5th - Founders Of The Children's Rain Forest

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5th - Founders Of The Children

This book takes us on a journey of kids who set out to buy a rainforest. It reminds us of how important it is to take care of our environment just like the kids. Take this reading assessment for the book before you have to take the exam. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mrs. Kerns and her students are from
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      Monte Verde

  • 2. 
    Mrs. Kerns's students wanted her to
    • A. 

      Find a rain forest they could buy

    • B. 

      Teach them how to earn money

    • C. 

      Go on a field trip to the jungle

  • 3. 
    What made Mrs. Kerns' students interested in the rain forest?
    • A. 

      After Mrs. Kerns taught her students about the rain forest's plants and animals, she told them that the rain forests were being destroyed.

    • B. 

      After Mrs. Kerns taught her students about the rain forest's plants and animals, she showed them a film about the forests being destroyed.

    • C. 

      After Mrs. Kerns taught her students about the rain forest's plants and animals, she brought them to the forest to show them it was being destroyed.

  • 4. 
    Why did Mrs. Kerns expect Sharon Kinsman to laugh at her?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Kerns thought Sharon would laugh because of the impossible mission her students had given her.

    • B. 

      Mrs. Kerns thought Sharon would laugh because of what she wore that day.

    • C. 

      Mrs. Kerns thought Sharon would laugh because the mission had to do with the solar system.

  • 5. 
    How did the students feel after Sharon's slide show?
    • A. 

      The students felt that the United States would have the answers to save the rain forest.

    • B. 

      The students felt that the rain forest would no longer be a problem.

    • C. 

      The students were even more concerned about the rain forest and knew there was no time to lose.

  • 6. 
    What did the tape recorder play during the slide show?
    • A. 

      During the slide show, the tape recorder played sounds from a city in Costa Rica.

    • B. 

      During the slide show, the tape recorder played sounds from a rain forest.

    • C. 

      During the slide show, the tape recorder played a song from a rain forest.

  • 7. 
    Why did the students keep raising money after their first big event?
    • A. 

      They kept raising money because they realized they needed to buy even more rain forest.

    • B. 

      They kept raising money because their school need a new gym.

    • C. 

      They kept raising money because they wanted to raise money to send their teacher to the rain forest.

  • 8. 
    How did the government help the children reach their goals?
    • A. 

      The government helped the children by holding a Swedish festival.

    • B. 

      The government helped the children by offering to fly students to Monte Verde.

    • C. 

      The government was inspired by the children and gave a grant of $80,000 to Monte Verde.

  • 9. 
    Which of these is not one of the ways Mrs. Kernes' students raised money?
    • A. 

      Holding contests

    • B. 

      Performing plays

    • C. 

      Washing cars

  • 10. 
    The author wrote this story to
    • A. 

      Tell about some students who did something interesting

    • B. 

      Show how easy it is to raise money

    • C. 

      Convince people to give up on the rest of the rain forest

  • 11. 
    The biologist who visits Mrs. Kerns' clasroom is as enthusiastic as the students. Enthusiastic means.
    • A. 

      Exhausted

    • B. 

      Polite

    • C. 

      Excited

  • 12. 
    It all began when Eha Kern showed her students pictures of hot, steamy jungle near the equator. The equator is
    • A. 

      The line running east and west halfway between the North and South Poles

    • B. 

      Another name for the Fagervik School, which is in the Swedish countryside

    • C. 

      The El Bosque Eterno de los Ninos, or the Eternal International Children's Rain Forest

  • 13. 
    An American biologist named Sharon Kinsman came to speak to the students. A biologist is
    • A. 

      A traveler who knows a lot about jungles

    • B. 

      A teacher who specializes in rain forests

    • C. 

      A scientist who studies all forms of life

  • 14. 
    So far, children have raised more than two million dollars to preserve 33,000 acres of rain forest. Another word for preserve is
    • A. 

      Heal

    • B. 

      Save

    • C. 

      Find

  • 15. 
    At the end of the story, Mrs. Kerns says her students make her feel optimistic. This means Mrs. Kerns feels like
    • A. 

      Anything is possible

    • B. 

      Life can be difficult

    • C. 

      Working together is fun

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