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100

Which genre of book is it called when the author write a story about his/her own life?

Autobiography

100

What are the 5 parts of an expository/informational essay?

Introduction, 3 body paragraphs, Conclusion

100

What is the difference between area, volume and perimeter? Define each and tell me what types of units each uses.

area- measures the space INSIDE a 2-D object, uses squared units

volume- measures the space INSIDE a 3-D object, uses cubic units

perimeter- measures the DISTANCE AROUND a 2-D object, uses linear (1-D) units

100

Which population would increase most if the insects were eliminated?

cacti and shrubs

100

Which location would be warmer?

Location A: 34 degrees North, 20 degrees West

Location B: 36 degrees South, 50 degrees East

Why did you choose your location?

Location A because it is closer to the equator.

200

"My head is spinning like a top" is an example of what type of figurative language?

Simile

200

Describe the first part of an introductory paragraph

Hook

200

4 1/3 + 5 3/5=

9 14/15

200

Define each of the following:


refraction
reflection
absorption

refraction- bending of light/breaking up of light

reflection- bouncing back of light

absorption- sucking in of light

200

Name the first permanent English settlement in what is now the US. When was it settled?

Jamestown

1607

300

A piece of writing that has stanzas, lines and sometimes rhymes is called....

poetry

300

Write the following quote using the proper punctuation and capitalization:

Mom I exclaimed That's not fair

"Mom!" I exclaimed, "That's not fair!"

300

Subtract.

9 1/2 - 7 9/10=

1 3/5

300

The axis of the earth tilts at _____ degrees. In the northern hemisphere, it is ___________(season) when the north pole gets direct sunlight.

23.5 degrees

summer

300

In the United States, what are the three branches of government?

Judicial (Supreme Court)

Executive (President)

Legislative (Senate and House of Representatives)

400

What does the root word "scrib/script" mean?

to write

400

Turn the following run-on sentence into separate sentences. Use correct punctuation and capitalization.

I couldn't believe it I had been running so long that I didn't know where I was anymore it was a very frightening moment

I couldn't believe it. I had been running so long that I didn't know where I was anymore. It was a very frightening moment!

400

Jonathan watched a beetle, an ant and a spider on the sidewalk. The beetle crawled 11/12 of a yard and the spider crawled 7/12 of a yard. The ant crawled the twice the distance of the beetle and the spider combined. How far did the ant travel?

(11/12+7/12) x 2

(18/12) x 2

(1 1/2) x 2

3 yards

400

What are 2 major differences between the inner and outer planets?

The inner planets are closer to the sun (hotter) and are comprised mostly of rock.

The outer planets are further from the sun (colder) and are comprised mostly of gas.

400

What CONTINENT is each of the following countries found on?

a. England

b. Peru

c. Japan

a. Europe

b. South America

c. Asia

500

Name the type of figurative language:

a.) The ocean slapped at the shore

b.) Crash! The vase tumbled to the floor.

c). She was a cheetah in her running.

a.)  personification

b.) Onomatopoeia

c.)  Metaphor

500

Correct the sentence so that it uses proper English.


I seen a dog yesterday. It bark at me a bunch.

I saw a dog yesterday. It barked at me a lot.

500

Joe ate 4/10 of a pie. David ate 1/3 of what Joe left over. How much pie was left?

(Joe)4/10 

(David) 6/10 x 1/3= 6/30

(Amount they ate altogether) 4/10+6/30=18/30 or 3/5

5/5-3/5= 2/5 left over


500

Identify two factors that influence the amount of change in motion of an object

-force

-friction

500

Name at least ONE state that each of the following Native American tribes inhabited.

1.) Northwest Indians
2.) Great Plains Indians
3.) Eastern Woodland Indians
4.) Southwest Indians

1.) Northwest Indians- Oregon, Washington
2.) Great Plains Indians- Dakotas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Minnesota, Montana, Missouri, Kansas
3.) Eastern Woodland Indians- any state east of the Mississippi River
4.) Southwest Indians-West Texas, Arizona, New Mexico

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