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2 My Brother Martin

3 Vocabulary

4 1. We met the minister this morning. government official government official church leader church leader

5 b. church leader

6 2. I wrote a paragraph about my ancestors. a.favorite activities b.past family members

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8 3.They have been in business for generations. About 30-year periods About 30-year periods About 100- year periods About 100- year periods

9 a. About 30-year periods

10 4.The mother hen is shielding her chicks. protecting protecting grooming grooming

11 a. protecting

12 5.I avoided that cliff. paid attention to paid attention to stayed away from stayed away from

13 b. stayed away from

14 6.Please put the table by the pulpit. Entrance Entrance Platform Platform

15 b. platform

16 7. John gave us numerous excuses. Ridiculous Ridiculous Several Several

17 b. several

18 ComprehensionQuestions

19 8.Which is an OPINION (not a fact)? a.Christine was born earlier than expected. b.The King childrens father was an important minister. c.The King children grew up in the grandparents home. d.Christine and her brothers played the piano.

20 b. The King childrens father was an important minister.

21 9.What is the MOST LIKELY reason the author wrote this story? a. To describe the childhood of a famous person. b. To explain why it is important for children to behave.

22 a. To describe the childhood of a famous person.

23 10.Which of the following is a MAIN IDEA from the selection? The King children grew up when laws kept black and white people apart. The King children grew up when laws kept black and white people apart. The King children stayed close to home so they would be protected. The King children stayed close to home so they would be protected.

24 a. The King children grew up when laws kept black and white people apart.

25 11. How were the King children and their friends ALIKE. They did not want to learn how to play the piano. They did not want to learn how to play the piano. They did not care about the color of peoples skin. They did not care about the color of peoples skin.

26 b. They did not care about the color of peoples skin.

27 12. What effect did losing their friends have on the King children? They never wanted to play with white children again. They never wanted to play with white children again. They began to understand the problems blacks faced. They began to understand the problems blacks faced.

28 b. They began to understand the problems that blacks faced.

29 13. M.L. promised his mother that one day he would turn this world upside down because he did not ______________________________ _. a.like the way he was treated. b.like getting into trouble.

30 a. He did not like the way he was treated.

31 14. Which is a FACT from the story (not an opinion)? The King familys church was too crowded. The King familys church was too crowded. M.L. grew up to be a great speaker and leader. M.L. grew up to be a great speaker and leader. The King children played with two white boys. The King children played with two white boys. Mother Dear was a very talented musician. Mother Dear was a very talented musician.

32 c. The King children played with two white boys.

33 15. Why did M.L.s father refuse to buy shoes at one particular store? a. The salesman was very rude to his black and white customers. b. The salesman would only serve blacks at the back of the store.

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35 16. Which of these events cane LAST in the selection? a. M.L. listened to stories. b. M.L. gave numerous speeches. c. M.L. learned to play the piano. d. M.L. stayed close to home.

36 a. M.L. gave numerous speeches. Hey Look!

37 17.How were M.L. and his father ALIKE? They became professional musicians. They became professional musicians. They spoke out against hatred and bigotry. They spoke out against hatred and bigotry.

38 b. They spoke out against hatred and bigotry.

39 18. How does the LAST picture show the changes that M.L. made in the world? GROUP WORK

40 It shows that children of different colors can play happily together.

41 19. What was the dream that M.L. had?

42 M.L.s dream was that black and white people would live together as equals. =

43 20. What did the author mean when she said the stories her parents told were as nourishing as the food that was set before us?

44 The stories helped the childrens minds grow.

45 The End I have a dream….


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