Making The Team: 1st Quarter Shared Read- Yorkson

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This test is our first quarter shared reading test for 5th grade


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these things did Scott do before he moved to Maryland? 
    • A. 

      He tried out for the football team.

    • B. 

      He lived and worked on a farm

    • C. 

      He became friends with Alonzo.

    • D. 

      He learned to be a running back.

  • 2. 
    The author most likely wrote this story to  
    • A. 

      Convince readers to try out for team sports

    • B. 

      Inform readers about how to play football

    • C. 

      Describe what happened to a boy named Scott

    • D. 

      Persuade readers that it is easy to become a star.

  • 3. 
    Which sentence best describes Scott when he first went to the football tryout? 
    • A. 

      He felt unsure of himself.

    • B. 

      He was excited about trying something new.

    • C. 

      He felt sad because he missed his friends in Indiana.

    • D. 

      He was friendly and outgoing.

  • 4. 
    The problem in this story was that Scott did not have friends in his new town.  What was the solution? 
    • A. 

      To join the football team

    • B. 

      To go to parties

    • C. 

      To talk to people at lunch

    • D. 

      To watch football games

  • 5. 
    The story says, "Just two days before the team roster was to be announced, Alonzo Wright jogged up to Scott."  What is a roster
    • A. 

      A book of plays

    • B. 

      A set of signals

    • C. 

      A list of players

    • D. 

      A captain

  • 6. 
    What happened just after Alonzo helped Scott learn to follow his blockers? 
    • A. 

      Scott made the team.

    • B. 

      Scott and his family moved to Maryland.

    • C. 

      Scott went home to do his farm chores.

    • D. 

      Lenny and Fernando made fun of Scott.

  • 7. 
     The story says, "Whenever Scott got the ball, he blasted through the defensive line and gained big chunks of yardage."  What does this sentence suggest about Scott?
    • A. 

      He did not run very fast.

    • B. 

      He was afraid to get tackled.

    • C. 

      He felt unsure of himself.

    • D. 

      He moved with power and strength.

  • 8. 
    What kind of story is this? 
    • A. 

      Fantasy

    • B. 

      Realistic fiction

    • C. 

      Mystery

    • D. 

      Science fiction

  • 9. 
    How would you describe Alonzo? 
    • A. 

      Someone who makes fun of people.

    • B. 

      Someone who only thinks about himself.

    • C. 

      Someone who is helpful.

    • D. 

      Someone who thinks he's the best.

  • 10. 
    Coach's view of Scott changed during this story. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What advice do you think Scott would give to other new students to the school? 
    • A. 

      The coach will help you make friends.

    • B. 

      Go out for the football team.

    • C. 

      Learn how to follow your blockers in football.

    • D. 

      Get involved in something at school so that you get to meet people.

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