Love That Dog pg. 20-24
by Jamie Smith
| 7 Questions
Note from the author:
Mid-unit assessment for Love That Dog
Refer to pages 20 and 21 to help you answer Part A and Part B below. Part A: How does Jack feel about Robert Frost's poetry?
Part B: Place a check mark beside the two pieces of evidence from the text that best supports your answer to Part A.
A. “I really really really did NOT get the pasture poem you read today.”
B. “And you said that Mr. Robert Frost who wrote about the pasture was also the one who wrote about those snowy woods …”
C. “I think Mr. Robert Frost has a little too much time on his hands.”
Refer to pages 22 and 23 to help you answer the following question. What does Jack think “the wheelbarrow poet” was doing?
A. Typing up his poems.
B. Reading Robert Frost’s poems.
C. Making pictures with words.
Refer to pages 22 and 23 to help you answer the following question. According to Jack, why do people think Robert Frost’s writing is poetry?
A. Robert Frost writes about snowy woods and a pasture.
B. Robert Frost’s teacher typed up his words to make them look like a poem.
C. Robert Frost’s poem is like the wheelbarrow poem
Refer to pages 22 and 23 to help answer Part A and Part B.
Part A: How do you think Jack feels about his poems after his teacher typed them up?
Part B: Select the evidence from the text that best supports your answer to Part A.
A. “Like how you did with the blue-car things”
B. “typed up they look like poems”
C. “the other kids are looking at them and they think they really are poems”
Which sentence below best describes what Jack learned about poetry in this section of the text?
A. Poems are written by people with too much time on their hands.
B. No one really understands what poems mean
C. Poems make pictures with words.
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