GACE Middle Grades Language Arts (011): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Use this material to answer question #1

''It was many and many a year ago,

In a kingdom by the sea,

That a maiden there lived whom you may know

By the name of Annabel Lee;

And this maiden she lived with no other thought

Than to love and be loved by me.''

''Annabel Lee'' by Edgar Allan Poe

Question 1 1. What type of poem would the passage be an example of?

Question 2 2.

What type language choice is the following quote an example of?

''Mind what you have learned. Save you it can.'' - Yoda from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Question 3 3. What are the stories that were passed down by the people who told them through oral tradition?

Question 4 4.

''This is a style of writing that focuses on elements of fear, horror, death, and gloom but also has romantic elements like nature, individuality, and a high source of emotions. The pieces we have read from Edgar Allan Poe would be just one example. Another could be Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.''

Which type of fiction is this teacher describing?

Question 5 5. A teacher is using the four different metacognitive strategies in her classroom to help students be more successful. First, the students set goals that they want to complete in their assignment, then they track their progress timeline to make sure they are staying on track and doing their best work, then they are self-assessing each task they do, and finally paying attention to their focus. What is the order of the metacognitive strategies that the students are completing in the classroom?

Question 6 6. Mr. Flicks is having his students create a recipe poem similar to the ones that they are reading in class. Each student is going to write the poem and then they are going to sit around in a circle and analyze the poetry elements that they used. Which type of instruction is Mr. Flicks using with his students?

Question 7 7.

Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, and Resolution

What element of a story is all of the following events a part of?

Question 8 8.

Jimmy enjoys poetry, but he wasn't sure if he'd like epic poetry.

What type of sentence is this?

Question 9 9.

In the novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alice tries to test what she knows to see if she is still herself after she falls down the rabbit hole. She is trying to decide if she is another girl. Many of the characters and creatures that she comes across in Wonderland think she is someone or something else than what or who she really is. A quote that demonstrates this fact is ''I can't go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.''

What theme is this description describing from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland?

Question 10 10. What part of a word can stand on its own?

Question 11 11. Which of the following sentences is an example of connotation?

Question 12 12. Mrs. Phillip is having her students each do a speech on show and tell item that they are bringing into the classroom that day. She wants them to give as much information about the object as possible. What is the type of speech that the students are meant to use?

Question 13 13. Mr. Limon is teaching his students the different points of view. _____ is the point of view when the narrator is someone outside of the story who only focuses on the thoughts, feelings, and motivations of one character.

Question 14 14.

What type of verb is being used in the following sentence?

I am very scared of spiders.

Question 15 15.

A specific person, place, thing, or idea is a _____?

What would BEST fill in the blank?

Tell us about yourself

Are you a student or a teacher?

I am a student I am a teacher

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