RACE
Central Idea
Author's Purpose/POV
Text Structure
RANDOM
100

What does RACE stand for?

Restate the question

Answer the question

Cite Evidence

Explain 

100

True or False: Central Idea and Main Idea of a text are different.

FALSE. You may see both terms used

100

What does PIE mean in terms of Author's Purpose?

Persuade, Inform, Entertain

100

List the 5 types of text structure

Description, Sequential/Chronological, Compare and Contrast, Cause and Effect, Problem and Solution 

100

What was the name of the longtime Jeopardy Host?

ALEX TREBEK

200

How many sentences is the R & A in RACE?

1 sentence
200

Explain the difference between a topic and central/main idea of a text.

A topic is a one or two word subject. A central idea is the main point the author is making about the topic of the text.

200

Author's Purpose is... 

The reason the author wrote the text
200

If you can figure out how the author organized the informational text ...

You can better understand the text and author's purpose

200

Name this TV Show by it’s location: 

Dunder Mifflin in Scranton, Pennsylvania 

The Office

300

True or False: The E in RACE should mention and connect back to the question.

TRUE

300

Central Idea is for __________ . 

Theme is for _________.

non-fiction, fiction

informational

300

When reading informational text, Author's Point of View (POV) is ... 

How the author views the subject of the text

300

Which type of text structure type would be best for the following:

A textbook section talking about sea turtle's shells and what they look like and are made of 

Descriptive 

300

The smallest state measures 1,214 square miles. It is...

Rhode Island

400

Restate this question to begin a RACE response: "How does Cheryl Strayed prepare for her journey on the PCT?"

Cheryl Strayed prepares for her journey on the PCT by ...

400

What is the central idea?

  1. Specific conditions of the Cave of Crystals led to the development of the enormous crystal structures found there.

  2. Gigantic crystals in Mexico’s Cave of Crystals were discovered by  silver miners who were excavating a tunnel.

Specific conditions of the Cave of Crystals led to the development of the enormous crystal structures found there.

400

What is the author’s purpose? 

The Underground Railroad was a secret organization that helped slaves escape to freedom. Many slaves were able to escape because of the conductors and stationmasters. The northern states were free states and slaves were freed once they arrived in the north. Secret codes and signals were used to identify the conductors and stationmasters

INFORM

400

Identify the text structure. 

Before applying the screen protector, clean the surface of your phone's screen with a soft cloth. Once the surface of your screen is clean, remove the paper backing on the screen protector. Evenly apply the sticky side of the screen protector to your phone's screen. Smooth out any air bubble trapped on between the protector and the phone screen. Enjoy the added protection.

Sequential 

400

This popular novel and film franchise just celebrated its 20th anniversary this November

Harry Potter

500

How would you cite this article for RACE?

Title of article: "Dogs Bring Joy to Local Students"

Author: Lenny Durr

Year Published: 2006

(Durr 2006).

500

How does the highlighted detail help develop the central idea?

  1. It highlights the creation of the Cave of Crystals

  2. It highlights the specific conditions that developed the crystals

It highlights the specific conditions that developed the crystals

500

What was Cheryl Strayed's point of view towards her journey on the PCT? 

Difficult but determined to keep going 

Pushing her 

500

Identify the text structure. 

Many people think that they can get sick by going into cold weather improperly dressed; however, illnesses are not caused by temperature- they are caused by germs. So while shivering outside in the cold probably won’t strengthen your immune system, you’re more likely to contract an illness indoors because you will have a greater exposure to germs.

Cause and Effect

500

What is Miss Rivas' dog's name?

Marble

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