The Dead and the Gone Quiz (Chapters 6-8)

The Dead and the Gone Quiz (Chapters 6-8)
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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

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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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3 pages
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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: Ch
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