Everglades

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Everglades
Using your reading book and your knowledge of the selection Everglades answer the following questions!Good Luck5th grade Reading Teachers

  
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  • 1. 
    As the wolf approached the clearing, the other animals ______________ off to safety.
    • A. 

      Pondered

    • B. 

      Multitude

    • C. 

      Scurried

    • D. 

      Peninsula


  • 2. 
    A____________ of people will attend the playoff games each year.
    • A. 

      Peninsula

    • B. 

      Multitude

    • C. 

      Scurried

    • D. 

      Eons


  • 3. 
    A____________ of orange blossoms will bloom, filling the grove with a wonderful scent.
    • A. 

      Plenitude

    • B. 

      Scurried

    • C. 

      Pondered

    • D. 

      Peninsula


  • 4. 
    Students__________ the ideas presented in the video on life in outer space
    • A. 

      Entrusted

    • B. 

      Pondered

    • C. 

      Multitude

    • D. 

      Scurried


  • 5. 
    _______ is rock formed on the bottom of the sea by seashells.
    • A. 

      Sandstone

    • B. 

      Quicksilver

    • C. 

      Saw grass

    • D. 

      Limestone


  • 6. 
    Alligators can walk unhurt among the spears of saw grass because they_____________.
    • A. 

      Have very tough skin

    • B. 

      Have large teeth to chew the saw grass

    • C. 

      Crawl under the saw grass spears

    • D. 

      Eat the spikes of the spears


  • 7. 
    Who were the first people to come to the Everglades?
    • A. 

      Spanish Conquistadors

    • B. 

      Seminole Indians

    • C. 

      Creek Indians

    • D. 

      Calusas


  • 8. 
    Who were the next people to move to the Everglades?
    • A. 

      Spanish Conquistadors

    • B. 

      Creek Indians

    • C. 

      Seminole Indians

    • D. 

      Calusas


  • 9. 
    In this selection, the author describes the Everglades as a "living kaleidoscope of color and beauty" because ________________.  
    • A. 

      Many kinds of trees, flowers, and animals live there

    • B. 

      The pieces of glass in the kaleidoscope change color constantly

    • C. 

      Orchids grown along the sides of the trees

    • D. 

      The birds are as colorful as the flowers


  • 10. 
    According to the selection, egrets almost became extinct because________.
    • A. 

      They were killed by other animals for food

    • B. 

      Indians used their feathers for headdresses

    • C. 

      Hunters sold their feathers to decorate women's hats

    • D. 

      The winters became too cold for them


  • 11. 
    The state of Florida is a ___________.
    • A. 

      Triangle

    • B. 

      Long rectangle

    • C. 

      Grassy island

    • D. 

      Peninsula


  • 12. 
    When Lake Okeechobee flooded, the spill_________________.
    • A. 

      Flooded Miami

    • B. 

      Became a river

    • C. 

      Formed waterfalls

    • D. 

      Filled holes with limestone


  • 13. 
    The Spanish Conquistadors left Florida because____________?
    • A. 

      It was too hot for them

    • B. 

      Alligators attacked them

    • C. 

      The land was too jungle-like

    • D. 

      Creek Indians drove them out


  • 14. 
    Which group of early visitors still has some people living in the Everglades?
    • A. 

      Spanish Conquistadors

    • B. 

      Seminole Indians

    • C. 

      Creek Indians

    • D. 

      Calusas


  • 15. 
    The beginning of the selection describes the Everglades____________.
    • A. 

      As they are today

    • B. 

      During the Age of Seashells

    • C. 

      During the Age of Exploration

    • D. 

      In the early 20th Century


  • 16. 
    At the end of the selection, the children want to return home quickly so they can__________.
    • A. 

      Have dinner

    • B. 

      Watch television

    • C. 

      Grow up and save the Everglades

    • D. 

      Grow up and build large cities


  • 17. 
    Vocabulary question.........We got lots of ocean breezes at the cottage because it is located on a ____________ that juts into the ocean.
    • A. 

      Peninsula

    • B. 

      Multitude

    • C. 

      Plenitude

    • D. 

      Pondered


  • 18. 
    What is the sad story the children heard? (type in your answer)

  • 19. 
    What is the happy story the children heard? (type in your answer)

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