The Dead and the Gone Quiz (Chapters 9-11)

The Dead and the Gone Quiz (Chapters 9-11)
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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:

• 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

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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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  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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