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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the vocabulary in "Grasshoppers" do for the readers?
(a) It creates a vivid image in the reader's mind of the actions of a grasshopper.
(b) It creates a strange image in the reader's mind of the actions of a grasshopper.
(c) It makes the movements of the grasshoppers seem confusing.
(d) It makes the grasshoppers seem lazy.
2. "Grasshoppers" describes the grasshoppers' _______________ movements and energy.
3. This book is made to be read by ___________ people simultaneously.
4. How do the reactions of other insects compare to others in history regarding this feat?
(a) Only certain types of people can walk on water.
(b) Jesus' disciples were also shocked that Jesus could walk on water.
(c) Many people throughout history could walk on water.
(d) People are jealous of those who can walk on water.
5. What is the water strider's special skill?
(a) It can glow in the dark.
(b) It can fly.
(c) It can dive into deep water.
(d) It can walk on water.
Short Answer Questions
1. The water strider's ability to walk on water hints at what?
2. "Mayflies" describes the _________ life of the mayfly
3. What kind of poem is "Moth's Serenade?"
4. What do the water striders call those they attempt to teach to walk on water?
5. The mayfly's birth and death take place when?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does a mayfly's life compare to our own?
2. How are mayflies and fireflies similar?
3. What mood is created by the behavior of the water striders? Why?
4. Why are mayflies so frantic, according to this poem?
5. How are these lice like people?
6. What literary devices does the poet use to express the moth's feelings?
7. If you only had twenty-four hours to live, what would you do? Why?
8. If you were to write a poem, what would it be about? Why?
9. What feelings are evoked by the grasshoppers? Why?
10. What is the purpose of this book?
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