Family love is a powerful emotion. This is a theme found within Jungle Book: Mowgli's Brothers.
Which real-life experience best helps readers connect to this theme?
Brothers and sisters often grow up to become life-long friends.
Spending the day at the zoo with friends is a lot of fun.
Family gatherings are a great time to catch up.
Which statement best describes a similarity between a documentary and memoir?
A memoir tells the story from another’s perspective and requires imagination on the part of the reader.
A documentary requires the audience to use more imagination and provides a message.
A memoir requires the audience to use more imagination and conveys a message.
Read this excerpt from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.
At last – and Mother Wolf’s neck-bristles lifted as the time came – Father Wolf pushed “Mowgli the Frog,” as they called him, into the centre, where he sat laughing and playing with some pebbles that glistened in the moonlight.
Based on the imagery in this excerpt, what is happening in the scene?
Mother Wolf understands the Law of the Jungle and is willing to accept whatever decision the Pack makes about Mowgli.
Although Mowgli is playing quite happily, Mother Wolf is making the decision to fight the entire wolf pack if they decide to give Mowgli to Shere Khan.
Mother Wolf is very worried about the vulnerable man cub, who is blissfully unaware that he is in danger of being killed by the wolves or the tiger.
Read the recipe for making brownies.
1 egg1/2 cup of softened butter2 cups flour1 cup sugar1 cup of sweetened cocoa2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon salt
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.2. Mix the eggs and butter in a bowl until smooth.3. Add the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt to the bowl. 4. Mix the ingredients until thick and creamy.5. Pour the mixture into a 9x12-inch non-stick baking dish.6. Bake for 25 minutes.
A way to keep the brownies from burning is
using a smaller mixing bowl.
decreasing the baking time.
decreasing the amount of butter.
Read about Tyrone, and then answer the question.
Tyrone writes this essay about raising chickens.
Raising chickens is a unique way to teach kids to be accountable. Chickens must be fed and cleaned every day. Families with chickens learn to take care of the animals’ needs before their own. Kids who raise chickens learn to work hard and also can earn money by selling eggs. It is neat and easy to raise chickens.
Which is the best revision of the concluding sentence?
Home-raised chicken eggs are more nutritious than eggs from a store.
Children who raise chickens learn responsibility in many ways.
Families with animals are happier than families without animals.
In the word "unforgettable,"
"for" is the prefix and "able" is the suffix.
"for" is the prefix and "get" is the suffix.
"un" is the prefix and "able" is the suffix.
Which is the best example of a character disobeying the Law of the Jungle in The Jungle Book?
Father Wolf adopting Mowgli into his family
Bagheera giving Mowgli advice and counsel
Akela offering to die after missing his kill
Which best states a heroic quality of Manjiro in this chapter of Heart of a Samurai?
Read this paragraph from a student essay and then answer the question.
(1) Both William and Manjiro exhibit courage in the face of fear. (2) In The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, William must face the villagers who do not believe in his invention. (3) ________ the villagers arrive, William bolts and secures his machinery. (4) Then he waits for everyone to arrive to see whether his invention works. (5) Like William, Manjiro must face people in Heart of a Samurai. (6) Instead of facing the people in his village, Manjiro must face those he knows as the “barbarians.”
If it were added to the beginning of sentence 3, which transition would best clarify the relationship between the two ideas?
Salim is creating a public service announcement to persuade people that speeding is dangerous. What evidence should he include to support his claim?
Over 13,000 lives are lost each year as a result of speeding.
Wearing a seatbelt is important because some people speed.
The speed limit varies in different areas of the country.
Read the excerpt from A Black Hole Is NOT a Hole by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano.
The scientist who forgot to eat his lunch was busy cooking up a whole new way of thinking about gravity. He was a radical smarty-pants—somebody with a wild imagination. Someone whose brain could surprise even himself.
Albert Einstein didn't mean to turn the universe upside-down on everyone. He didn't plan on leading others to discover black holes. At first, all he set out to do was think about motion, along with a few other related ideas. But almost before he knew it, he had suddenly made our dependable old universe seem strange and new.
Which sentence is the best summary of the excerpt?
Albert Einstein accidentally changed people’s understanding of the universe with his ideas about gravity.
Black holes were discovered by scientists who were so busy they forgot to eat lunch.
It is lucky that Albert Einstein thought about gravity, or scientists would not have discovered black holes.
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