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Cite Textual Evidence: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.1 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Tom is guiding a group of his students through a big picture reading of Romeo and Juliet. Which of the scenarios below should NOT be included as part of this guided reading?

Question 2 2.

Which word could be substituted for 'querulous' in the following sentence?

'The querulous child I babysit just won't stop bothering me until I let him play video games.'

Question 3 3. Janet is focused on reading the first four lines of Romeo and Juliet. She is using a/an _____ reading strategy.

Question 4 4.

Which of the following might be included in a close reading of the line from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet:


Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene

Question 5 5. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

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Question 6 6. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 7 7. What is your best clue to the intended audience in an essay?

Question 8 8. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 9 9.

Who would be the most likely intended audience for the following paragraph?

The hybrid approach to integrated circuit design involves attaching two or more integrated circuit dies along with some discrete components in the same case. It is often, and desirably, transparent to the consumer whether the circuit is monolithic or hybrid. The hybrid integrated circuit is typically more costly than the monolithic structures.

Question 10 10. What does it mean to make an inference?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an example of a close reading strategy?

Question 12 12. At the beginning of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, we are given the information that the characters live in Verona. What basic part of comprehension does this information fulfill?

Question 13 13.

In the following sentence, which word serves as a definition of 'transient'?

'Her transient thoughts of quitting her dead-end job are fleeting, lasting only as long as the weekly meeting she abhors.'

Question 14 14. Janine has to read a chapter per night of a novel for her English class. When should she use visualization as a reading strategy?

Question 15 15. When does the process of analyzing a text begin?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

Question 17 17. What should you be able to do once you've finished interpreting a piece of literature?

Question 18 18. What should you consider when visualizing?

Question 19 19.

Who would be the best intended audience for this paragraph?

The moon is not really made of green cheese. It is made of atoms found in rocks and dirt. Clouds are not made of cotton candy, but of atoms found in air and water.

Question 20 20. How can the initial stages of analysis help you feel connected to a piece of literature?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following BEST demonstrates a reader who is using a big picture reading strategy?

Question 22 22. What does it mean to interpret literature?

Question 23 23. How can visualization help with reading comprehension?

Question 24 24. A student finds herself constantly trying to figure out what the author meant when she reads sections of her textbook. Which of the following is NOT a way to improve her reading for the gist of the section?

Question 25 25.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

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Question 26 26. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?

Question 27 27. The three basic parts of literary analysis are

Question 28 28. In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?

Question 29 29. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 30 30. What should you NOT focus on when making connections to the text?

Cite Textual Evidence: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.1 Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Common Core ELA Grade 8 - Literature: Standards  /  English Courses
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