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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) English Language Arts Questions

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Grade 6 :: Poetry by phillipjreese
"Simple Sally sold singular silvers" is an example of:
  1. a metaphor
  2. alliteration
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. haiku
Grade 6 :: Vocabulary by kfoster
Which of the following is NOT the definition of the word demolish?
  1. to damage
  2. to tear down because it is dangerous
  3. to fix up
  4. to crush or destroy
Grade 6 :: Poetic Devices by skyebomb
'Once by the Pacific' by Robert Frost

The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in.

The figurative language in line 2 of this poem...
  1. makes the waves seem human
  2. compares the waves to one another
  3. exaggerates the size of the waves
  4. makes the reader hear the waves
Grade 6 :: Poetic Devices by skyebomb
In poetry, meaning can be emphasized by:
  1. crafting the poem in the shape of the main idea.
  2. capitalizing certain words or phrases.
  3. breaking the poem up into stanzas.
  4. all of the above.
Grade 6 :: Adjectives by lwilson18
Grade 6 :: Poetic Devices by skyebomb
What do the following stanzas have in common:

There was a dog named Cat.
He always wore a blue hat.

People made fun of him,
so he changed his name to Jim.
  1. They both have internal rhyme schemes
  2. They both contain examples of alliteration
  3. They both have external rhyme schemes
  4. They both contain examples of onomatopoeia
Grade 6 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by shelleygeorge
Based on your knowledge of the prefix dis-, disapprove means:
  1. To not get along
  2. To not approve of something
  3. To approve of something
Grade 6 :: Capitalization and Punctuation by ehatheway
Grade 6 :: Identifying Genre by tribbles
Grade 6 :: Capitalization and Punctuation by VJamieson
What is the best way to punctuate the following sentence?
  1. Our labors in life-learning, earning, and yearning-are also our reasons for living.
  2. Our labors in life, learning, earning, and yearning) are also our reasons for living.
  3. Our labors in life - learning, earning, and yearning - are also our reasons for living.
  4. Our labors in life learning, earning, and yearning are also our reasons for living.
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