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1 ENGLISH LITERATURE REVISION WORKSHEET 2016 Name: Class/Sec Date: / / SECTION A I. Christophe s Story by Nikki Cornwell 1. Choose the best answer. (1 mark) Christophe decides to publish his book because a) he wants to be famous b) everyone would be able to read it c) he wants to show off to Jeremy d) he is forced by his parents 2. Complete the following summary based on your understanding of Christophe s story. Use the words provided (Please use this just as a review of the entire story summary) This is the story of a now living in the. Christophe is having trouble getting used to his and. Life has been very lonely for him. Most of all he misses who they had to leave behind. persuades Christophe to share his story with his classmates - so he tells them of the terrifying day came to his house and. The spoken story fills the air and his classmates are spellbound. (young Rwandan refugee, his grandfather, the soldiers, new language, new school, UK, killed his baby brother, new life.) 3. Do you find Babi s description of stories interesting? Using what he says as evidence from the story explain your answer. (3 marks) 4. From your reading of the story, what impression do you get about Christophe? Explain at least three things revealed about him with evidence. ( 6 marks)

2 II. SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, THE FIELD GUIDE by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black Choose the best answer and circle it. (1 mark) 1. What are the closing lines of the mysterious letter left at a tiny bookstore for authors Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black? a. We just want people to know about this. The stuff that has happened to us could happen to anyone. b. Sincerely, Mallory, Jared and Simon Grace. c. I know that a lot of people don t believe in faeries but I do and I think that you do too. 2. How did Jared feel about finding the book? (1 mark) a. Happy. b. Excited. c. Shocked. d. Interested. 3. Match the names of the characters to their reactions to events. Write the letter on the given spaces below. (4 marks) A B i. Mallory a. The last thing she needs is another reason to believe that you were the one that attacked Mallory. ii. Jared iii. Simon b. It would just be a short fall, c. If your great-aunt Lucinda hadn t let us stay I don t know where we

3 would have gone. d. There was the writing on the desk iv. Helen and the footprints in the flour. And remember the nest? 4. Answer the following questions in complete sentences. Explain with evidence three things you have understood about each of these characters (2 marks each) a. Jared b. Simon c. Mallory d. Mrs. Helen e. Thimbletack 5. Write about the theme of family relationship in the story The Spiderwick Chronicles. (3 marks) In your answer, you must

4 - write the names of the family members - the things they do together -the sad times they have - -the good times they have - -what you think about the family 6. Write two things you liked about each of these characters, Jared, Simon and Mallory with examples. (6 marks) i. One thing I liked is An example ii. Another thing I liked is An example ii. The third thing I liked is

5 An example 7. Explain the reason why the Grace children and their mother had to move into a new house. (3 marks) 8. Which two events in the Field Guide do you find interesting? Explain your answer. (4 marks) What do you think are the three main events in 'The Spiderwick Chronicles'? Why? ( 5 marks) The Iron Man by Ted Hughes

6 Choose the best answer and circle it. 1. What happened first in the story? a) Hogarth was fishing in a stream that ran down to the sea. b) The Iron Man stood at the top of the cliff. c) Crash. The iron Man had fallen into the pit. d) Before the end of summer, sheep were grazing on the fine grass on the lovely hillock. 2. Why were the seagulls in the beach area? a) Nobody knows. b) They were flying about crying on the beach. c) They were searching for food. d) They wanted to rescue the Iron Man. 3. What did the sea gulls mistake the Iron man s eye and hand for? a) The gulls thought they were some strange kind of crabs. b) They thought it was a heap of red seaweeds. c) They thought they had found a strange clam and a strange crab. d) They thought it was black and white pebbles. 4. Who is the new character introduced in chapter 2 and what is he doing? a) Hogarth, a farmer s son; he was fishing. b) The Iron Man; he has returned. c) A farmer trying to trap the Iron man d) A giant black figure; it just stood looking inland. 5. How does Hogarth s family react upon hearing the news of the appearance of the Iron Man? a) His father was gasping for breath, his mother was scared and his little sister cried. b) His father frowned, his mother grew pale and his little sister began to cry. c) They looked at each other, they were puzzled and afraid. d) His father was upset, he took his gun, got into his car and drove to the next farm. 6. What a lovely hill! What a perfect place for a picnic! Who says this? a) The Iron man b) Hogarth c) Hogarth s father

7 d) The people who drove past on their way. 7. Arrange the events in the story in order by putting the correct numbers in the space on the right hand side. (2 marks) Sr. No. Events Answers 1 A trap is set for the Iron man. 2 Time passes and the Iron Man is treated as another member of the community. 3 Hogarth lures the Iron man to the trap. 4 The Iron Man promises not to cause any more trouble. 5 The Iron Man is buried alive. 6 The Iron Man is described in detail. 7 The Iron man arrives at the scrap yard. 8 The Iron man digs himself free of the pit. 8. When Hogarth takes the Iron Man to the scrap heap, how does he react? (2marks) 9. Write 2 things you like about Hogarth, giving examples from the story. (2 marks) 1. One thing I like about Hogarth is An example is 2. Another thing I like about Hogarth is

8 An example is _ 10. Write TRUE or FALSE in each of the following sentences. (2 marks) a) The story, The Iron Man is a science fiction novel. b) The plan, to bury the Iron Man alive succeeds because of Hogarth s role. c) In order to survive, the Iron Man feeds on modern farm equipment d) The Iron Man is a peaceful and adorable character; not destructive. 11. How did the villagers plan to trap the Iron Man? Did they succeed at first? (2 marks) SECTION C POETRY (15 Marks) Carefully, read the two poems, Camel and Butterfly and then answer the following questions. (15 marks) (COPY OF THE POEMS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE STUDENTS IN CLASS) Circle the correct answer. (2 marks) 1. Which of the following lines show personification? a. A most extraordinary animal. b. Where many a beast cannot. c. Due to his proud ancient past. d. This strange-looking beast. 2. Which of the following lines show rhyme words? a. The little caterpillar sleeps. b. Flying here, flying there.

9 c. Being transformed within its lair. d. Lighting on flowers everywhere. 3. Explain why the poem, Camel is written as one stanza. (2 marks) 4. Why do you think, Butterfly is written in four stanzas? Give a reason for your answer. (2 marks) 5. Write any two similarities between the two poems, Camel and Butterfly. (4 marks) 6. Which of the two poems do you like more? Give two reasons. (5 marks)

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