86 pages 2 hours read

Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Fish in a Tree

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2015

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Multiple Choice

1. Ally tries to deflect attention away from her learning difficulties in multiple ways in the story. Which of the following techniques does she not employ?

A) Distraction

B) Humor

C) Pretense

D) Violence

2. Which of the following statements explains Ally’s affinity for Alice in Wonderland?

A) Ally thinks the events of the book are funny and inspiring.

B) Ally identifies with Alice and associates the book with her grandfather.

C) Ally’s mother read the book aloud to Ally and Travis when they were little.

D) Ally can read the book clearly and without difficulty, unlike the other books she encounters.

3. Which of the following best illustrates the theme of Persevering Through Struggles?

A) Ally solves the puzzle with the chicken, wolf, and grain.

B) Travis asks Ally about Mr. Daniels’s strategies.

C) Albert stands up to his bullies.

D) Keisha and Ally visit Albert’s home.

4. Ally explains her everyday challenges to Keisha through the example of riding a bike. This is an example of:

A) Onomatopoeia

B) Personification

C) Simile

D) Analogy

5. Which statement best describes Ally’s change of feelings towards Shay?

A) Ally goes from regarding Shay as her closest friend to completely cutting Shay out of her life.

B) Ally goes from being Shay’s worst rival to respecting her and being her ally during the class president elections.