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Question 1 1. When does the process of analyzing a text begin?
Question 2 2. What is the definition of 'gist'?
Question 3 3. In 'Harry Potter', Professor Snape's first name, Severus, means serious, strict, and severe. The character of Professor Snape is also serious and strict. This is an example of which of the following?
Question 4 4. What does it mean to interpret literature?
Question 5 5. Tom is guiding a group of his students through a big picture reading of Romeo and Juliet. Which of the scenarios below should NOT be included as part of this guided reading?
Question 6 6. How can visualization help with reading comprehension?
'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 8 8. To the residents of Fort Lauderdale, which of the following would not be a connotation of the word 'Sistrunk'?
Question 9 9. Which is the correct order to a narrative structure?
Question 10 10. Why is structure so important in writing fiction?
Question 11 11. What should you be able to do once you've finished interpreting a piece of literature?
Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of a close reading strategy?
Question 13 13. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.
Question 14 14. Which is a way to challenge yourself in finding the gist?
Question 15 15. Which of the following literary elements are NOT included in structure?
Which of the following might be included in a close reading of the line from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet:
Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene
Question 17 17. 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 18 18. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.
This is a portion of the poem 'Mending Wall' by Robert Frost
Something there is that doesn't love a wall,
That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,
And spills the upper boulders in the sun;
And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.
The work of hunters is another thing:
I have come after them and made repair
Where they have left not one stone on a stone,
But they would have the rabbit out of hiding,
To please the yelping dogs. The gaps I mean,
No one has seen them made or heard them made,
But at spring mending-time we find them there.
I let my neighbour know beyond the hill;
And on a day we meet to walk the line
And set the wall between us once again.
We keep the wall between us as we go.