The Hummingbird That Lived Through Winter

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The Hummingbird That Lived Through Winter


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What two obstacles make it hard for the old man to know what he is holding?
    • A. 

      He is allergic to animals/pet dander makes him cough

    • B. 

      Poor eye sight/difficulty using hands

    • C. 

      He does not like birds/he prefers rabbits

    • D. 

      Cold weather/garden died

  • 2. 
    The old man killed the bird
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The story was written from _______ point of view?
    • A. 

      Old man

    • B. 

      Mother

    • C. 

      Boy

    • D. 

      Wife

  • 4. 
    Dikran was an avid gardener
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    List at least five events described in this story in the order they happened. 
  • 6. 
    What do you think the old man hoped the boy would learn from the experience?
  • 7. 
    The hummingbird died in the kitchen
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What evidence do you find that shows that the old man values nature and animals? 
  • 9. 
    Why do you think the author chose to include a visually impaired character in the story? How does this detail impact the story?
  • 10. 
    Analyze the story, how does it support the unit of inspiration?
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