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1 The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

2 Vocabulary Vocabulary

3 Question Sunlight reflected off the canopy. What does canopy mean? A) a statue A) a statue B) a shelter B) a shelter

4 Answer

5 Question What does slithered mean? A) slipped A) slipped B) limped B) limped

6 Answer A) slipped A) slipped

7 Question What does pollen mean? A) grass from a meadow A) grass from a meadow B) powder from a flower B) powder from a flower

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9 Answer B) powder from flowers B) powder from flowers

10 Question The horse is dappled. What does dappled mean? A) handsome A) handsome B) spotted B) spotted

11 Answer

12 Vocabulary What does wondrous mean? A) marvelous A) marvelous B) surprising B) surprising

13 Answer A) marvelous A) marvelous

14 Question Dangle your keys. What does dangle mean? A) jingle A) jingle B) swing B) swing

15 Answer

16 Question The night air was fragrant. What does fragrant mean? A. pleasant A. pleasant B. scented B. scented

17 Answer

18 Comprehension Comprehension

19 Question What generalization or idea comes from the story? A) Trees are difficult to grow. A) Trees are difficult to grow. B) Rain forests are hot. B) Rain forests are hot.

20 Answer B) Rain Forests are hot. B) Rain Forests are hot.

21 Question What generalization of idea is based on the story? A) Where animals live depends on how much sunlight they prefer. A) Where animals live depends on how much sunlight they prefer. B) The roots of a tree provide food for animals living underground. B) The roots of a tree provide food for animals living underground.

22 Answer A) Where animals live depends on how much sunlight they prefer. A) Where animals live depends on how much sunlight they prefer.

23 Question Why were the bees important? A) They kept people out of the forest. A) They kept people out of the forest. B) They pollinated trees and flowers. B) They pollinated trees and flowers.

24 Answer B) They pollinated trees and flowers B) They pollinated trees and flowers

25 Question Which is a theme of this story? A) All living things depend on each other. A) All living things depend on each other. B) Kapok trees grow in the rain forest. B) Kapok trees grow in the rain forest.

26 Answer A) All living things depend on each other. A) All living things depend on each other.

27 Question Name one reason that the tree roots were important. A) They kept the ground moist. A) They kept the ground moist. B) They held the soil in place. B) They held the soil in place.

28 Answer

29 Question Which is a generalization or idea based on this story? A) Kapok trees are only A) Kapok trees are only found in the Amazon. found in the Amazon. B) Trees are homes for B) Trees are homes for many creatures. many creatures.

30 Answer B) Trees are homes for many creatures. B) Trees are homes for many creatures.

31 Question What could NEVER really happen in this story? A) A child from the Yanomamo tribe lived in the rain forest. A) A child from the Yanomamo tribe lived in the rain forest. B) The animals were able to talk to the sleeping man. B) The animals were able to talk to the sleeping man.

32 Answer

33 Question The author probably wrote this story to… A) explain the habits of the different animals living in the rain forest. A) explain the habits of the different animals living in the rain forest. B) describe what happens in a rain forest when trees are cut down. B) describe what happens in a rain forest when trees are cut down.

34 Answer

35 Question Why did the man want to cut down the Kapok tree? A) To sell the wood for money. A) To sell the wood for money. B) To build a fire for warmth. B) To build a fire for warmth.

36 Answer A) To sell wood for money. A) To sell wood for money.

37 Question If you looked at the map from this selection, you could tell that most rain forests are located … A) on every continent A) on every continent B) near the Equator. B) near the Equator.

38 Answer B) near the Equator B) near the Equator

39 Question In your group, discuss one reason that both people and animals need trees? In your group, discuss one reason that both people and animals need trees? Be prepared to share with the class. Be prepared to share with the class. Two minutes. Two minutes.

40 Possible answer People and animals breathe the oxygen that trees make. People and animals breathe the oxygen that trees make.

41 Question In your group, discuss why the author made the animals stay quiet when the man awoke. In your group, discuss why the author made the animals stay quiet when the man awoke. Be prepared to share with the class. Be prepared to share with the class. Two minutes. Two minutes.

42 Possible answer Keeping the animals quiet showed what the forest would be like if the trees were cut down. Keeping the animals quiet showed what the forest would be like if the trees were cut down.

43 Question In your group, discuss why the author had so many different animals in the story. In your group, discuss why the author had so many different animals in the story. Be prepared Be prepared to share to share with the class. with the class. Two minutes Two minutes

44 Possible Answer The author did this to show that the animals would suffer if the Kapok Tree was cut down. The author did this to show that the animals would suffer if the Kapok Tree was cut down.


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