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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Poetic Devices Questions

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Grade 8 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.8.5
When interpreting poetry it is very important to explain
  1. the author's birthplace.
  2. the author's wife's name.
  3. the meaning and message of the poem.
  4. the mean and mode of the set.
Grade 8 Poetic Devices
Grade 8 Poetic Devices
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker often in very musical verse:
  1. narrative poetry
  2. syllabic poetry
  3. lyric poetry
  4. lyricist lounge show
Grade 8 Poetic Devices
The Haiku is originally from:
  1. Japan
  2. Ireland
  3. Korea
  4. Germany
Grade 8 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.8.4
When reading poetry aloud, whenever you come across a strange space between words you should:
  1. observe it in your pace
  2. ignore it
  3. fill a word of your choice in
  4. write a nasty letter to the poet
Grade 8 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.8.5
When reading poetry aloud, at the end of most lines within the poem, you should always do this:
  1. read as if there is no line break
  2. pause very briefly
  3. pause for ten seconds
  4. stop reading, the poem is over
Grade 8 Poetic Devices

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Read the sentences from the poem.

“What a stupid old place! how I long to aspire,”
Cried he, “I was destined for something much higher.”

Which statement best describes the significance of these lines?
  1. They describe why the little pumpkin is upset.
  2. They show how the little pumpkin treats his mother.
  3. They foreshadow what will happen to the little pumpkin.
  4. They share the importance of not acting like the little pumpkin.
Grade 8 Poetic Devices

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In "The Charge of the Light Brigade," the author uses repetition to
  1. highlight the gravity of the situation
  2. mimic the footsteps of the soldiers
  3. draw attention to thematic elements
  4. introduce new characters
Grade 8 Poetic Devices
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