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Relationships Among Ideas in Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When teaching beginning readers to draw conclusions, it's important to guide them in the process by:

Question 2 2. If you're taking a multiple-choice test, and you must choose a conclusion that can be drawn from a text, you should:

Question 3 3. Drawing conclusions is:

Question 4 4. In order to draw conclusions, readers need to:

Question 5 5. Why is drawing conclusions an important skill for readers to learn?

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Question 6 6. Which news article title hints at the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 7 7. When an author organizes an informational text using the cause/effect structure, what should he or she focus on?

Question 8 8. What are some examples of signal words and phrases used in an informational text that uses the cause/effect organizational structure?

Question 9 9. The cause and effect organizational structure is...

Question 10 10. Why is it important to be able to recognize signal words when reading an informational text that has the cause/effect organizational structure?

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Question 11 11. How does chronological sequencing present information?

Question 12 12. Chronological sequencing is most commonly used for what type of informational text?

Question 13 13. What is the most common way to identify instructional sequencing?

Question 14 14. The order in which a series of events occurs is called _____

Question 15 15. What are some ways to find out how an author sequenced their work?

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Question 16 16.

Choose the cause of the character's actions in this short reading passage.

James dreaded having to change after P.E. class. He was 40 pounds overweight and was teased daily about his weight problem. He began thinking about ways he could make the bullying stop. He decided to cut down on his meal portions and jogged around his block daily. In just three months James lost 40 pounds! Since losing his weight the bullying has stopped and he went from dreading P.E. to loving it!

Question 17 17.

Choose the effect of the character's actions in the short reading passage.

James dreaded having to change after P.E. class. He was 40 pounds overweight and was teased daily about his weight problem. He began thinking about ways he could make the bullying stop. He decided to cut down on his meal portions and jogged around his block daily. In just three months James lost 40 pounds! Since losing his weight the bullying has stopped and he went from dreading P.E. to loving it!

Question 18 18.

Which of the following words best matches the definition below?

The outcome of events that happen once a character makes a choice or action in a story.

Question 19 19. What is the name of the cause and effect strategy pictured below?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

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Question 21 21. In an informational text that is organized using the sequential steps structure, each main section...

Question 22 22. Why is it important to know and look for signal words in an informational text that organizes information using a sequence of events or steps?

Question 23 23. Which topic below should be organized using the sequence of events structure?

Question 24 24.

Complete the sentence:

When a sequential pattern of organization is used, __________.

Question 25 25. What are some of the signal words used to show that the sequence of events or steps structure is being used?

Relationships Among Ideas in Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

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