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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 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 Prefixes and Suffixes
The prefix mis- means which of the following?
  1. too much
  2. wrongly
  3. again
  4. middle
Grade 6 Prefixes and Suffixes
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
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: L.6.5a
A literary device that gives human attributes to non-human things:
  1. alliteration
  2. hyperbole
  3. personification
  4. metaphor
Grade 6 Vocabulary
decrease or make less important
  1. slosh
  2. interlace
  3. diminish
  4. seepage
Grade 6 Games (Stories) CCSS: RI.6.2

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What is the main idea of this passage?
  1. Checkers is such an easy game, it can be played anywhere.
  2. The winters in the city of Janeda, Estonia are extraordinarily cold.
  3. Some Checkers games actually have pieces made out of lead.
  4. Estonia is the home of an extremely unusual checkers game.
Grade 6 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: L.6.4, L.6.4b
Knowing the meaning of the prefix pro- helps you know that pro-life means:
  1. to live before
  2. in favor of life
  3. to live again
  4. did live
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: L.6.2
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. “It is important Chelsea, that you wash your hands.”
  2. “It is important, Chelsea, that you wash your hands.”
  3. “It is important, Chelsea that you wash your hands.”
  4. “It is important, Chelsea, that you, wash your hands.”
Grade 6 Figurative Language
I am a tiny ant in this big old world! What is this an example of?
  1. simile
  2. metaphor
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. alliteration
Grade 6 Figurative Language
The sky is falling!
This is an example of:
  1. Alliteration
  2. Assonance
  3. Hyberbole
  4. Metaphor
Grade 6 Figurative Language
I'm as strong as a giant! This is an example of:
  1. metaphor
  2. simile
  3. rhyme scheme
  4. meter
Grade 6 Figurative Language
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