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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

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Comprehension Questions

I found some questions on the web but not a ready-made test...

Comprehension Questions
  1. What does Peter win at Jimmy's birthday party?
  2. How does Henry's mom feel when he brings home his prize?
  3. What is the biggest problem in Peter's life?
  4. Describe how Peter felt when Mr. Yarby made such a fuss over Fudge.
  5. What does Fudge do to embarrass Peter. List and describe at least three things.
  6. List three ways that Peter and his family try to get Fudge to eat.
  7. What advice does the doctor give Peter's mom? Was it good advice?
  8. What does Peter's dad do to solve the problem? How did it make Peter feel?
  9. Who was Sheila? What was she like?
  10. What happens to Fudge at the park?
  11. How does Peter's mom feel about it? How does Peter feel about it?
  12. How does Peter feel about the way people treat Fudge?
  13. Name three friends that came to Fudge's birthday party. Tell a little about them.
  14. Describe what Fudge and his friends did at his birthday party.
  15. List the steps that Peter goes through to clean out Dribble's bowl.
  16. How does Peter trick Fudge into trying on the saddle shoes?
  17. Why does Fudge finally agree?
  18. Why did Peter's mom think that Mr. Berman was good at selling shoes?
  19. Describe the project that Jimmy, Sheila, and Peter have to complete.
  20. Who is Jimmy Fargo? What is he like?
  21. What would be good about working with Jimmy and Sheila? What would be difficult?
  22. Explain why Peter did not get along with Sheila.
  23. How did they end up on a committee together?
  24. The committee decided that Sheila would copy all of their work into the booklet because ...
  25. At times, the committee had a hard time getting along because ...
  26. What did Peter tell Mr. Vincent to try to convince him that Fudge wasn't a good candidate for commercials?
  27. How does Peter's dad feel about losing the Juicy-O account?
  28. What does Fudge do at the movie theater to create trouble?
  29. Why did the omelet that Peter's dad prepared taste so bad? Who liked the taste?
  30. Why is Friday, May 10th, so important to Peter?
  31. How did Peter feel after Fudge ate Dribble? Why did he have mixed feelings?
  32. How does Peter feel about all the attention that Fudge gets after coming home from the hospital?
  33. What surprise do Peter's parents give him?
  34. Peter became furious with Fudge when ...

Plus some online chapter questions that you might be able to make into a test...



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I have had the kids write 2 or 3 questions a piece about the story. They have given me better questions then I would have asked. (I think it is because of how much they love this story.)

Marie from PA
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