Read Chapters 25-27.


Multiple Choice

1. The glass elevator was full of _ .
a) chewing gum
b) buttons
c) people
d) books

2. Which sentence from the passage contains an opinion?
a) The whole elevator is made of thick, clear glass.
b) "Whoopee!" shouted Mike Teavee.
c) Grandpa Joe staggered to his feet and caught hold of a strap.
d) The Oompa-Loompas were all dressed in the most extraordinary way.

3. Which room did Mike Teavee want to visit?
a) Television-Chocolate Room
b) Rock-Candy Mine – 10,000 feet deep
c) Toffee- Apple Tree Room for planting out in you garden
d) Mint Jujubes Room – for the boy next door – They’ll give him green teeth for a month.


4. Which of these belongs in the empty box?
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a) Mrs. Teavee needed something in which to carry the chocolate bars.
b) Mrs. Teavee wanted to dress like the Oompa-Loompas.
c) Mrs. Teavee was cold.
d) Mrs. Teavee was about to be sick in the elevator.

5. Mr. Wonka sent through the television.
a) a person
b) an Oompa-Loompa
c) a chocolate bar
d) an advertisement

6. Read this sentence.
Mike Teavee jumped straight for the switch, scattering Oompa-Loompas right and left as he went
Which is the best punctuation mark to put at the end of the sentence?
a) a period
b) a semicolon
c) a comma
d) a question mark

7. Why do the Oompa-Loompas sing?
a) for enjoyment
b) to make a point of a lesson that should be learned
c) to earn extra money
d) to please Willie Wonka

8. What caused Mike Teavee to get small?
a) He went through the television.
b) He fell in hot chocolate.
c) He was zapped by the wrapping machine.
d) He was squeezed through the packing machine.

9. How big was Mike Teavee after traveling through the air?
a) average sized
b) 10 feet tall
c) 4 feet 10 inches tall
d) small enough to be carried in one hand

10. How did Willie Wonka suggest Mike Teavee be returned to normal?
a) send him back through the television
b) stretched in the chewing gum stretcher
c) dejuiced in the juicing room
d) stretched by the taffy pull

11. What did the Oompa-Loompas want children to do?
a) eat candy
b) sing
c) read
d) dance

12. Read this sentence.
Mike is whizzing around above our head in a million tiny pieces!
Which word is a synonym for the underlined word?
a) crawling
b) swimming
c) playing
d) zooming


Comprehension Questions

1. Imagine you were in the Great Glass Elevator and got to choose a button like Charlie and Mike did. Which button would you choose? Now imagine you zip there and enter. What's it like?

2. Make up a name for a new candy room.

3. If the huge chocolate bar really was getting broken into a million pieces and reassembled on the TV screen, could it ever appear on billions of screens as Wonka hoped? Why or why not?

4. What danger is Mike in as he travels through the air in a million pieces?

5. When Mike arrives on the TV screen, how does he feel about his trip?

6. How do you think the Oompa-Loompas feel about video games? Why?

7. What's your opinion of the Oompa-Loompas' take on TV?

± WAIT! STOP READING WONKA until you do the next exercise.
The Bad Kids: What They Get
± Review Chapters 17, 21, 24, 27
In The Bad Kids: What They Want, we looked at the various mad desires that made Augustus, Veruca, Violet, and Mike each a very special person. Now, alas, our four friends have gotten rather nasty surprises. Is this a chain of unfortunate accidents, or is there (gasp) a pattern? Let's see. For each child below, consider the incident where she gets into trouble. (E.g., Gloop falls into the river in chapter 17.) Write what the child wanted to get, what Wonka request that child ignored, and how the particular punishment might be oddly appropriate.

Augustus Gloop
a. wanted:
b. ignored request:
c. punishment fits: _ _

Veruca Salt
a. wanted:
b. ignored request:
c. punishment fits: _ _

Violet Beauregarde
a. wanted:
b. ignored request:
c. punishment fits: _ _

Mike Teavee
a. wanted:
b. ignored request:
c. punishment fits: _ _