Informational
Fiction
Drama
Poetry
Genre
100

The prefix un- helps the reader know that the word unfamiliar in paragraph 8 means —

What is context clues?

100

What is the best summary of the selection?

What is summary?

100

As it is used in line 28, the word excel means to —

What is context clues?

100

Which definition most closely fits the way the word scale is used in line 20?

what is dictionary skills

100

Fiction refers to a story that is made up. Each story contains at least one character, a setting, and plot. 

What is fiction?

200

What is the most likely reason the author includes the photograph of the baby elephant standing close to its mother?

What is making inferences?
200

Then she showed me what I needed to do.

This sentence helps the reader understand the story's point of view

What is first person?

200

Which line from the play suggests that Scott disagrees with Amy’s opinion of Bella?

A SCOTT: Remember what I told you?

B SCOTT: From what I can see, “shun” words aren’t easy for you.

C SCOTT: Besides, you’re really good at lots of other stuff.

D SCOTT: You should just keep on rapping

What is text evidence?

200

In line 2, “like a fat brown thread” is an example of

simile

200

gives facts and information about a topic. It contains a controlling idea or central topic, upon which the text is focused. It also provides details to support the controlling idea or main idea of the text. Authors write these kinds of  texts for a certain purpose, or reason.

What is informational text?

300

Which sentence from the selection supports the idea that elephant herds try to guard themselves from danger?

What is text evidence?

300

Sarah’s conversations with Phineas show that Sarah —

What is character interactions

300

How does Mom help Bella solve her problem?

What is make inferences?

300

Why is the first stanza ( lines 1-4 ) important to the poem.

What is make an inference?

300

tells a story through the words and actions of characters and may be performed in a theater or on a school stage, or it may simply be read aloud.  It includes cast of characters, plot ,setting, and stage directions.

What is drama?

400

The author includes questions at the end of paragraph 6 most likely —

What is author's purpose?

400

Which conclusion about Phineas is best supported by the list at the end of the story?

What is make an inference?

400

The playwright includes the time and place at the beginning of each scene is an example of-

What is stage directions?

400

the phrases “wiped the sweat from his brow” and “felt like he had been digging for hours” to suggest that Max that is struggling with a difficult job

What is imagery?

400

 a form of writing that tells about real people, places, or events.  This form of writing includes autobiography, biography, and memoir.

what is literary nonfiction

500

How do the subheadings provide an overview of the selection?

What is text features?

500

Which sentence from the story suggests that Phineas is embarrassed to ask for help?

F Next, I needed a plan. (paragraph 2)

G I’m not allowed to use the stove. (paragraph 5)

H I felt my face turn red. (paragraph 8)

J I couldn’t get the lid off the jar. (paragraph 12)

What is text evidence?

500

The playwright this person to give the audience details about the characters' actions in a scene

What is the narrator

500

is a form of writing, often in rhyme, that tells a story or describes a person, place, feeling, or event that are  divided into stanzas and use literary devices such as figurative language and imagery as a way to engage the reader. 


What is poetry?

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