Ant & Grasshopper/ The Richer & Poorer

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  • 1. 
    Grasshopper asks Ant for a
    • A. 

      Warm place to stay

    • B. 

      Place to find wood

    • C. 

      Grain of corn to eat

    • D. 

      Song to sing in the sun

  • 2. 
    What does Ant tell Grasshopper?
    • A. 

      Corn dries better in the sun than in the dark.

    • B. 

      Spend time in summer preparing for winter.

    • C. 

      Grain keeps well if stored properly.

    • D. 

      Dancing is a great summer activity.

  • 3. 
    In "The Ricer, the Poorer," Lottie chooses to work instead of go to college because she
    • A. 

      Dislikes sharing anything with Bess

    • B. 

      Wants to make money immediately

    • C. 

      Knows the large cost of college

    • D. 

      Expects to get married

  • 4. 
    Bess travels widely in "The Richer, the Poorer" because she
    • A. 

      Wants to be with her husband

    • B. 

      Dislikes being poor

    • C. 

      Has an exciting job

    • D. 

      Enjoys travel

  • 5. 
    A theme in both fables concerns the best way to
    • A. 

      Help your friends

    • B. 

      Store your grain

    • C. 

      Save your money

    • D. 

      Live your life

  • 6. 
    A person who is lean is
    • A. 

      Thin

    • B. 

      Tall

    • C. 

      Old

    • D. 

      Pale

  • 7. 
    What does frugal mean?
    • A. 

      Calm

    • B. 

      Smart

    • C. 

      Thrifty

    • D. 

      Shallow

  • 8. 
    What does inefficient mean?
    • A. 

      Impossible

    • B. 

      Wasteful

    • C. 

      Boring

    • D. 

      Noisy

  • 9. 
    An intolerable situation is
    • A. 

      Uncommon

    • B. 

      Dangerous

    • C. 

      Mysterious

    • D. 

      Unbearable

  • 10. 
    What does clarity mean?
    • A. 

      Happiness

    • B. 

      Clearness

    • C. 

      Coziness

    • D. 

      Gentleness

  • 11. 
    How are Ant's conditions at the beginning of winter different from Grasshopper's conditions? Include two details in your response.
  • 12. 
    What detail from "The Richer, the Poorer explains why Lottie, as a child, became so concerned with making and saving money?
  • 13. 
    Extended Response:  20 points (5 sentences minimum) Citing the text. Explain two decisions that Lottie could have changed to live her life more fully.   Include a detail from "The Richer, the Poorer" in your explanation of each decision.