Mr. Tanen's Tie Trouble
Luke Goes to Bat
My Name is Gabriela
The Signmaker's Assisstant
Dex: The Heart of a Hero
100

What happens after Mr. Tanen puts up signs?

The whole town comes to Mr. Tanen’s auction.

100

What happens before Luke plays in the first game?

Franky has to go to his aunt’s.

100

What describes the kind of person Gabriela is?

nice

100

Why does Norman paint signs that tell people to do silly things?

He thinks it is funny

100

Why does the author say Dex can "run like the wind?"

to show that he runs very fast

200

What does Mr. Tanen do before the ribbon-cutting ceremony?

He makes his way through the crowd.

200

What does Luke do after Franky comes back?

He sits on the curb.

200

How does Gabriela feel after she wins the Nobel Prize?

proud

200

Why do the people of the town take down Norman’s signs?

They don’t think the signs are funny.

200

How do Dex’s feelings change by the end of the story?

At the beginning he is sad. At the end he is happy.

300

How does Mr. Tanen feel when Kaylee and Alex give him the jar of money for the playground?

He is sad.

300

“He’s just a squirt,” one of the older boys said, laughing. 

Why did the author use the word squirt instead of the words too young?

to sound like the way kids really talk

300

TRUE or FALSE

Gabriela thinks it is important for children to learn.

TRUE

300

Where does Norman put up his OPEN FOR SWIMMING sign?

at the fountain

300

What does the author mean when she says Dex’s hero suit fit like a glove?

The suit fits Dex well. 

400

What is Mr. Tanen's problem?

There isn’t enough money for a new playground. 

400

What happens before Grandma shows Luke the tickets?

Luke tells Grandma that he had a chance to play ball.

400

Why did Gabriela like to play school with the other children in her village?

She liked teaching

400

Why did the author most likely write this story?

to make readers laugh

400

How is Dex different from the other dogs at the beginning of the story?

Dex is shorter and slower.

500

Why does everyone give the ties back to Mr. Tanen?

They want to thank Mr. Tanen.

500

Luke shouted with the crowd. “Give it to ‘em, Jackie! You show ‘em!” 

Why does the author shorten the word ‘them’ to ‘em’?

to show the way his shouts really sound

500

Which would Gabriela probably enjoy more?

a poem about a bird 
or
a magazine about science 

a poem about a bird

500

What might have happened if the signmaker had seen Norman painting the BUY NORMAN A PRESENT sign?

He would have scolded Norman

500

How is Cleevis different from the dogs he plays with?

Only Cleevis gets stuck in a tree.

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