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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Text Elements Questions

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Grade 8 Text Elements
Studies show that eating a lot of fast food can lead to behavior problems in the future.

This is an example of
  1. understatement.
  2. appeal to reason.
  3. cause and effect.
  4. compare and contrast.
Grade 8 Text Elements
What are subheadings?
  1. The title of the article.
  2. Extra information set in a box alongside, below, or within an article.
  3. Headings that signal the beginning of a new topic or section.
  4. Lists of items of equal value or importance.
Grade 8 Text Elements
What are sidebars?
  1. Headings that signal the beginning of a new topic or section.
  2. The title of the article.
  3. Extra information set in a box alongside, below, or within an article.
  4. Lists of items of equal value or importance.
Grade 8 Text Elements
What question(s) must someone ask to connect prior knowledge to what they are reading?
  1. What do I know already?
  2. What did I learn?
  3. Does this make sense based on what I already know?
  4. All of the above
Grade 8 Text Elements
Directions for building a birdhouse are an example of which text structure?
  1. compare and contrast
  2. order of importance
  3. description
  4. procedure
Grade 8 Text Elements CCSS: RST.6-8.7

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The author includes a diagram in the passage. This diagram shows:
  1. the different layers of the sun.
  2. a child's drawing of the sun.
  3. how the sun provides light and heat.
  4. why the sun is yellow.
Grade 8 Text Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.7, RI.8.7, RST.6-8.7

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The author includes a diagram of the text. What does the diagram show?
  1. dates when a red moon will appear
  2. the position of the sun, Earth, and moon during a red moon
  3. how a red moon looks to the human eye
  4. an picture of the red moon from space
Grade 8 Text Elements
What type of text feature is used in a recipe?
  1. chronological order
  2. procedure
  3. description
  4. problem and solution
Grade 8 Text Elements CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.8.5
" 'Nadine, I don't know how you can think about sleep when the cutest guy started school here today. He's so dreamy,' said Anna. 'He has dark brown hair and green eyes and-'
'Give us all a break, Anna,' said Julie. 'He's not that exciting.' "

Look at the quotes above. What does the dash most likely mean?
  1. Anna stopped talking because she was rudely interrupted by Julie.
  2. Anna stopped talking because she took a large bite of her Frito bake.
  3. Anna stopped talking because she knew that Sherei liked the new guy. .
  4. Anna stopped talking because she was distracted by the new guy
Grade 8 Text Elements
The purpose of text features is to help the reader:
  1. locate answers without having to read everything
  2. gauge the importance of ideas and their relationship to one another.
  3. to judge the reliability of a text.
  4. tell the difference between fiction and non fiction
Grade 8 Text Elements
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