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

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