The Dead and the Gone Quiz Bundle (Set of 6)

The Dead and the Gone Quiz Bundle (Set of 6)
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This bundle of 6 quizzes measures reading comprehension of The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer. Although labeled quizzes, these items may double as guided reading handouts to promote and facilitate active reading and review. Answer keys are included. The quizzes break down as follows:

Chapters 1-2.

This assessment measures reading comprehension of The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer. It features 17 multiple choice questions, and an answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following key details:

• The absence of Alex's father
• Alex's brother, Carlos, and his Marine status
• The setting of the novel
• Why Mami is not home on the night of the meteor strike
• Uncle Jimmy's need for help at the bodega
• The phone conversation between Alex and Carlos
• Alex's failed effort to visit the school for more information
• Why the subway system is inoperable
• The purpose of Alex's list
• Clarification on the disaster provided by Father Franco
• Alex's search for hidden cash
• The bulletin board at St. Margaret's
• A curfew, a national day of mourning, and Alex's belief that the government is searching for solutions
• Alex's visit to the hardware store
• A telephone hotline
• A phone conversation with Aunt Lorraine
• The location of unidentified bodies

Chapters 3-5.

This assessment measures reading comprehension of The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer. It features 12 short answer questions, and an answer key is included. Although labeled a quiz, this resource may double as a guided reading handout to facilitate active reading and promote future recall. Questions pertain to the following key details:

• Observations about who is missing in the chapel
• Alex's decision to miss school and visit Yankee Stadium
• The rules that must be followed while at Yankee Stadium
• Methods of lessening the severity of the experience at Yankee Stadium
• Alex's austere reaction to Julie's "Who died and made you boss?" remark
• Chris Flynn and his father's generosity
• Bri's belief that Mami may be alive, and her reasoning
• Father Franco's good news concerning Bri
• Why Julie is not offered the same opportunity as Bri
• A promise Bri wants Alex to make before departing
• Alex's maturity

Chapters 6-8.

This assessment measures reading comprehension of The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer. It features 12 short answer questions, and an answer key is included. Although labeled a quiz, this resource may double as a guided reading handout to facilitate active reading and promote future recall. Questions pertain to the following key details:

• Uncle Jimmy's reappearance
• Uncle Jimmy's offer to Briana
• Mr. Dunlap and his kind offer to Alex and Julie
• Alex's conflicting feelings about "stealing" food
• Father Mulrooney's announcement that school will continue through summer
• Alex's specific job, which must be done daily before school
• Julie's newfound love for gardening
• The lack of sufficient food resources and the consequent mob
• Alex's failed effort to wish Briana a happy birthday
• Father Mulrooney's "insufficient compassion" and Alex's reaction to it
• Kevin's kindness and generosity
• Volcanic eruptions leading to the deaths of millions

Chapters 9-11.

This assessment measures reading comprehension of The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer. It features 12 short answer questions, and an answer key is included. Although labeled a quiz, this resource may double as a guided reading handout to facilitate active reading and promote future recall. Questions pertain to the following key details:

• The tragic effects of the tsunami on Manhattan
• Kevin and Alex's decision to go "body shopping"
• A bartering system in a black market
• Harvey, the neighborhood dealer with a monopoly
• Julie's devastation following the death of her garden
• Alex's conversation with Sister Rita
• Alex's motive leading to his conversation with Father Franco
• A comparison of city life and country life in the current climate
• The return of Bri
• The witnessing of a suicide and Alex's subsequent confession
• Alex's decision to confess his sins to Father Mulrooney
• A surprise celebration

Chapters 12-15.

This assessment measures reading comprehension of The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer. It features 12 short answer questions, and an answer key is included. Although labeled a quiz, this resource may double as a guided reading handout to facilitate active reading and promote future recall. Questions pertain to the following key details:

• Alex's friends' concerns for Briana's health
• Alex's decision for the siblings to skip school to move away
• Alex and Kevin's "body shopping" endeavors
• Julie's feelings of inferiority
• The sudden closing of Julie's school
• The conflict between Bri and Julie regarding the probability that their parents are dead
• Lottery tickets
• Alex's efforts to save Julie from a potential kidnapper
• Harvey's arrangements for Alex and Bri
• Harvey's disturbing arrangements for Julie
• Mr. Flynn's kindness and generosity
• Alex's physically exhausting labor

Chapters 16-19.

This assessment measures reading comprehension of The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer. It features 12 short answer questions, and an answer key is included. Although labeled a quiz, this resource may double as a guided reading handout to facilitate active reading and promote future recall. Questions pertain to the following key details:

• An incident resulting in the death of Kevin
• An item Alex desperately needs to acquire from Harvey
• Bri's weak physical condition
• The quarantine and its effect on Port Authority convoys
• The typical time frame between convoy departures
• Julie's lack of fear over dying, except under one condition
• Alex's difficult decision for the night Bri's sole inhaler cartridge empties
• Alex's failing condition and his sisters' attempts to nurture him back to health
• The reason Bri decides to leave the apartment
• Bri's death and the discovery of her body
• Sister Rita's comments on Bri's faith and its influence on Bri
• An offer that could potentially save Alex and Julie's lives

Classroom resources for the first novel in the series, Life As We Knew It, are available here.
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