THE SILVER SWORD

CHAPTER 1 - 5

CHOOSE THE CATEGORY
• Multiple Choice Questions • Fill in the blanks • True or False • Word Power

• Surprise Questions

Multiple Choice Questions
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Fill in the blanks
• • • • • Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 Question 5

True or False
• • • • • Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 Question 5

Word Power
• • • • • Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 Question 5

Surprise Questions
• • • • • Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 Question 5

1.

Part of Joseph’s plan of escape involved…

• flicking a paper pellet at a guard to be sent to the cooler • getting into a fight to be sent to the cooler • killing a guard to steal his uniform

2.

At the beginning of the story…

• Ruth was nearly thirteen, Edek ten and Bronia five • Ruth was nearly thirteen, Edek was eleven and Bronia three • Ruth was nearly fifteen, Edek thirteen and Bronia five

3.

At Zakyna prison camp…

• the prisoners were not well fed • the prisoners made several attempts to escape • both of the above

4.

The cooler was

• A cold and damp hut that kept misbehaving prisoners • A room in the yard in which the guards had their break • A refrigerator in the prison kitchen

5.

Joseph jumped on the goods train because

• It was the only one heading to Switzerland • It went the slowest as it was the heaviest • On it he had more chance for survival

1. It took Joseph
__________ and a half weeks to walk to Warsaw when he left the Polish peasants’ chalet.

2. In Warsaw he went to
a house marked POLISH ___________ in order to ask Mrs. ____________ about the whereabouts of his family.

3. Mrs Krause told Joseph that
his wife had been taken away in ___________ during the night to work on the land in ____________.

4. When Edek looked out of the bedroom window
he saw _______ storm troopers taking his
mother who was struggling. He lifted the window sash and __________ a soldier in the

arm. The next two shots went ________.

5. The children escaped
by jumping from __________ to rooftop since the houses were joined on the side of the road. They had walked a hundred yards when they heard an ____________ and their house was up in ___________

1. True or False
After their escape from the house, the children took shelter in the cellar of a bombed house and slept until hunger woke them.

2. True or False
Ruth, Edek and Bronia were asleep in the same room and they could hear the soldiers in their mother’s room.

3. True or False
The peasant at the other side of the mountain was Polish and agreed to take Joseph to his chalet.

4. True or False
The peasant and his wife were very cowardly because they were convinced that Joseph was an escaped prisoner but still agreed to hide him.

5. True or False
Karl was a drunken soldier who called out to Joseph as he walked out of the prison gate.

1. Word Power
A word starting with “R” which means a pile of stones from a broken down building

2. Word Power
A word starting with “A” which describes a kind of roofless cage used to transport goods from one side of the valley to the other.

3. Word Power
A word starting with “D” which means a little rain.

4. Word Power
A word starting with “P” which means someone who steals without being noticed.

5. Word Power
A word starting with “H” which means a revolver case.

1. Surprise Questions
Make an acrostic with the word W A R S A W

2. Surprise Questions
Describe Jan’s character using a minimum of three adjectives.

3. Surprise Questions
From the events in Chapter 6, what do you think Edek’s character is like?

4. Surprise Questions
What do you think Jan carries in his wooden box?

5. Surprise Questions
You are a film director and are choosing the cast for The Silver Sword, how would you choose Bronia?

THAT’S GREAT!!! BRAVO!

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