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1 Jim Thorpes Bright Path By: Joseph Bruchac Illustrated by: S.D. Nelson

2 Vocabulary Daniel has more endurance than anyone I know. A. strength to continue B. natural talent

3 Answer A. strength to continue

4 This highway leads to the reservation. A. private property that has been sold B. public land that has been set aside

5 Answer

6 Thomas goes to boarding school this year. A. a school where all the children are in one classroom B. a school where children live away from home

7 Answer

8 Beth stayed in a dormitory. A. guest house B. student house

9 Answer

10 This is manual labor. A. done by hand B. done by a student

11 Answer A. done by hand

12 Society demands that we follow certain rules. A. all soldiers B. all people

13 Answer

14 Comprehension Questions Which of the following is an OPINION from this selection? A. Charlotte gave Jim a good name. B. The twins learned how to ride a horse.

15 Answer A. Charlotte gave Jim a good name.

16 As a young boy, how was Jim DIFFERENT than Charlie? A. Jim worked harder on the farm. B. Jim was stronger and faster.

17 Answer

18 The teachers hit Jim with a ruler whenever he spoke Sac at school because they __________. A. wanted him to speak the language properly. B. wanted him to forget about his culture.

19 Answer

20 Which of the following is a MAIN idea from the selection? A. Jim preferred to do outdoor activities. B. Jim could run as fast as a rabbit.

21 Answer A. Jim preferred to do outdoor activities.

22 How were the Agency Boarding School and the Haskell Institute ALIKE? A. The students were Indians. B. The teachers spoke Sac.

23 Answer A. The students were Indians.

24 Why did the recruiter from Carlisle lied to Jim? A. He thought it would help Jim get over his mothers death. B. He wanted to convince Jim to attend school there.

25 Answer

26 Which of the following is a FACT? A. Jim broke Carlisles school record for high jump. B. The athletes thought Pop Warner was a great coach.

27 Answer A. Jim broke Carlisles school record for high jump.

28 Which of the following is an OPINION from the selection? A. It was the first time he ever held a real football. B. Then he took off down the field like a deer.

29 Answer

30 Which of the following is a MAIN idea from the selection? A. Jim stood at the end zone as he handed the ball to Coach Warner. B. Jim participated in sports to show other races what Indians could do.

31 Answer

32 According to the timeline, in what year did Jim Thorpe win his Olympic medals? A B. 1912

33 Answer

34 According to the timeline, which event occurred in 1929? A. Jim retired from professional football. B. Jim formed and all-Indian football team.

35 Answer A. Jim retired from professional football.

36 Group Time What is the purpose of the timeline?

37 Answer It shows important dates in Jim Thorpes life.

38 Group Time How might Jims life have been DIFFERENT if he had stayed at home instead of attending Carlisle?

39 Answer He probably would not have become a professional athlete.

40 Group Time Why was the name Wa-tha-huck a good one for him?

41 Answer The name meant Bright Path, which was a good name for Jim because he was successful in sports and became famous.

42 Test Time Test Time Good Luck on your test! I know you will do great! I know you will do great! Do your best and remember to check your answers!


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