FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Narrative Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a narrative?

Question 2 2. When listing the events of the story, what should you keep in mind when choosing what to list?

Question 3 3. What type of shift does this transition show? 'Barry thought the fistfight was breaking the rules, while from Shane's point of view, that same fight might be a last desperate move for survival.'

Question 4 4. What does it mean to draw conclusions about your story?

Question 5 5. A metaphor can be defined as the following:

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Question 6 6. Janet's narrative leads up to the most important moment of her story, when she first saw the face of her newborn child. This type of moment in a narrative is known as the _____.

Question 7 7. Which of these characteristics has the MOST impact on the effectiveness of a narrative essay over all the others?

Question 8 8. Simply put, a narrative is a:

Question 9 9. In relation to narrative hook techniques, when authors introduce a character, what do they do?

Question 10 10. In Jim's narrative essay about his family, certain parts are written in extreme detail, while others are written in more general terms. These differences illustrate the concept of _____ in a narrative.

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Question 11 11. What is a narrative hook?

Question 12 12. What type of change does this transition show? 'After Susan's mother dropped her off at school, she drove home.'

Question 13 13. What is a question that authors should always ask themselves before writing? What does this question assist them with?

Question 14 14. If you read a story where the characters sat around and did nothing, what component of narrative writing are you missing?

Question 15 15. Which of these is not one of the five senses?

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Question 16 16. What is NOT an element in writing stories?

Question 17 17. Why would it be correct to assert that narrative essays can be thought of as slightly persuasive?

Question 18 18. There are several ways to write narrative hooks. One of the best ways is by keeping your reader curious. To achieve this the author must do what?

Question 19 19. In writing description, what does concrete mean?

Question 20 20. Why is conflict so important to a story?

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Question 21 21. Most simply put, a narrative essay functions to _____.

Question 22 22. Flashback can be described as follows:

Question 23 23. Hyperbole can be described as follows:

Question 24 24. If you're asked to write an objective summary, which of the following should you avoid?

Question 25 25. What is NOT a good reason to conclude with personal reflection?

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Question 26 26. A metaphor is:

Question 27 27. What might be a good transition word for a cause/effect essay?

Question 28 28. Why do we use transitions in writing?

Question 29 29. A story that's as long as 'The Tell-Tale Heart' can be objectively summarized in about how many sentences?

Question 30 30. What might be a good transition word when writing comparison/contrast?

FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Narrative Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

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