Responding to Literature, Grade 8
Unit 1 Working Toward Your Dreams
Unit 2 Family Ties
Unit 3 Going Down the Road
Unit 4 Understanding Conflict
Unit 5 Open a Book, Open a World
Unit 6 Far Horizons
Unit 7 Folklore of the Americas
Unit 8 Stories to Tell: Fiction
Unit 9 Words in Motion: Poetry
Unit 10 Turning Words into Action: Drama
Unit 11 Telling It As It Is: Nonfiction
Unit 12 Reading Between the Lines
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Responding to Literature, Grade 8 : Unit 6 Far Horizons : The Third Level / Jack Finney : Test Practice

The Third Level / Jack Finney

Test Practice

Identify Setting and Conflict

Discuss with your partner the best way to answer the following questions that require you to analyze setting and conflict.

1. Which of the following best describes the setting in which the narrator lives?
a. heroic and comfortable
b. fast-paced and exciting
c. insecure and fearsome
d. secure and stable


Which evidence from the text supports answer c? How were you able to eliminate the other answers? How did your use of the reading strategy help you answer this question?

2. Why does the narrator want to return to 1894?
a. The narrator wants to escape the present.
b. The narrator is interested in history.
c. The narrator wants to see his ancestors.
d. The narrator wants to leave his wife.


Which is the correct answer? How were you able to eliminate the other answers? How did your use of the reading strategy help you answer this question?

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