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Common Core Standard RL.9-10.5 Questions

Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.

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Grade 9 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.9-10.5
Grade 10 Identifying Genre CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.9-10.5
Which is not considered an element of Gothic Literature?
  1. An atmosphere of mystery and suspense
  2. High, even overwrought emotion
  3. Supernatural or otherwise inexplicable events
  4. An emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending
Grade 9 Jabberwocky CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.9-10.5
Stanzas 1 and 7 best demonstrate which literary technique?
  1. Rhyme
  2. Repetition
  3. Alliteration
  4. Imagery
Grade 9 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.9-10.5

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What does the first paragraph of the passage establish?
  1. The setting
  2. The conflict
  3. The theme
  4. The resolution
Grade 9 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.9-10.5

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This passage is an excerpt from a novel. Where would this passage most likely be found in that novel?
  1. In the beginning
  2. At the end
  3. During the climax
  4. Somewhere in the middle
Grade 9 Story Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.9-10.5

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What is the purpose of Act 1, Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet?
  1. To share a fight between servants
  2. To introduce the conflict between the two families
  3. To set the scene in Verona
  4. To introduce Romeo and Juliet
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