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Grade 5 Reading Literature - Multimedia Elements

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A text relays a message using the printed word, but other multimedia elements contribute to the meaning of the text. They could be visual or audio elements. These include graphics, audio recordings and video clips. Students should be able to analyze both the text and the multimedia elements that accompany a text. In this quiz, students will answer questions about the story and multimedia elements.

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1.
Look at the picture and read the first part of the story below.

I was left behind on the doorstep of the house where I lived when my family moved away. Even though most dogs would be discouraged, I am not. I usually move on to bigger and better houses with tastier dog treats.

How does the dog feel at this point in the story?
Unsure
Resentful
Withdrawn
Happy
The picture shows the dog being happy
2.
Read the first part of the story below.

I was left behind on the doorstep of the house where I lived when my family moved away. Even though most dogs would be discouraged, I am not. I usually move on to bigger and better houses with tastier dog treats.

Why is the dog not saddened by being left on the doorstep of his house?
Because he can stay in the house
Because his family left him dog treats on the doorstep
Because he knows he will live in a better house next time
Because he doesn't feel like he needs a family
The dog realizes that he will live in a better house with tastier dog treats
3.
Look at the picture and read the second part of the story below.

Now, I must explore my options. I have found a nice area that would accommodate a dog like me. A few families ago, I had to live in an apartment. I gained weight because exercise was limited since I didn’t have a backyard. Now, this row of houses might be my style.

Why does the dog like these houses?
Because he can play in the backyard
Because they are very large houses
Because a nice family lives there
Because a playground is nearby
The dog mentions a previous experience where there wasn't a backyard
4.
Read the second part of the story below.

Now, I must explore my options. I have found a nice area that would accommodate a dog like me. A few families ago, I had to live in an apartment. I gained weight because exercise was limited since I didn’t have a backyard. Now, this row of houses might be my style.

What image could be added to this part of the story?
Another row of houses
The weights of different dogs
The apartment without the backyard
This dog in a nice sweater
Showing the apartment that didn't have a backyard would display where the dog had previously lived
5.
Look at the picture and read the third part of the story below.

I realized long ago that if I look pitiful around children in the neighborhood, I might get taken home. So, after I find the houses that have yards in them, I have to find playgrounds. Children become my promoters to the parents who make the ultimate decision whether I get to live in their house. Now I found this playground. I look around.

For what reason would this playground NOT appeal to this dog?
It is a big playground
It does not have children playing on it
It is colorful
It does not have a lot of swings on it
The children are what's needed by the dog to find a home
6.
Read the third part of the story below.

I realized long ago that if I look pitiful around children in the neighborhood, I might get taken home. So, after I find the houses that have yards in them, I have to find playgrounds. Children become my promoters to the parents who make the ultimate decision whether I get to live in their house. Now I found this playground. I look around.

How do the children help him get into a good home?
They show the dog where a good home would be
They beg their parents to keep the dog
They make posters about adopting the dog
They play with the dog
When the children see the dog, they will help by begging their parents to keep the dog
7.
Look at the picture and read the fourth part of the story below.

I traveled on to another park near this neighborhood. I see this smaller playground, but soon I am walking around slowly. Acting as if I am looking for food, children will feel sorry for me.

Why would the dog like this playground in the picture?
The children are spinning around in circles
The children look nice
The children are having so much fun that they are focused on doing that
There are several children playing on this playground who might take the dog home
Since there are several children, one of them would probably take the dog home
8.
Read the fourth part of the story below.

I traveled on to another park near this neighborhood. I see this smaller playground, but soon I am walking around slowly. Acting as if I am looking for food, children will feel sorry for me.

What audio recording could be added to this story?
The sounds of dogs angrily barking
The sounds of children laughing and playing
The sounds of adults talking
The sounds of doorbells ringing
Since the scene of this part of the story is near the playground, the sound should be about the children laughing
9.
Look at the picture and read the fifth part of the story below.

All of a sudden, a mother and her daughter find me. They start to pet me. I feel lucky. When the mother places a collar around my neck with a leash attached to it, I know that I will be happy.

How do you know the dog will have a new home?
The mother has a leash attached to the dog
The dog feels lucky
The dog is at a colorful playground
The dog is walking down a dirt road
This family will most likely keep the dog since they have a leash on it
10.
Read the fifth part of the story below.

All of a sudden, a mother and her daughter find me. They start to pet me. I feel lucky. When the mother places a collar around my neck with a leash attached to it, I know that I will be happy.

What other image could be added to this part of the story?
The picture of the dog's collar
A close-up picture of the daughter
The picture of the dog's food
The picture of the dog's new house
It is implied that the dog will go to a new house, so a picture of the new house should be included
Author:  Amy Flanders

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