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NMTA Middle Grades ELA: Understanding Literary Structure Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The climax can be best described as which of the following?

Question 2 2. In order to identify the problem and solution structure in a text, the reader needs to look for...

Question 3 3. Why is it important to be able to recognize signal words when reading an informational text that has the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 4 4. Which news article title hints at the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 5 5. What are some examples of signal words and phrases used in an informational text that uses the cause/effect organizational structure?

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Question 6 6. The exposition is best described by which of the following?

Question 7 7. What is a good question to ask about a character's behavior?

Question 8 8. What are some of the signal words and phrases used to help the reader recognize that the problem and solution structure is being used in a text?

Question 9 9. In ''The Three Little Pigs,'' what is the purpose of the brother pigs?

Question 10 10. Setting can be defined as:

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Question 11 11. Who was the originator of the theory of intertextuality?

Question 12 12. Who is the protagonist in ''The Three Little Pigs''?

Question 13 13. The concept of intertextuality refers to the idea that authors can use literary relationships as way to…

Question 14 14. Being able to identify the problem and solution structure helps readers better comprehend and remember the information covered in a reading selection because they have to:

Question 15 15. When an author organizes an informational text using the cause/effect structure, what should he or she focus on?

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Question 16 16. The rising action can be best described by which of the following:

Question 17 17. Which news article title below suggests that the problem/solution structure will be used to organize information?

Question 18 18. The resolution is best described by which of the following?

Question 19 19. Nonfiction texts, such as news articles, scholarly journal articles, and readings from textbooks, are all considered expository texts. Authors of these informational texts organize their ideas by using basic organizational structures, such as:

Question 20 20. The cause and effect organizational structure is...

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Question 21 21. Which of the following pairs of works demonstrates some form of intertextual relationship?

Question 22 22. Why is it important for readers to be able to identify the type of organizational structure used in an informational text?

Question 23 23. The falling action can be described as which of the following?

Question 24 24. What character traits did we see in the antagonist of ''The Three Little Pigs''?

Question 25 25. If the problem/solution organizational structure is used by a journalist, he or she...

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Question 26 26. What parts of a story can setting affect?

Question 27 27. Can one informational text, such as a news article, contain more than one type of organizational structure? Explain why or why not.

Question 28 28. In literature, the events that occur in a story are known as:

Question 29 29. Jim is writing a news article about the causes of a local recession. What signal words is he most likely to use in his article?

Question 30 30. The social environment can be defined as:

NMTA Middle Grades ELA: Understanding Literary Structure Chapter Exam Instructions

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