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CHESSIE, THE TRAVELIN' MAN ANSWERS


WHAT HAPPENED?

1. What's another name for a manatee?
(A) Sea Elephant
(B) Whale
(C) Sea Cow
(D) Fish

2. About how many Florida manatees are there?
(A) Two hundred
(B) Sixteen hundred
(C) One thousand
(D) One million

3. What kinds of food do manatees eat?
(A) Sea grass and vegetation
(B) Pizza
(C) Fish
(D) Fruit

4. Where did Chessie get his name?
(A) Port Everglade
(B) Charleston Bay
(C) Point Judith
(D) Chesapeake Bay

5. Chessie swam ______ miles from Florida to Point Judith.
(A) Twelve hundred
(B) Fifteen hundred
(C) Six thousand
(D) Fourteen thousand

GUESS

1. What do manatees eat?
A) Sea plants like sea grass, sea grapes.

2. How do manatees get injured?
A) From boats and boat propellers.

3. How many times in the story did Chessie swim north?
A) Chessie swam north two times in the story.

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Do you think he might do it again?
A) Maybe he'll do it again, but nobody knows for sure.

4. Are manatees an endangered species?
A) Yes - there are only about 1600 Florida Manatees left.



RHYME TIME


Match the words on the left with the rhyming words on the right.

SHAPES GRAPES
SQUEAL HEAL
TEAM STREAM
FLOATING BOATING
NEAR CLEAR
RACE SPACE
NUZZLE MUZZLE
NAME FAME
NOSE HOSE
TAG DRAG


UNSCRAMBLE

Can you unscramble these words from the story?

LPRIFEP FLIPPER
ETA ATE
SIEHESC CHESSIE
AESS SEAS
FLCA CALF
MSAW SWAM
YBA BAY