Reading Skills Review

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Students will explain reading skills and how to attack those types of questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is a summary?

  • 2. 

    Which of the following is a biography?

    • A. 

      A story written about someone else

    • B. 

      A story written by someone about themselves

    • C. 

      A fiction story with fantasy characters

    • D. 

      A comic written to make you laugh

    Correct Answer
    A. A story written about someone else
    Explanation
    A biography is a literary genre that involves writing a story about someone else's life. It typically includes factual information about the person's experiences, achievements, and personal background. Unlike a fictional story or a comic, a biography aims to provide an accurate account of a real person's life, allowing readers to gain insights into their character, accomplishments, and impact on society.

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  • 3. 

    The CAUSE is WHY something happens and the EFFECT is WHAT happens.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because it correctly defines the terms "cause" and "effect" and their relationship. The cause refers to the reason or explanation behind an event or action, while the effect is the outcome or result of that cause. Understanding this distinction helps in analyzing and understanding various phenomena and their underlying causes and effects.

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  • 4. 

    What should you do before you turn in a test?

    • A. 

      Double Check your answers

    • B. 

      Re-read to make sure you answered correctly

    • C. 

      Speed read and be the first one done

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Double Check your answers
    B. Re-read to make sure you answered correctly
    Explanation
    Before turning in a test, it is important to double check your answers to ensure accuracy. This helps in identifying any mistakes or errors that may have been made during the test. Additionally, re-reading the test helps to confirm that all questions have been answered correctly and nothing has been missed. By doing these two things, you can be more confident in the accuracy of your answers and avoid any potential errors or omissions.

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  • 5. 

    What does it mean to sequence?

  • 6. 

    What are the elements of a story?

  • 7. 

    What is a "genre" of a story?

    • A. 

      The character's name

    • B. 

      The type of text it is

    • C. 

      Who wrote the story

    • D. 

      The person who drew the pictures

    Correct Answer
    B. The type of text it is
    Explanation
    The genre of a story refers to the category or classification of the text based on its style, content, and form. It helps to identify the overall theme, tone, and structure of the story. The type of text it is determines the genre, which can include genres such as mystery, romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror, etc. The genre provides readers with an idea of what to expect from the story and helps them choose books that align with their preferences.

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  • 8. 

    The way a character behaves is called a character ______________. The way a character feels is called their __________.

    Correct Answer
    Trait
    Emotion
    Explanation
    A character's behavior refers to their actions, mannerisms, and habits, which collectively define their personality and distinguish them from other characters. This is known as their character trait. On the other hand, the way a character feels refers to their emotions, such as happiness, sadness, anger, or fear. These emotions provide insight into the character's internal state and can influence their behavior. Therefore, the correct answer is Trait for behavior and Emotion for feelings.

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  • 9. 

    List as many strategies that you know for reading skills.

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