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How Cheval took steps to fulfill his dream of creating a palace

How Cheval's route differed from other mail carrier routes

The causes and effects of Cheval's retirement

A problem that Cheval solved by learning building skills

Question 2: In the selection "A Legacy of Stone," what does the organizational structure of the section "Inspiration" help the author emphasize?

Question 3: What do these sentences help the reader understand about Cheval?

He wanted to invent a new design that would impress professional builders.

He experienced many challenges during the several years he spent building the palace.

He did not let inexperience prevent him from creating an elaborate structure.

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He thought that using unfamiliar materials could inspire his creativity

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What can the reader infer from this quotation?

Cheval had specific traits that helped him achieve his goal.

Cheval did not realize it would take him 33 years to complete the project

Cheval is surprised that his interest in rocks led him to create a masterpiece.

Cheval is an independent artist and did not want others to help him.

Question 5

What TWO conclusions are supported by the information in paragraph 3 of the selection "Trees Rise in the Desert"? Select 1 of 2

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The desert landscape naturally encourage plant growth.

Zai' farming is the only successful way to prevent desertification.

Sawadogo understood how using nature could be helpful in growing crops.

People are eager to try new ways to farm.

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What is author's purpose in the seletion "Trees Rise in the Desert"?

To describe how Sawadogo found a way to improve desert. ✔️

To show people how to plant forests using zai' farming.

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To highlight the desert lifestyle of Sawadogo and his people

To explain the different steps involved in zai' farming.

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Information in the selection "Trees Rise in the Desert" suggests that Sawadogo values-

personal wealth

providing for others

advice from others

spreading knowledge

exploring new places

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What is the best summary of the selection "Trees Rise in the Desert"?

Question 8

Burkina Faso is a dry area located between the Sahara Desert and West Africa. A man named Yacouba Sawadogo dug many holes in the ground to try a method called zai' farming. When the rain finally came, the seed sprouted. Now the area is a forest in the middle of the desert.

During a ten-year desert drought, Yacouba Sawadogo, a farmer in Burkina Faso, used an old method called zai' farming. Many doubted that his method would work. However, after years passed, the seeds Sawadogo planted produced a forrest. Today, Sawadogo shares his methods with others.

Yacouba Sawadogo dug several holes in the ground and filled them with organic materials such as cattle manure and leaves. The villagers thought Sawadogo was foolish for planting seeds in pits when there was no water to help them grow. However, the seeds grew and the zai' farming mothod proved successful.

Farmers in Burkina Faso were having trouble growing crops because of the ten-year drought. Yacouba Sawadogo dug holes and waited for rain. His neighbors laughed at him, but he explained that the rain would eventually come. Now Sawadogo travels around the entire region.

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Which idea is presented in BOTH the selection "A legacy of Stone" and the selection "Trees Rise in the Desert"?

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Landscapes naturally change over time.

People slowly learn to appreciate the world around them.

Accomplishing a task can take years of dedication

It takes talent to create a masterpiece.

Which sentence from the selection "A Legacy of Stone" illustrates a similar idea?

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At night he labored by the light of an oil lamp.

Cheval's uniqueness helped him single-handedly create a marvel beyond duplication.

But as his palace took shape, people's criticisms were replaced by awed respect.

Forty-three-year-old Cheval continued collecting stones along his route for almost 20 years.

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What is one way that Cheval in the selection "A Legacy of Stone" and Sawadogo in the selection "Trees Rise in the Desert are different?

Question 11

Cheval created a new design, but Sawadogo applied an old method.

Cheval was not always interested in architecture, but Sawadogo was always interested in farming.

Cheval has inspired other artists, but Sawadogo's work has gone unnoticed.

Cheval was not sure if he could finish his project, but Sawadogo knew that his experienment would be successful

Which of these correctly lists the FANBOYS?

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ForAndNorBecauseOrYetSo

ForAndNorButOrYetSo

FromAndNorBecauseOrYetSo

OrAlsoNotButOrYouSo

Which of these correctly utilizes an appositive phrase?

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3 year champions, the Piner middle school soccer team is coached by Mr. Hill.

ALL of these use the appositive correctly!

Mrs. Gaither enjoys being a dog mom to Peanut, the youngest pup.

Ms. Pineda, the greatest teacher ever, like to read and hang out with her dog.

My anteater would have been lost forever without you!!!!

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