My Rows and Piles of Coins Mrs. Stortzum’s 3rd Grade At the end of the story, what do you think Saruni will save his money to buy? • cart The story is set in _____. • Africa Saruni and Murete were both ______. • nice Opened. • unwrapped Position things in a certain order. • arranged Who was the main character in the story? • Saruni Firmly fixed or still. • steady Rocked unsteadily from side to side. • wobbled The man laughed at Saruni, because he did not have enough ________. • money Saruni did not know the _____ of a bike. • cost The author’s purpose was to ____ a story about a good boy. • tell Eagerly with strong, lively feelings. • excitedly What did Saruni want to buy with his money? • bicycle Saruni lives on a ____. • farm Murete found out about Saruni’s money box from Saruni’s ______. • mother How did Saruni earn money? • chores Short trips that you take to do something. • errands What was the father’s name? • Murete Why did the skinny man think Saruni was foolish? • Saruni did not know how much a bicycle costs. Not safely. • dangerously Is this story realism or fantasy? • realism At the beginning of the story, how can you tell that Saruni works for his parents? In your own words. ______fiction is a story that could really happen. • realistic How does Saruni count his money? • He puts them in piles and rows. What was the mother’s name? • Yeyo How can you tell that the story takes place in a foreign land? In your own words. Things tied or wrapped together. • bundled Why does Saruni think it is important to help his father? • His father is getting old. Who tells this story? (point of view) • Saruni is the narrator How would you describe Saruni? • Helpful, hard-working How can you tell at the beginning of the story that Saruni does chores? • He has money in his money box and he told what chores he did for money. Whose bicycle does Saruni use to practice? • Murete What is another good name for this story? In your own words. How do you know that this story could have really happened? In your own words. How can you tell that this story is realistic fiction? • There were real people, real places, and events that could happen in the story. The name is this story are very different, so you can tell the story takes place in a ______ ______. • Foreign country Good Luck on the Test!!!