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1 Noise and Old Ears by Jack Myers

2 1 What is the meaning of the word decibel in paragraph 7 of the selection? Ο A. The loudest sound heard by human ears Ο B. An estimate of pitch on a scale Ο C. A unit of sound measurement Ο D. A hair follicle in the inner ear 1 What is the meaning of the word decibel in paragraph 7 of the selection? Ο A. The loudest sound heard by human ears Ο B. An estimate of pitch on a scale Ο C. A unit of sound measurement Ο D. A hair follicle in the inner ear IC14: Understand and apply content vocabulary critical to the meaning of the text (Reading GLE 1.3.2)

3 2 What would be the best advice for someone who attends rock concerts? Ο A. Wear earplugs made of cotton. Ο B. Sit far away from the speakers. Ο C. Try not to shout over the music. Ο D. Stay no longer than an hour. 2 What would be the best advice for someone who attends rock concerts? Ο A. Wear earplugs made of cotton. Ο B. Sit far away from the speakers. Ο C. Try not to shout over the music. Ο D. Stay no longer than an hour. IT20: Extend information beyond text, (make generalizations beyond the text to a broader idea or concept, or apply information to other texts or situations, and support the generalization with details from the text) (Reading GLEs 2.4.1, 2.4.5)

4 3 According to the selection, what is the most sensitive area of the ear? Ο A. The eardrum Ο B. The inner ear Ο C. The middle ear Ο D. The ear canal 3 According to the selection, what is the most sensitive area of the ear? Ο A. The eardrum Ο B. The inner ear Ο C. The middle ear Ο D. The ear canal IC11: Demonstrate understanding of major ideas/main ideas and supporting details (Reading GLE 2.1.3)

5 4 What is suggested by the expression old ears in paragraph 2 of the selection? Ο A. Age has little to do with hearing ability. Ο B. Ear disorders are quite common. Ο C. The development of ears is being discussed. Ο D. The story of deafness is an old one. 4 What is suggested by the expression old ears in paragraph 2 of the selection? Ο A. Age has little to do with hearing ability. Ο B. Ear disorders are quite common. Ο C. The development of ears is being discussed. Ο D. The story of deafness is an old one. IC14: Understand and apply content vocabulary critical to the meaning of the text (Reading GLE 1.3.2)

6 5 According to the selection, what causes nerve messages? Ο A. Vibrations of hair cells Ο B. Disorders of the middle ear Ο C. Air passing through the outer ear Ο D. The brains interpretation of sound 5 According to the selection, what causes nerve messages? Ο A. Vibrations of hair cells Ο B. Disorders of the middle ear Ο C. Air passing through the outer ear Ο D. The brains interpretation of sound IA17: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1)

7 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ IA17: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1)

8 2A 2-point response provides two text-based details explaining what people can do to protect their hearing. Example: A person could move away from the speakers at a rock concert. If the person could not get away from the speakers, he or she should try to use earplugs. 1A 1-point response provides one text-based detail explaining what people can do to protect their hearing.

9 Text-based details may include, but are not limited to: A.A loud noise, particularly one that continues, may destroy some of those hair cells (Avoid loud noises) B.The loudest sound a human is likely to hear is close to a rocket launching / rocket launching danger time is any time at all (Avoid rocket launches) C.Try earplugs (Wear earplugs) D.Simple rule: if someone had to shout to make you hear (get your attention) over background noise, then that noise may be dangerous / you have your music (radio) turned up too loud E.Subway danger time is after 8 hours F.Operating a lawn mower danger time is before 8 hours G.In front of speakers at a rock band concert danger time is within minutes

10 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. Two ways people would protect their hearing is not to listen to such loud noises such as loud music which can damage your ear. Another way is too operate a lawn mower for less then 8 hours which is shown on the table. D....not to listen to such loud noises such as loud music. F....operate a lawn mower for less then 8 hours

11 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. You could use the method from the text For example If someone has to shout to get your attention than you have your music turned up to loud. Also you could use ear pluggs For instance, Try ear plugs made from rubber, foam or plastic. D....If someone has to shout to get your attention than you have your music turned up to loud. C. Try ear plugs

12 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. Two ways that you can protect your hearing is by not listening to super loud music because that can make you have some hearing loss another is if you have ear hair then do not pull to many out because once you lost them you cannot grow them back because they have nerve cells. D....not listening to super loud music

13 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. Young people could protect their hearing by going to rock concerts and not mowing lawns 8 hours straight. F....not mowing lawns 8 hours straight. 1 1

14 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. 6 What are two ways people could protect their hearing? Include information from the selection in your answer. You like to hear something to protect yourself. If you had a problem hearing ask your parents you need to go in a doctor. This response provides no text-based details explaining what people can do to protect their hearing. 0 0

15 7 According to the selection, what might someone do to test if the noise level is dangerous? Ο A. Notice if he or she has to shout Ο B. Use a decibel recorder Ο C. Ask other people if their ears hurt Ο D. Check for sound vibrations 7 According to the selection, what might someone do to test if the noise level is dangerous? Ο A. Notice if he or she has to shout Ο B. Use a decibel recorder Ο C. Ask other people if their ears hurt Ο D. Check for sound vibrations IC11: Demonstrate understanding of major ideas/main ideas and supporting details (Reading GLE 2.1.3)

16 8 Based on the information in the selection and the table, which of these is the most dangerous sound heard for one minute? Ο A. A rock concert Ο B. A subway train Ο C. Shouting in someones ear Ο D. A rocket launching 8 Based on the information in the selection and the table, which of these is the most dangerous sound heard for one minute? Ο A. A rock concert Ο B. A subway train Ο C. Shouting in someones ear Ο D. A rocket launching IA15: Demonstrate understanding of text features, (titles, headings, captions, maps, charts, tables, graphs and other information divisions) (Reading GLEs 2.2.2)

17 9 Which of these problems might be caused by earphone radios? Ο A. An infection in the middle ear Ο B. Growth of hair cells in the inner ear Ο C. Hearing loss Ο D. A sore throat 9 Which of these problems might be caused by earphone radios? Ο A. An infection in the middle ear Ο B. Growth of hair cells in the inner ear Ο C. Hearing loss Ο D. A sore throat IA17: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1)


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