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SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Reading Informational Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why are the recency and verifiability of sources important factors in the production of an article?

Question 2 2. How can you use journal articles in your paper?

Question 3 3. What are the two factors that help you judge the worth of an article?

Question 4 4. Which rule describes what you should do when you're ready to read a multiple-choice question?

Question 5 5. Informational writing does NOT involve the following:

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Question 6 6. Which rule describes the very first thing you should do when encountering a problem involving a graph or chart?

Question 7 7. Which rule helps you identify the biological ideas that you'll need to reference in order to solve the problem?

Question 8 8. What name is given to a piece of research which is reviewed by experts in a field review before it is published in an academic periodical?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is true about informational text?

Question 10 10. What is a line graph?

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Question 11 11. Using the image provided, what conclusion can be made about the trend in the number of families over geologic time?

Question 12 12. This graph shows the number of rabbits a breeder has each month. Which month did the breeder have the most rabbits?

Question 13 13. Some characteristics of informational text include?

Question 14 14. What qualities should you look for to determine whether an article is scholarly or not?

Question 15 15. Looking at the graph below, which of the following statements is NOT true?

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Question 16 16. Which rule keeps you from getting distracted by incorrect choices in a multiple-choice question?

Question 17 17. Which concepts would you NOT have needed to remember for the problem with the dialysis bags?

Question 18 18. What should you do when you've found an article you'd like to use as a source for a paper or a speech?

Question 19 19. Which rule allows you to get oriented to the information in the problem?

Question 20 20. Informational writing includes ___________.

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Question 21 21. In some cases the author will add what to make information easier to find?

Question 22 22. Which of the following best defines what a journal article is?

Question 23 23. This graph shows the number of rabbits a breeder has each month. In which month did the breeder have 40 rabbits?

Question 24 24. Articles that have been read and approved by professionals in the same academic discipline as the author are considered to be:

Question 25 25. The primary purpose of informational writing is to ___________.

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Question 26 26. Informational text is usually found in?

Question 27 27. During an exam, what should you do if you're having trouble visualizing the line graph that matches your data table?

Question 28 28. This graph shows the number of rabbits a breeder has each month. When did the breeder reach 100 rabbits?

Question 29 29. This graph shows the number of rabbits a breeder has each month of the year. How many rabbits did the breeder begin with during the year shown?

Question 30 30. What does 'peer-reviewed' mean?

SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Reading Informational Texts Chapter Exam Instructions

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