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1 Test Review

2  Reading and Writing Skills Reading and Writing Skills  Grammar and Usage Grammar and Usage  Literature Literature  Vocabulary Vocabulary

3  Comparing Consumer Materials Comparing Consumer Materials  Summarizing text Summarizing text  Text Structures Text Structures  Supporting Propositions and Thesis Statements Supporting Propositions and Thesis Statements

4  If I asked you to write a biography of your favorite author, which text structure would you use? a.cause/effect b.Chronological order c.Spatial order d.Compare contrast

5  If you were writing a short summary of Fever 1793, which of the following would you leave out? a.Maddie’s mother gets sick with the fever. b.Maddie’s grandfather passes away. c.Maddie puts potatoes in her soup. d.Maddie rescues Nell.

6  What are two ways you can support a proposition statement?

7  Verb tenses Verb tenses  Pronoun/antecedent agreement Pronoun/antecedent agreement  Subject/verb agreement Subject/verb agreement  Capitalization Capitalization  Punctuation Punctuation  Prepositions Prepositions  Conjunctions Conjunctions  Parallel Structure Parallel Structure  Active/Passive voice Active/Passive voice

8  Rewrite the underlined word so that it is in past perfect tense: ◦ I wonder whether or not my mom will allow me to go.

9  Re-write the following sentence with correct pronoun/antecedent agreement: ◦ Each of the men brought their lunch to work.

10  Correct the problem with subject-verb agreement: ◦ There was many people who were excited about the election.

11  Correct the errors in capitalization:  i wanted to read “the road not taken” by robert frost.

12  Rewrite the following sentence using correct punctuation: Everyone should bring his or her notes to class said Mrs. Msall

13  Write 3 prepositional phrases that communicate location answering the question, “Where is the box?”

14  Correct the following sentence: ◦ Neither Fred or I can attend the assembly.

15  Rewrite the following so that the structures are parallel. ◦ We can study in the morning, or it can be an afternoon study session.

16  Rewrite the following so that it uses active voice:  That is the watch that was given to me by my grandmother.

17  Question 1 Question 1  Question 2 Question 2  Question 3 Question 3  Question 4 Question 4  Question 5 Question 5

18  Name two parts of the plot diagram

19  Setting is the ____________ and the __________ in which a story takes place.

20  Name three things that writers can do to evoke a mood in the reader.  Example: word choice

21  Give two other terms that are examples of figurative language: ◦ Example: metaphor

22  If the setting of a story is a championship football game, what do you think the mood would be?

23  Question 1 Question 1  Question 2 Question 2  Question 3 Question 3  Question 4 Question 4  Question 5 Question 5  Question 6 Question 6

24  The root word –lum- means light. ◦ List two words that use the root word –lum-

25  The root word –val- means “to be strong” ◦ List 2 words that use the root word –val-

26  The prefix mis- means opposite; badly or wrongly. Based on the meaning of the prefix, what do you think the word misguided means?

27  The prefix de- means away from or down. What do you think the word detour means based on the definition of the prefix?

28  List three words with –ee at the end.

29  Does the word species use the root word, -spec-? Why/why not?

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31  P  Question 1 Question 1  Question 2 Question 2  Question 3 Question 3

32  Read the Reading Skill on p. 766 What is the first step you should take when following technical directions?

33  What is the purpose of “Using Your Answering Machine” p.767?

34  What is the purpose of “Limited Warranty for Answer Machine”? (p.769)


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