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Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Analyzing Text Passages Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Read this description and decide the author's purpose.

A section in a history book describing the conditions and causes of the Great Depression in the Midwest in the 1930s

Question 2 2. Can one informational text, such as a news article, contain more than one type of organizational structure? Explain why or why not.

Question 3 3. When teaching beginning readers to draw conclusions, it's important to guide them in the process by:

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. If you're taking a multiple-choice test, and you must choose a conclusion that can be drawn from a text, you should:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 7 7. What are some of the signal words and phrases used to help the reader recognize that the problem and solution structure is being used in a text?

Question 8 8. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 9 9. If the problem/solution organizational structure is used by a journalist, he or she...

Question 10 10. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

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Question 11 11. What are some examples of signal words and phrases used in an informational text that uses the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 12 12. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 13 13. In Golding's novel The Lord of the Flies, one theme is _____.

Question 14 14. Why is it important for readers to be able to identify the type of organizational structure used in an informational text?

Question 15 15. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

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Question 16 16. The acronym for the three main types of author's purpose is

Question 17 17. The overall idea of the story that the author wants to convey is known as the _____.

Question 18 18. What should be identified to better understand the main point of a piece of literature?

Question 19 19. What is author's purpose?

Question 20 20. Many teachers use compare and contrast to do what?

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Question 21 21. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

Question 22 22. If a scholarly journal article includes signal words, such as: 'then', 'later', and 'finally', what type of organizational structure is being used?

Question 23 23. Which news article title hints at the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 24 24. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

Question 25 25. Serving as an overall theme in the poem Identity, author Julio Noboa believed that _____.

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Question 26 26. When an author organizes an informational text using the cause/effect structure, what should he or she focus on?

Question 27 27. Texts that provide facts about some topic the writer believes is important for the reader to understand are texts that _____.

Question 28 28. What term is used for the words, phrases, and statements that support, define, or explain the main idea?

Question 29 29. Without theme, most writing would be _____.

Question 30 30. Which news article title below suggests that the problem/solution structure will be used to organize information?

Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Analyzing Text Passages Chapter Exam Instructions

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