Description: Key Ideas and Details Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 3A


3A: Predicting Outcomes

3A: Predicting Outcomes

Description: Predicting Outcomes

✓ standard met

Selection: G-12


Grade level: 7
Word count: 1893 words
Author: Anonymous
Synopsis: A plan has been made to trick the Frost King to return the hammer, but will it work?
Excerpt: The hammer was safe once more in Asgard, and you and I know how it came to be there, so someone must have told. I wonder if Loki whispered the tale to some outsider after all.

Question: From this last paragraph, you can conclude that
  1. Loki probably told this story to someone else.
  2. Thor and Loki became best friends.
  3. Loki never played another trick in Asgard.
  4. Thor was sorry he had followed Loki's plan.

✓ standard met

Writing prompt: Describe three things that happened in a selection and how they foreshadowed subsequent events.


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