Lon Po Po A Red – Riding Hood Story From China
What is the genre for this story? • fable • legend • folktale • riddle
What is the meaning of the Chinese word, Po Po ? • daughter • wolf • nuts • grandmother
Where would you find gingko nuts growing? • on a vine • on the ground • on a tall tree • on a bush
What reason does Mother give for leaving her children alone? • The children are too busy. • The children do not want to go with her. • She wants to visit Grandmother on her birthday. • The children are too sick.
“All the chicks are in the coop,” means __________. • There are really chicks in a pen. • It’s time to put the chicks in the pen. • All the children are sleeping. • It’s time to put the children in a coop.
What excuse does the wolf give for not climbing the tree? • He is too mean. • He is too stubborn. • He is too frail. • He is too lazy.
How does Shang get rid of the wolf? • Shang gives him a poisonous gingko nut. • Shang convinces the wolf to leave. • Shang plans to pull the wolf to the top of the gingko tree and to let go of the basket. D. The wolf falls while trying to climb up the tree by himself.
What does the author mean when he writes, “the wolf’s heart broke to pieces”? • The wolf had a heart attack. • The wolf became sad. • The wolf’s heart splintered into many pieces. • The wolf died.
The opposite of tough is ______ . • delighted • embraced • tender • cunning
A synonym for latch is _______ . • match • fasten • unlock • open
When the soldier returned from Iraq, he was _________ by his family. • brittled • tender • embraced • dusk
Scientists must handle dinosaur bones carefully because they’re very old and ______. • cunning • tender • brittle • dusk
An antonym for dusk is ______ . • sunset • evening • sundown • morning
An antonym for cunning is ______ . • honest • sly • foxy • tricky