Maxwell Loses a Tooth Quiz
A. Do you understand what the words in the story mean?
Match the vocabulary with the definitions:
||the opening in the face that contains the teeth and tongue
||a soft object to rest your head on in bed
||not containing anything
||an opinion someone gives you about what you should do
||a white hard object in your mouth, used for chewing
||to make it possible for something to be seen
||the place where you live with your family
||to no longer have in place
||to continue to have or own
||an expression used to show that you are happy for someone
|Should is a useful word that you can use to give advice to someone.
Use: subject (you) + should + base verb (eat) + object (an apple)
Example: You should eat an apple.
When you ask for advice in a question the subject comes after should:
question word + should + subject + base verb
Example: What should I eat?
Look at the following pieces of advice. How do you write them as questions?
|You should show your mum.
||Who should I show?
|You should come on Saturday.
||_______ _______ _______ come?
|Lisa should read the newspaper.
||_______ _______ _______ read?
|She should invite Julie.
||_______ _______ _______ invite?
|They should go to school.
||_______ _______ _______ go?
B. Do you understand how to use the words from the story?
Fill in the blanks:
1. Maxwell put his tooth under his __________.
2. There is an __________ spot in the bottom of Maxwell's mouth.
3. The class gave Maxwell some __________.
4. Maxwell brought his tooth __________.
5. Mrs. Gilbert didn't want Maxwell to __________ the box.
C. Do you understand what the story is about?
Answer the comprehension questions:
1. Where did the story begin?
- in the classroom
- in a bedroom
- in Austria
- at Maxwell's house
2. What did Maxwell lose?
- a box
- an upper tooth
- a lower tooth
- a toy
3. Where is Frida from?
4. Where did Jorge tell Maxwell to put his tooth?
- on the roof
- under the floor
- under his pillow
- in a box
5. Who wrote Maxwell a letter?
- his teacher
- the tooth fairy
- the tooth mouse
- a classmate
Now check your answers!