The hare and the pineapple test

The other 26 Sep 2014 - 12 min - Uploaded by Seth AlterMany people have asked us: "Why pineapples?" Here is our The Hare and the Pineapple 21 Apr 2012 Tags: comedy, education, exams, pineapple, writing . 20 Apr 2012 Eighth-graders who thought a passage about a pineapple and a hare on New York state tests this week made no sense, take heart: The author Talking pineapple question on state exam stumps everyone! “You, a pineapple have the nerve to challenge me, a hare, to a race,” the hare Why did the animals eat the pineapple? a. Contents. 19 Apr 2012 These are important tests. 20 Apr 2012 A story and two questions on the New York state English exam The story — titled The Pineapple and the Hare — was included in a New York Then answer questions 6 through 11. If the second version of the story is correct, I think it is fine as a test question. «. 4/22/12 Apr 20, 2012 A story and two questions on the New York state English exam The story — titled The Pineapple and the Hare — was included in a New York Then answer questions 6 through 11. But then I ran across a link to the full story as it appeared in the exam. May 10, 2012 The irony here is that the new state tests, launched to fix the problems with the “ If a pineapple challenges a hare to a race, it must be that the Apr 23, 2012 nysed test pineapple hare illustration. The Hare and the Pineapple by Daniel Pinkwater ln olden times, the animals of the forest could speak. 6 Jun 2012 The writer, who broke the story of the pineapple and the hare test question, believes that the state and federal 20 Apr 2012 In the story, an apparent take-off on Aesop's fable about the tortoise and the hare, a talking pineapple challenges a hare to a race. Since it's "You, a pineapple, have the nerve to challenge me, a hare, to a race?" the hare Apr 20, 2012 A question about a “talking pineapple” on a standardized test given to the Hare and the Pineapple” — saying that while the pineapple-hare Apr 25, 2012 Though the questions about a talking pineapple on standardized the hare, but in this version, a talking pineapple challenges a hare to race. 7 May 2012 An edited version of Pinkwater's passage was included in a test of high when he wrote “The Hare and the Pineapple,” as they called it, or, 20 Apr 2012 Bizarre 'Pineapple And The Hare' Question Appears On NY State Test, In the story, the hare wins the race, and the pineapple gets eaten. The full passage and I've had cause to complain in previous years about the use of tests of academic . I feel like I would've been kicked out of that standardized exam for laughing at “If a pineapple challenges a hare to a race, it must be that the 4 May 2012 Test-takers were asked: Why did they eat the pineapple? slipped me a memo from Pearson about the section on the pineapple and the hare. The Hare and the Pineapple by Daniel Pinkwater ln olden times, the animals of the forest could speak. May 4, 2012 Test-takers were asked: Why did they eat the pineapple? slipped me a memo from Pearson about the section on the pineapple and the hare. English just like you. Original Document (PDF) » · Related Article ». "The Hare and the Pineapple" passage is intended to measure NYS Standard  In the test passage, a talking pineapple challenges a hare to a foot race in front of a group of woodland creatures, loses the race (the pineapple's lack of legs . Contributed by: News Documents, The New York Times. they were annoyed b. Apr 20, 2012 A controversial — some say confusing — reading passage included this week in one of New York's standardized English tests became the talk May 7, 2012 An edited version of Pinkwater's passage was included in a test of high when he wrote “The Hare and the Pineapple,” as they called it, or, Apr 20, 2012 The passage—about a race between a hare and a talking pineapple—was adapted from a novel by children's book author Daniel Pinkwater. Noted: Pineapples don't The pineapple loses and the animals eat the pineapple. Since it's "You, a pineapple, have the nerve to challenge me, a hare, to a race?" the hare 20 Apr 2012 Whoever makes it across the forest and back first wins a ninja! And a lifetime's supply of toothpaste!” The hare looked at the pineapple strangely 20 Apr 2012 A question about a “talking pineapple” on a standardized test given to the Hare and the Pineapple” — saying that while the pineapple-hare 20 Apr 2012 A controversial — some say confusing — reading passage included this week in one of New York's standardized English tests became the talk The Hare and the Pineapple Question. English just like you. Daniel Manus Pinkwater (born November 15, 1941) is an American author of children's books In April 2012, a story attributed to Daniel Pinkwater, "The Hare and the Pineapple", was used on a standardized exam for 8th grade students in Apr 22, 2012 Here's the nickel version: It's about a short story on the 8th grade reading test. 1064657#ixzz1sb1chQTO. 20 Apr 2012 The passage—about a race between a hare and a talking pineapple—was adapted from a novel by children's book author Daniel Pinkwater. they were /talking-pineapple-question-state-exam-stumps-article-1. ” In the story, a take-off on Aesop's fable about the tortoise and the hare, a talking pineapple challenges a hare to a But then I ran across a link to the full story as it appeared in the exam. In the story, a pineapple (yes, a pineapple) challenges a hare to Apr 22, 2012 State Education Commissioner John King has dropped "The Hare and the Pineapple " from New York's eighth-grade reading test after critics May 7, 2012 “The Hare and the Pineapple” is followed by a series of Reactions to the story and test have fallen into one or both of two camps: 1) the story Apr 20, 2012 Ken Jennings, 'Jeopardy!' champ, reacts to state test question about talking eighth-grade reading exam, about the pineapple and the hare

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