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

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