Pages 114-118 Pages 119-123 Pages 124-127 General Questions PSSA Questions

100

What is the United States?
The Gold mountain is a Chinese nick name for ___.

100

What is they asked the guard if they could go over the fence to get the basketball?
Explain how Kai and Young were able to get the plums.

100

What is nervous?
Identify how Kai was feeling at the beginning of the first paragraph on page 124.

100

What is make believe?
Identify the passage as real or make believe.

100

What is, "I am not tall like that basket"?
Find a simile on page 115.

200

What is watching a basketball game?
Tell how Kai and Young spent most of their first morning on the island.

200

What is his father's letter?
Identify what was under Kai's pillow.

200

What is false?
True or false: Kai failed the interrogation and will be sent back to China.

200

What is fiction?
Identify the passage as fiction or nonfiction.

200

What is, "..whose eyes flashed with the fury of caged tigers"?
Find an example of a metaphor on page 116.

300

What is the endless waiting?
Identify what Kai most disliked about about living on the island.

300

What is five?
Identify how many chairs Kai said were in his home in China.

300

What is because Young is sad and will miss him?
Explain why Young does not look at Kai when he leaves.

300

What is to to give information about the experiences of immigrants from China?
Identify the main reason why the author wrote this passage.

300

What is, "He awoke with a start to a noise like a rat scratching its claws against the wall."?
Identify a simile on page 117.

400

What is because the food he ate on the island was boring?
Tell why Kai wanted the plums.

400

What is an interrogator?
Identify the term used to describe the person who asked Kai questions.

400

What is San Francisco?
Identify the city where Kai was going to look for his father.

400

What is historical fiction?
Identify the genre of this passage

400

What is unfamiliar?
Identify the word on page 120 which means "not familiar".

500

What is to express his sad feelings?
Explain why the old man wrote on the wall.

500

What is he is worried that he will not be allowed to go to his father?
Identify Kai's main problem.

500

What is happy because he is with his father?
Explain how Kai feels at the end of the passage.

500

What is it tells a real story about a place in the past?
Explain how you know the passage is historical fiction.

500

What is "sounds of the wind whistling"?
Find an example of personification on page 117.

Storytown-Gr. 4-Lesson 4-Kai's Journey to Gold Mountain-DMJ

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