Fiction/Dramas
Main Idea and Supporting Detail
Figurative Language
Poetry, and Some Other Stuff
Test-Taking Strategies
Words/Phrases
100

Which stage of plot is this question focusing on? The story reaches the turning point when-

Climax-Turning point is code for Climax. The climax of a story takes place when the problem either #1) goes away or #2) gets better....thing Tuesday of the Other June for #1 and Dragon, Dragon for climax situation #2. 

100

What do you have to do in order to get this question correct?

Answers will vary....

Write 4 and 5 next to each answer choice; draw a table top with supporting detail legs, etc. 

100

B. Brown needs to confirm her placement on the track. 

BONUS Question...which answer would you have picked IF you had only focused on the PICTURE and IGNORED the CAPTION?

100

When you see the phrase "best supports the idea" in a question, what do you need to do?

You need TO PROVE that whatever is being said is TRUE!

200

Which stage of plot (and stage of the problem) is this question asking you about? Paragraphs 4 through 6 help build tension in the story by--



Rising Action (build tension means that things are getting worse for the main character)

200

A. When her father examined her blurred images and aimless shots,  he advised Michelle to look through the lens and think about what the resulting picture would look like. 

200

What is the correct answer to this question?

C is the correct answer! I don't see any people in this picture (or talked about in this caption) AND the picture doesn't tell me WHY he made so many flights! I don't see anything that looks like a number:)

200

When you see the phrase "best supports" what do you need to do?

Select the answer that PROVES that whatever is being said is TRUE. 

300

Tell me what you know! What's the difference between 1st person point of view and 3rd person point of view?

Answers will vary...1st person...the narrator is a character in the story; 3rd person...the narrator is watching everything take place. 3rd person has options...limited and omniscient

300

B-Jose Andres is a celebrity chef who uses his influence on social media to rally people to volunteer in the wake of a natural disaster. 

300

D. Showing the reader the equipment used by the robot during the races. 

In this case, does the caption give us MORE information or does it simply BETTER EXPLAIN what we see happening in the picture?

300

This is a tricky question from Ms. Moody-lol! Which text structures do A, B, and D represent?

A represents Compare and Contrast (but mostly compare..how she and the others are alike)

B represents Sequencing (from Chronological/Sequential Order)

D represents Cause & Effect

300

What does the phrase "main problem" or "main conflict" in the story mean? 

It means that there might be more than 1 problem or conflict in the story. Your job is to figure out which one is the BIGGEST problem in the story. 

400

What is hidden from the reader as a result of the story being told from the first-person point of view?

Third-person point of view information 

400

A. Dr. Brown composed an email to provide her students with both strengths and suggestions to improve her draft. 

400

C. Convey the variations between two mountains.

400

B know where the tallest skyscrapers are 

400

What does the word DEMONSTRATE mean in this question?


It demonstrates how happy the dog is to be outside.  

It shows how happy the dog is to be outside. 

500

Stage directions are very important in dramas. List two things that stage directions can tell you. 

Answers will vary-where the story takes place, how the characters are supposed to act etc. 

500

C. Plastic water bottles have become an environmental nightmare. 

500

B. Skyscrapers have created city skylines with distinctive looks. 

500

What should we do with this question? 

Based on paragraphs 3 and 4 of the story, what can the reader infer about Mason?

Answers will vary.

500

"throughout the selection" What should your answer be? Main idea or supporting detail?

Main idea because it says "throughout the selection," which means something that's talked about in multiple places in the story...which answer is broad enough to connect/cover multiple paragraphs in the story?

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