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1 In Their Hands by Emily Will 1

2 8 What is the authors purpose for writing this selection? O A. To explain challenges of life in a Nicaraguan village O B. To persuade people to become mechanical engineers O C. To show how Christys dad inspired her to become an engineer O D. To inform the reader about how Christy uses her talents to help others LT08: Analyze authors purpose and evaluate effectiveness for different audiences (includes fact/opinion, authors point of view, tone, and use of persuasive devices) (Reading GLEs 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4) 2

3 9 Which sentence tells how Christys childhood experiences and her career as an engineer are similar? O A. Both involve shelling corn and mixing cement. O B. Both involve attending seminars and giving speeches. O C. Both involve testing new stoves and microwave ovens. O D. Both involve being artistic and traveling on uneven terrain. LA06: Compare and contrast elements of text (Reading GLEs 2.3.1, 2.4.6) 3

4 10 The selection shows teamwork. Provide two examples from the selection that support this idea. _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ LC01: Demonstrate understanding of theme or message and supportive details (Reading GLE 2.1.3) 4

5 2A 2-point response provides two text-based examples from the selection that show teamwork. Example: The women worked together to make a rat-proof cement silo. They also built a corn sheller. 1A 1-point response provides one text-based example from the selection that shows teamwork. 5

6 Text-based examples may include, but are not limited to: A.10 year old girl stayed home from school to help shell corn B.Christy encouraged them to work together to find solutions to each others problems / helped women with their ideas / find appropriate technology to make their lives easier C.Christy worked with the women to show them how to mix cement D.Christy worked with the women to show them how to saw lumber E.Working together to make rat-proof cement silo / to store corn / storage space F.Working together to make a corn sheller G.Working together to assemble a fuel-efficient stove H.She helped test her fathers new designs for stoves or other machinery I.She helped build a stove for a childrens dining hall J.She made water tanks for a church group K.She helped build a latrine for a co-workers home Text-based examples may include, but are not limited to: A.10 year old girl stayed home from school to help shell corn B.Christy encouraged them to work together to find solutions to each others problems / helped women with their ideas / find appropriate technology to make their lives easier C.Christy worked with the women to show them how to mix cement D.Christy worked with the women to show them how to saw lumber E.Working together to make rat-proof cement silo / to store corn / storage space F.Working together to make a corn sheller G.Working together to assemble a fuel-efficient stove H.She helped test her fathers new designs for stoves or other machinery I.She helped build a stove for a childrens dining hall J.She made water tanks for a church group K.She helped build a latrine for a co-workers home 6

7 10 The selection shows teamwork. Provide two examples from the selection that support this idea. 2 This response provides two text-based examples from the selection that show teamwork. E. …a group of women came together, and with a little of Christys help, they build a cement silo to keep the rats out. H. …when Christy was a little girl, she helped her father determine how long it took to boil water on a homemade stove. 7

8 10 The selection shows teamwork. Provide two examples from the selection that support this idea. 2 This response provides two text-based examples from the selection that show teamwork. The response refers to the 10 year old girl in the selection that stays home from school to shell corn. A. The children helped the mothers shell corn The response also provides another text-based example. B. Christy encouraged the women to work together 8

9 10 The selection shows teamwork. Provide two examples from the selection that support this idea. 1 This response provides one text-based example for the selection that shows teamwork. E. …one of the groups of women were helping to make a rat-proof cement silo for storeing corn 9

10 10 The selection shows teamwork. Provide two examples from the selection that support this idea. 0 The response does not provide text-based examples from the selection. 10

11 11 What is the meaning of the phrase ready-made in paragraph 7 of the selection? O A. Difficult O B. Existing O C. Pretend O D. Simple 11 What is the meaning of the phrase ready-made in paragraph 7 of the selection? O A. Difficult O B. Existing O C. Pretend O D. Simple LC04: Interpret vocabulary critical to the meaning of the text (Reading GLE 1.3.2) 11

12 12 Based on the information in the selection, what will the Nicaraguan women most likely do after Christy leaves? O A. They will stop working together to solve their problems. O B. They will wait for another engineer to help them solve their problems. O C. They will continue to work together to find solutions to their problems. O D. They will keep their children out of school to help solve their problems. LC03: Make inferences or predictions based on the reading (Reading GLE 2.1.5) 12

13 13 Explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. Include two details from the selection in your answer. ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ LA07: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1) 13

14 2A 2-point response provides two text-based details to explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. Example: Christys dad was a mechanical engineer. She often helped her father test new designs for stoves. 1A 1-point response provides one text-based detail to explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. Text-based details may include, but are not limited to: A.As a child Christy lived in several countries, including Guatemala, Philippines and Peru / traveled to other countries B.Her father was a mechanical engineer / did similar work to Christys / followed in fathers footsteps C.She often helped her father test designs for stoves / machinery D.She loved driving Matchbox cars as a child / drove cars on rugged terrain E.As a child she enjoyed sketching and drawing cartoons 14

15 13 Explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. Include two details from the selection in your answer. 2 This response provides two text-based details to explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. D. When Christy was little she loved to drive matchbox cars over rough, uneven terran. E. …when she was a child she loved to draw cartoons… This response provides two text-based details to explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. D. When Christy was little she loved to drive matchbox cars over rough, uneven terran. E. …when she was a child she loved to draw cartoons… 15

16 13 Explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. Include two details from the selection in your answer. This response provides two text-based details to explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. B. …her father…was an engineer C. …she helped him time how long it took to boil water on the new stove 2 16

17 13 Explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. Include two details from the selection in your answer. 1 This response provides one text-based detail to explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. A.…she had to travel to a lot of different contries… 17

18 13 Explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. Include two details from the selection in your answer. 1 This response provides one text-based detail to explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. B. Her father was just like her, and she was following her fathers footsteps. 18

19 13 Explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. Include two details from the selection in your answer. The response does not provide text-based details to explain how Christys childhood influenced her career choice. 0 19

20 14 Which statement is the most important conclusion the reader may draw from the selection? O A. Volunteering in many countries is a valuable experience. O B. Following in a parents footsteps leads to career satisfaction. O C. Mechanical engineering enables rural people to use old technology. O D. Helping people find solutions is better than providing solutions for them. LT09: Evaluate reasoning and ideas/themes related to the text (Reading GLEs 2.4.1, 2.4.5) 20


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