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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Main Idea
Level: Grade 11
Standards: CCRA.R.2, RI.11-12.2
Score: 8
Author: annsl
Last Modified: 7 years ago

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Grade 11 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RI.11-12.2

Identify the main idea in this paragraph:

(1)You read the advertisement in the Saturday morning paper, and the deal seems too good to be true. (2)It seems that the computer you had been shopping for is available at the local computer store for half the price you found in your search. (3)You arrive at the store in the early morning, but you are greeted with a salesman's disappointing reply that the store is already sold out. (4)Still, he continues, the store can offer what you want with some upgrades for slightly more money. (5)This tactic is called bait and switch, and it is a marketing strategy used to lure customer into the store with the purpose of pressuring them into buying more than they had originally planned.
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