In this section of the test, listen to your teacher read a passage. Then listen to your teacher read one or more questions about the passage. Answer each question after it is read to you.
Why do you suppose the author wrote "...his father warned that a grasshopper who couldn’t hop faced many dangers?"
to show the grasshopper had a family
to hint at the trouble that would happen
to explain that most grasshoppers hop
to show that his father was very smart
Why didn’t the lazy grasshopper take hopping classes?
Hopping hurt his long legs too much.
He was too young to go to hopping class.
He did not like the other young grasshoppers.
He did not see any reason to learn how to hop.
Which word has the opposite meaning of the word crunchy?
Which of the following is not a way that water is used in this passage?
to make crops grow
to help run industries
According to the passage, water is a