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TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Reading Applications Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Plots should have an emotional impact on the reader to make the theme important. How does the plot in The Ugly Duckling build towards an emotional impact?

Question 2 2. What are the plot, setting, and characters in a story all related to?

Question 3 3. A synonym of robust is:

Question 4 4. Which literary form is written in ordinary, non-metrical language and communicates facts or opinions about reality?

Question 5 5. Lyrics, odes, and epics are genres of which literary form?

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Question 6 6. If one understands many word meanings, he or she has a large _____.

Question 7 7. The reading instruction component that focuses on written letters is called _____.

Question 8 8. What are two areas to teach when instructing reading of expository text?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a graphic feature in an expository text?

Question 10 10. A glossary is found:

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Question 11 11. The individual sounds made by letters and letter combinations are called _____.

Question 12 12. If you're experiencing a piece of fiction that's being performed on stage, joining monologues and dialogues by characters with stage directions, then what kind of fiction are you experiencing?

Question 13 13. How is a literary form different from genre?

Question 14 14. Hearing words and being able to understand the letters used to form them is called _____.

Question 15 15. Which is an example of expository text?

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Question 16 16. What should teachers remember when teaching expository texts?

Question 17 17. In the story of The Ugly Duckling, what setting makes the final revelation even more powerful? This setting isolates the Duckling and keeps him from seeing himself.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a text structure?

Question 19 19. In the story of The Ugly Duckling, how do the characters connect to the theme?

Question 20 20. Which choice is the best definition for theme?

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Question 21 21. Mysteries, fantasies, fairy tales, and romances are genres of which literary form?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT an example of technology that can be useful in the classroom:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is not found in a dictionary?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the main thing you can find in a thesaurus?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a reference tool to build your vocabulary?

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Reading Applications Chapter Exam Instructions

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