Unit 6 Week 2
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by Laura Bates
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
Benchmark grade 3 U6 w2
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Number the events in the correct order.
  1. The poor man becomes rich and gives the meerkat a good home.
  2. The meerkat tells the poor man to sell tickets so people can see him dance and sing
  3. A poor man finds a magic stick and sells it to a sick man
  4. When the rich man's wife throws the stick into the fire, it turns into a meerkat and escapes
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This question has two parts.

Part A Which statement best expresses the lesson of this story?
A Do not trust a rich man
B Goodness will be rewarded
C Think before you act
D Liars never win
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Part B Choose two sentances to support you answer to part A.
A "As he walked, he came upon a small meercat caught in a trap"
B 'Take me and sell me to the market, and then you will have some money"
C "Once it got hot, the stick began to change"
D "How can a meercat make me rich?"
E "The poor man got rich, and the stick never got too close to a fire again".
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This question has two parts.

Part A How did the rich mans wife affect what happened?
A The poor man freed the meerkat to please her.
B The stick became angry because she did not notice it.
C She took the stick to the forest because she did not like it.
D The meerkat ran away because she put it in the fire.
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Part B Which sentence from the story best supports the answer to Part A?
A ‘Thank you for your kindness,’ the stick said.
B “The rich man brought the carved stick home."
C "She thought it was a piece of wood for the fire, and that’s where she tossed it.”
D "Once it got hot, the stick began to change."
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This questions has two parts.

Part A Which sentence best describes the meerkat’s view of the poor man at the beginning of the story.
A He wants to repay the man's kindness
B He wants to punish the man for setting him free
C He wants to punish the man for burning him.
D He wants to escape from the man and run away
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Part B What sentance from the story best supports the answer to part A?
A "As he walked, he came across a small meerkat caught in a trap."
B "The poor man felt sorry for the animal, so he set it free."
C "Much to the man's suprise, the meerkat began to change into a carved stick."
D "I would like to reward you in some way"
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How does the meerkat affect the events in the story by running away from the rich man's house?
A He helps the poor man make money
B He punishes the rich mans wife for her actions
C He convinces the rich man to buy him back
D He leaves the poor man alone
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What theme does this story share with many other tales?
A An animal turns into a magic stick
B A poor man sets an animal free
C A poor man becomes rich
D A rich man buys something expensive
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Prefixs-

What is the meaning of the word re-do
A to see
B to look over something
C to do something again
D to tie something
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