Pages 501-502
Pages 504-507
Pages 508-512
General Questions
PSSA Questions

100

What is the genre of the passage?
a folktale

100

What was don Arturo and his daughter's plan?
to make Juan fall in love with his daughter and then Juan would do whatever they asked him

100

Why did Juan talk to the tree?
He was practicing what he was going to say to don Ignacio.

100

Identify the passage as fiction or nonfiction.
fiction

100

What type of figurative language compares two things using like or as?
simile

200

How do you know the passage is a folktale?
because has a plot that teaches a lesson and it has a character who shows the values of a culture

200

What did Araceli want Juan to do?
give her all the apples from the el manzano real tree

200

True or false: When Don Ignacio goes to see Juan on page 509 he knows that Juan has given all the apples to Araceli.
True

200

What is the author's purpose for writing the passage?
to entertain

200

What type of figurative language has something not human acting like a human?
personification

300

How was don Ignacio's apple tree different from other apple trees?
Its apples were sweeter than most other apple trees.

300

What decision did Juan make on page 507?
He decided to give all the apple from the tree to Araceli.

300

True or False: Juan lied to don Ignacio and he lost the bet.
false

300

At the beginning of the story why did Juan promise to give Araceli anything on the ranch?
to thank her for being so kind to him by making him breakfast and coffee

300

What type of figurative language compares two things without using like or as?
metaphor

400

What did Don Arturo bet that he could do?
that he could get Juan to tell a lie

400

How do you think Juan felt after he gave all the apples to Araceli?
probably sad because he stole from don Ignacio

400

What happened to Juan and Araceli at the end of the passage?
They got married.

400

What lesson do you think the author wants you to learn?
to be honest, to tell the truth, do not lie

400

Identify the setting of the passage?
on a don Ignacio's ranch

500

Why do don Arturo and his family move into don Ignacio's house?
because Araceli, don Arturo's daughter, thinks that it can help them find a way to win the bet

500

Why did Juan give the apples to Araceli?
because he loved her

500

On page 509 what do you think Araceli said to don Ignacio?
that if don Ignacio won the bet and got don Arturo's ranch, that he would give the ranch to Juan

500

Which word on page 511 means "in and excited way"?
excitedly

500

What would be another good title for the passage?
Teacher will decide.