Literature Test 1 (Terms And Strategies)

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  • 1. 
    Which strategy do you use when you are making a mental picture in your mind?
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 2. 
    This strategy includes asking yourself if you understand what you are reading and fixing it if you don’t understand.
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 3. 
    This strategy is where you decide whether or not you like the text and explain why or why not.
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 4. 
    Use this strategy to make an educated guess about what might happen next.
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 5. 
    Which strategy is using what you know (from your life, another text, or event in the news) to better understand what you’re reading.
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 6. 
    Which strategy do you use before, during, and after (Who, What, When, Where, and Why)?
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 7. 
    The following is an example of using which strategy? Rachel's outburst reminded me of a time when I was in fourth grade and I started crying in front of my classmates. I felt embarrassed too.
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 8. 
    The following is an example of using which strategy? I really enjoyed reading "Eleven" for several reasons. First, I could easily relate to Rachel. I also really liked how the author used so many similes to make the writing more interesting.
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 9. 
    The following is an example of using which strategy? I wonder how the rest of Rachel's day will go? When she gets home, I wonder if she will tell her parents about her day and whether or not the rest of her night will be better?
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 10. 
    The following is an example of using which strategy? As I was reading, I did not understand the meaning of the word "except". I stopped and looked at the definition of the word to make sure I knew what it meant before reading on.
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 11. 
    The following is an example of using which strategy? I think Rachel will have a special surprise on her birthday, one she does not expect. I think it will be some sort of present that is unusual.
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 12. 
    The following is an example of using which strategy? When Rachel has the sweater on her desk, I can picture her in my head pushing the sweater as far away from her as possible. I can see the look on her face, the one where she is completely disgusted.
    • A. 

      Predicting

    • B. 

      Questioning

    • C. 

      Connecting

    • D. 

      Monitoring / Clarifying Monitoring / Clarifying

    • E. 

      Visualizing

    • F. 

      Evaluating

  • 13. 
    Which Literary Term has the following definition: A prose story longer than a short story; book length; fiction
    • A. 

      Short story

    • B. 

      Novel

  • 14. 
    Which Literary Term has the following definition: Brief literary fiction.
    • A. 

      Short story

    • B. 

      Novel

  • 15. 
    Which literary term matches the following definition? Literature written in paragraphs
    • A. 

      Poetry

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Prose

  • 16. 
    Which literary term matches the following definition? a story to be acted out; play
    • A. 

      Poetry

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Prose

  • 17. 
    Which literary term matches the following definition? writing which is imaginative and emotional, vivid and colorful, has a pleasing sound and rhythm, and uses sensory details
    • A. 

      Poetry

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Prose

  • 18. 
    Which literary term matches the following definition? a prose account which is invented and NOT a record of things as they actually happened
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Nonfiction

  • 19. 
    Which literary term matches the following definition? any prose account that tells about something that actually happened
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Nonfiction

  • 20. 
    Literature is any writing in either prose or poetry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The person who writes a literary work is known as the illustrator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The setting is the sequence of events that take place in a story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A conversation between 2 or more characters is known as dialogue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which strategy describes the following: The strategy where you use what you already know plus what you read from the text to decide what the author is telling you.
    • A. 

      Cause and effect

    • B. 

      Inferring

    • C. 

      Summarizing

    • D. 

      Sequencing

  • 25. 
    Which strategy describes the following: This strategy involves putting events in order. (first, then, finally)
    • A. 

      Cause and effect

    • B. 

      Inferring

    • C. 

      Summarizing

    • D. 

      Sequencing

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