The Dead and the Gone Quiz (Chapters 6-8)
This Common Core aligned assessment measures reading comprehension of The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer. It features 12 short answer questions, and an answer key is included. Although labeled a quiz, this resource may double as a guided reading handout to facilitate active reading and promote future recall. Questions pertain to the following key details:

• Uncle Jimmy's reappearance
• Uncle Jimmy's offer to Briana
• Mr. Dunlap and his kind offer to Alex and Julie
• Alex's conflicting feelings about "stealing" food
• Father Mulrooney's announcement that school will continue through summer
• Alex's specific job, which must be done daily before school
• Julie's newfound love for gardening
• The lack of sufficient food resources and the consequent mob
• Alex's failed effort to wish Briana a happy birthday
• Father Mulrooney's "insufficient compassion" and Alex's reaction to it
• Kevin's kindness and generosity
• Volcanic eruptions leading to the deaths of millions
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Created: Aug 10, 2016

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