Activity of text interpretation, aimed at students in the sixth year of elementary school, about the book The secret Garden. Are we going to know more about this work? To do so, read the text carefully! Then answer the various interpretative questions proposed!
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At the beginning of the 20th century, Mary Lennox lives in India with her parents, who pay her no affection or attention. A cholera epidemic kills the couple, and six months later, Mary, a listless and embarrassed 10-year-old girl, spoiled, willful, who doesn't know how to love and doesn't he has friends, lands in England to live with his uncle in Yorkshire, at the Misselthwaite mansion, a somber and labyrinthine building with more than a hundred bedrooms.
Displaced and scared, the girl, having nothing to do, begins to explore the mansion and its surroundings, full of gardens and vegetable gardens. With her curiosity aroused, she discovers that one of the gardens had been locked for ten years and the key, buried no one knew where: her uncle had forbidden anyone to enter. Mary ends up befriending the old gardener and a special bird, a robin, who takes her to the key. And she can finally enter the garden.
The narrative is fluent, and the reader is caught up in the story, eager to know what will happen. She also brings an extremely positive and rich vision of the contact with the land, the simple life and the essential values of rural people. It's impossible not to fall in love with the characters and the story, published in 1911, which makes you laugh, cry, and dream.
Author of the book: Frances Hodgson Burnett.
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Question 1 - The text is:
( ) A tale.
( ) a review.
( ) a report.
Question 2 - According to the text, Mary Lennox goes to England to live with her uncle because:
( ) she has no friends.
() her parents are not loving to her.
( ) her parents die of cholera.
Question 3 - Identify the passage where the author presents the Misselthwaite mansion:
Question 4 – In the part “[…] the girl, with nothing to do, begins to explore the mansion and its surroundings […]”, the highlighted word indicates:
( ) sum.
( ) opposition.
( ) alternation.
Question 5 - According to the text, who takes Mary to the garden key?
( ) the uncle.
( ) a robin.
( ) the old gardener.
Question 6 – In the passage “And she can, finally, enter the garden.”, the term underlined expresses:
( ) place.
( ) mode.
( ) time.
Question 7 – Reread this fragment:
“The narrative is fluent, and the reader is caught up in the story, eager to know what will happen.”
In the fragment above, the author of the text:
( ) exposes an opinion.
( ) describes a scenario.
( ) tells an excerpt from the book.
Question 8 – In “It also brings a vision extremely positive and rich in contact with the earth, in a simple life […]”, the underlined word was used to:
( ) to determine.
( ) intensify.
( ) characterize.
Question 9 – In the segment “Impossible not to fall in love with the characters and the story, published in 1911, which makes you laugh, cry, dream.”, the author of the text:
( ) gives an order.
( ) makes an invitation.
( ) expresses a doubt.
Per Denyse Lage Fonseca
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