Not just a Hole in the Ground
by Jennifer Caywood
| 8 Questions
Why does a woodchuck's summer burrow have several entrances?
So that many animals can use the chamber
So the woodchuck can travel
So the woodchuck can be close to food
So the woodchuck has many places to hide in case of danger
Which sentence tells how woodchucks live through winter?
The woodchuck has dropped into its burrow to escape.
Burrows give woodchucks a place to sleep, raise a young, and escape enemies.
When a woodchuck hibernates, it makes a simple burrow and plugs the entrance with sand.
The hole must be hidden from view but close to food.
How does the diagram support the information in the text?
It shows where a woodchuck's burrow entrance is.
It shows where the woodchuck would sleep.
It shows the different areas of a woodchuck's burrow.
It shows where the woodchuck makes a bathroom in its burrow.
What is the main idea of the passage?
A woodchuck burrow goes down two or more feet.
A woodchuck's burrow has many uses.
Woodchucks hibernate all winter in their burrows.
Woodchucks need burrows to hide from danger.
Which sentence from the passage support the main idea?
Burrows give woodchucks a place to sleep, raise young, and escape enemies.
Each summer burrow usually have several entrances.
A woodchuck uses its strong claws to dig its own burrow.
To a woodchuck, there's no place like its burrow!
What is important in paragraph 8?
Foxes will raise their young in a woodchuck's burrow.
Skunks will sleep in a woodchuck's burrow.
When a woodchuck is done using it's burrow, other animals will use it.
A burrow is more than just a hole in the ground.
What is meant by the word "active" in the following sentence: "This mound lets other animals know whether or not a burrow is active."
In use
How is paragraph 2 and 7 connected?
They are both about how other animals use the burrow.
They are both about entrances.
They are both about a woodchuck's burrow.
They are both about how a woodchuck's burrow has many purposes.
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