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Ohio Assessments ELA: Organization & Structure Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are some examples of signal words and phrases used in an informational text that uses the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 2 2. The cause and effect organizational structure is...

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about allegories is FALSE?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a symbol commonly used to represent the United States?

Question 5 5. The Pilgrim's Progress is an example of a(n) _____.

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Question 6 6. The plays 'Oedipus the King' and 'Romeo and Juliet' are examples of catharsis through _____.

Question 7 7. Why is it important to be able to recognize signal words when reading an informational text that has the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 8 8. How does symbolism make writing stronger?

Question 9 9. Aristotle defines tragedy as all of these, EXCEPT:

Question 10 10. Why does the cathartic novel 'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger appeal to high school students?

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Question 11 11. The rising action can be best described by which of the following:

Question 12 12. What does the imagery in the poem Harlem by Langston Hughes symbolize?

Question 13 13. The exposition is best described by which of the following?

Question 14 14. Romanticism was a literary movement that provided catharsis for _____.

Question 15 15. The falling action can be described as which of the following?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. The resolution is best described by which of the following?

Question 18 18. When an author organizes an informational text using the cause/effect structure, what should he or she focus on?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of auditory imagery from the poem Metaphors by Sylvia Plath?

Question 20 20. In order to identify the problem and solution structure in a text, the reader needs to look for...

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Why are parables told?

Question 23 23. If a scholarly journal article includes signal words, such as: 'then', 'later', and 'finally', what type of organizational structure is being used?

Question 24 24. In Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening, a caged parrot and mockingbird, a pigeon house, and a broken-winged bird are all symbols representing _____.

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. How are fables and parables similar?

Question 27 27. Catharsis is when literature provides an emotional experience that results in a sense of _____.

Question 28 28. If the problem/solution organizational structure is used by a journalist, he or she...

Question 29 29. How can we distinguish fables from parables?

Question 30 30. 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:

Ohio Assessments ELA: Organization & Structure Chapter Exam Instructions

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