Text Analysis and Close Reading for 10th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Janet is focused on reading the first four lines of Romeo and Juliet. She is using a/an _____ reading strategy.

Question 3 3. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

Question 4 4. To the residents of Fort Lauderdale, which of the following would not be a connotation of the word 'Sistrunk'?

Question 5 5. What does it mean to interpret literature?

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Question 6 6. What is denotation?

Question 7 7. When does the process of analyzing a text begin?

Question 8 8. How can the initial stages of analysis help you feel connected to a piece of literature?

Question 9 9. What should you consider when visualizing?

Question 10 10.

Which of the following best describes the tone of this passage:

He gritted his teeth and clenched his fist. He didn't think he could take the sound of the construction crew across the street anymore. The sounds of jackhammers and hammering were driving him insane.

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Question 11 11. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of a close reading strategy?

Question 13 13. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

Question 15 15. What is tone?

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Question 16 16. What is the structure of a story?

Question 17 17.

What is the mood of the following passage?

Nearly in tears, the proud father beamed as he handed his newborn daughter to his mother. The grandmother smiled wide and cradled the baby in her arms.

Question 18 18.

In the following sentence, which word serves as a definition of 'transient'?

'Her transient thoughts of quitting her dead-end job are fleeting, lasting only as long as the weekly meeting she abhors.'

Question 19 19.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

Question 20 20. Why is visualization important?

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Question 21 21.

Which word could be substituted for 'querulous' in the following sentence?

'The querulous child I babysit just won't stop bothering me until I let him play video games.'

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a connotation associated with the word grave?

Question 23 23. What should you be able to do once you've finished interpreting a piece of literature?

Question 24 24. What is mood?

Question 25 25. What is the definition of 'gist'?

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Question 26 26.

The word 'authenticity' is the antonym of the word 'spurious' in the following sentence. Why?

'The spurious accusations of the disgusting liar will be proven false since they completely lack authenticity.'

Question 27 27. Why is structure so important in writing fiction?

Question 28 28. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following BEST demonstrates a reader who is using a big picture reading strategy?

Question 30 30. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?

Text Analysis and Close Reading for 10th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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