Students will read and analyze grade appropriate, 8th grade text, in order to answer questions.
Questions: 17 | Attempts: 258 | Last updated: Dec 20, 2012
When she touched the burning forehead,the fever seepedinto her fingers.When she moved her lips to form a prayer,or closed her eyes to make a wish,or crossed her fingerto a form a twist—the fever turned into a teardrop.the teardrop into a pearl.When she blew a kiss,butterflies hovered overthe wet pillow, and the sad blanket.She healed.Kubla KhanKubla Khan was the founder and first emperor of the Mongol Yuan dynasty in China. He completed the conquest of China that was begun by his grandfather. In 1264, he founded and built his capital on the site that is now Beijing. The capital was called Khanbalik, and it was a wonder to behold.Kubla Khan was famous throughout all Asia and Europe. Many famous and powerful people came to call on him at Khanbalik, including the famous traveler, Marco Polo. During his reign, Kubla Khan did his best to advance literature and the arts in his empire. How does the poem differ from the nonfiction passage?