Unit 7 - Reading comprehension

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Name Father Eagle said to his young son, “Today is a very special day. You will fly for the first time.” Baby Eagle was afraid. He said, “But Father, I don’t know how. What should I do?” His father laid a strong wing on his little shoulder and said, “You will know.” They stood at the edge of a very high cliff. Far below were huge rocks and a canyon. “Ride the wind, my son!” said Father Eagle, and he gently pushed his son off the cliff. Baby Eagle yelled, “Help! Help!” and wildly flapped his wings. All of a sudden He got something wonderful happened! He fell on hurt. the rocks. What do you think happened next? Color the rock that tells He broke He learned the most likely answer. his wing on to fly. a tree limb. Why did you choose that answer? Find the sentence in the story that gives you a hint that the story has a happy ending. Write it here. _____________________________________________________________________ Copyright © Scholastic Inc. _____________________________________________________________________ Unscramble the words and write the answer: AARDFI How do you think Baby Eagle felt at first when he was pushed off the cliff? _____________________ How do you think Father Eagle felt at the end of the story? ____________ 30

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Name Read each story. Write your answer on the blanks. The baseball game was tied Latoya decided to bake some 6-6 at the bottom of the ninth brownies. She put them in the inning with bases loaded. The oven and went outside and home team batter hit a high jumped in the pool. She swam fly ball deep into right field. for a long time. She forgot all The outfielder caught the ball about the brownies. What will but then dropped it. What will happen next? happen next? ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ Mrs. Lopez ran over a big nail. The wind began to blow. Dark It stuck in the tire. Air began clouds drifted in. Lightning to seep out. What will happen cracked, and thunder roared. next? What will happen next? ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ One day Greg left his toy truck Dad and Sam went fishing. They on the stairs. Mom came down rowed the boat to the middle the stairs carrying a laundry of the lake. Then they hit a rock basket, piled high with dirty that made a hole in the boat. Copyright © Scholastic Inc. towels. She stepped on Greg’s Water started rushing in it. What truck. What will happen next? will happen next? ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ 31