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

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

100

What is a stanza
Group of lines seperated by a space

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

What is a narrative poem
A poem that tells a story

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

What is a fact
Something you can prove

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

What is AA B CC B
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!

500

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

500

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

STAAR READING 4th Grade

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