TEKS
Figurative Language/ Types of Stories
Context Clues
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Checking for understanding
100

What is inferencing? 

To make a smart guess using text evidence. 

100

What type of figurative language is the sentence, "Do you see those leaves blowing in the wind? They are torn from trees like the slave children are torn from their families." 

Simile 

100

What is a master? 

"Henry and his brothers and sisters worked in the big house where the master lived." 

Ruler 

Boss 

A man who has people working for them 

100

What character trait would you give to Henry's fist master at the beginning of the story? 

Kind 

100
Was the story fiction or nonfiction? 

Nonfiction

200

What is fiction?

Made up story. 

200

What type of figurative language is being used? 


"His heart twisted in his chest." 

Idiom 

200

What is a synonym for beckoned? 

"He beckoned them to come closer." 

Asked 

Signal 

Invite 

Lure 

Attract 

200

What event happened last? 

A. Henry was sold to slaves. 

B. Henry was separated from his family. 

C. Henry got married. 

D. Henry arrived at Philadelphia.

D. Henry arrived at Philadelphia. 

200

What was a problem in the story? 

Henry's wife and kids were sold to another master. 


Henry and his family were slaves. 

Henry was stuck in a box. 

300

What is nonfiction? 

Real events. 

300

What is the prefix in the word disappear. 


What does the prefix mean? 

Dis = not

300

What is a synonym of obey? 

"You must obey him and never tell a lie." 

Follow Command 

Listen 


300

What character trait would you give Henry's second master? 

Unkind 

Violent 

Unfair 


300

What was a solution that occurred in the story? 

Henry was shipped of to Philadelphia in a box to become free. 


Henry had a birthday. 

400

The author mostly likely wrote this story to - 

Inform readers about a man named Henry and his family.


400

What does the word soar mean? 

"Later that day Henry watched a bird soar high above the trees." 

Fly 

Travel 

Take Off 

Take Flight 

Rise 

400

What is slavery? 

Human is owned by another human. 

500

What is context clues? 

Finding a synonym for unknown word. 

500

What does the word swirled mean? 

"The leaves swirled in the wind." 

Flow 

Circulate 

Revolve 

Spin 

500

What type of story is this? 

A. Biography 

B. Autobiography 

A. Biography

500

What was Henry's middle name? 


When is his birthday? 

BOX. 


March 30th. 

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