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Common Core Standard RI.9-10.6 Questions

Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.

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Grade 9 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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Grade 10 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6, RST.9-10.6

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Why did the author most likely write this passage?
  1. to explain where annelids and arthropods came from
  2. to contrast earthworms and grasshoppers
  3. to describe two of the main groups of invertebrate animals
  4. to encourage readers to protect insects
Grade 9 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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Which detail helped begin to form a different view of the Earth and solar system?
  1. The Earth was spherical in shape.
  2. The Earth was situated below the heavens.
  3. The Earth was sitting in an ocean.
  4. The ancient philosophers could view the Earth from afar.
Grade 9 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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Which is NOT a way the speaker makes the speech more personal?
  1. He says "Nancy and I".
  2. He describes what happened.
  3. He uses the word we.
  4. He addresses the victims' families.
Grade 10 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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The author of Passage 1 most likely wrote the passage to...
  1. Educate teens about drug abuse
  2. Discourage teens from abusing drugs
  3. Provide solutions for teens currently abusing drugs
  4. Both a and b
Grade 9 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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Grade 10 Reading Strategies CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6
Sentence 2 says that politics cannot be treated with levity. How is Mr. Emerson telling the reader to treat politics?
  1. with close scrutiny
  2. in a frivolous manner
  3. avoid politics
  4. with criticism and insults
Grade 9 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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Grade 9 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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Why was the passage written?
  1. To answer a question
  2. To explain a scientific phenomenon
  3. To talk about how onions grow
  4. To keep people from crying when cutting onions
Grade 10 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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This passage was most likely written for drivers...
  1. in Michigan
  2. who are teenagers
  3. with a history of good driving
  4. in Ohio
Grade 10 Compare and Contrast CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6, RST.9-10.6

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What factor do these two viewpoints have in common?
  1. Weather can be incredibly destructive.
  2. Better warning systems have saved lives.
  3. The impact of a storm on people must be factored in.
  4. Different regions of the country experience different weather problems.
Grade 9 Compare and Contrast CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6, RST.9-10.6

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What factor do these two viewpoints have in common?
  1. Animals are not typically raised humanely.
  2. Consuming animal products affects physical health.
  3. Humans have been eating various kinds of meat for centuries.
  4. Nutrients played a vital role in human mental development.
Grade 9 Cause and Effect CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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Grade 10 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.9-10.6

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Why does Michelle Obama include a quote from the Bible at the beginning of the speech?
  1. To add a religious element to the speech
  2. To help describe Angelou
  3. To provide a metaphor for her relationship with Angelou
  4. To transition into a discussion
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