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GACE Middle Grades ELA: Narrative Writing Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a narrative?

Question 2 2. Most simply put, a narrative essay functions to _____.

Question 3 3. What is a narrative?

Question 4 4. What might be a good transition word when writing comparison/contrast?

Question 5 5. What is NOT true about transitions?

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Question 6 6. What is a noun?

Question 7 7. What might be a good transition word for a cause/effect essay?

Question 8 8. Why do we use transitions in writing?

Question 9 9. What does it mean to draw conclusions about your story?

Question 10 10. What is an image in writing?

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Question 11 11. What is NOT an element in writing stories?

Question 12 12. What is NOT a good reason to conclude with personal reflection?

Question 13 13. Why choose specific verbs?

Question 14 14. Why would it be correct to assert that narrative essays can be thought of as slightly persuasive?

Question 15 15. Where should you usually place punctuation with quotation marks?

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Question 16 16. 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.

Question 17 17. What is personal reflection in a narrative essay?

Question 18 18. Which of these characteristics has the MOST impact on the effectiveness of a narrative essay over all the others?

Question 19 19. What does pacing mean?

Question 20 20. 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 _____.

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Question 21 21. What is a turning point in a story?

Question 22 22. What type of change does this transition show? 'After Susan's mother dropped her off at school, she drove home.'

Question 23 23. 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.'

GACE Middle Grades ELA: Narrative Writing Strategies 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!

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