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Common Core Standard L.6.5 Questions

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5
"Can I have one of your chips?", is an example of an
  1. Hyperbole
  2. Understatement
  3. Personification
  4. Metaphor
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5
What does, "My heart exploded in a million pieces when I lost the contest." mean?
  1. He was disappointed.
  2. He was excited.
  3. He was confused.
  4. He was happy.
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5
What does, "The soft bed cried out to be slept in." mean?
  1. There was tears dripping from the bed.
  2. She was tired and the bed looked comfortable.
  3. She thought the bed looked sad.
  4. She thought the bed looked lonely.
Grade 6 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5
What does, "Her heart was like a lump of mashed potatoes." mean?
  1. She was cruel.
  2. She was a bully.
  3. She was hyper.
  4. She had a soft, kind heart.
Grade 6 Personification CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5, L.6.5a
Which of the following is an example of personification?
  1. The cookies smelled like a delicious cake.
  2. The cookies smell delicious.
  3. The delicious smell of cookies walked me to the kitchen.
  4. The delicious cookies are a dream.
Grade 6 Personification CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5, L.6.5a
Which is an example of personification?
  1. The wind grabbed onto my arms.
  2. The wind is like a thundering sea.
  3. The wind is the sea.
  4. The wind winds wondrously without a witness
Grade 6 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5, L.6.5c
Grade 6 Connotations and Denotations CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.6.5, L.6.5c
What is the denotation of general?
  1. not specific
  2. an idea
  3. involving, applicable to, or affecting the whole
  4. particular
Grade 6 Personification CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, 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"

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