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1 Harcourt Journeys: Story Selection Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

2 Unit 4: Lesson 18 “Moon Runner” Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

3 Turn your Text Book to page 454. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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7 Why might Mina deliberately talk to Ruth when Mina really wanted to hide? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott Answer

8 Answer: Mina wanted to see how Ruth felt about what had happened between them. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

9 How might Ruth feel if she knew that Mina had let her win the race? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott Answer

10 Answer: Ruth might think it was dishonest or bad sportsmanship; it might hurt her pride. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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12 On page 457, Mina talks about the changes in the Fellow Friends group. What effect does Mina identify? Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott Answer

13 Answer: Most of the time, the four friends do not play together anymore. Ruth and Sammy play together. Mina and Alana play together. Copyright © 2011 Kelly Mott

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15 Why do you think the author includes a description of the birds and their actions? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott Answer

16 Answer: To show how friends can help each other; to make a connection between friendship and teamwork; even though one bird wins the chip, all three birds share in the prize. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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18 What foods might lure you to the dinner table and why? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

19 Why does the author say that Mina’s legs “felt as though they needed braces”? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott Answer

20 Answer: Mina is nervous at the thought of racing her friend and her legs feel weak. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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22 Why do you think Ruth wants to do the Fellowship Friends Handshake? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott Answer

23 Answer: She still wants to be friends with Mina. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

24 Why does Mina wish she could celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival now? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott Answer

25 Answer: She says so because the festival celebrates friendship; she wishes she could just share a moon cake with Ruth and make everything better. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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27 Based on what you have read, predict what you think will happen at the race? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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29 Explain the most likely reason Mina’s thoughts of holding back vanished. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott Answer

30 Answer: She didn’t want to feel the way she felt when she lost the race on purpose. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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32 Why do you think the author uses a simile that compares the girls to African Antelopes? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott Answer

33 Answer: It helps readers visualize the way the girls looked as they ran. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

34 Why do you think the author uses such vivid, sensory details to describe Mina’s experience? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott Answer

35 Answer: It shows how much she enjoys running. Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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38 Projectable 18.3 Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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41 Projectable 18.4 Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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45 How did you do? Copyright © 2012 Kelly Mott

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