Life As We Knew It Quiz Bundle

Life As We Knew It Quiz Bundle
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This bundle of 6 quizzes measures reading comprehension of Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer. Quizzes are in Word format and contain 12 short answer questions each. Although labeled quizzes, these items may double as guided reading handouts to promote and facilitate active reading and review.

The quizzes break down as follows:

Chapters 1-4 Quiz. Questions pertain to the following important details:
• The relationship between Miranda and her mother
• The neighbor's collective reaction to the meteor strike
• The subsequent natural disasters that occur
• The significance of school not being cancelled the following day
• Miranda's heroism in the face of disaster
• People's peculiar purchasing habits at the supermarket
• Rumors that begin to circulate
• Miranda's step-mother and her condition
• Megan's alarming response to the worldwide disaster
• Matt's arrival home and his comments on heroism

Chapters 5-7 Quiz. Questions pertain to the following important details:
• Miranda's perspective on her mother's increasing worry
• Ms. Nesbitt's treat to the family
• Megan's alarming charity
• Mom's ironic response to fliers requesting help for the needy
• Peter's health advice to the family
• Miranda's stubborn response to health advice
• Dan's backstory
• Miranda recalling a "perfect" day
• Miranda and Ms. Nesbitt's discovery at the elementary school
• The reason Mom is outraged at Miranda
• Jonny's dreams
• New natural disasters

Chapters 8-10 Quiz. Questions pertain to the following important details:
• Miranda's major mistake, which devastates her
• Miranda and Mom's building tension
• Sammi's awkward and alarming news
• "National Good News Day"
• Miranda's visit to the hospital
• Jonny's surprising request at the dinner party
• Megan's self-perceived sinfulness
• Jonny's apparent maturity
• Miranda's sad observation on the future
• The disappearance of radio signals
• Miranda's frightening discovery while she bikes through town

Chapters 11-14 Quiz. Questions pertain to the following important details:
• Miranda's retrieval of books, notebooks, and pens
• Miranda's behavior that infuriates Mom
• Dad's letters highlighting life outside Howell, PA
• Miranda biking to the hospital
• Mrs. Nesbitt's backstory
• Miranda and Matt's visit to the library
• The family's decision to burn something in the woodfire
• Matt bringing sad news from the post office
• The hypocrisy of Reverend Marshall
• Miranda's belief that she only has one gift to give her mother
• Ice skating at the pond

Chapters 15-17 Quiz. Questions pertain to the following important details:
• Mom's feelings about needing Miranda's help
• Why Mrs. Nesbitt believes it is better that Miranda visit daily
• What Mrs. Nesbitt wants Miranda's mom to know
• The significance of people moving plywood into their living rooms
• Miranda's feelings following the death of Mrs. Nesbitt
• Mrs. Nesbitt's pendant
• The alarming discovery at Mrs. Nesbitt's house following her death
• Gray snow and the blizzard
• Miranda and Jonny's plan to help Matt find his way home
• Jonny's discovery about the family's eating habits
• Matt's suggested diet change
• The fantasy that plays out in Miranda's head

Chapters 18-21 Quiz. Questions pertain to the following important details:
• The family's closeness since Christmas passed
• Miranda's reflections on what she learned over the past year
• How the hospital has changed since Miranda's last visit
• Information provided by the hospital's nurses
• Miranda's near-deadly mistake
• Mom's birthday and why she believes it is the best ever
• The return of radio activity
• Miranda's anxiety coinciding with the return of electricity
• Miranda's need to travel into town
• A discovery that changes everything
• Miranda's philosophy on her birthday
• The purpose of journal writing
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12 pages
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