Close Reading & Critical Thinking “Trapped in a Cave” Skill Builder LL December 2021/January 2022 Name: Think About It! Directions: Read the article “Trapped in a Cave.” Then go back and reread sections to answer the questions below. We’ve started the ﬁrst one for you. 1. Reread the ﬁrst section of the article. Where and when does the story take place? Who is the story mainly about? The story takes place in 2. Reread the section “Good Friends.” Why did the boys think they were safe when they entered the cave? 3. In the section “Swirling Water,” what do you learn about Coach Ek? Continued on next page > ©2021 by Scholastic Inc. All rights reserved. Permission granted to teachers and subscribers to make copies of this page to distribute to their students.