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Grade: 2,    Subject: LanguageArts,    Topic: Reading Poems
See the following text/image to answer questions 1 through 5
THE DUCK AND THE KANGAROO

Said the Duck to the Kangaroo,
'Good gracious! how you hop!
Over the fields and the water too,
As if you never would stop!
My life is a bore in this nasty pond,
And I long to go out in the world beyond!
I wish I could hop like you!'
Said the Duck to the Kangaroo.

 
Question 1:
What does the Duck like about Kangaroo?

How strong Kangaroo isThe way Kangaroo can hop

How big kangaroo isHow smart Kangaroo is
 
Question 2:
Who can jump over the fields and the water?

DuckAuthor

KangarooPond
 
Question 3:
What does the Duck wish for?

He could sing like KangarooHe could live in the fields

He could get better foodHe could hop like Kangaroo
 
Question 4:
Where does the Duck live?

In a oceanIn a beautiful house

On a treeIn a pond
 
Question 5:
Identify two rhyming words used in the above poem.

Good and graciousStop and pond

Pond and beyondHop and too
 
Question 6:
Find an appropriate title for the above poem.

An Old ManGrandfather

My Grandfather's Clock Pleasure and Pride
 
See the following text/image to answer questions 6 through 10
My grandfather's clock
was too large for the shelf
So it stood ninety years on the floor
It was taller by half than the old man himself
Though it weighed not a pennyweight more.
It was bought on the morn
Of the day that he was born
And was always his pleasure and pride
But it stopped short
Never to go again
When the Old-- Man-- died

 
Question 7:
Why did the clock stand on the floor for ninety years?

It was very dirtyIt was too large

Grandfather didn't want to put it on the shelfIt was too small
 
Question 8:
Which statement is CORRECT?

Grandfather was taller than the clock.The clock was heavier than the grandfather.

Grandfather sold the clock to his friend.The clock was taller than the grandfather.
 
Question 9:
When was the clock bought?

The day grandfather was born.On grandfather's ninetieth birthday.

On grandfather's fifth birthday.The day grandfather died.
 
Question 10:
Find two rhyming words in the above poem.

Clock and shelfMorn and born

Pride and againFloor and shelf
 
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