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Basic story details Vocabulary Comprehension Comprehension
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Who are the authors of the the story "Winter's Tail"?
Juliana, Isabella, and Craig Hatkoff
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What is the meaning of obstacle?
Something that blocks or prevents progress; something that gets in the way
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How was Winter found of the east coast of Florida?
She was tangled in a crab trap with ropes around her tail.
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How is Winter different than other dolphins?
She moved her tail from side to side rather than up and down
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What is the genre of the story "Winter's Tail"?
Expository Text
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What is the meaning of artificial?
Man man, not made by nature. S: Fake
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Who did Jim, the rescuer of Winter, call to help with the injured dolphin?
Florida's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
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When did Winter begin daily training lessons with the handlers?
When she was about 5 months old
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What are the text features being used on page 205?
Photograph and caption
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What is the meaning of dedicated?
Giving time to something S: devoted
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How old did the veterinarian think the dolphin was?
Two or three months old
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Why might Panama not recognize Winter as a dolphin?
Winter was missing her tail and did not swim like other dolphins
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What is the importance of the author using headings within the story?
To show what the section will be mostly about.
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What is meaning of techniques?
Different ways of doing something S: strategies
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Why was it a good thing that was was struggling with the trainers (pg. 202)?
It showed the workers she had the heart to protect herself and fight for her life.
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How is Winter's prosthetic tail unique?
A prosethic tail had never been created for a dophin before
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What is the purpose of the photograph and caption on page 208?
To show what Winter's prothesetic tail looks like.
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What is the function of Winter's tail?
To help her swim properly in the water
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What prosthesis was created for Winter?
A new tail
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Why were the specialists and aquarium workers anxiously waiting Winter's arrival at the aquarium?
She had been out of the water for more than three hours.




Winter's Tail

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