Read the following excerpt: “It’s a mystery,” replied the Lion. “I suppose I was born that way. All the other animals in the forest naturally expect me to be brave, for the lion is everywhere thought to be the King of the Beasts.”
Based on today’s reading and the above excerpt, what motivated the Lion to roar at Dorothy, Scarecrow, and Toto? A.Roaring shows that the lion was hungry. B.The Lion was proving that he was the King of the Beasts. C.The Lion was demonstrating his strength and power. D.The lion thought roaring would hide his lack of courage (weakness).
Benchmark: LA.220.127.116.11 The student will identify cause-and-effect relationships in text.