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Phil-IRI Form 1 - Pretest

Name: _______________________________ Grade and Section: __________

GRADE LEVEL PASSAGE RATING SHEET

Prompt: Who invented the telephone? Read and find out.

Alexander
Alexander Graham
Graham Bell
Bell

Alexander
Alexander Graham
Graham Bell
Bell accidentally
accidentally invented
invented the
the

telephone.
telephone.

He
He was
was testing
testing aa new
new transmitter
transmitter when
when it
it happened.
happened. He
He

spilled
spilled aa burning
burning acid
acid on
on it
it and
and produced
produced sound
sound waves.
waves. Bell
Bell

didnt
didnt realize
realize that
that the
the sound
sound waves
waves make
make sound
sound travel
travel to
to

different
different places.
places. He
He shouted
shouted for
for help
help from
from Mr.
Mr. Watson
Watson who
who was
was

in
in the
the kitchen.
kitchen. Mr.
Mr. Watson
Watson was
was surprised
surprised to
to hear
hear Bells
Bells voice
voice

clearly.
clearly. He
He went
went to
to Bell
Bell and
and uttered,
uttered, I
I heard
heard every
every word
word you
you

said.
said.

This
This was
was how
how telephone
telephone was
was discovered.
discovered.

Gr. VI
No of words: 79

Questions:

Literal: 1. What Alexander Graham Bells invention was ______


mentioned?
Answer: telephone

2. What was the testing? ______


Answer: a new transmitter

3. What happen to the burning acid? ______


Answer: spilled out

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Interpretive: 4. How did Mr. Watson receive Bells message? ______
Answer: through sound waves
in the transmitter

5. What do you think is the effect of the acid ______


to the transmitter?
Possible The burning acid acted upon
Answers: the transmitter and was able
to send message or sound wave
(accept any similar answer)

Applied: 6. How important is the telephone to you? ______


Possible It is important because
Answers: communication is easier and
faster.
It is important because it made
life easy and comfortable.

7. If the telephone was not invented, do you think ______


communication would be easy? Why?
Possible No, we cant communicate at once.
Answers: No, we cant receive messages from
other people and place.
No, events around the world could
not be reported at once.

SY 2012-2013