Test Strategies
Poetry
Poetry 2
Types of Questions
Types of Questions 2

100

The first thing you should do when you get the passage is...
What is look at the text features and decide whether it is fiction or expository

100

Group of lines seperated by a space
What is a stanza

100

When words or phrases are repeated periodically throughout the poem.
What is repetition

100

Includes information from the beginning, middle, and end of the passage.
What is summary

100

Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain and Describe are all types of what
What is author's purpose

200

While you are reading the passage, make sure you stop at least____ or ____ times on the PAGE
What is 2 or 3 times

200

The rhythm of the accented and unaccented syllables in a line of poetry.
What is rhyme scheme

200

A poem that tells a story
What is a narrative poem

200

The sequence of events in a story, play, or movie. Rising action, climax. falling action.
What is a plot

200

Sequence, Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Problem and Solution, and Description are all types of what
What is author's organization of a text

300

When you see an underlined word, you should _____ it and __________ the sentence _________, _________, and ____________.
What is box it, and underline the sentence before, the sentence it's in and the sentence after.

300

When a line of a poem ends and another starts on the next line.
What is a line break

300

A comparison of unlike objects using the words "like" or "as". She is as beautiful as a sunrise.
What is a simile

300

The central topic, subject, or lesson the author is trying to point out
What is theme

300

Something you can prove
What is a fact

400

True or False, You can find ALL your answers in the text.
What is false

400

A poem that expresses the poet's feelings.
What is a lyrical poem

400

A direct comparison of two unlike things. "All the world's a stage and we are merely players."
What is a metaphor

400

The point of view when the word "I" is primarily used.
What is first person

400

What does the cast do in a drama/play
What is read the lines

500

If you can't find an answer in the text what should you do?
What is infer.

500

A poem that does not rhyme.
What is a free verse poem

500

What is the rhyme scheme of this poem: Our house is small-- The lawn and all Can scarcely hold the flowers, Yet every bit, The whole of it, Is precious, for it's ours!
What is AA B CC B

500

The point of view when he, she, it, or they is primarily used?
What is third person

500

How do you infer?
What is use your background knowledge and text clues