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Identify the best possible word/phrase to fill in the blank for this cause and effect sentence: _____________ Jequez studied hard and came to summer school every day, he was able to pass the CRCT.
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Identify the best possible word/phrase to fill in the blank for this cause and effect sentence: _____________ Jequez studied hard and came to summer school every day, he was able to pass the CRCT.
D. Because
Which text structure uses key words like “since,” “because,” and “result”? A. Chronological B. Compare/Contrast C. Logical D. Cause-and-Effect
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Which text structure uses key words like “since,” “because,” and “result”? A. Chronological B. Compare/Contrast C. Logical D. Cause-and-Effect
A. Cause and Effect
Which text structure starts with the first event and continues with the events in the order they happened? A. Chronological B. Compare/Contrast C. Logical D. Cause-and-Effect
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Which text structure starts with the first event and continues with the events in the order they happened? A. Chronological B. Compare/Contrast C. Logical D. Cause-and-Effect
A. Chronological
Which text structure finds the similarities and differences between two topics? A. Chronological B. Compare/Contrast C. Logical D. Cause-and-Effect
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Which text structure finds the similarities and differences between two topics? A. Chronological B. Compare/Contrast C. Logical D. Cause-and-Effect
B. Compare/Contrast
Summarizing information based on a text’s structure can help you find the ___________. A. Title B. Main Idea C. Key Words D. Genre
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Summarizing information based on a text’s structure can help you find the ___________. A. Title B. Main Idea C. Key Words D. Genre
B. Main Idea
What is a simile? A) giving human qualities to non-human things B) A comparison using the words “like” or “as” C) An exaggeration for the purpose of emphasis D) A comparison that does not use 'like' or 'as'
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What is a simile? A) giving human qualities to non-human things B) A comparison using the words “like” or “as” C) An exaggeration for the purpose of emphasis D) A comparison that does not use 'like' or 'as'
B. A comparison using the words “like” or “as”
Peter Piper Picked a pair of pickled peppers , is an example of - A) Hyperbole B) Alliteration C) Idiom D) Onomatopoeia
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Peter Piper Picked a pair of pickled peppers , is an example of - A) Hyperbole B) Alliteration C) Idiom D) Onomatopoeia
B. Alliteration
“We had a ball” – Is an example of A )Alliteration B) Idiom C) Personification D) Hyperbole
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“We had a ball” – Is an example of A )Alliteration B) Idiom C) Personification D) Hyperbole
B. Idiom
And fare thee will, my only love, And fare thee well a while And I will come again, my love, Even if I must walk ten thousand mile The last line is an example of A) Hyperbole B) Personification C) Alliteration D) Idiom
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And fare thee will, my only love, And fare thee well a while And I will come again, my love, Even if I must walk ten thousand mile The last line is an example of A) Hyperbole B) Personification C) Alliteration D) Idiom
A. Hyperbole
The simile “packed in here like a sardine” means - A) tired B) crowded C) overheated D) small
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The simile “packed in here like a sardine” means - A) tired B) crowded C) overheated D) small
B. crowded
What is the definition of theme? a) something that tells us about who the character is b) the big message that the author is trying to send c) the problem d) the rising action
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What is the definition of theme? a) something that tells us about who the character is b) the big message that the author is trying to send c) the problem d) the rising action
B. the big message that the author is trying to send
Who does the mood come from? a) the author b) the characters c) the reader (you) d) the teacher
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Who does the mood come from? a) the author b) the characters c) the reader (you) d) the teacher
C. the reader (you)
Read the following passage and identify the tone: My eyes went red with rage as my anger became uncontrollable. I felt as if I were going to explode like a volcano. I slammed my fists on the counter as I demanded that the clerk give me my money back. “Refund me my money or else!” I screamed. In an instant I was ready to fight the clerk by punching him in the face if he didn’t do what I said. The tone is a) excited b) confused c) angry d) bored
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Read the following passage and identify the tone: My eyes went red with rage as my anger became uncontrollable. I felt as if I were going to explode like a volcano. I slammed my fists on the counter as I demanded that the clerk give me my money back. “Refund me my money or else!” I screamed. In an instant I was ready to fight the clerk by punching him in the face if he didn’t do what I said. The tone is a) excited b) confused c) angry d) bored
C. angry
