older sister, Madison, is a very good student. She isn’t
satisfied to just get by in school. She’s involved in extra
activities including band and the Good Citizens Club.
1. Which statement is not supported by the paragraph. (It may or may not be factual.)
a. Music is part of Madison’s school experience.
b. Madison is a straight A student.
c. Carson is younger than Madison.
d. Madison is a member of at least one club.
2. What is the main idea of the first paragraph?
a. Madison was born before Carson.
b. Madison likes music.
c. Madison is a very good student.
d. Madison is cruel and unusual.
Almost every day after school, Madison and Carson have fun at the local winter sports facility. Carson glides down the mountainside without ever losing his balance. Madison has a different style. She often soars into the air, lands in various twisted positions, and waits for her snowboard to join her on the ground.
3. From this paragraph, we can conclude that _______
a. Carson prefers skiing to snowboarding.
b. Madison and Carson do not live in Florida.
c. Madison is as graceful as a swan.
d. It never snows in Vermont.
4. The selection informs us that _______
a. Madison doesn’t like winter sports because she always falls.
b. Carson owns a plane.
c. Madison loves tennis.
d. Both Carson and Madison enjoy their time on the snowy slopes.
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