Lesson 21 Penguin Chick
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by Stephany McDermott
| 12 Questions
Note from the author:
Journeys
1
1
What does the word finally mean in the sentence below?
Jan finally saw the bus coming down the street.
At last
Everywhere
First in line
One at a time
2
1
What does the word otherwise mean in the sentence below?
We should leave now. Otherwise, we will be late for school.
Next
If not
As always
Even though
3
1
What does the word steer mean in the sentence below?
The rider uses the handlebars to steer the bike.
Make something turn
Make something go faster
Make something stop and start
Make something stand on one wheel
4
1
Which word is an ADJECTIVE in the sentence below?

The chilly wind rattled the tree's branches.

chilly
rattled
branches
5
1
Which word is an ADJECTIVE in the sentence below?

A family of bears lives in the dark cave
family
bears
dark
6
1
Which word is an ADJECTIVE in the sentence below?

Mandi took a bite of the smelly cheese.
bite
smelly
cheese
7
1
Read this paragraph from the story:

Most birds build nests for
their eggs. But on the ice in
Antarctica, there are no twigs
or leaves. There is no grass or
mud. Nothing to build a nest
with. Nothing but snow and ice.

What is the paragraph mostly about?

Why grass does not grow in Antarctica
Why birds in Antarctica cannot build nests
Why most birds build nests of twigs and leaves
Why most nests are made of twigs, leaves, grass, and mud
8
1
Why does it take three days for the mother penguin to reach the water?
The snow is deep.
She gets lost in a snowstorm.
The shore is frozen for miles.
She stops to play with the other mothers.
9
1
Why does it take three days for the mother penguin to reach the water?
The snow is deep.
She gets lost in a snowstorm.
The shore is frozen for miles.
She stops to play with the other mothers.
10
1
In order to keep the egg on his feet, the father penguin must--
shuffle when he walks
slide across the ice on his belly
huddle with the other penguin fathers
curl the tips of his wings around the egg
11
1
How do penguins send messages to each other?

By flapping their wings
By thumping the ground
By doing a special dance
By trumpeting and whistling
12
1
What is a creche?
A kind of fish
A group of young chicks
A mother and father penguin
The first stage of a chick's life
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