GACE Middle Grades ELA: Literary Genres Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. _____ is important in the introduction of an evaluative essay because it defines the focus of your critique.

Question 2 2. _____ can be helpful in an evaluative essay when you are presenting a controversial viewpoint:

Question 3 3. The three key elements of the evaluative essay are:

Question 4 4. When writing an informative essay, what are the most important parts of the introduction?

Question 5 5. An informative essay does NOT do which of the following:

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Question 6 6. What do fables, folktales, myths and legends have in common?

Question 7 7. Sally Ann Thunder is a character in a popular story. In some of her adventures, she wears a real beehive as a hat and wrestles alligators in her spare time. What kind of story is this?

Question 8 8. What is the most basic type of informative essay?

Question 9 9. Which two aspects are important when organizing a compare and contrast essay?

Question 10 10. You are reading the story that tells how the Inuit people, who live in far northern regions of the earth, came to have daylight. A character named Crow brought light to them from the South. Crow brought the light in the form of a ball of string so they could live without darkness for half of the year. What type of story are you reading?

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Question 11 11. One tool to make your evidence more effective is:

Question 12 12. What type of informative essay, in its most basic form, looks at cause and effect?

Question 13 13. How do legends differ from the other kinds of stories explored in this lesson?

Question 14 14. You hear a story about an ant that teaches a lesson to a grasshopper. The tale is about a grasshopper who sings and plays all summer while the ant works to store food. When winter comes, the grasshopper has nothing to eat. The ant tells him, he should have worked and saved. This account is an example of a _____.

Question 15 15. The portion of the evaluative essay where you establish the purpose of what you're evaluating is called:

GACE Middle Grades ELA: Literary Genres Chapter Exam Instructions

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