The Dead and the Gone Quiz (Chapters 1-2)

The Dead and the Gone Quiz (Chapters 1-2)
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  1. 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: Ch
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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

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Additional classroom resources for The Dead & The Gone, are available here. Classroom resources for the first novel in the series, Life As We Knew It, are available here.
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