# Bellwork: Wednesday, 2/20/13 Take out a sheet of paper, head it correctly, and title it “Quiz Bowl: Fiction.” » Format your paper using the example.

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Bellwork: Wednesday, 2/20/13 Take out a sheet of paper, head it correctly, and title it “Quiz Bowl: Fiction.” » Format your paper using the example.

Quiz Bowl “Niagara Falls”

1. The writer most likely uses dialogue in this story A. to give the reader background information B. to describe the sequence of events C. To predict a future event in the story D. To make the characters seem more alive

1. The writer most likely uses dialogue in this story A. to give the reader background information B. to describe the sequence of events C. To predict a future event in the story D. To make the characters seem more alive

2. Sara’s father is best described as A. confusing B. generous C. adventurous D. knowledgeable

2. Sara’s father is best described as A. confusing B. generous C. adventurous D. knowledgeable

3. Which statement about information from the story is a fact? A.Math is used to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit. B.Sara’s grandmother is poised and elegant. C.Canada is very different from the US. D.It is funny to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

3. Which statement about information from the story is a fact? A.Math is used to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit. B.Sara’s grandmother is poised and elegant. C.Canada is very different from the US. D.It is funny to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

4. In paragraph 6 it says, “slowly bobbing toward the waterfalls, approaching the torrents of water from below.” What does “torrents” mean? A. depth B. pool C. drops D. rush

4. In paragraph 6 it says, “slowly bobbing toward the waterfalls, approaching the torrents of water from below.” What does “torrents” mean? A. depth B. pool C. drops D. rush

5. In paragraph 8, Sara pictures her grandmother in a wooden barrel because A. her grandmother is poised and elegant. B. Ms. Taylor was her grandmother’s age. C. her grandmother is not there to do it. D. she wants to make herself laugh.

5. In paragraph 8, Sara pictures her grandmother in a wooden barrel because A. her grandmother is poised and elegant. B. Ms. Taylor was her grandmother’s age. C. her grandmother is not there to do it. D. she wants to make herself laugh.

6. Ms. Annie Taylor was A. Sara’s grandmother B. the tour guide. C. the family’s waitress. D. a woman who went over the Falls in a barrel

6. Ms. Annie Taylor was A. Sara’s grandmother B. the tour guide. C. the family’s waitress. D. a woman who went over the Falls in a barrel

7. In paragraph 5, why does “crossing the border” feel symbolic to Sara? Explain your answer with information from the passage.

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