Finding Main & Supporting Ideas Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is visualization when reading?

Question 2 2. Tom is guiding a group of his students through a big picture reading of Romeo and Juliet. Which of the scenarios below should NOT be included as part of this guided reading?

Question 3 3. Why is visualization important?

Question 4 4. Why is it important to read a multiple choice test closely for literature?

Question 5 5. Which of the following BEST demonstrates a reader who is using a big picture reading strategy?

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Question 6 6. A student finds herself constantly trying to figure out what the author meant when she reads sections of her textbook. Which of the following is NOT a way to improve her reading for the gist of the section?

Question 7 7. Underlining _____ will help you select the proper response in a multiple-choice question, thus avoiding _____, or incorrect responses.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of a close reading strategy?

Question 9 9. What are four very common types of multiple-choice questions used for literature?

Question 10 10.

Which of the following might be included in a close reading of the line from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet shown below:


Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene

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Question 11 11. In step 3, you are advised to try to provide a summary of the piece to an individual unfamiliar with the writing. How would you explain the piece in this final challenge?

Question 12 12. When answering multiple-choice questions for literature, in what order should the material be read?

Question 13 13. What should you consider when visualizing?

Question 14 14. Janet is focused on reading the first four lines of Romeo and Juliet. She is using a/an _____ reading strategy.

Question 15 15. When taking a multiple choice test in literature, which of the following is NOT a way to increase comprehension of a piece when reading for a test?

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Question 16 16. How can visualization help with reading comprehension?

Question 17 17. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 18 18. Janine has to read a chapter per night of a novel for her English class. When should she use visualization as a reading strategy?

Question 19 19. Which is a way to challenge yourself in finding the gist?

Finding Main & Supporting Ideas 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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