Standardized Test-style comprehension test for Night of the Spadefoot Toads in ReadyGen Reading Program. Multiple Choice questions. Sample Questions below:
Which of the following quotes from Chapter 2 best shows that Mrs. Kutcher’s ecosystem/biome project is going to require a lot of effort from Ben?
A. “We’ve been studying different ecosystems and biomes all year, and now you get to choose your favorite one.”
B. “Ben knows right away what topic he wants to do. Other kids are looking at their papers, and some are already waving their hands in the air.”
C. “You’ll have two months to do it, but you should start working on it now. A project this big can’t be done at the last minute.”
D. “I have a list of ecosystems, and I’m sure each of you can find an interesting one that no one else is doing.”
Read the following quote from the story:
“Ben cuts across a yard to avoid a big puddle on the sidewalk. The ground is like a
soaked sponge – the water wells up around his shoes. The smell of the wet earth
fills the heavy air. He’s never seen this much water lying around before.”
Which of the following best explains the simile “The ground is like a soaked
A. There is too much water on the ground for Ben to be walking around in it.
B. The streets of Edenboro have been flooded by all the rain.
C. There are not enough sponges to soak up the amount of water that is lying
D. There has been a lot of rain soaking into the ground that the ground keeps