Close Reading Informational Text: Stopping Sharks By Blasting Their Senses

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Common Core RI 7. 1, 7. 2, 7. 3, 7. 4, 7. 5, 7. 6


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which lesson teaches you about central ideas?
    • A. 

      LZ1979

    • B. 

      LZ1959

    • C. 

      LZ1937

    • D. 

      LZ1952

  • 2. 
    One way to avoid highlighting too much information is to:
    • A. 

      Ask yourself, "How do the highlighted words fit together?"

    • B. 

      Jot down questions you have while reading a difficult part of the text

    • C. 

      Highlight words or phrases in a descriptive section of text that might give clues about author's attitude

    • D. 

      Highlight 4-6 words and phrases in each paragraph

  • 3. 
    Facts containing specific information about dates, people, or events can help you to 
    • A. 

      Understand the role of an introduction

    • B. 

      Determine tone by noting the author's word choice

    • C. 

      Analyze the interaction between ideas

    • D. 

      Analyze the roll of a sentence by determining why an author decides which details to include

  • 4. 
    According to the LearnZillion lesson, If you read through the text too quickly you might
    • A. 

      Not understand the role of the introduction

    • B. 

      Not know the main idea of each paragraph

    • C. 

      Not pick up on the author's tone

    • D. 

      Miss the central idea of the article

  • 5. 
    Knowing the 5W's will help you determine the text's
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Central Idea

    • C. 

      Purpose

    • D. 

      Structure

  • 6. 
    Formal, humorous, angry, sad, or excited, are examples of 
    • A. 

      Central Idea

    • B. 

      Word Choices

    • C. 

      Analysis

    • D. 

      Tone

  • 7. 
    What is the first step in determining the author's purpose?
    • A. 

      Ask, "Why did the author present the information in this way?"

    • B. 

      Reread the introduction and highlight key words or phrases that give you clues as to what the text is about

    • C. 

      Jot down the main idea of each paragraph in the text

    • D. 

      Reread the text and highlight facts containing specific information about dates, people, or events

  • 8. 
    Which LearnZillion lesson teaches about structure?
    • A. 

      LZ1952

    • B. 

      LZ1957

    • C. 

      LZ1937

    • D. 

      LZ1959

  • 9. 
    "Our Social Studies teacher says that his globe means the world to him," is an example of
    • A. 

      A topic sentence

    • B. 

      A main idea

    • C. 

      A play on words

    • D. 

      An author's purpose

  • 10. 
    What is the text structure of "Sharks?"
    • A. 

      Problem & Solution

    • B. 

      Chronological

    • C. 

      Cause & Effect

    • D. 

      Comparison

  • 11. 
    You learn how to determine tone by noting word choice in
    • A. 

      LZ1937

    • B. 

      LZ1952

    • C. 

      LZ1906

    • D. 

      LZ1979

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a definition of plagiarism?
    • A. 

      Not giving credit for using someone else's ideas.

    • B. 

      Not using quotation marks around a quote.

    • C. 

      Have a relative write your paper for you.

    • D. 

      Including your own ideas in your paper.

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