Ohio Assessments ELA: Literary Genres Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What do fables, folktales, myths and legends have in common?

Question 2 2. The main goal of a descriptive essay is to:

Question 3 3. What is the most basic type of informative essay?

Question 4 4. _____ can be helpful in an evaluative essay when you are presenting a controversial viewpoint:

Question 5 5. What type of informative essay, in its most basic form, looks at cause and effect?

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Question 6 6. A tool that makes your descriptive essay more interesting by comparing two items using 'like' or 'as' is called:

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

Question 9 9. _____ are important to provide your reader with concrete descriptive terms.

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

Question 12 12. How do legends differ from the other kinds of stories explored in this lesson?

Question 13 13. The three key elements of the evaluative essay are:

Question 14 14. One tool to make your evidence more effective is:

Question 15 15. _____ is important in the introduction of an evaluative essay because it defines the focus of your critique.

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Question 16 16. _____ can be an effective way to describe a descriptive essay with an object for the subject.

Question 17 17. Three ways to organize a descriptive essay include:

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. An informative essay does NOT do which of the following:

Question 20 20. The portion of the evaluative essay where you establish the purpose of what you're evaluating is called:

Ohio Assessments ELA: Literary Genres 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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