Authentic Literary Text, Lexile 1170
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Who is Abraham?
Based on the description, what kind of “stick” was the man really holding?
Abraham’s life in captivity was very different from that of his wild peers, as he learns when he meets the wild elephant male. What evidence supports this?
Abraham never became one of the herd’s lead alpha males—he was too strange and his behavior around humans made the other elephants nervous. __________, the different groups of males all competed to recruit Abraham to their team because he understood humans.
The wild elephant herd eventually came to accept Abraham as one of their own. What evidence from the text supports this conclusion?
Based on the story, how did Abraham adjust to life in the wild?
How do you think Abraham feels about his new life with the wild elephants at the end of the story? Use evidence from the text to support your answer.
Describe how Abraham’s experience as a circus elephant helped him to survive in the wild.
End of Passage Quiz