Figurative Language
Test Taking Strategies
Context Clues
Text Structures
Main Idea
100

What does Clean as a Whistle mean?

really clean
100

What does the U in UNWRAP stand for?

Underline the Title

100

The man walked down the long corridor in the dark building

hallway

100

What text structures is being used in the following sentence?

Flamingoes are pink because of the food they eat. 

Cause/Effect

100

What is the Main Idea of a story?

What the whole story is mostly about.  

200

The trees danced around in the breeze?

The trees are moving from the wind

200

What does the N in UNWRAP stand for?

Number the paragraphs

200

Jack is approximately 9 years old

about
200

What Text Structure is being is being used in the following sentence?

Oranges are brightly colored, spherical fruits and have lots of juice. 

Description

200

What is the Main Idea of the following paragraph?

It is often said that lightning never strikes twice in the same place, but this isn’t true. Go ask the forest rangers. Rangers who spend their summers as fire-fighters will tell you that every thundershower brings several bolts of lightning to their lookout stations.

Lightening can strike the same place twice. 

300

My backpack weighs a ton.

My backpack is heavy.

300

What is the W in UNWRAP stand for?

Walk through the questions

300

She turned he biggest foe into her best friend

enemy

300

What text structure is being used in the following sentence?

Both of the stories are fiction, but one is about a giant and the other is about a robot.

compare/contrast

300

What is the Main Idea for the following paragraph?

Holly got a book for her birthday. Once she started reading it, it seemed that she never put it down. She read at the breakfast table in the mornings. She read on the bus on the way to school. She read at recess. She read after school until time for dinner. She forgot to do her chores. She forgot to do her homework. She forgot to take a bath. She hardly talked to her family at all during the few days it took Holly to finish the book!

Holly is really enjoying the book.

400

I am as blind as a bat. 

you can't see.

400

What does the R in UNWRAP stand for?

Read!!!

400

The stars were brilliant in the clear night sky

bright

400

What text structure is being used in the following sentence?

The teacher went into her classroom and turned the lights on. After that she turned on some music for her students. 

Sequencing

400

What is the Main Idea of the following paragraph?

All of his friends like summer the best, but to William, there is a lot more to do in winter. William loves to play in the snow. He builds snowmen and igloos. He also really enjoys a good snowball fight! When he was six, William learned to ski, and now he goes skiing almost every weekend, all winter long. William also enjoys long hikes in the snowy woods. When he’s not outdoors enjoying himself, William likes to relax next to a roaring fire with a good book. You can’t do that in the summer

Winter is Williams favorite season.

500

It slipped my mind. 

You forgot something.

500

What does the A and P stand for in UNWRAP

answer and prove the questions

500

My sister’s eyes resemble our mother’s eyes

look like

500
What text structure is being used in the following sentence?


I was so sleepy I couldn't keep my eyes open so I went to sleep. 

Problem/Solution

500

What is the Main Idea of the following paragraph?

Do you wear glasses? Make sure your glasses fit well. The earpieces should be at eye level. Don’t try to adjust the earpieces yourself. Take your glasses for adjustments to the place you bought them. Keep your glasses in a case when you’re not wearing them. This will prevent scratches. Keep the lenses clean. A soft cloth is best for cleaning.

There are many steps to properly take care of your glasses. 

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