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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Supporting Details Questions

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Grade 7 Supporting Details
I use the details in the text to help me determine the implied main idea. Details are...
  1. the author's purpose
  2. the author's point of view
  3. the who, what, when, where, why and how of the text
Grade 7 Supporting Details
Which sentence provides another supporting detail for the paragraph?

The diamondback rattlesnake is named for the diamond-shaped markings on its back and the rattling sounds it makes. The rattling sounds are caused by a loose rattle on the end of its tail. Diamondbacks are found in the southeastern United States and may grow to a weight of 30-35 pounds.
  1. The novel of A Feast of Snakes was written by Harry Crews.
  2. The first baby rattle might have been a piece of dried fruit.
  3. The eastern diamond back is also called the water rattlesnake.
  4. The snakemouth, with its pink flowers, is found in the eastern U.S.
Grade 7 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.7.8

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In the first paragraph, the author states Michael Jordan was born for greatness. Which sentence from the passage best supports that statement?
  1. Michael Jordan went on to lead the Bulls to three more finals championships.
  2. After going in and out of the league a couple more times, he finally officially retired on April 16, 2003.
  3. Michael Jordan finished as the NBA’s third leading scorer of all time, won the scoring title nine times, and made the all-defensive team nine times.
  4. Off the court Michael has an extremely successful brand of shoes, called Jordans, owns the Charlotte Hornets, and has made appearances in many different movies, including the iconic Space Jam.
Grade 7 Supporting Details
Having a purpose for reading helps me to
  1. remember what I have read.
  2. understand what I am reading.
  3. understand the author's purpose.
  4. find the information I am looking for.
Grade 7 Supporting Details
When an author makes a point using explicit detail, he/she is...
  1. being rude and vulgar
  2. being clear and direct
  3. using foul language
  4. being unclear on purpose
Grade 7 Supporting Details
To activate prior knowledge I ask myself:
  1. what are the details?
  2. what will happen next?
  3. have I ever read, seen or heard of this before?
  4. did I get the answers to my questions?
Grade 7 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.7.1

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Which detail from the text best supports the answer to Part A?
  1. You can't help wanting to understand all about it, but somehow you find yourself a little embarrassed in asking all the questions that come into your mind, and often you don't feel quite like talking about it freely, even to your father and mother.
  2. Sometimes it is easier to talk with your best friends, because they are your own age, and are beginning to have these new feelings too.
  3. But remember that young people don't know nearly so much about it as older people do, and that the older ones really want to help you with their experience and advice;
  4. and yet, they, like you, often feel rather embarrassed themselves and don't know how to go about it I suppose it is because it is all so very personal and still remains somewhat mysterious, in spite of all that people know about it.
Grade 7 Supporting Details
Which would provide the BEST support for this topic sentence?

One of the most beautiful birds in the world is the peacock.
  1. The peacock's feathers are a vision of vibrant colors.
  2. The females of the species are known as peahens.
  3. Peacocks have a distinctive call.
  4. Peacocks are often found in zoos.
Grade 7 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.7.1

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Which phrase from the text best supports the answer to PART A?
  1. right direction
  2. well balanced
  3. immensely valuable
  4. strong feelings
Grade 7 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RI.7.5

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Why does the author include paragraph 3?
  1. To provide a solution to the astronauts' problem
  2. To explain the astronauts' problem in greater detail
  3. To help entertain the reader for a bit longer
  4. To compare an astronauts' living quarters in space and on Earth
Grade 7 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.8, RI.7.1, RI.7.8
Which detail supports the argument that buying recycled materials will help the environment?
  1. Recycled materials are materials that have been reused.
  2. You can make a big difference if you try.
  3. Recycled materials reduce the amount of waste that goes to the landfill.
  4. You should avoid materials with harmful chemicals.
Grade 7 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.8, RI.7.1, RI.7.8
A student argues that without immigration our society would not be as developed as it currently is. Which evidence supports this argument?
  1. Immigrants still migrate to our nation
  2. Immigrants helped to build the railroads and dams
  3. Immigrants come from other countries
  4. Immigrants bring their culture with them
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