My Name Is Maria Isabel Review

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My Name Is Maria Isabel Review


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  • 1. 
    Why isn't Maria Isabel going to be in the pageant?
    • A. 

      She doesn't hear very well.

    • B. 

      She can't sing.

    • C. 

      Her teacher calls her the wrong name and she doesn't hear it.

    • D. 

      She just doesn't want to be in it.

  • 2. 
    What does Maria Isabel learn about solving problems?
    • A. 

      You should not tell others your problems.

    • B. 

      It is helpful to keep your problems to yourself.

    • C. 

      You should pretend you have no problems.

    • D. 

      It helps to ask others for advice with your problems.

  • 3. 
    At the beginning of the story, what activities are taking place in Maria Isabel's classroom?
    • A. 

      The students are sharing information on winter holidays and preparing for the Winter Pageant.

    • B. 

      The class is reading Charlotte's Web.

    • C. 

      Maria Isabel is writing an essay about her greatest wish.

    • D. 

      The class is learning songs about Hannukah.

  • 4. 
    What differences does Maria Isabel see between her problems and that of Wilbur the pig?
    • A. 

      They have the same problem.

    • B. 

      Maria Isabel knows she will solve her problem and Wilbur will not.

    • C. 

      Wilbur's problems seem worse but he will probably solve them because he is a character in a story.

    • D. 

      Maria's problems are much worse than Wilbur's problems.

  • 5. 
    How do Maria Isabel's parents show they care about her?
    • A. 

      They always buy her new things.

    • B. 

      They say it's ok if she doesn't sing in the pageant.

    • C. 

      They say they will talk to the teacher about calling Maria Isabel the wrong name.

    • D. 

      They plan to leave work early and bring rice and beans to the pageant.

  • 6. 
    Why doesn't Maria Isabel tell her parents the truth?
    • A. 

      Maria Isabel always lies about her problems.

    • B. 

      She doesn't want to disappoint them.

    • C. 

      They will ground her if they find out.

    • D. 

      Her parents don't really care about the pageant.

  • 7. 
    At first, Maria Isabel wrote that her "Greatest Wish" was to--
    • A. 

      Build a snowoman

    • B. 

      Get good grades

    • C. 

      Be called Maria Isabel

    • D. 

      Visit her grandfather

  • 8. 
    The teacher asked Maria Isabel to--
    • A. 

      Show the class the pretty Christmas card she received from her cousin

    • B. 

      Lead the class in the Hannukah song

    • C. 

      Read her essay aloud to the class

    • D. 

      Bring her grandmother to class someday

  • 9. 
    Why do you think Maria Isabel feels that she is “caught in a sticky, troublesome spider’s web of her own”?
    • A. 

      Because she has met too many people at her new school.

    • B. 

      By choosing to keep silent when her name is changed in class and she does not get a part in the pageant.

    • C. 

      She chooses to tell the teacher her real name so that everyone will call her Maria.

    • D. 

      Because she has tried out for a part in the pageant.

  • 10. 
    Why is Charlotte’s Web so important to Maria Isabel?
    • A. 

      It was her favorite book at her old school.

    • B. 

      Maria Isabel is so bored that she wants to read Charlotte’s Web.

    • C. 

      Maria Isabel is feeling sorry for herself and identifies with Wilbur’s situation.

    • D. 

      Maria Isabel is feeling so happy that she wants to share the story with everyone.

  • 11. 
    What book helps Maria Isabel with her problems?
    • A. 

      Charlotte's Web

    • B. 

      My Greatest Wish

    • C. 

      One Little Candle, Two Little Candles

    • D. 

      The lyics to the Hannukah song

  • 12. 
    The teacher surprises Maria Isabel at the end of the story by ______.
    • A. 

      Giving her a pinata as a gift

    • B. 

      Letting her go home early

    • C. 

      Asking her to be in the pageant

    • D. 

      Telling her parents the truth about Maria Isabel

  • 13. 
    Why does Maria Isabel decide not to write about having a part in the pageant?
    • A. 

      Her greatest wish is to build a snowman.

    • B. 

      She doesn't really want to be in the pageant.

    • C. 

      Even though she would like to be in the pageant, she realizes it's not her greatest wish.

    • D. 

      Maria Isabel realizes her greatest wish is to help Wilbut the pig.

  • 14. 
    What two things does Maria Isabel want? How does she get them?
    • A. 

      She wants it to snow and to be called by her name. She tells her parents to call her teacher.

    • B. 

      She wants to be in the pageant and to be called by her name. She talks to the teacher after school.

    • C. 

      She wants to be in the pageant and to finish her AR book. She writes her teacher a letter.

    • D. 

      She wants to be in the pageant and to be called by her name. She writes an essay explaining how she feels

  • 15. 
    How do you know that the teacher does not mean to hurt Maria Isabel's feelings and is sorry for her mistake?
    • A. 

      The teacher tells Maria Isabel that she is sorry.

    • B. 

      The teacher writes Maria a note telling her that she can be in the pageant.

    • C. 

      After she read Maria Isabel's essay, she calls her by her real name and invites her to lead a song

  • 16. 
    Which best describes Maria Isabel?
    • A. 

      Curious

    • B. 

      Adventurous

    • C. 

      Outgoing

    • D. 

      Shy

  • 17. 
    What genre is is this story?
    • A. 

      Fantasy

    • B. 

      Realistic fiction

    • C. 

      Poem

    • D. 

      Folk tale

  • 18. 
    Maria Isabel does not tell her parents the truth about singing in the play because.....
    • A. 

      She often lies to her parents

    • B. 

      She doesn't want to disappoint them

    • C. 

      She was too busy eating her soup

    • D. 

      They can't come to the play anyways

  • 19. 
    What was Maria’s main problem in this story?
    • A. 

      She didn’t have any friends at her new school.

    • B. 

      The teacher didn’t call her Maria Isabel Salazar Lopez.

    • C. 

      She didn’t tell her parents the truth about not being in the Winter Pageant.

    • D. 

      She couldn’t remember the words to the song, “The Candles of Hanukkah”.

  • 20. 
     Based on the details in the story, which qualities best describe Maria’s father?
    • A. 

      Quiet and shy

    • B. 

      Sad and disappointed

    • C. 

      Busy and selfish

    • D. 

      Loving and encouraging

  • 21. 
     Which sentence from the selection is an opinion?
    • A. 

      The barrettes were shaped like butterflies.

    • B. 

      Maria Isabel just kept looking down at her desk.

    • C. 

      Look at the pretty Christmas card I got.

    • D. 

      She took a deep breath and began to sing.

  • 22. 
     In what way are Maria and Wilbur the pig alike?
    • A. 

      Both characters were looking forward to Christmas dinner

    • B. 

      Both are characters in the book Charlotte’s Web.

    • C. 

      Both characters enjoy singing.

    • D. 

      Both characters have a problem that needs to be solved

  • 23. 
    How do you think her father would have reacted if Maria had not sung in the pageant?
    • A. 

      He would have been understanding and talked it over with Maria.

    • B. 

      He would have been angry with Maria.

    • C. 

      He would have been upset with the teacher for calling her Mary.

    • D. 

      He would have laughed about the whole situation.

  • 24. 
    Why does Maria not want to be called Mary Lopez?
    • A. 

      She doesn't think it is a pretty name.

    • B. 

      Mary Lopez is her mother’s name.

    • C. 

      She is proud of her real name and wants to be called it.

    • D. 

      There is another girl in the class with that same name.

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