Read the following passage and identify the topic: There once was a speedy hare who bragged about how fast he could run. Tired of hearing him boast, Slow and Steady, the tortoise, challenged him to a race. All the animals in the forest gathered to watch. Hare ran down the road for a while and then and paused to rest. He looked back at Slow and Steady and cried out, 'How do you expect to win this race when you are walking along at your slow, slow pace?' Hare stretched himself out alongside the road and fell asleep, thinking, 'There is plenty of time to relax.' Slow and Steady walked and walked. He never, ever stopped until he came to the finish line. The animals who were watching cheered so loudly for Tortoise, they woke up Hare. Hare stretched and yawned and began to run again, but it was too late. Tortoise was over the line. After that, Hare always reminded himself, 'Don't brag about your lightning pace, for Slow and Steady won the race!' The topic is: a) the hare b) all the animals c) a race d) slow and steady wins the race
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Read the following passage and identify the topic: There once was a speedy hare who bragged about how fast he could run. Tired of hearing him boast, Slow and Steady, the tortoise, challenged him to a race. All the animals in the forest gathered to watch. Hare ran down the road for a while and then and paused to rest. He looked back at Slow and Steady and cried out, 'How do you expect to win this race when you are walking along at your slow, slow pace?' Hare stretched himself out alongside the road and fell asleep, thinking, 'There is plenty of time to relax.' Slow and Steady walked and walked. He never, ever stopped until he came to the finish line. The animals who were watching cheered so loudly for Tortoise, they woke up Hare. Hare stretched and yawned and began to run again, but it was too late. Tortoise was over the line. After that, Hare always reminded himself, 'Don't brag about your lightning pace, for Slow and Steady won the race!' The topic is: a) the hare b) all the animals c) a race d) slow and steady wins the race
C. a race
Read the following passage and find the words that communicate tone and mood: She was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. Her long, flowing locks looked like they were made of gold. Her eyes the color of dark chocolate. He couldn’t wait to see her again. a) he, her, couldn’t, made b) was, ever, seen, like c) eyes, were, most, again d) beautiful, flowing, gold, chocolate
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Read the following passage and find the words that communicate tone and mood: She was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. Her long, flowing locks looked like they were made of gold. Her eyes the color of dark chocolate. He couldn’t wait to see her again. a) he, her, couldn’t, made b) was, ever, seen, like c) eyes, were, most, again d) beautiful, flowing, gold, chocolate
D. beautiful, flowing, gold, chocolate
What drives a character to do something? A. Physical traits B. Personality traits C. Character Motivations D. Alliteration
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What drives a character to do something? A. Physical traits B. Personality traits C. Character Motivations D. Alliteration
C. Character motivations
What are the typical parts of a plot in order? A. Conflict, problem, rising action, falling action, effect B. Introduction, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution C. Introduction, climax, rising action, conflict, resolution, falling action D. Rising action, climax, falling action
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What are the typical parts of a plot in order? A. Conflict, problem, rising action, falling action, effect B. Introduction, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution C. Introduction, climax, rising action, conflict, resolution, falling action D. Rising action, climax, falling action
B. Introduction, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
Chronological order is… A. Something that uses words that make sounds B. Something that is told backwards C. Events are told in the order they happened D. Something someone does when they are told to do it
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Chronological order is… A. Something that uses words that make sounds B. Something that is told backwards C. Events are told in the order they happened D. Something someone does when they are told to do it
C. Events are told in the order they happened
I dropped a banana peel on the ground and my mom tripped. What is the cause? What is the effect? A. I ate a banana (CAUSE), my mom went to the hospital (EFFECT) B. Mom tripped (CAUSE), Dropping a banana peel (EFFECT) C. My mom went to the hospital (CAUSE), I ate a banana (EFFECT) D. Dropping the banana peel (CAUSE), Mom tripping (EFFECT)
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I dropped a banana peel on the ground and my mom tripped. What is the cause? What is the effect? A. I ate a banana (CAUSE), my mom went to the hospital (EFFECT) B. Mom tripped (CAUSE), Dropping a banana peel (EFFECT) C. My mom went to the hospital (CAUSE), I ate a banana (EFFECT) D. Dropping the banana peel (CAUSE), Mom tripping (EFFECT)
D. Dropping the banana peel (CAUSE), Mom tripping (EFFECT)
In the lunchroom, there was an argument between two girls. Those girls, Tamara and DeLisa got in a fight. Due to this fight, the girls were dismissed from summer school. What is the conflict and what is the resolution of this paragraph? A. Conflict: Tamara and DeLisa got in a fight. Resolution: The girls were dismissed from summer school B. Conflict: The girls were eating lunch. Resolution: The two girls got in a fight. C. Conflict: Tamara and DeLisa got in a fight. Resolution: The girls had an argument. D. Conflict: Tamara and DeLisa were dismissed from summer school. Resolution: The girls got in a fight.
