Paired Passage: Fighting Hunger With A Kick & Caring For Kids Is In The Bag

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Paired Passage:  Fighting Hunger With A Kick & Caring For Kids Is In The Bag

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Use "Fighting Hunger with a Kick" to answer this questionThe attendance at Whaley's first soccer camp suggests that members of the community were-----
    • A. 

      Unfamiliar with the game of soccer

    • B. 

      Willing to support his effort to help

    • C. 

      More interested in helping food banks than in playing soccer

    • D. 

      Eager for him to become president of the organization

  • 2. 
    Use "Fighting Hunger with a Kick" to answer the following questionAccording to the article, what is one way Whaley achieves his goal of providing soccer instruction to children?
    • A. 

      He asks newspaper reporters to inform others about soccer camps.

    • B. 

      He asks local food banks to provide locations for soccer camps

    • C. 

      He trains schoolteachers to become qualified coaches

    • D. 

      He depends on teenagers to volunteer as coaches

  • 3. 
    Use "Fighting Hunger with a Kick" to answer the following questionWhich sentence from the article shows that developing soccer skills isn't the ONLY focus of Kicking4Hunger camps?
    • A. 

      During the three-day camp, more than 70 children were able to play soccer.

    • B. 

      The coaches also teach children about staying healthy by exercising and eating the right food

    • C. 

      During the school year Kicking4Hunger offers clinics that are usually held for one to three days.

    • D. 

      Kicking4Hunger has set a goal of bringing soccer camps to other states by 2014 and to other countries by 2016.

  • 4. 
    Use "Fighting Hunger with a Kick" to answer the following questionWhat was ONE BENEFIT of Whaley winning the Reader's Choice Hero of the year award? 
    • A. 

      He was able to focus on a new career

    • B. 

      He was able to choose

    • C. 

      He received advice about how to be an effective soccer coach

    • D. 

      He was able to use the prize money to help his organization

  • 5. 
    Use " Caring for Kids is in the Bag" to answer the following questionWhich words from paragraph 3 best help the reader understand what appropriate  means? 
    • A. 

      People who work with children

    • B. 

      Volunteers fill bags

    • C. 

      Fit the needs of

    • D. 

      Experience other difficulites

  • 6. 
    Use " Caring for Kids is in the Bag" to answer the following questionParagraph 4 is important to the selection because it provides information about the Care Bags project 
    • A. 

      Shares information with its volunteers

    • B. 

      Relies on people to support its goals

    • C. 

      Identifies which toys children prefer

    • D. 

      Estimates how many bags will be needed

  • 7. 
    Use " Caring for Kids is in the Bag" to answer the following questionWhich sentence from the selection shows that Wignall's project has expanded over the years? 
    • A. 

      She and other volunteers placed these items in bags to give to children who needed it

    • B. 

      After the bags are filled, they are sent to the children who need them.

    • C. 

      Volunteers who sew make the bags that hold the donated items and also make other things that are included in the bags, such as blankets and bibs.

    • D. 

      Thanks to these kits, about 70 other Care Bags programs have been started

  • 8. 
    Use " Caring for Kids is in the Bag" to answer the following questionRead the following sentence from paragraph 6.One of these programs is managed by people in Africa who once received bags from Wignall!The author included this sentence most likely to 
    • A. 

      Illustrate how many Care Bags programs there are in the world

    • B. 

      Show that Wignall's project has had a positive effect on others

    • C. 

      Demonstrate why more volunteers for Care Bags programs are needed

    • D. 

      Show how long it can take for Wignall's bag to reach people in need

  • 9. 
    Use " Caring for Kids is in the Bag" to answer the following questionWhich of the following is the best summary of the selection? 
    • A. 

      After talking to her parents, Annie Wignall started a project called Care Bags. People who work with children contact Wignall's group about children who need help. Volunteers for the project then fill bags with toys and other items

    • B. 

      Annie Wignall wanted to find a way to help other children. After talking to her parents, she decided to gather items that children needed and put them in bags for delivery. Many people volunteered to help Annie with her project when became known as Care Bags

    • C. 

      After hearing about a family that had to leave their home suddenly and left some things behind, Annie Wignall decided to create the Care Bags project. The project provides bags containing toys and other items to children who need them. Project volunteers have helped thousands of children all over the world.

    • D. 

      Annie Wignall gathered some items in a bag for children in need and decided to start the Care Bags project. The project has now helped children all over the world by putting together many more similar bags. Wignall still directs the project's activities.

  • 10. 
    One way that Whaley and Wignall are alike is that
    • A. 

      They both want to attend college and earn teaching degrees

    • B. 

      They have both received awards for their willingness to assist others

    • C. 

      Their concern for others people has inspired both of them to think creatively

    • D. 

      Their enjoyment of volunteering has motivated them to start their own organizations

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