Reading Comprehension of Fiction & Poetry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Predicting is an ongoing process that keeps the reader...

Question 2 2. Infusing culturally diverse poetry into the class will _____.

Question 3 3. What is a theme?

Question 4 4. What should you consider when visualizing?

Question 5 5. What is one of the most important things you can do to teach your students about different literary genres?

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Question 6 6. When students make predictions before reading a text and while they read it, it's important that they explain...

Question 7 7. Which of the following serves as the introduction to a plot, presenting the main characters, describing the story's setting, and providing some background information to help readers understand the story that is about to unfold?

Question 8 8. How does learning about literary genres help students become lifelong readers?

Question 9 9. One way to provide guided practice for making predictions as students read is to give them a three-column prediction list. This list can help students...

Question 10 10. What does it mean to preview vocabulary?

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Question 11 11. How can poetry help with cultural awareness?

Question 12 12. Contemporary fiction is best defined as which of the following?

Question 13 13. What is a literary genre?

Question 14 14. What does writing for different genres help students practice?

Question 15 15. Genre is defined as the _____ of a book.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following helps high school students with literary analysis?

Question 17 17. Which of the following elements of poetry are ideal for discussing poetry as song?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a characteristic of literary texts?

Question 19 19. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

Question 20 20. Which of the following might you encourage students to do during an independent reading conference about a literary text?

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Question 21 21. How can visualization help with reading comprehension?

Question 22 22. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

Question 23 23. How might Edgar Allen Poe characterize a piece of fiction that takes two weeks to read in multiple sittings?

Question 24 24. What is comprehension?

Question 25 25. How can poetry help build community?

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Question 26 26. Why might stronger readers struggle more with finding themes?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Which of the following is an example of a literary device?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is an example of traditional literature?

Question 30 30. Which of the following shows the main characters making a series of choices and actions that lead to consequences and then to more choices and actions?

Reading Comprehension of Fiction & Poetry 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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