Rogue Wave
Abby Sunderland
The People Could Fly
A Christmas Carol
Misc.
100

What are the names of the two main characters?

Scoot and Sully

100
Who was Abby Sunderland? (What age was she?)

Abby attempted to sail solo around the world at age 16.

100

Name two of the main characters

Toby and Sarah

100

Is the change in Scrooge’s character LEAST believable in the novel, the drama, or the graphic story? Why?

Answers may vary

100

Fix the following sentence:

I hate bananas yet I hate oranges

I hate bananas, and I hate oranges.

200

What is the complete name of the boat the main characters were on?

The Old Sea Dog

200

When summarizing or analyzing news stories, which of the following is NOT a question you should ask yourself?

Who's it about? What happened? How many? When?

How many?

200

What was the main setting of the story?

A plantation

200

What does dismal mean?

Depressing; dreary; gloomy
200

Define unsatisfactory

The lowest citizenship grade; unacceptable

300

What event was the climax of "Rogue Wave"?

Scoot breaking through the skylight.

300

Where was Abby rescued?

A remote spot of the Indian Ocean

300

What causes Sarah, the young man slave, and others to fly away?

Toby says the magic words from Africa

300

Name the four "ghosts" who visit Scrooge.

Marley

Ghost of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, Christmas Yet to Come (aka Future)

300

Is the following sentence simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?

After school, Mira likes to eat a few eggs and a lot of pancakes.

Complex

400

What boat rescued the main characters?

Red Rooster

400

What news station conducted the TV interview, "Was Abby Too Young to Sail?" with Abby's parents and brother?

CBS

400

List three characteristics of a folk tale

Folk tales may be set in the distant past and usually involve imaginary characters and supernatural events. The main characters in folk tales may be either humans or animals that behave like humans. Folk tales often share lessons about human nature.

400

What type of logical fallacy does the following definition describe?

the attempt to discredit an idea by attacking the person or group behind it


Name-calling


400

All emails should include what five elements?

Subject, greeting, body, closing, signature

500

What are the sailing terms for the left, right, front, and back of a boat?

Left: port

Right: starboard

Front: bow

Back: stern

500

This was Joanna Weiss's main claim in "Ship of Fools." Fill in the blanks.

Protecting a 16-year-old sailor, not ______ ______ ______, is a parent's responsibility.

Protecting a 16-year-old sailor, not enabling dangerous dreams, is a parent's responsibility.

500

Name 3 of the 5 things you need to know to be able to summarize a story

Title and genre, setting, conflict, main events, and outcome/resolution.

500

Define argument and claim


Argument: writing that expresses a position on an issue or problem.

Claim: a debatable statement that asserts an opinion; the author's main point about an issue.


500

Name ALL the coordinating conjunctions.

You will get extra points if you can name the coordinating conjunction Ms. Rudd told you about at the beginning of the year.

For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So, While


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