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Comprehension for the story in your literature book "What Joe Did".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does the underlined word mean? Paint the rim first.  

    • A.

      Corner

    • B.

      Edge

    • C.

      Outline

    • D.

      Surface

    Correct Answer
    B. Edge
    Explanation
    The underlined word "rim" refers to the outer edge of an object, particularly in this context, the outer edge of something that needs to be painted.

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  • 2. 

    What does the underlined word mean? The travelers marveled at the view.  

    • A.

      Were filled with anger

    • B.

      Were filled with fear

    • C.

      Were filled with joy

    • D.

      Were filled with wonder

    Correct Answer
    D. Were filled with wonder
    Explanation
    The word "marveled" indicates that the travelers were filled with wonder. They were amazed or astonished by the view they were seeing.

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  • 3. 

    What does the underlined word mean? Stretch the cloth over the hoop.  

    • A.

      Ring

    • B.

      Peg

    • C.

      Plank

    • D.

      Frame

    Correct Answer
    A. Ring
    Explanation
    The underlined word "hoop" refers to a circular object or ring. In this context, it is used as a frame or support for stretching cloth.

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  • 4. 

    What does the underlined word mean? The kitten swatted the toy.  

    • A.

      Gripped

    • B.

      Slapped

    • C.

      Removed

    • D.

      Nipped

    Correct Answer
    B. Slapped
    Explanation
    The underlined word "swatted" means to hit or strike something with a quick, forceful motion, usually with the paw. In this context, it suggests that the kitten hit the toy with its paw. "Slapped" is the closest synonym to "swatted" among the given options, as it also implies a quick, forceful motion of hitting something.

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  • 5. 

    What does the underlined word mean? Ginger fouled during the game.  

    • A.

      Stopped to observe

    • B.

      Got annoyed

    • C.

      Broke a rule

    • D.

      Left the field

    Correct Answer
    C. Broke a rule
    Explanation
    The underlined word "fouled" means that Ginger broke a rule during the game.

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  • 6. 

    What does the underlined word mean? Can I borrow your jersey?  

    • A.

      Shirt

    • B.

      Bicycle

    • C.

      Costume

    • D.

      Umbrella

    Correct Answer
    A. Shirt
    Explanation
    The underlined word "jersey" refers to a type of clothing, specifically a shirt.

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  • 7. 

    What does the underlined word mean? Your song left me speechless.  

    • A.

      Relieved

    • B.

      Drained

    • C.

      Amazed

    • D.

      Confused

    Correct Answer
    C. Amazed
    Explanation
    The underlined word "amazed" means to be filled with wonder or astonishment. In this context, it suggests that the person's song had a profound impact and left the speaker in awe or unable to find words to express their feelings.

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  • 8. 

    How was Joanna's basketball rim different from most? 

    • A.

      It had a backboard.

    • B.

      It did not have a net.

    • C.

      It was 16 feet high.

    • D.

      It was wider than the ball.

    Correct Answer
    C. It was 16 feet high.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It was 16 feet high." This suggests that Joanna's basketball rim was taller than the standard height. This difference in height would make the rim more challenging to reach and score points, as players would have to jump higher or shoot with more precision.

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  • 9. 

    What time of day does this story take place? 

    • A.

      Early morning

    • B.

      Around lunch

    • C.

      Afternoon

    • D.

      Late at night

    Correct Answer
    C. Afternoon
    Explanation
    The story takes place in the afternoon.

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  • 10. 

    Why did the boys ask Joanna to play basketball with them? 

    • A.

      They did not have enough players.

    • B.

      They knew she had just moved to town.

    • C.

      They wanted to use her basketball.

    • D.

      They knew she was a good player.

    Correct Answer
    A. They did not have enough players.
    Explanation
    The boys asked Joanna to play basketball with them because they did not have enough players.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these events happeded last in the story? 

    • A.

      Joanna dunked the ball.

    • B.

      Joanna prevented T.J. from making a basket.

    • C.

      The boys asked Joanna to play with them.

    • D.

      They boys gave Joanna a nickname.

    Correct Answer
    D. They boys gave Joanna a nickname.
    Explanation
    In the story, the events are listed in chronological order. First, the boys asked Joanna to play with them, indicating that she joined their game. Then, Joanna prevented T.J. from making a basket, suggesting that she was actively involved in the game. Next, Joanna dunked the ball, indicating her skill and success in the game. Finally, the boys gave Joanna a nickname, which suggests that this event occurred after the previous events and serves as a conclusion or reflection on Joanna's participation in the game.

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  • 12. 

    Why do you think Joanna hid the fact that she was really a girl? 

    • A.

      She wanted to prove that girls are the best basketball players.

    • B.

      She wanted to embarrass the boys.

    • C.

      She thought the boys would not believe she knew how to play.

    • D.

      She thought the boys wouldn't let her play if they knew she was a girl.

    Correct Answer
    D. She thought the boys wouldn't let her play if they knew she was a girl.
    Explanation
    Joanna hid the fact that she was really a girl because she believed that the boys wouldn't let her play if they knew her true gender.

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  • 13. 

    What important lesson did the boys in this story learn? 

    • A.

      Never be mean to a girl.

    • B.

      Girls can be good athletes.

    • C.

      Boys are the best when it comes to playing basketball.

    • D.

      If give someone a nickname they will play with you.

    Correct Answer
    B. Girls can be good athletes.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Girls can be good athletes." This lesson is important because it challenges the stereotype that only boys can excel in sports. It teaches the boys in the story to recognize and appreciate the athletic abilities of girls, promoting gender equality and breaking down gender biases.

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  • 14. 

    Which boy's attitude towards Joanna changed the most in the story?  

    • A.

      T.J.

    • B.

      Jo

    • C.

      Michael

    • D.

      Jordan

    Correct Answer
    A. T.J.
    Explanation
    T.J.'s attitude towards Joanna changed the most in the story.

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  • 15. 

    What every day life lesson can you learn from this story?   (Hint: Think about what they boys learned in this story.)

    • A.

      To be successful, you must believe in yourself.

    • B.

      Do not judge others by their looks.

    • C.

      Honesty is more important than success.

    • D.

      To play a sport, you must be a good athlete.

    Correct Answer
    B. Do not judge others by their looks.
  • 16. 

     Why were the boys shocked when Joanna's cap fell off?

    • A.

      She was holding on to the rim.

    • B.

      She had made a perfect dunk.

    • C.

      They discovered she was a girl.

    • D.

      They realizes how short she was.

    Correct Answer
    C. They discovered she was a girl.
    Explanation
    The boys were shocked when Joanna's cap fell off because they discovered that she was a girl. This suggests that the boys were under the impression that Joanna was a boy, and they were surprised to learn otherwise.

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