704stilwell - 7th Grade - Reading - Benchmark3

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    1.MATCH THE DESCRIPTION WITH THE CORRECT DEFINITION.Synonyms

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      A. opposites

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      B. words that mean the same, or nearly the same

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      C. words that sound alike, but are spelled differently

    Correct Answer
    B. B. words that mean the same, or nearly the same
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B. words that mean the same, or nearly the same. Synonyms are words that have similar meanings and can be used interchangeably in certain contexts. They help to expand vocabulary and add variety to language usage.

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    2.MATCH THE DESCRIPTION WITH THE CORRECT DEFINITION.Antonyms

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      A. words that mean the same, or nearly the same

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      B. words that sound alike, but are spelled differently

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      C. opposites

    Correct Answer
    C. C. opposites
    Explanation
    The correct answer is C. opposites. Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. They are words that are opposite in terms of their meaning or definition. Antonyms are used to express contrast or to provide an alternative to a word with a particular meaning.

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    3.MATCH THE DESCRIPTION WITH THE CORRECT DEFINITION.Homonyms

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      A. opposites

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      B. words that sound alike, but are spelled differently

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      C. words that mean the same, or nearly the same

    Correct Answer
    B. B. words that sound alike, but are spelled differently
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B. words that sound alike, but are spelled differently. Homonyms are words that have the same pronunciation but different meanings and spellings. For example, "two" and "too" are homonyms because they sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings.

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    LITERARY ELEMENTSMatch the description with the correct meaning.4.Conflict    Hero    The author's central message     Series of events that make up the story    Villian or person working against the hero    TheThe people in the story     The outcome of the main conflict    Surroundings, time, place, culture    Point of greatest suspense or interest    Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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      The author's central message

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      The outcome of the main conflict

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      Series of events that make up the story

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      Point of greatest suspense or interest

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      Hero

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      The people in the story

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      Surroundings, time, place, culture

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      Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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      Villian or person working against the hero

    Correct Answer
    H. Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, people, or nature". This option best fits the definition of conflict, which refers to the central struggle or problem in a story. It can involve a clash between characters, ideas, or external forces such as nature. The conflict is what drives the plot forward and creates tension and suspense in the story.

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    LITERARY ELEMENTSMatch the description with the correct meaning.5.Plot Hero The author's central message Series of events that make up the story Villian or person working against the hero TheThe people in the story The outcome of the main conflict Surroundings, time, place, culture Point of greatest suspense or interest Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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      Series of events that make up the story

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      Villian or person working against the hero

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      The author's central message

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      The outcome of the main conflict

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      The people in the story

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      Surroundings, time, place, culture

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      Point of greatest suspense or interest

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      Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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      Hero

    Correct Answer
    A. Series of events that make up the story
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Series of events that make up the story". This refers to the sequence of events that occur in a story, including the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. It is the narrative structure that drives the plot forward and develops the story's conflict and characters.

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    LITERARY ELEMENTSMatch the description with the correct meaning.6.Setting Hero The author's central message Series of events that make up the story Villian or person working against the hero TheThe people in the story The outcome of the main conflict Surroundings, time, place, culture Point of greatest suspense or interest Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature  

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      The author's central message

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      Series of events that make up the story

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      Villian or person working against the hero

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      The outcome of the main conflict

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      The people in the story

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      Surroundings, time, place, culture

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      Point of greatest suspense or interest

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      Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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      Hero

    Correct Answer
    F. Surroundings, time, place, culture
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Surroundings, time, place, culture". In literature, the setting refers to the context in which the story takes place. It includes the physical location, the time period, and the cultural and social environment. The setting helps to create the atmosphere and mood of the story, and it can also impact the actions and motivations of the characters.

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    LITERARY ELEMENTSMatch the description with the correct meaning.7.Resolution A.      Hero B.      The author's central message C.      Series of events that make up the story D.      Villian or person working against the hero E.       TheThe people in the story F.       The outcome of the main conflict G.     Surroundings, time, place, culture H.      Point of greatest suspense or interest I.        Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature  

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      A

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    Correct Answer
    F. F
    Explanation
    The correct answer is F. The outcome of the main conflict. This means that the resolution is the point in the story where the main conflict is resolved and the outcome is determined. It is the part of the story where loose ends are tied up and the reader learns what happens to the characters and the situation. It provides closure and brings the story to a satisfying conclusion.

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    LITERARY ELEMENTSMatch the description with the correct meaning.8.Theme A.      Hero B.      The author's central message C.      Series of events that make up the story D.      Villian or person working against the hero E.       TheThe people in the story F.       The outcome of the main conflict G.     Surroundings, time, place, culture H.      Point of greatest suspense or interest I.        Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B because theme refers to the author's central message in a literary work. It is the underlying idea or concept that the author wants to convey to the readers. The theme can be a moral lesson, a commentary on society, or a reflection on human nature. It is the main idea that ties the story together and provides deeper meaning to the events and characters in the narrative.

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    LITERARY ELEMENTSMatch the description with the correct meaning.9.Protagonist A.      Hero B.      The author's central message C.      Series of events that make up the story D.      Villian or person working against the hero E.       TheThe people in the story F.       The outcome of the main conflict G.     Surroundings, time, place, culture H.      Point of greatest suspense or interest I.        Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A. The protagonist is the main character or hero of the story. They are typically the character that the reader or audience follows and sympathizes with throughout the narrative. They are often faced with challenges or conflicts that they must overcome, and their actions drive the plot forward. In contrast, the antagonist is the villain or person working against the protagonist.

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    LITERARY ELEMENTSMatch the description with the correct meaning.10.Climax A.      Hero B.      The author's central message C.      Series of events that make up the story D.      Villian or person working against the hero E.       TheThe people in the story F.       The outcome of the main conflict G.     Surroundings, time, place, culture H.      Point of greatest suspense or interest I.        Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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    H. H
    Explanation
    The climax is the point of greatest suspense or interest in a story. It is the moment when the main conflict reaches its peak and the outcome is about to be revealed. It is often the most intense and exciting part of the story, where the tension is at its highest.

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    LITERARY ELEMENTSMatch the description with the correct meaning.11.Antagonist A.      Hero B.      The author's central message C.      Series of events that make up the story D.      Villian or person working against the hero E.       TheThe people in the story F.       The outcome of the main conflict G.     Surroundings, time, place, culture H.      Point of greatest suspense or interest I.        Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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    Correct Answer
    D. D
    Explanation
    The correct answer is D. In literary elements, the antagonist refers to the villain or person working against the hero. The antagonist is typically the main source of conflict in a story and provides obstacles for the protagonist to overcome. They can be a person, a group of people, or even a force of nature. The antagonist's actions and motivations often drive the plot and create tension and suspense in the story.

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    LITERARY ELEMENTSMatch the description with the correct meaning.12.Character A.      Hero B.      The author's central message C.      Series of events that make up the story D.      Villian or person working against the hero E.       TheThe people in the story F.       The outcome of the main conflict G.     Surroundings, time, place, culture H.      Point of greatest suspense or interest I.        Struggle between opposing forces, ideas, poeple, or nature

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    Correct Answer
    E. E
    Explanation
    The correct answer is E because "character" refers to the people in the story.

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    B. B
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