Wild Shots, They're My Life Comprehension
  • 1. The informational selection is most like a __________.
A) biography
B) textbook
C) magazine article
D) fairy tale
  • 2. The author of this selection grew up in ________.
A) Antarctica
B) Europe
C) the Galapagos Islands
D) the United States
  • 3. As an adult, the author is able to take good photos of animals because she _________.
A) waits until the animals are used to having her around
B) gives food to the animals
C) has a good camera to take photos
D) travels all over the world
  • 4. The author hurried to take a photo of the penguins because the _______.
A) parents were walking away
B) chick was furry
C) chick was sleeping
D) parents were feeding the chick
  • 5. How is a Galapagos Marine Iguana different from other lizards?
A) It looks like a dragon
B) It eats in the ocean
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) put her camera in a waterproof case
B) covered her camera in a mask
C) had a waterproof camera
D) kept her camera out of the water
  • 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 furry and feathered
C) that the animals are rare
D) that the photos are taken on islands
  • 8. Why were the elephant bull seals fighting?
A) One was mad because the other one fell on him.
B) They were fighting over food.
C) Fighting was their way of playing.
D) Each of them wanted to be in charge of the beach.
  • 9. According to De Roy, what was it like to take the photo of the elephant seals?
A) funny
B) easy
C) boring
D) dangerous
  • 10. In this article, shotsmeans ______.
A) guns
B) photographs
C) needles
D) cameras
  • 11. Which word best tells how the author feels about wild animals?
A) surprised
B) scared
C) curious
D) annoyed
  • 12. All the animals in this selection belong to a group of animals that _______.
A) live near the ocean
B) have scales
C) can swim
D) have four legs
  • 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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