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Analyzing & Comprehending Text Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When creating summaries, it's important to _____.

Question 2 2. A summary can include all of the following EXCEPT _____.

Question 3 3. Chronological sequencing is most commonly used for what type of informational text?

Question 4 4. What are some ways to find out how an author sequenced their work?

Question 5 5. What is the primary purpose of an informational text?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following should you do as you read an informational text?

Question 7 7. It is important for settings to be _____ in children's literature regardless of if the genre is fantasy, fiction, or non-fiction.

Question 8 8. A common theme of children's literature focuses on _____ so children can learn right from wrong.

Question 9 9. What character traits did we see in the antagonist of ''The Three Little Pigs''?

Question 10 10. In ''The Three Little Pigs,'' what is the purpose of the brother pigs?

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Question 11 11.

Read the passage below. Then determine which answer is the best example to illustrate the main idea through supporting details?

''The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'' by Aesop

One day a hungry wolf was wandering around, looking for his next meal. He stumbled upon a group of sheep. Before he made his attack, he noticed a shepherd with attack dogs. He plotted the whole day how he would find his way to the sheep without being caught. He saw in the distance a sheep pelt, laying in a far away area. The wolf made his way to the pelt, placing it upon his own pelt. Shortly after, he walked over to where the sheep were. The wolf would trick sheep, one by one, to lead the sheep away from the others. Once alone, the wolf would eat the sheep. He continued doing this for weeks, enjoying good meals. Appearances can at times be deceptive.

Question 12 12. If you were to create a one or two-sentence summary of a story, this would be the _____.

Question 13 13. What is the theme in The Lion and the Mouse?

Question 14 14. Longer pieces of literature can have several themes. What is one theme in The Diary of Anne Frank: A Play?

Question 15 15. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

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Question 16 16. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

Question 17 17. Why should you preview an informational text before reading?

Question 18 18. Why are the headings and subheadings important?

Question 19 19. When you summarize, you:

Question 20 20. What does it mean to analyze a text?

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Question 21 21. Which graphic organizer consists of two overlapping circles?

Question 22 22. In what type of passage is it easy to use the sequence to find specific details?

Question 23 23. The setting can:

Question 24 24. To interpret the setting, what is a good question to ask?

Question 25 25. On a plot timeline, which is the correct order:

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Question 26 26. The climax of the plot in The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing is:

Question 27 27. Why is not including an opinion in a summary the right thing to do?

Question 28 28. The order in which a series of events occurs is called _____

Question 29 29. After reading an informational text, what should you NOT do?

Question 30 30. What literary device is unique to children's literature and uses images to relate the story in a new or deeper way?

Analyzing & Comprehending Text Chapter Exam Instructions

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