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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
Level: Grade 4
Standards: CCRA.R.1, RI.4.1
Score: 12
Tags: ELA-Literacy.RI.4.1
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Grade 4 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.4.1

When Nellie Bly first started working for the The Pittsburgh Dispatch, she wanted to be an investigative reporter and write pieces about how hard life was for female factory workers. However, since women were not taken seriously as writers, she often had to write articles about fashion, gardening and other typically female things. Instead of working with the newspaper, Nellie Bly headed to Mexico and did her own investigative reporting on the lives of Mexicans.

Which sentence from the passage shows that Nelly Bly was not happy with her job at The Pittsburgh Dispatch?
  1. When Nellie Bly first started working for the The Pittsburgh Dispatch, she wanted to be an investigative reporter and write pieces about how hard life was for female factory workers.
  2. However, since women were not taken seriously as writers, she often had to write articles about fashion, gardening and other typically female things.
  3. Instead of working with the newspaper, Nellie Bly headed to Mexico and did her own investigative reporting on the lives of Mexicans.
  4. None of the above.
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