Alejandro’s Gift T. Goodson- JME
What is the genre of this story? A. Historical fiction B. Realistic fiction C. Expository non fiction D. Poetry
What is the best word to describe Alejandro? A. Fearful B. Selfish C. Determined D. Defeated
What makes the desert garden possible? A. Animals come to visit B. Alejandro does not drink much C. No visitors D. Windmill provides water
Why do the animals shun the first water hole? A. It is open to be seen B. Too deep C. Muddy D. Salty
Why does Alejandro spend so much time in the garden? A. He is a vegetarian B. It keeps him from being lonely C. The garden smells good D. He wants to get a tan
What did Alejandro learn from the skunk running away? • The animals did not feel safe at the first • water hole. B. The skunk was scared of him. C. The skunk warned the other animals. D. The skunk was caught.
What are woodpeckers, thrashers and roadrunners? A. Desert flowers B. Desert fruit C. Desert cactus D. Desert birds
How is the second water hole different from the first? A. It is next to the windmill. B. It is smaller than the first. C. It is shunned by the animals. D. It is sheltered from sight.
How can Alejandro tell the animals have come to the second water hole? A. He sees them B. He hears them C. His burro hides D. They come at the same time everyday
What is the same about all of the animals that come to the garden? A. They are all small. B. They are all hungry. C. They all have wings. D. They all have four legs.
Why did the squirrel come to the garden? A. Curiosity B. He was lost C. Hunger D. Thirst
What fixes the problem with the water hole? A. Change location and add shade B. Play music for the animals to hear C. Keeping the burro there D. Staying away from it
What is the gift Alejandro gives? A. Friendship B. A windmill C. A burro D. Water
What is the gift Alejandro receives? A. Friendship B. A windmill C. A burro D. Water
Why does Alejandro dig the water hole? A. To feed the animals B. To water his burro C. To water the desert animals D. To water the garden
We __________ the poison ivy in the woods. A. ample B. shunned C. growth D. furrows
The __________ can make electricity. A. windmill B. furrows C. cherished D. shunned
There are __________ cookies in the jar. A. cherished B. windmill C. growth D. ample
We __________ the time we visited with our family. A. cherished B. windmill C. growth D. ample
The __________ were filled with corn seeds. A. cherished B. windmill C. growth D. furrows
The _______ of the plants was recorded in our science journal. A. cherished B. windmill C. growth D. ample