Which of the following is an example of assonance?
| A.||dreaming of wheat fields|
| B.||lovely looking lake|
| C.||shall not live in vain|
| D.||lonely as a cloud|
When you make generalizations, you consider how sensory language suggests emotions and establishes the mood or tone of a literary work.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a legend?
| A.||It relates amazing events or accomplishments.|
| B.||It may involve humans, animals, or enchanted objects.|
| C.||It belongs to the oral tradition, like myths and folktales.|
| D.||It is usually written by the main character in the tale.|
Making predictions about plot helps readers
| A.||understand the time and place of a story.|
| B.||set a purpose for reading further.|
| C.||analyze the use of imagery in a work.|
| D.||determine the author’s purpose for writing.|
Which of the following is an example of verbal irony?
| A.||“Nice weather,” said the soaked delivery boy.|
| B.||“I’ve told you a thousand times to make your bed,” said Mother.|
| C.||“My babysitter will come on Thursday,” said Sally.|
| D.||“Tickets please,” the movie usher asked politely.|
The main reason for paraphrasing a selection is to determine
| A.||if you understand it well enough to put it in your own words.|
| B.||if you can predict what will happen later in a selection.|
| C.||whether an author is qualified to write about a topic.|
| D.||whether an author uses fact or opinion.|
A _______________ is any object, person, place, or experience that stands for something else and means more than what it is.
Click on the letter of the word that means about the same as the underlined word.
We stopped at the grocery store and replenished our supply of healthy snacks.
When you __________________, you check to see whether you understand what you’re reading.
| A.||make predictions|
| B.||monitor comprehension|
| C.||evaluate argument|
| D.||analyze text structure|
Evaluating the theme of a selection is important because it helps you judge whether an author’s message is of value to readers.