Wild Shots, They're My Life Comprehension
Contributed by: Moore

  • 1. The informational selection is most like a __________.
A) magazine article
B) biography
C) textbook
D) fairy tale
  • 2. The author of this selection grew up in ________.
A) the United States
B) Europe
C) Antarctica
D) the Galapagos Islands
  • 3. As an adult, the author is able to take good photos of animals because she _________.
A) has a good camera to take photos
B) waits until the animals are used to having her around
C) travels all over the world
D) gives food to the animals
  • 4. The author hurried to take a photo of the penguins because the _______.
A) parents were walking away
B) parents were feeding the chick
C) chick was sleeping
D) chick was furry
  • 5. How is a Galapagos Marine Iguana different from other lizards?
A) It eats in the ocean
B) It looks like a dragon
C) It has spines on its back.
D) It has sharp claws
  • 6. The author was able to take a photo of the iguana because she ______.
A) had a waterproof camera
B) put her camera in a waterproof case
C) kept her camera out of the water
D) covered her camera in a mask
  • 7. In Tui De Roy's opinion, what makes a photo exciting?
A) that the animals are minding their own business.
B) that the animals are rare
C) that the photos are taken on islands
D) that the animals are furry and feathered
  • 8. Why were the elephant bull seals fighting?
A) Fighting was their way of playing.
B) Each of them wanted to be in charge of the beach.
C) They were fighting over food.
D) One was mad because the other one fell on him.
  • 9. According to De Roy, what was it like to take the photo of the elephant seals?
A) boring
B) dangerous
C) easy
D) funny
  • 10. In this article, shotsmeans ______.
A) photographs
B) cameras
C) needles
D) guns
  • 11. Which word best tells how the author feels about wild animals?
A) scared
B) annoyed
C) curious
D) surprised
  • 12. All the animals in this selection belong to a group of animals that _______.
A) have scales
B) have four legs
C) live near the ocean
D) can swim
  • 13. Any of these words could describe Tui De Roy in the selection. Choose the word you think "best" describes Tui De Roy. "curious" "daring" "patient" Support you choice with "two" details from the selection.
  • 14. The author's purpose for writing this story may have been to inform about how to take wild life pictures. Support this purpose with "two" details from the story.
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Answer Key

1.A   2.D   3.B   4.A   5.A   6.B   7.A   8.B   9.B   10.A   11.C   12.C   13.    14.   

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