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Common Core Standard RI.11-12.6 Questions

Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness or beauty of the text.

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Grade 11 Simile CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.11-12.6
How do humans differ from machines?
  1. They have to be fed.
  2. They have to be bathed.
  3. They operate mechanically.
  4. They have to deal with psychology and morality.
Grade 11 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.11-12.6

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Which statement would the author of the passage most likely support?
  1. Humans take themselves too seriously.
  2. There's no place for laughter in a human's life.
  3. Most drama in life is justified.
  4. Avoid drama at all cost.
Grade 11 Personification CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.11-12.6

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How does the author use personification to describe the stars?
  1. He compares them to butterflies flitting on flowers.
  2. He explains that the stars seem to talk to humans.
  3. He calls them celestial eyes.
  4. He describes their beauty in terms of human beauty.
Grade 11 Short Stories (Non-Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.11-12.6

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How do humans differ from machines?
  1. They have to be fed.
  2. They have to be bathed.
  3. They operate mechanically.
  4. They have to deal with psychology and morality.
Grade 12 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.6, RI.11-12.4, RI.11-12.6

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Which phrase represents a metaphor to show the contagiousness of joining together to take action?
  1. "Now the trumpet summons us again — not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need; not as a call to battle, though embattled we are — but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle..."
  2. "Can we forge against these enemies a grand and global alliance, North and South, East and West, that can assure a more fruitful life for all mankind?"
  3. "The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavour will light our country and all who serve it — and the glow from that fire can truly light the world."
  4. "My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man."
Grade 12 Author's Purpose CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.11-12.6

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Grade 12 Point of View CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.11-12.6

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