The All American Slurp

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The All American Slurp

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the genre of this story?
  • 2. 
    Why does the narrator want her mother to buy her some jeans?
  • 3. 
    How does she persuade her mother to buy her jeans?
  • 4. 
    Why is the Lin family surprised when their host offers them raw celery?
  • 5. 
    Why does the narrator's father take the family to eat in an expensive restaurant?
  • 6. 
    What does the narrator discover about how to drink a milkshake?
  • 7. 
    Why is it hard for the Lin family to adapt to a new culture?
  • 8. 
    How do you think the narrator in this story would feel about the S.O.R. Losers?  (Extra Credit - but you must attempt)* Restate the question* Answer the question* Give examples to support your answer* Make a personal connection or opinion
  • 9. 
    The narrator became acquainted with a few kids at school.  To be acquainted is to _____________________.
    • A. 

      Get to know someone

    • B. 

      Feel competitive toward

    • C. 

      Never have heard about someone

  • 10. 
    Mrs. Gleason served a buffet dinner.  A buffet is a meal at which guests _____________________.
    • A. 

      Are served by a host

    • B. 

      Cook their own food

    • C. 

      Serve themselves

  • 11. 
    Father made diagrams of verbs and their inflections.  In this story, inflections are _____________________.
    • A. 

      Lists of how errors are made with verbs

    • B. 

      The ways a verb can be used

    • C. 

      Information about the origin of verbs

  • 12. 
    The Lin family was offered a relish tray.  A relish tray is a __________________.
    • A. 

      Leg of meat

    • B. 

      Dish of vegetable snacks

    • C. 

      Loaf of bread

  • 13. 
    The Lins had been invited to the Gleasons' residence.  A residence is a _______________________.
    • A. 

      Place of business

    • B. 

      Neighborhood

    • C. 

      Place where someone lives

  • 14. 
    Mrs. Lin bought what her family needed at rummage sales.  In this story, rummage means ___________________.
    • A. 

      Used objects

    • B. 

      Large objects

    • C. 

      Expensive objects

  • 15. 
    After the waiter spilled wine at the Lakeview restaurant, the narrator _____________________.
    • A. 

      Quickly finished her soup

    • B. 

      Tried to read the French on the menu

    • C. 

      Hid in the restaurant's bathroom

  • 16. 
    Time passed in the bathroom of the restaurant.  Then the narrator heard the door open again.  The next thing that happened was ___________________.
    • A. 

      Mother came to see about her

    • B. 

      She went to dinner at Meg's house

    • C. 

      Her friend from school came in

  • 17. 
    When the teacher praised the narrator, Father and Mother disagreed with her.  You could say that they believed ______________________.
    • A. 

      Their daughter was not a good student

    • B. 

      It was not polite to appear proud in public

    • C. 

      They thought that her classes were not hard enough

  • 18. 
    When Mrs. Gleason dumped rice out of her bowl and mixed it with her other food, she was probably ________________________.
    • A. 

      Hoping to find more meat

    • B. 

      Trying to fix her food in a Chinese manner

    • C. 

      Showing that she didn't like the food

  • 19. 
    When we moved into our new _____________________________, we became __________________________ with our neighbors immediately. 
  • 20. 
    They were having a huge __________________________ sale.  
  • 21. 
    I bought a book about Spanish verbs and _____________________________.
  • 22. 
    My mother bought some old _______________________ jars to use for storing home-made jam. 
  • 23. 
    We talked to our new neighbors for a long time, and they invited us to a ___________________ dinner. 
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