The Phone Call

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Which is best described as the climax of the story?
Paul waits to play catch with his dad.
Paul performs poorly in school.
Mr. Matthews encourages Paul to talk about his feelings.
Paul's dad promises to take him to the baseball stadium.
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How does Paul change after this moment?
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Which of the following is best described as rising action?
Paul leaves a message for his dad telling him how he feels.
Paul did his assignments with a clear head.
Paul performs poorly in school.
Paul reflected on Mr. Matthews' words as he walked home.
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Identify one example of rising action from the story and explain why it is rising action.
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Which term best describes the first paragraph of the story?
Falling Action
Exposition
Resolution
Climax
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Why do you believe this? Explain why your answer.
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Which best describes the part in the story when Paul leaves a message for his dad telling him how he feels?
Rising Action
Exposition
Climax
Falling Action
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Which part of the story is it Paul leaves a message for his dad telling him how he feels? Explain your answer.
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Which is best described as the resolution of the story?
Paul's dad promises to take him to the baseball stadium.
Paul falls asleep while trying to read the first page of his book.
Paul does his assignments with a clear head.
Mr. Matthews encourages Paul to talk about his feelings.
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What is the resolution of this story and why do you think that?
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Which best describes the central conflict in the story?
Paul deals with destructive emotions that influence his behavior.
Paul trains to become the star pitcher of the baseball team.
Paul and his dad work to treat one another with respect.
Paul works to get good grades so his dad will notice him.
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Describe the central conflict in the story using your own words.
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Which best describes the moment when Paul falls asleep while reading the first page of his book?
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Resolution
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Why do you believe this? Explain your answer.
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Which is best described as falling action?
Paul's dad promises to take him to the baseball stadium.
Mr. Matthews asks Paul to stay after class.
Paul puts away his baseball glove when it gets dark.
Paul feels better after expressing his feelings.
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Identify one example of falling action from the story and explain why it is falling action.
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Which best describes the part in the story when Paul waits to play catch with his dad?
Falling Action
Exposition
Resolution
Climax
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Why do you believe this? Explain your answer completely.
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Which best expresses the theme or author's message in this story?
Talking about your feelings helps you heal.
Never give up on your family.
Nobody should ever let you down or disappoint you.
Baseball is not as important as doing well in school.
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Express the theme or author's message of this story in your own words. Use text to support your answer.
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