Pages 188-191
Pages 192-197
Pages 198-202
General Questions
PSSA Questions

100

Identify the genre of the passage.
What is realistic fiction?

100

Explain why the doe was standing by the fence.
What is because its baby fawn was caught in the wired fence?

100

Explain what happens right after Pal drinks water.
What is Justin heard a noise in the grass?

100

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

100

Fact or opinion: But he decided that the room didn't look too bad.
What is opinion?

200

Explain how you know the passage is realistic fiction.
What is because it has characters and events that are like people and events in real life?

200

Explain why Grandpa brought uncooked food.
What is because they were going to cook outside?

200

Identify what made the noise in the grass.
What is a mother opossum and her babies?

200

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

200

Identify the word on page 192 which means "being red".
What is redness?

300

Explain the conflict Justin has with himself.
What is he is upset because he cannot do his chores perfectly?

300

identify what Grandpa used for fuel to cook.
What are cowchips?

300

Identify another name for cook.
What is chef?

300

Identify the author's purpose.
What is to entertain?

300

Identify the word on page 194 which means "not tangled".
What is untangled?

400

Think of an adjective you would use to describe Grandpa.
What is patient?

400

Identify what Grandpa was making on page 197.
What are biscuits?

400

Explain the meaning of: "Tears bathe the soul."
What is crying can sometimes make you feel better?

400

Identify the lesson the author wants you to learn after reading this passage.
What is that you need to practice doing a job over and over and then the work will become easier?

400

Identify a simile on page 198.
What is, "It had a long tail like a rat's. But it was as big as a cat."?

500

Explain the event which proves that Justin has visited Grandpa before.
What is Justin knew how to saddle the horse and ride it?

500

Fact or opinion: "And that was the time I liked the most."
What is opinion?

500

Explain grandpa's opinion about chores.
Grandpa feels that it is important to do your chores the best you can.

500

Locate a simile on page 202.
What is, "I bet you don't like boys who cry like babies."?

500

Explain why Justin felt guilty after he had breakfast with Grandpa.
What is because he did not help Grandpa wash the dishes?