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Reading Review (Grade 6)

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Reading Review

The plot of a story can best described as
  1. the main people or animals in a story.
  2. the events that occur in a story.
  3. where the story takes place.
  4. who wrote the story.
Daniel is reading a scary book. It reminds him of the movie he just saw about zombies. Daniel is using what reading strategy?
  1. predicting
  2. summarizing
  3. inferring
  4. making connections
The line "Silent silky strings, soundless, song less" is an example of what type of figurative language?
  1. Alliteration
  2. Hyperbole
  3. Personification
  4. Metaphor
Which point of view is used when the narrator tells the story from the point of one character?
  1. First-person
  2. Third-person
  3. Third-person limited
  4. Third-person omniscient
This was Kathy's first babysitting job. She was so excited, but she was really nervous. Kathy's parents made her attend a babysitting workshop before she could babysit her neighbor's five-year-old son, Matthew. Kathy knew this was a lot of responsibility, but she thought she was ready. Kathy marched confidently to Matthew's house and waved goodbye to Matthew's parents. It seemed as soon as his parents left, Matthew fell and hit his chin on the coffee table. Without panicking, she remembered what she learned in her babysitting class and applied first-aid.

The author wants to show that:
  1. Matthew should not run in the house.
  2. Kathy is ready to babysit.
  3. Kathy needs to attend more babysitting workshops.
  4. Coffee tables can be dangerous.
Jake's mother tells him to take an umbrella with him when he is leaving for school. However, Jake doesn't think it is necessary.

What can you infer about the weather?
  1. It is raining.
  2. It is going to rain.
  3. It is snowing.
  4. It is cold.
Tomatoes were once considered poisonous. Some brave people finally took a bite of a tomato, and they survived. Now, we use tomatoes in our salads and sandwiches. Do you ever use tomato sauce or ketchup? These products are made of tomatoes. If it weren't for these brave individuals, you might not be able to enjoy ketchup with your French fries.

The author's purpose is to:
  1. entertain
  2. persuade
  3. inform
  4. create mysterious mood
The tortoise and the hare were going to have a race. The hare knew he was faster than the tortoise. After the race had begun, the hare decided he was fast enough he could take a break and catch up to the tortoise later. The tortoise, even though he was slow, kept trying his hardest to win the race. When the hare tried to catch up and beat the tortoise it was too late. He had waited too long to try to win the race and the tortoise beat him.

Which statement provides the best moral for this story?
  1. Being fast means you always win.
  2. Slow and steady wins the race.
  3. You should give up if you are the slowest.
  4. Winning isn't everything.
Which genre below is most likely to employ alliteration?
  1. Science Fiction
  2. Historical Fiction
  3. Poetry
  4. Myth
Being a dentist is the best job to have.
  1. Fact
  2. Opinion

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