Pages 258-262 Pages 263-266 Pages 267-271 General Questions PSSA Questions

100

What is a folktale?
Identify the genre of "Stone Soup".

100

What is they put a small tin pot on top and filled it with water?
Tell what the monks did next after they made the fire.

100

What is true?
True or False: The monks have probably made stone soup before.

100

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

100

What is a village in China?
Tell where most of the events in the story take place.

200

What is distrusting of neighbors and suspicious of strangers?
Describe the villagers at the beginning of the passage.

200

What is three round, smooth stones?
Tell the first item the monks put into the pot.

200

What is how to share?
The monks helped the villagers learn ___.

200

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

200

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

300

What is famine, floods, and wars?
Tell what made the villagers distrusting and suspicious.

300

What is salt and pepper?
Tell what the monks put in the pot after the stones.

300

What is eat meals together more often or share food with each other?
If the story were to continue predict what you think the villagers might do next.

300

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

300

What is the author thinks sharing is important because he wrote a story about how it helped the villagers?
Explain the author's opinion about sharing.

400

Why is they did not trust strangers?
Explain why no one answered when the monks knocked on the villagers' doors.

400

What is carrots?
Tell what the monks wanted next to put into the pot after the salt and pepper.

400

What is that sharing makes you richer or the more you give the more you get?
Describe the lesson that the villagers learned.

400

What is in the beginning the villagers were distrusting and suspicious, but at the end trusting and sharing with each other made them happy?
Describe how the villagers changed from the beginning to the end of the passage.

400

What is because the villagers locked themselves in their houses and would not open the doors to the monks?
Tell why the monk says at the beginning of the story that, "These people do not know happiness."

500

What is stone soup?
Describe what the monks were going to make for the villagers.

500

What is they thought it smelled delicious?
Describe what the villagers thought of the stone soup.

500

What is because everyone added something to the pot?
Identify the main reason why the soup tasted delicious.

500

What is they are not friendly to each other?
Tell what the villagers' biggest problem is at the beginning of the story.

500

What is they had a big banquet and ate the stone soup?
Tell what belongs in the empty sequence: 1. The monks began to make stone soup. 2. The villagers put in all the ingredients. 3. 4. The villagers unlocked their doors and let the monks sleep in their homes.

Storytown-Stone Soup-Gr. 3-Lesson 9-DMJ

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