Newsela
Friendship
Hatchet
Life Skills
Speech/Social Skills
100

According to the Newsela article, Student Perspectives: One Year Into the Covid-19 Pandemic, what were two feelings that some children experienced?

a. happy and excited

b. terrified and lonely

c. mean and nasty 

b. terrified and lonely

100

If you bully and tease people, they will like you and call you a friend.

a. True

b. False

b. False, People do not like to be teased and bullied and will not want to hang around with you or be your friend.

100

Where is the pilot?

a. at the bottom of the lake

b. at the hospital

c. at Wegmans

a. at the bottom of the lake

100

In the life skills lesson about "fancy" restaurants      what does the host/hostess do at a restaurant?

a. serve the food to the customers

b. greet and seat the customers

c. cook the food for the customers

a. greet and seat the customers

100

What volume should you use in a restaurant or a library.

a. soft

b. medium

c. loud

a. soft

200

It's been more than a year since the pandemic started. Some schools are still closed.

a. true

b. false

a. true

200

According to the Newsela article about video games during the pandemic, what kinds of friendships thrived (did well) during the pandemic?

a. in person

b. in school

c. in video games

c. in video games

200

Brian is very hungry. What food does he think about?

a. pizza

b. chicken parm

c. hamburger, fries and milkshake

c. hamburger, fries and milkshake

200

Give an example of a fast food restaurant and a more fancy restaurant that has menus.

answers will differ

200

Why is it good to give a compliment to people?


It makes others feel good. 

It is a good way to start a conversation.

It is kind.

300

In the Newsela article about boredom during the Pandemic, where were some people making new friends?

a. internet

b. video games

c. in school

b. during video games

300

Friendships are important and make us much happier.

a. True

b. False

a. True

300

Why can't Brian start a fire?

a. no matches

b. no wood

c. it's raining

a. no matches

300

You are more likely to leave a tip at a ________.

a. fast food restaurant

b. "fancy" sit down restaurant

b. "fancy" sit down restaurant

300

When would it be all right to use a loud voice?

at a sporting event


other

400

Is it true that some people would improve their reading skills by reading to animals such as dogs and ponies?

a. yes

b. no

yes

400

Name two things that you would say are a strength for you in developing and keeping friendships?

Answers vary: kind, loyal, humorous, understanding, tolerant, sharing, patient, a good listener, etc.

400

How does Brain think that he will be rescued? 

a. by hikers that find him in the woods

b. by searchers in an amphibious airplane

c. by vacationers in a hot air balloon

b. by searchers in an amphibious airplane 

400

If you get the wrong meal at a restaurant you should wait till everyone is done eating and then tell the waitress.

a. True

b. False

b. False

400

When a server brings you your food and drinks what should you say?

a. Thank you

500

What advice did Brian's teacher, Mr. Purpura, give to Brian and his class?

a. change the channel when feeling upset

b. think positive and get motivated

c. never talk to strangers

b. think positive and get motivated

500

In the ULS lesson, Dinner is Served, what does the word check mean?

a. the bill

b. left overs

c. the food

a. the bill

500

When should you interrupt someone who is talking to another person?

a. emergency


b. bathroom

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