeamsreputation
9 Comprehension8. 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
10 Comprehension9. 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.
11 Comprehension 10. The living quarters on the ship are ________. bright and cheerylarge enoughfull of spacevery crowded
12 Comprehension 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.
13 Comprehension 12. What does the family eat at sea? beans, hamburgers, and breadsalt pork, beans, and breadpeanut butter, jelly, and beansroast pork and string beans
14 Comprehension13. Which phrase best helps you picture the fierce storm?a stiff windcatching hold of a roperaging, foamy waternot too stormy
15 Comprehension 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
16 Comprehension15. Rigging, mast, and main beam can be grouped as ________.parts of a shippassengers’ supplieskinds of birdssailors’ equipment
17 Comprehension16. 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.
18 Comprehension17. All the following are evidence of land being nearby except ________.seaweedtree branchescloudsfeathers
19 Comprehension18. 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