Comprehension Questions – #7 Sunset of the Sabertooth

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By Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and Annie are sent to the Ice Age as they look for the third special thing they need to help Morgan.  They run into a sabertooth tiger and receive help from a woolly mammoth and a sorcerer.

Chapter 1

  1. What letter do the four special things start with?  M     p.  7
  2. Why didn’t Jack want to go to the place with the rocks and snow? They weren’t prepared, they had on their bathing suits, didn’t have coats   p. 8

Chapter 2 

  1. Why couldn’t Jack and Annie go back to get warmer clothes? They won’t be able find the Pennsylvania book until their mission is complete    p. 11
  2. Where did the tree house take Jack and Annie?  Ice age     p. 11
  3. Who were the people that Jack and Annie standing on the cliff?    Cro-Magnons    p. 14
  4. Where did Jack and Annie go to get warm?  A cave     p. 19

Chapter 3

  1. Who did Jack and Annie hear snoring in the cave?  A great cave bear    p. 21
  2. Did the bear wake up? No       p. 22
  3. Annie noticed another cave.  What was different about it from the bear cave?  It had a golden glow, looked cozy, safe and warm     p. 23

Chapter 4

  1. Why did the cave glow? There was a fire in it   p. 24
  2. What else was in the cave? Knives, axes, hollowed out stones, animal skins  p. 26
  3. What did Jack and Annie put on? coats    p. 26
  4. What did Annie find down the tunnel of the cave?  Animals painted on the wall    p. 32

Chapter 5

  1. Why did the Cro-Magnons paint pictures on the wall?  They believed the paintings would give them power over the animals    p. 33
  2. Who is the “Master of the Animals”?   A sorcerer who leads the cavemen    p. 35
  3. Who was missing when Jack and Annie came back through the tunnel?   Peanut      p. 35

Chapter 6  

  1. What did Annie and Jack see in the snow?  Peanut’s tracks     p. 38
  2. What made them disappear?   The wind     p. 39
  3. What does a sabertooth look like? A giant tiger with two long sharp fangs    p. 39
  4. What did the children fall into?   A trap the Cro-Magnons made    p. 41
  5. Who looked down at the children when they were in the pit?  Sorcerer and Peanut   p. 43

Chapter 7

  1. Who saved Jack and Annie?  The sorcerer and the woolly mammoth, Lulu     p. 46
  2. What did the sorcerer give Jack?  Mammoth bone flute  p. 50
  3. Where was the mammoth taking Jack and Annie?  To the tree house    p. 51

Chapter 8

  1. What animals joined Lulu and the children as they traveled to the tree house?  Reindeer, bison, rhino, elk    p.54
  2. What began chasing the mammoth and the children?   Sabertooth    p. 55

Chapter 9

  1. What made the sabertooth leave them alone?   Jack played the mammoth bone flute   p. 59
  2. What did Jack and Annie need to give back to the Cro-Magnons before they left?  Coats    p. 63

Chapter 10

  1. What things have Jack and Annie found so far?  Moonstone, mango, mammoth bone     p.67
  2. How many more things do Jack and Annie need to find to help Morgan?  One   p. 67
  3. How did Jack and Annie feel about being home?  Happy, glad    p. 68

 

Questions without Answers

Chapter 1

  1. What letter do the four special things start with? 
  2. Why didn’t Jack want to go to the place with the rocks and snow?

Chapter 2

  1. Why couldn’t Jack and Annie go back to get warmer clothes?
  2. Where did the tree house take Jack and Annie?  
  3. Who were the people that Jack and Annie standing on the cliff?
  4. Where did Jack and Annie go to get warm?

Chapter 3

  1. Who did Jack and Annie hear snoring in the cave?
  2. Did the bear wake up?
  3. Annie noticed another cave.  What was different about it from the bear cave? 

Chapter 4

  1. Why did the cave glow?
  2. What else was in the cave?
  3. What did Jack and Annie put on?
  4. What did Annie find down the tunnel of the cave? 

Chapter 5

  1. Why did the Cro-Magnons paint pictures on the wall? 
  2. Who is the “Master of the Animals”?
  3. Who was missing when Jack and Annie came back through the tunnel?  

Chapter 6

  1. What did Annie and Jack see in the snow?
  2. What made them disappear?
  3. What does a sabertooth look like?
  4. What did the children fall into?  
  5. Who looked down at the children when they were in the pit?

Chapter 7

  1. Who saved Jack and Annie?  
  2. What did the sorcerer give Jack? 
  3. Where was the mammoth taking Jack and Annie?

Chapter 8

  1. What animals joined Lulu and the children as they traveled to the tree house?
  2. What began chasing the mammoth and the children?  

Chapter 9

  1. What made the sabertooth leave them alone?
  2. What did Jack and Annie need to give back to the Cro-Magnons before they left? 

Chapter 10

  1. What things have Jack and Annie found so far? 
  2. How many more things do Jack and Annie need to find to help Morgan?  One   p. 67
  3. How did Jack and Annie feel about being home?

 

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