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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) Reading Strategies Questions

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Grade 12 Figurative Language CCSS: RL.11-12.6
Verbal irony can be presented as:
  1. sarcasm
  2. overstatement
  3. understatement
  4. all of the above
Grade 12 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
All of the following are thinking steps to prevent drawing false inferences EXCEPT
  1. verify and value the facts.
  2. assess prior knowledge.
  3. detect contradictions.
  4. listen to your personal opinions and experience.
Grade 12 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
Which of the following is NOT an example of making inferences while reading?
  1. using context clues to determine meaning
  2. finding stated main ideas
  3. finding implied main ideas
  4. drawing conclusions
Grade 12 Figurative Language
Irony occurs when the
  1. events play out the way the reader expects.
  2. events of a situation provide information.
  3. author's words state one thing but imply the opposite.
  4. author flashes back in time to a previous event.
Grade 12 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
Which of the following is the best definition of inference?
  1. An inference is a main idea that is not stated within a paragraph.
  2. An inference is a hidden suggestion that is revealed by the author's tone and point of view.
  3. An inference is an idea that is suggested by the facts or details in a passage.
  4. An inference is an important detail that is identified by signal words within the passage.
Grade 12 Main Idea
What is the difference between a topic and a main idea?
  1. There is no difference.
  2. A topic is a single word or phrase, while a main idea is a complete sentence.
  3. A topic is more narrow in scope, while a main idea is more broad.
  4. A topic includes specific details, while the main idea does not.
Grade 12 Text Structure CCSS: CCRA.R.8, RI.11-12.8
Which text/writing structure includes a premise?
  1. cause-effect
  2. persuasive
  3. compare-contrast
  4. descriptive
Grade 12 Text Structure
The writing pattern that explains why something happened and the results that followed is called:
  1. comparison and contrast
  2. definition and example
  3. cause and effect
  4. results and conclusions.
Grade 12 Main Idea
All of the following statements about major details are true EXCEPT:
  1. Major details are directly tied to the main idea.
  2. Major details are the primary points the author is making about the topic.
  3. Major details are supported by minor details.
  4. Major details could be left out, and the main idea would still be clear.
Grade 12 Text Structure
Patterns of organization are used by authors in order to:
  1. provide examples of major supporting details.
  2. develop the topic into a stated main idea sentence.
  3. present arguments to persuade the reader to their point of view.
  4. show how ideas are related to one another.
Grade 12 Character Study
Grade 12 Figurative Language
Grade 12 Figurative Language
A term like BITTER SWEET is an example of a(n):
  1. mondegreen
  2. malapropism
  3. oxymoron
  4. onomatopoeia
Grade 12 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
Asking questions, finding answers, and reacting to author's ideas are all part of
  1. silent reading.
  2. active reading.
  3. good listening skills.
  4. the ability to read quickly.
Grade 12 Main Idea
Metacognition means
  1. reading actively to understand the big picture.
  2. awareness of oneself.
  3. intellect.
  4. reading for pleasure.
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