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Bellwork : Wednesday, 2/20/13. Take out a sheet of paper, head it correctly, and title it “Quiz Bowl: Fiction.” Format your paper using the example. Quiz Bowl. “Niagara Falls”. 1. The writer most likely uses dialogue in this story. A. to give the reader background information

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Bellwork wednesday 2 20 13

Bellwork: Wednesday, 2/20/13

  • Take out a sheet of paper, head it correctly, and title it “Quiz Bowl: Fiction.”

    • Format your paper using the example.


Quiz bowl

Quiz Bowl

“Niagara Falls”


1 the writer most likely uses dialogue in this story

1. The writer most likely uses dialogue in this story

  • A. to give the reader background information

  • B. to describe the sequence of events

  • C. To predict a future event in the story

  • D. To make the characters seem more alive


1 the writer most likely uses dialogue in this story1

1. The writer most likely uses dialogue in this story

  • A. to give the reader background information

  • B. to describe the sequence of events

  • C. To predict a future event in the story

  • D. To make the characters seem more alive


2 sara s father is best described as

2. Sara’s father is best described as

  • A. confusing

  • B. generous

  • C. adventurous

  • D. knowledgeable


2 sara s father is best described as1

2. Sara’s father is best described as

  • A. confusing

  • B. generous

  • C. adventurous

  • D. knowledgeable


3 which statement about information from the story is a fact

3. Which statement about information from the story is a fact?

  • Math is used to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit.

  • Sara’s grandmother is poised and elegant.

  • Canada is very different from the US.

  • It is funny to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.


3 which statement about information from the story is a fact1

3. Which statement about information from the story is a fact?

  • Math is used to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit.

  • Sara’s grandmother is poised and elegant.

  • Canada is very different from the US.

  • It is funny to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.


Bellwork wednesday 2 20 13

4. In paragraph 6 it says, “slowly bobbing toward the waterfalls, approaching the torrents of water from below.” What does “torrents” mean?

  • A. depth

  • B. pool

  • C. drops

  • D. rush


Bellwork wednesday 2 20 13

4. In paragraph 6 it says, “slowly bobbing toward the waterfalls, approaching the torrents of water from below.” What does “torrents” mean?

  • A. depth

  • B. pool

  • C. drops

  • D. rush


5 in paragraph 8 sara pictures her grandmother in a wooden barrel because

5. In paragraph 8, Sara pictures her grandmother in a wooden barrel because

  • A. her grandmother is poised and elegant.

  • B. Ms. Taylor was her grandmother’s age.

  • C. her grandmother is not there to do it.

  • D. she wants to make herself laugh.


5 in paragraph 8 sara pictures her grandmother in a wooden barrel because1

5. In paragraph 8, Sara pictures her grandmother in a wooden barrel because

  • A. her grandmother is poised and elegant.

  • B. Ms. Taylor was her grandmother’s age.

  • C. her grandmother is not there to do it.

  • D. she wants to make herself laugh.


6 ms annie taylor was

6. Ms. Annie Taylor was

  • A. Sara’s grandmother

  • B. the tour guide.

  • C. the family’s waitress.

  • D. a woman who went over the Falls in a barrel


6 ms annie taylor was1

6. Ms. Annie Taylor was

  • A. Sara’s grandmother

  • B. the tour guide.

  • C. the family’s waitress.

  • D. a woman who went over the Falls in a barrel


Bellwork wednesday 2 20 13

7. In paragraph 5, why does “crossing the border” feel symbolic to Sara? Explain your answer with information from the passage.


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