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MTLE Middle Level Science: Reading Comprehension & Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

Question 2 2. You are reading a text that's attempting to convince you chocolate cake is the best dessert. What is the purpose of the text?

Question 3 3. What do you do in the Method step?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is an opinion?

Question 5 5. What is the root in the word amorphous?

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Question 6 6. The major difference between comparing and contrasting is...

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a step in synthesizing two texts?

Question 8 8. Ethan is trying to convince Serena to go to a movie with him instead of studying for her mid-terms. This situation is an example of:

Question 9 9. Reading comprehension should focus on three areas. Which area is the least necessary regarding reading comprehension skills?

Question 10 10. What does reading comprehension mean?

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Question 11 11. Which topic below should be organized using the sequence of events structure?

Question 12 12.

Complete the sentence:

When a sequential pattern of organization is used, __________.

Question 13 13. What is the second step to reading comprehension?

Question 14 14. Which lists the steps for comparing or contrasting in the correct order?

Question 15 15. Which strategy would you use to create a mental image of the text?

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Question 16 16. There are many important features of a text and skills that need to be taught to students. Which answer listed is the least important in reading comprehension?

Question 17 17. What is a graphic organizer?

Question 18 18.

What is the ARGUMENT of the following paragraph?

Public health authorities constantly repeat the argument that calories cause weight gain or loss, and that counting calories is all that is required to manipulate one's weight. But if this is true, why do naturally thin people fail to gain weight in controlled experiments even on a calorie surplus? And why do different kinds of calories seem to cause weight gain at different rates? Calories may tell part of the story, but something else is clearly going on.

Question 19 19. What is the purpose of a text?

Question 20 20. Which reading comprehension strategy would help you sum up what the whole text is about?

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Question 21 21. Liza, a school librarian, believes a series of certain books should be made available to the students and that the principal has the authority to make that decision. Liza believes the books will encourage students to think outside the box and read more just for fun. She expects the school administration and students to also hold these _____ as acknowledgement of her argument.

Question 22 22. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 23 23. What are some of the signal words used to show that the sequence of events or steps structure is being used?

Question 24 24. Which game involves finding words that other students might not know?

Question 25 25. To analyze a text means:

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Question 26 26. What are the five reading comprehension strategies discussed in this lesson?

Question 27 27. What is the prefix in the word amorphous?

Question 28 28. Which of the following could be used as the ARGUMENT when writing a passage?

Question 29 29. Which is an affix?

Question 30 30. Which can not be a word map?

MTLE Middle Level Science: Reading Comprehension & Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

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