Story 2: Gone Forever

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  • 1. 
    Read this quote. Why is it important to care for animals like these? One reason is to protect the balance of life on Earth. What does the author mean by the balance of life on Earth? Why is it important? Use details from the article to support your answer.
  • 2. 
    Is the author effective in persuading the reader that protecting endangered animals is important? Why or why not? Use details from the article to support your answer
  • 3. 
    What are two reasons why it is important to care for endangered animals?
  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an opinion?
    • A. 

      It is important for us to take care of endangered animals.

    • B. 

      The black rhinoceros is the most frightening animal in Africa.

    • C. 

      The fastest land animal, the cheetah, also lives in Africa.

    • D. 

      If we don’t protect endangered animals now, we will regret it in the future.

  • 5. 
    Read this sentence from the article. Today, because forests have been cleared to make room for people, the grizzly’s habitat is shrinking and the grizzly is disappearing. What does habitat mean?  
    • A. 

      An animal’s natural environment

    • B. 

      A bear’s thick wool coat

    • C. 

      A bear’s den

    • D. 

      An animal’s vision

  • 6. 
    Which of the following does NOT support the main idea of the article?
    • A. 

      Ocean-dwelling animals are in danger of extinction as well.

    • B. 

      Beautiful birds like the great green macaw are also becoming extinct.

    • C. 

      Wherever people are careless about the land, there are endangered species.

    • D. 

      The elephant seems to represent all that is strong and wild in Africa.

  • 7. 
    Read this sentence from the article. They fascinate us with their beauty, their grace, and their speed. What is an antonym for the word fascinate?
    • A. 

      Scare

    • B. 

      Bore

    • C. 

      Entertain

    • D. 

      Humor

  • 8. 
    What will happen to some animal species if current trends continue?
    • A. 

      Their numbers will increase.

    • B. 

      There will be no significant change.

    • C. 

      They will become extinct.

    • D. 

      They will move to other habitats.

  • 9. 
    How does the author feel about the fate of endangered animals?
    • A. 

      Disinterested

    • B. 

      Concerned

    • C. 

      Pleased

    • D. 

      Confused

  • 10. 
    The following statement is an opinion rather than a fact. The black rhinoceros has very poor eyesight and a bad temper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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