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2 How Night Came to the Sea Comprehension and Vocabulary

3 Vocabulary The diamond ring gleamed on the Queens Hand. The diamond ring gleamed on the Queens Hand. a.Glittered b.wiggled

4 Answer A. Glittered

5 Vocabulary The snow was shimmering in the light. The snow was shimmering in the light. a.Sparkling b.Foaming c.swirling

6 Answer A. sparkling

7 Vocabulary She has brilliant eyes. She has brilliant eyes. a.Ordinary b.Cheerful c.Shining

8 Answer c. shining

9 Vocabulary The children sang in chorus! –Play –Choir –musical

10 Answer b. choir

11 Vocabulary The Lion in the Wizard of Oz was a coward. a.Person who has no talent b.Person who makes bad choices c.Person who lacks courage

12 Answer

13 Comprehension Questions

14 Comprehension –Which sentence is a generalization based on information from the selection? a. It is difficult for people to leave their home. b. It is easy for people to grow coca in cool climates.

15 Answer a. It is difficult for people to leave their home.

16 Comprehension -What was one detail that showed this story was a fantasy? a.Workers were bent over in the fields all day. b.A woman came from her home in the ocean.

17 Answer A woman came from her home in the ocean.

18 Comprehension -What was the main problem in this story? A.The workers grew tired under the sun and could not harvest the crops. B.Iemanjas daughter found that the daylight was too bright for her.

19 Answer Iemanjas daughter found that the daylight was too bright for her.

20 Comprehension -What did the husband do to show his love for Iemanjas daughter? a.He asked his servants to get some night. b.He grew cocoa and sugarcane for her.

21 Answer He asked his servants to get some night.

22 Comprehension -Which of these best describes the home where Iemanja lived? a.In a cave under the desert floor. b.In the quiet, dark, and calm ocean.

23 Answer In the quiet, dark, and calm ocean.

24 Comprehension -Which of the following showed that Iemanja loved her daughter? a.Iemanja gave the servants a bag of night. b.Iemanja made it very bright and hot on land.

25 Answer Iemanja gave the servants a bag of night.

26 Comprehension -Why did Iemanja call the servants foolish? a.They came to her kingdom b.They did not have to beg.

27 Answer They did not have to beg.

28 Comprehension -Why was the bag of night so large? a.There were many creatures inside. b.It was filled with the daughters toys.

29 Answer There were many creatures inside.

30 Comprehension -The night creatures probably made a lot of noise when they were brought on land because they a.Wanted to get out of the bag b.Were hurt by the sunlight.

31 Answer Wanted to get out of the bag

32 Comprehension -Which detail best supports the idea that night comes quickly in Brazil? a.A person dancing along the shore. b.The night flowers that suddenly open their petals.

33 Answer The night flowers that suddenly open their petals.

34 Comprehension -At the end of the story, you can tell that Iemanjas daughter was grateful because she a.Opened the bag and released the night spirits. b.Gave three gifts to her husbands land.

35 Answer Gave three gifts to her husbands land.

36 Comprehension -Why do you think the author wrote this story? a.To explain why something happens in nature. b.To describe dances at a special festival.

37 Answer To explain why something happens in nature.

38 Great Job, Class! Good Luck On Your Test!


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