The Chenoo And The Passamaquoddy

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  • 1. 
    You can infer that Nolka is important to her brothers by
    • A. 

      Their surprise at her calmness

    • B. 

      The number of rocks they carry

    • C. 

      A story they tell about the Chenoo

    • D. 

      The way they rush back to camp

  • 2. 
    What does the author mean by saying  "Nolka is heating rocks in order to?"
    • A. 

      Clean an elk hide

    • B. 

      Prepare the sweat lodge for use

    • C. 

      Make a necklace for the Chenoo

    • D. 

      Warm food for her brothers

  • 3. 
    How does the author support their claim that Nolka calls the Chenoo" Grandfather?"
    • A. 

      Had always wanted a grandfather

    • B. 

      Knows he will not harm her

    • C. 

      Wishes to surprise her brother

    • D. 

      Knows that there is nowhere to hide

  • 4. 
    In the selection, how does Nolka change from the begining to the  end? Nolka and her brothers show kindness by
    • A. 

      Nolka and her brothers show kindness by accepting the old man as their grandfather

    • B. 

      Nolka and her brothers show kindness by building the Chenoo a new sweat lodge

    • C. 

      Nolka and her brothers show kindness by inviting the Chenoo to stay in the hunting camp

    • D. 

      Nolka and her brothers show kindness by moving to a different village with the old man

  • 5. 
    What is the meaning of inspect ?
    • A. 

      Read quickly

    • B. 

      Know completely

    • C. 

      Question thoroughly

    • D. 

      examine carefully

  • 6. 
    What is the meaning of a clearing?
    • A. 

      A sale at Walmart

    • B. 

      An open area in a forest

    • C. 

      An enourmous tent

    • D. 

      A small valley

  • 7. 
    The Chenoo is surprised at Nolka's response to him because “No human being had ever dared to speak to it this way before.” What can you infer about how people react to the Chenoo from this description?
    • A. 

      He is a laughstock to the villagers

    • B. 

      He is a gentle old woman

    • C. 

      He is a myth from Ancient Greece

    • D. 

      The chenoo's large body show that he is powerful and to be respected

  • 8. 
    Which statement summarizes the selection  The Passamaquoddy?
    • A. 

      This advertisement tries to convince the reader to visit this region

    • B. 

      This informational text uses maps and timelines to explore the backgroud of the legend of the Chenoo.

    • C. 

      This fictional article is meant to entertain

    • D. 

      This biograghy is meant to share a life story.

  • 9. 
    Using the map and timeline on p. 720-721, What caused the the Passamaquoddy  population to shrink?
    • A. 

      European settlers came to North America spreading disease

    • B. 

      They were poor farmers

    • C. 

      A drought

    • D. 

      A large hurricane

  • 10. 
    What lessons about human nature does this legend try to teach?
    • A. 

      Showing poilteness and compassion can help turn an enemy to a friend

    • B. 

      Nice guys finish first

    • C. 

      The early bird gets the worm