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Common Core Standard RI.5.8 Questions

Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).

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Grade 5 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.5.8

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Why does the author mention September 11th?
  1. To show an ominous day in American history
  2. To explain how people referred to the Ides of March
  3. To highlight another day like Friday the 13th
  4. To take attention away from the Ides of March
Grade 5 Fact and Opinion CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.5.8
Grade 5 Fact and Opinion CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.5.8
Grade 5 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.5.8
Which is NOT an example of things written to persuade?
  1. Poetry
  2. Advertisements
  3. Speeches
  4. Commercials
Grade 5 Rhetoric and Propaganda CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.5.8
"Do you really want to vote for a whiny baby pants like my opponent?"

What technique does the candidate use in his speech?
  1. Showing his positive traits
  2. Comparing himself to others
  3. Calling his opponent names
  4. Stating the facts
Grade 5 Rhetoric and Propaganda CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.5.8
"My opponent doesn't think recess is important. I do."

What technique does the candidate use in his speech?
  1. Showing his positive traits
  2. Comparing himself to others
  3. Stating the facts
  4. Saying what he'll do
Grade 5 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.5.8
Which is NOT an example of something written to inform?
  1. News Articles
  2. Textbooks
  3. Advertisements
  4. Biographies
  5. Documentaries
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