Stingray and Shark Accelerated Reader Questions

Test Reading Comprehension
Make Early Reading Interesting

Read Little Ray & and Shark Patch Things Up for the facts and fun of stingrays and sharks. Using accelerated reader questions after book reading is an ideal way to test reading comprehension. As a reward for success, winning readers should be allowed to select their next V. R. Duin titles.


V. R. Duin adventures have problem-solving tests. The online questions are quick to answer. Children click on the multiple-choice answers perceived as correct. “Get Score” gives answer keys and percentage scores. “Reset Quiz” builds test-taking confidence.


The fun passages in this seafaring adventure teach global awareness. Stingrays and sharks make early reading interesting. Pairing fun narratives with game-like comprehension exercises makes young readers proud to perform. They want to help Little Ray and a boating family work out a problem with a circling shark.


Reading improves opportunity. Children with learning disabilities are drawn into the rhythm of these rhyming tales. Reviews show they appeal to children of different ages. Books should not be limited by grade level. Kids like the challenge of taking command. They don't want to be held back.

Little Ray & Shark Patch Things Up

Early readers engage with the exciting boating adventure in Little Ray & Shark Patch Things Up. The story begins with a circus of entertainment by this stingray. Boating friends are cheering his antics from their boat. A bull shark attracted by the commotion, sets off an engaging chain of events.


Read the book. Then, take the corresponding reading test to generate discussion about stingrays, sharks and anti-bullying. Conflict is resolved between these two natural marine enemies. Focus for public library deep-reading style and skills with digital devices are brought into play with this interactive teaching approach.


Little Ray & and shark give heroic examples of courage and teamwork. Children want to repeat the story over and over. Regular reading practice, testing and rewards for excellence are key to the educational progress. Adults can monitor reading rates, comprehension, critical thinking and general knowledge.


Children identify with the strong will and singular focus of Little Ray. Little Ray & Shark help children think about matters of significance to success in today's inter-connected world. Involvement of older siblings, parents and grandparents in the learning process tightens family bonds.

1. Shark arrived:

After a hole was made in the boat.
After Little Ray became a patch.
Before a hole was made in the boat.
After the boat was towed to shore.
After the boat engine was fixed.

2. Shark and Little Ray helped:

Fix the hole in the boat.
Find the hole in the boat.
Start the boat engine.
Bail water from the boat.
Get the boat to shore.

3. Little Ray worried that:

He caused the shark attack.
His mother would be mad.
The boaters were dangerous.
People on shore would get in the way.
People would not get out of the water.

4. When the people at the beach saw the boat:

They rushed into the water to help.
They raced away from the shark.
They looked for Little Ray.
They climbed onto a raft.
They did nothing.

5. Little Ray and Shark prove that:

Looks are important.
It is not good to have fun.
It is important to be fast.
Guesses are always right.
Teamwork is important.

6. Little Ray taught us that sharks are attracted by:

Things that move.
Things that are still.
Boat bottoms.
Roaring boat engines.
People laughing.

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