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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Poetry Questions

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Grade 9 Jabberwocky CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.5
What literacy device is the word "snicker-snack" an example of?
  1. Alliteration
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. Rhythm
  4. Symbolism
Grade 9 The Bells
Grade 9 The Bells
What is the last image of the poem?
  1. A man lying by the grave of his lost love
  2. A woman being carried off by angels
  3. A sunset
Grade 9 Poetry
What does the phrase "my heart leaps up..." mean in the following lines?

"My heart leaps up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky..."
  1. His heart is beating fast.
  2. He is getting old.
  3. He doesn't like nature.
  4. He is very happy.
Grade 9 The Bells
Grade 9 Analysis of Baseball
Grade 9 The Bells

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Grade 9 Jabberwocky
Grade 9 I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
Which of these lines from the poem, " I wandered lonely as a cloud," is an example of a simile?
  1. "I wandered lonely as a cloud..."
  2. "They stretched in never-ending line..."
  3. "....Tossing their heads in sprightly dance."
  4. "I gazed-and gazed-but little thought..."
Grade 9 Jabberwocky CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
Which reading strategy can you use to understand the nonsense words in the poem?
  1. Context clues
  2. Visualize
  3. Sound out the word
  4. Use prior knowledge
Grade 9 Analysis of Baseball
Which of the following sound devices appear in these lines from "Analysis of Baseball"?

Ball hits
bat, or it
hits mitt.
  1. alliteration only
  2. alliteration and assonance
  3. onomatopoeia only
  4. onomatopoeia and consonance
Grade 9 Jabberwocky CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.9-10.5
Stanzas 1 and 7 best demonstrate which literary technique?
  1. Rhyme
  2. Repetition
  3. Alliteration
  4. Imagery
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