Answer the questions below, basing your answers on Chapter Thirteen of the serial story, “Fly-in Fox Tales.”
1. Read the following passage from Chapter Thirteen. Then answer the question below.
But each had learned well, and each had now grown to the size of a medium dog, slender, black-legged, with a mature fox’s red coat punctuated with a white spot on the end of its bushy red tail.
Think back to an earlier description of the young foxes. Which has not changed about their appearance between then and now?
2. Read the following passage from Chapter Thirteen. Then answer the question below.
The canoe passed a large cypress. Rico ran up and hid behind its wide trunk.
What is a cypress?
3. Read the following sentence from Chapter Thirteen. Then answer the question below.
At first it had been difficult [for Kit] adjusting to life in a busy fly-in neighborhood.
Why was it hard for Kit to get used to the new neighborhood?
[WRITING PROMPT] Write about a time you were the “new kid” in a classroom, club, sports team or community. Describe how you felt then, and if your feelings have changed over time.