FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Key Ideas in Informational Text Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Informational text is written in a way that

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 3 3. In some cases the author will add what to make information easier to find?

Question 4 4. Why is it important to know and look for signal words in an informational text that organizes information using a sequence of events or steps?

Question 5 5. What are some of the signal words used to show that the sequence of events or steps structure is being used?

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Question 6 6. Which topic below should be organized using the sequence of events structure?

Question 7 7. In an informational text that is organized using the sequential steps structure, each main section...

Question 8 8.

Choose the effect of the character's actions in the short reading passage.

James dreaded having to change after P.E. class. He was 40 pounds overweight and was teased daily about his weight problem. He began thinking about ways he could make the bullying stop. He decided to cut down on his meal portions and jogged around his block daily. In just three months James lost 40 pounds! Since losing his weight the bullying has stopped and he went from dreading P.E. to loving it!

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a general idea?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a type of specific evidence that can be used to define and prove a general or main idea?

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Question 11 11. What term is used for the words, phrases, and statements that support, define, or explain the main idea?

Question 12 12. Informational text is usually found in?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a specific idea?

Question 14 14. What makes a speech different from an article?

Question 15 15. The overall idea of the story that the author wants to convey is known as the _____.

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Question 16 16. What is the primary purpose of an informational text?

Question 17 17. How can you use the text in informational reading to infer?

Question 18 18. How should inferences be backed up?

Question 19 19. Which is not a type of article?

Question 20 20. What makes an editorial different from the other types of articles?

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Question 21 21. What should you NOT do before reading an informational text?

Question 22 22. When a sequential pattern of organization is used...

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a periodical that focuses on a specific scholarly discipline?

Question 24 24. Which is necessary to infer?

Question 25 25. When reading a book about the U.S. Civil War, which of the following lists would be considered forms of textual evidence?

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Question 26 26. Specific ideas ____.

Question 27 27. Some characteristics of informational text include?

Question 28 28.

Which of the following words best matches the definition below?

The outcome of events that happen once a character makes a choice or action in a story.

Question 29 29.

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 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 30 30. General ideas ____.

FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Key Ideas in Informational Text Chapter Exam Instructions

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