Read the claim.Raphael was caring.Which identifies the best textual support for the claim?
For hours at a time Raphael would stand quietly beside the old man as he worked, noting each detail of the potter's skill, and storing up in his little head the things he learned there.
Poor Luca was in despair. He knew very well that his chance of winning Pacifica was gone. Raphael's tender heart was touched.
Raphael called Luca to see his work. Trembling with eagerness, he uncovered his jar and platter and showed them to his friend.
Raphael kissed the duke's hand. Then he turned to his father. "Is it true," he asked, "that my jar and platter have been chosen?"
Which sentence uses the word controversy correctly?
The meeting was controversy because it lasted so long.
The controversy was caused by an overheard conversation.
Controversy was a nice touch at the wedding.
I like to controversy every summer.
Read the sentence.Feathers from wings and tails make the best quill pens.
Which best identifies the adjective phrase and theword it modifies?
from wings and tails; modifies feathers
make the best; modifies feathers
feathers from; modifies wings
the best quill pens; modifies make
What conclusion can you draw about the little girl in "The Little Girl in the Blue Armchair" by Mary Cassatt?
She is a delicate young lady.
She is a spoiled brat.
She is excited about something.
She is bored.
Which best explains how the viewpoint in the Greenberg interview differed from that in the informational text on Thurgood Marshall?
The Greenburg interview provides an insider's view of theBrown vs. Board of Education case; the perspective of the informational article is more distant.
The informational article provides an insider's view of the Brown vs. Board of Education case; the perspective of the Greenberg interview is more distant.
The Greenberg interview suggests that Brown vs. Board of Education was a very important case; the informational article does not.
The informational article suggests that Brown vs. Board of Education was a very important case; the Greenberg interview does not.
Which describes a biography?
It is about a person's life, written by somebody else.
The subject of the biography and the author are the same person.
Biographies are mostly fictional.
You do not need to do research to write a biography.
Read the sentence.
Martin Luther King's voice rolled like thunder over the crowd at the Lincoln Memorial.
Which best interprets the underlined figurative language in this sentence?
It means that Martin Luther King's speech occurred during a rain shower.
It means that Martin Luther King's voice had a strong power over his audience.
It means that no one listened to Martin Luther King's speech.
It means that at the Lincoln Memorial, King's voice could not be heard over the thunder.
He shoots a basketball with either hand.
Whichbest identifies the adverb phraseand theword it modifies?
shoots a basketball; modifies he
either hand; modifies basketball
He shoots; modifies basketball
with either hand; modifies shoots
Read the list:
their, they're, there
How are these words related?
They are all pronouns.
They sound alike but have different meanings.
They are all related to possession.
They all have to do with location.
Which describes the purpose for the video clip about the civil rights movement?
To entertain by depicting exciting events
To inform by offering historical information
To persuade using popular appeals
To compare real-life events to fictionalized events
Read the sentence.No one in our family can tell funny jokes __________ than Uncle Walter.
Which modifier correctly completes the sentence?
Which sentence uses the word they're correctly?
Which is they're house?
Have you been they're before?
They're going to the beach next weekend.
How do they know that its they're package?
Which sentence uses a double negativecorrectly?
I don't have no hat to wear to the game.
Molly never gets no respect from her sister.
Fernando's parents won't give him no money for lunch tomorrow since he didn't do his chores.
I was not displeased by my performance at the recital.
She was young and naive when she went off to Nashville to try to become a singer.
Which word has the strongest connotative meaning?
How does "Marian Anderson Sings" differ from the informational text in organization?
"Marian Anderson Sings" uses in medias res, while the informational text is organized strictly chronologically.
"Marian Anderson Sings" uses in medias res, while the informational text is organized strictly by order of importance.
"Marian Anderson Sings" uses spatial order, while the informational text uses in medias res.
"Marian Anderson Sings" uses order of importance, while the informational text is organized strictly chronologically.
Which best describes the argument John F. Kennedy's makes in his speech at Rice University?
The space race is an important investment in America's future; as such, America cannot afford to lose the space race to the Soviet Union.
The space effort's sole purpose is to create more jobs for Americans.
The space race will help America to design and develop more powerful nuclear weapons.
America's children need to learn more about space to ensure that they will win the war against the Soviet Union.
Which best identifies an unsupported claim in the Kennedy speech?
The city of Houston was not built by those who waited and rested.
William Bradford spoke at the founding of the Plymouth Bay Colony.
Kennedy had visited the site for the development of future space exploration in Houston.
Forty-five sattelites had circled the earth over a 19-month period.
Which word is spelled incorrectly?
The boys thought the movie was a _____ sequel.
Which identifies the word that correctly completes the sentence?
Review the purpose.
To add dramatic interest.
Which line from "Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata" is not an example of the author's use of descriptive language to achieve this purpose?
A pale young man was sitting by the table, making shoes, and near him, leaning sorrowfully upon an old-fashioned fortepiano, sat a young girl, with a profusion of light hair falling over her face.
It happened in Bonn.
I threw open the shutters, admitting a flood of brilliant moonlight.
From the instant when his fingers began to wander along the keys, the very tone of the instrument began to grow sweeter and more equal.
The Gandhi video focuses on a daily spiritual ritual in this leader's later life. How does the informational piece differ in its focus?
It focuses on Gandhi's work in South Africa.
It focuses on Gandhi's childhood.
It focuses on Gandhi's early life.
It focuses on Gandhi's entire life.
Review the detail.
The Daughters of the Revolution eventually admitted African American performers to their hall.
Which best analyzes how this detail supports the meaning in "Marian Anderson Sings"?
It shows that revolutionaries are not open to new ideas.
It shows that African American performers would never be able to perform in some theaters.
It shows that Marian Anderson had helped ease discrimination for African American performers.
It shows that an era of discrimination and unfair treatment of African Americans was finally over.
Read the passage.
As Casals daydreamed while standing on the busy sidewalk, he imagined himself playing chess in a café with the Impressionist painter Edgar Degas. Or sitting in a darkened theater, feeling the sudden hush as the celebrated actress, Sarah Bernhardt, took the stage.
Which is the best inference about Casals, based on this passage?
He already knew Degas and Bernhardt.
He had a vivid imagination.
He was eager to become famous.
He had plenty of money to spend going to plays and shows.
Review the scenario.
Tyler is writing a personal narrative.
Which identifies and explains the organizational pattern that would best suit this task?
Spatial organization; it will allow him to show how he developed or changed.
Order of importance; it will allow him to engage his reader's interest by communicating the most exciting details first.
Logical organization; it will allow him to show the cause and effect relationship between his ideas.
Chronological order; it will allow him to show how he developed or changed.
Which is an example of sensory language?
The pizza filled my mouth with soft, warm cheese and toppings.
You are a capable woman.
Stop when you reach this page.
The best way to go is North.
Which contains proper punctuation and capitalization?
A stout lieutenant shouted, "Attention!"
A stout lieutenant shouted "Attention!"
A stout lieutenant shouted "attention!"
Which uses the word exaggerate correctly?
The story was quite exaggerate.
The way to school was exaggerate that morning.
Her exaggerate was unbelievable.
My cousin likes to exaggerate when he tells stories.
Which describes a way you can enhance the unity of a personal narrative?
Focus each paragraph on one main idea.
Use elevated vocabulary.
Imagine a different audience for each paragraph.
Include a lot of sensory appeals.
Read the sentence.She did not realize the _________ she had over her little sister.Which option best completes the sentence?
Read the sentence.When an author makes a supported _______ in an informational text, he or she gives evidence to support it.Which option best completes the sentence?
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