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Analyzing Dramas 5 th Grade, Bundle 5 A Quizdom Activity To be used with “A Thousand Miles to Freedom.” Drama is found in the Texas Treasures Grade 5 Read Aloud Anthology.Grade 5 Read Aloud Anthology
What type of figurative language did the narrator use on page 160 when he said," In fact, everything appeared to be as still as death?” A.Onomatopoeia B.Simile C.Metaphor D.Alliteration
What problem did William and “Mr. Johnson” face while in Washington D.C.? A.Their owners found them and were threatening to whip them. B.“Mr. Johnson” couldn’t sign his name to board the ship. C.William’s owner was looking for him on the platform. D.A woman believed that William was her slave, Ned.
On page 169, the narrator describes the Baltimore as the “most perilous stop on their long journey.” Which phrase helps the reader determine the meaning of perilous? A.we have to travel through B.Baltimore frightens me more than I can say. C.it’s the last southern port D.arrived in Baltimore
What is the main problem in the story? A.Ellen and William seek freedom, and to get freedom, they must embark on a dangerous journey. B.Ellen and William hate their owners so much, so they try to escape to the South. C.Ellen and William aren’t able to pass through in Baltimore because “Mr. Johnson” had no proof that William was his slave. D.Ellen and William cannot read or write.
Which location would fill the blank box? A.Washington, D.C. B.Baltimore, Maryland C.Charleston, South Carolina D.Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Macon, Georgia Savannah, Georgia Wilmington, North Carolina
Which of the following is the best summary of the drama? A.Two slaves, Ellen and William, disguise themselves as white men and travel north toward freedom. The journey is difficult when they encounter their owners who try to take them back home. B.Two slaves, Ellen and William, devise a plan to escape to freedom. Ellen dresses as a young, white man and refers to herself as William Johnson. Along the way, they encounter many close calls that challenge them to uphold their story. C.Ellen and William, slaves, decide to escape to freedom up north. The two decide to dress Ellen up as a young, white male and call her William Johnson. Though they encounter many challenges along the way, they reach their goal and arrive safely in Philadelphia. D.Ellen and William arrive in Philadelphia as free people. They decide to flee to England, for fear of being pulled back into slavery as a result of the Fugitive Slave Act.
Which of these adjectives describe Ellen while she was aboard the steamer headed to Washington, D.C.? A.Fearful, then relieved B.Angry, then scared C.Happy, then fearful D.Disheartened, then hopeless
What is the author’s goal for writing this story? A.To persuade readers to not try to own slaves B.To inform readers about the life of a slave C.To explain how to runaway D.To entertain readers with a happy story
What is the main theme of the story? A.Persistence will pay off in the end. Never give up. B.Friendship is the most important relationship of all. C.Kindness will be rewarded. D.Traveling is good for the soul.
On page 170, the narrator describes William and Ellen’s encounter as a time “they would sink or swim.” What does this idiom emphasize? A.It means that William and Ellen need to learn to swim to flee the ship. B.It means that William and Ellen were facing a turning point in their journey in which their future depended on what happened. C.It means that William and Ellen were going to have go their separate ways. One would move on ahead and the other would need to return to their owner. D.It means that William and Ellen were in a competition that involved swimming. The loser wouldn’t make it, thus they’d sink.