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In the lunchroom, there was an argument between two girls. Those girls, Tamara and DeLisa got in a fight. Due to this fight, the girls were dismissed from summer school. What is the conflict and what is the resolution of this paragraph? A. Conflict: Tamara and DeLisa got in a fight. Resolution: The girls were dismissed from summer school B. Conflict: The girls were eating lunch. Resolution: The two girls got in a fight. C. Conflict: Tamara and DeLisa got in a fight. Resolution: The girls had an argument. D. Conflict: Tamara and DeLisa were dismissed from summer school. Resolution: The girls got in a fight.
A. Conflict: Tamara and DeLisa got in a fight. Resolution: The girls were dismissed from summer school
“When I saw that Ms. Anderson stole my cookies, I wanted to scream!” What is the TONE of this passage? A. Happy B. Loving C. Confused D. Angry
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“When I saw that Ms. Anderson stole my cookies, I wanted to scream!” What is the TONE of this passage? A. Happy B. Loving C. Confused D. Angry
D. Angry
Which of the following is NOT a text structure? A. Cause and Effect B. Conflict and Resolution C. Compare/Contrast D. Chronological Order
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Which of the following is NOT a text structure? A. Cause and Effect B. Conflict and Resolution C. Compare/Contrast D. Chronological Order
B. Conflict and Resolution
What is the difference between topic and main idea? A. The topic is the subject of the story, and the main idea is the central point/main argument an author is trying to make. B. The main idea is the subject of the story, and the topic is the central point/main argument an author is trying to make. C. The main idea is the lesson of a text, the topic is the author’s attitude about a text D. The topic is the lesson of a text, the main idea is the author’s attitude about a text
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What is the difference between topic and main idea? A. The topic is the subject of the story, and the main idea is the central point/main argument an author is trying to make. B. The main idea is the subject of the story, and the topic is the central point/main argument an author is trying to make. C. The main idea is the lesson of a text, the topic is the author’s attitude about a text D. The topic is the lesson of a text, the main idea is the author’s attitude about a text
A. The topic is the subject of the story, and the main idea is the central point/main argument an author is trying to make.
“On the first day of school, I noticed that the new kid lowered her head and didn’t talk to anyone.” What type of character trait is being used to describe the new girl? A. Appearance B. Emotions C. Behavior D. Educational
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“On the first day of school, I noticed that the new kid lowered her head and didn’t talk to anyone.” What type of character trait is being used to describe the new girl? A. Appearance B. Emotions C. Behavior D. Educational
C. Behavior
“The cat clawed at me like a craw fish with tons of attitude.” This passage has ALL of these literary terms EXCEPT: A. Alliteration B. Simile C. Metaphor D. Hyperbole
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“The cat clawed at me like a craw fish with tons of attitude.” This passage has ALL of these literary terms EXCEPT: A. Alliteration B. Simile C. Metaphor D. Hyperbole
C. Metaphor
Identify the prepositions: The inventor of the telephone was born in Scottland.
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Identify the prepositions: The inventor of the telephone was born in Scottland.
of, in




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