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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) English Language Arts Questions

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Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: L.6.5, L.6.5a
Which of the following is an example of personification?
  1. The cookies smelled like a delicious cake.
  2. The cookies smell delicious.
  3. The delicious smell of cookies walked me to the kitchen.
  4. The delicious cookies are a dream.
Grade 6 Grammar CCSS: L.6.1, L.6.1c
Pronouns and antecedents have to agree. Which contains pronouns and antecedents that agree?
  1. Each student must sit in their assigned seat.
  2. Humankind has his own flaws.
  3. Each student must sit in his or her assigned seat.
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: L.6.5, L.6.5a
Which is an example of personification?
  1. The wind grabbed onto my arms.
  2. The wind is like a thundering sea.
  3. The wind is the sea.
  4. The wind winds wondrously without a witness
Grade 6 Reading Strategies CCSS: L.6.5a
Which of the following sentences is an example of personification?
  1. The slimy eel slithered through the seaweed.
  2. The stand of trees was a festival of color that fall.
  3. The dandelions stood tall, proudly surveying the rest of the yard.
  4. The snails crept along the sidewalk, moving as slowly as a glacier.
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: L.6.5a
Giving human qualities to an animal, object, or idea is:
  1. tone
  2. simile
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. personification
Grade 6 Grammar CCSS: L.6.1, L.6.1c
Select the sentence that models correct pronoun-antecedent agreement:
  1. Everyone must carry their own bags at the airport.
  2. The woman finished his lunch.
  3. The football team celebrated its victory.
  4. Every mother loves their child.
Grade 6 Grammar CCSS: L.6.1c
Which of the following pairs models correct pronoun-antecedent agreement?
  1. nobody;their
  2. the man; her
  3. doctors; their
  4. you; his
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: L.6.5a
What is personification?
  1. a comparison between two unlike things using like, as, than, or resembles
  2. a comparison of two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another
  3. giving inanimate objects human characteristics
Grade 6 Prefixes and Suffixes
What does the prefix dis- mean?
  1. not or opposite of
  2. again
  3. too much
  4. earlier or before
Grade 6 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: L.6.5, L.6.5c
What is the denotation of general?
  1. not specific
  2. an idea
  3. involving, applicable to, or affecting the whole
  4. particular
Grade 6 Prefixes and Suffixes
Grade 6 Prefixes and Suffixes
The prefix mis- means which of the following?
  1. too much
  2. wrongly
  3. again
  4. middle
Grade 6 Personification CCSS: RL.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.5a

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Which phrase from the passage is an example of personification?
  1. "Spring flirted with me today"
  2. "bitter cold drops still carrying fragments of ice"
  3. "green leaves and the gardens's brown soil"
  4. "a gift I tuck away in the drawer"
Grade 6 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: L.6.4, L.6.4b
Knowing the meaning of the prefix mis- helps you know that misaltered means:
  1. alter again
  2. to alter now
  3. the most altered
  4. to alter wrongly
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