Pages 307-311 Pages 312-316 Pages 317-320 General Questions PSSA Questions

100

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

100

What is she got nervous when the people laughed?
Explain why Carolyn forgot the words when she went onstage.

100

What is laughing?
On page 317 give a synonym for the word chuckling.

100

What is make believe?
Tell if the passage is real or make believe.

100

What is the community center?
Identify the setting of the passage.

200

What is false?
True or False: Carolyn is angry at Josh and Dana because they have parts in the play.

200

What is she is helping Carolyn remember what to say?
Explain why Mrs. Lasiter whispers, "I am the river." offstage.

200

What is because Dana was really sick and Carolyn was just pretending to be sick?
Explain why Mama did not make soup and pudding for Carolyn like she did for Dana.

200

What is fiction?
Tell if the passage is fiction or nonfiction.

200

What is, "Mama's voice was as soothing as a warm breeze."
Find the simile on page 315.

300

What is she thinks her mother does not love her the most?
Describe Carolyn's biggest problem in the story.

300

What is before she felt confident and sure of herself but after she felt upset?
Tell how DIFFERENT Carolyn felt just before she went on stage and just after she ran off the stage.

300

What is because he is shy and Mama felt he needed the extra attention?
Explain why Mama hung Josh's paper on the refrigerator.

300

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

300

What is, "Then she went back inside with her scarves flowing like a river."
Find the simile on page 320.

400

What is very well, Josh sang and did not make a mistake?
Describe how Josh and Dana performed in the play.

400

What is because her friend Janet Parson said she was her mother's favorite?
Explain why Carolyn was so concerned about being her mother's favorite.

400

What is happy?
Describe how Carolyn felt at the end of the passage.

400

What is the author thinks it is wrong because he had Mama talk about the boy who cried wolf and tell Carolyn that she should not pretend to be sick?
Tell what you think the author's opinion is about playing sick.

400

What is __? The teacher will decide.
Tell what would be another good title for the passage.

500

What is she thought that she would be better than her brother and sister?
Describe what Carolyn was thinking while she watched Dana and Josh perform.

500

What is loving and caring?
Describe the relationship that exists between Carolyn and her mom.

500

What is because Mama gives special attention to Josh and Dana?
Tell why Carolyn thinks she is not the favorite child.

500

What is at the beginning Carolyn was being selfish and thinking only of herself, but at the end she realized her mom loved all her children the same?
Describe how Carolyn changed from the beginning to the end of the passage.

500

What is in a nervous way?
Define the word nervously.

Storytown-Loved Best-Gr. 3-Lesson 11-DMJ

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