Read and Respond 200 Read the sentence from the passage. Some athletes have fought uphill battles, trying to get their athletic activities recognized as legitimate sports. What is the meaning of the word legitimate as it is used in the sentence? A. challenging B. authentic C. organized D. profitable B. Authentic
Read and Respond 400 Why does the author include information about the Klunkers in the passage? A. to illustrate the difficulty of BMX competition B. to contrast early contests with modern BMX C. to explain the origins of BMX competition D. to describe the skills needed for success at BMX C. To explain the origins of BMX competition.
Read and Respond 600 Which statement best presents the central idea of the passage and the way in which it is developed? A. The place of BMX among other sports is developed by recounting the history of the sport. B. The thrill of stunt riding on bicycles is developed through details about early riders and a contemporary BMX star. C. The changes in bicycle features is developed through comparisons of early bicycles to the bicycles used for BMX. D. The importance of BMX as a recognized sport is developed through details about its most famous rider.
Read and Respond 800 Read the last sentence from paragraph 1. Most people rode their bikes on level surfaces and paved roads, but some bikers had the idea of playing around a little. How does this sentence function in the passage? A. It serves as a transition into paragraph 2. B. It acts as a summary statement for paragraph 1. C. It contrasts with the claim developed in paragraph 2. D. It restates an important point from paragraph 1 A. It serves as a transition into paragraph 2.
Read and Respond 1000 How does the passage make a connection between Dave Mirra’s career as a rider and his personality? A. by comparing the development of his career to the development of his personality B. by explaining how his career decisions have led to positive changes in his personality C. by describing aspects of his career and his personality that have led to his success D. by analyzing parts of his personality that caused him to seek out a career as a rider C. By describing aspects of his career and his personality that have led to his success.
Literary Devices 200 Which two literary devices are present in the following statement? My love for you is a red, red rose. Metaphor and alliteration
Literary Devices 400 Which literary device is used below? His playing style reminds me of George Gervin because he ices out the opposing team. Allusion.
Literary Devices 600 What is the primary literary device used in this poem? Well, son, I’ll tell you: Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. It’s had tacks in it, And splinters, And boards torn up, And places with no carpet on the floor— Bare. Symbolism
Literary Devices 800 What is the primary literary device used throughout the poem? What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over— like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode? Simile
Literary Devices 1000 What is the primary literary device used below? “Learnèd Faustus, to find the secrets of astronomy Graven in the book of Jove’s high firmament, Did mount him up to scale Olympus’ top, Where, sitting in a chariot burning bright, Drawn by the strength of yokèd dragons’ necks, He views the clouds, the planets, and the stars.” Allusion
Vocabulary 200 Is the following term positive, negative, or neutral? Celebratory Positive
Vocabulary 400 Is the following word positive, negative, or neutral? Foreboding Negative
Vocabulary 600 Is the following word positive, negative, or neutral? Speculative Neutral
Fiction 1 800 Define the following word: Introspective Examining one’s own thoughts or feelings.
Vocabulary 1000 Define the following term: Pessimistic Looking on the bad side of things consistently.
Spelling 200 Which word is spelled correctly? a.Seperate b.Seperat c.Separate d.Separat C. Separate
Spelling 400 Which word is spelled correctly? A.Recieve B.Receive C.Risieve D.Riceive B. Receive
Spelling 600 Which word is spelled correctly? A.Accommodate B.Exsited C.Yeild D.Definately A. Accommodate
Info Resources 800 Which word is spelled correctly? A.Embarass B.Broccolli C.Occurred D.Misellaneous C. Occurred
Spelling 1000 Which word below is spelled incorrectly? A.Embarrass B.Receive C.Clothes D.Definately
Grammar 200 Correct the error(s) in the following sentence. I absolute agree with you. I absolutely agree with you.
Grammar 400 Correct the error(s) in the following sentence: As challenging as ELA is I still learn from it. As challenging as ELA is, I still learn from it.
Grammar 600 Correct the error(s) in the following sentence: Noone knows the trouble I’ve seen.
Grammar 800 Correct the sentence below to change from passive to active voice. The game was won by the football players. The football players won the game.
Grammar 1000 Correct the error(s) in the following sentence: Schwartzberg stated, “200 students surveyed agreed that recess was their favorite time of day.” (Schwartzberg, 49) Schwartzberg stated, “200 students surveyed agreed that recess was their favorite time of day”(49).