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Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 9
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 9
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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)


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  • Q1
    Damian needs a stronger closing for his paper. Which sentences should he add after sentence 28 to bring his paper to a more effective conclusion?
    Don't be lazy. Get off the couch and do something that matters.
    You must be the one who changes this. It isn't fair to make others think they have all the rights.
    When Election Day comes, go to the polls and cast your vote. It's not only your right but also your responsibility.
    You'll feel better if you persuade people to vote. You can help make your community more vibrant.
  • Q2
    Simon needs a sentence to help close his paper. Which sentence could be added to the very end of this paper to help bring it to an effective conclusion?
    If you own or have access to a bicycle, it might just be the perfect time for you to start riding it to school or work.
    I'm convinced that requiring bicyclists to register and license their bikes would result in safer streets and happier travels for all.
    Bicycling is clearly the most effective form of transportation, and we should encourage all riders to participate actively.
    In closing, it's time for us to add some rules and regulations that all bicyclists will be able to follow and that motorists will appreciate.
  • Q3
    Susan needs a better transition from the third paragraph (sentences 15-20) to the fourth paragraph (sentences 21-25). Which of the following can be added to the beginning of the fourth paragraph, just before sentence 21, to strengthen this transition?
    In a few short years, most teens in our school will be entering the job market or college.
    In a business setting, a teen will need to know how to understand his coworkers.
    Learning to read people's communication cues will help build opportunities for teens.
    This ability to communicate in person becomes even more important as teenagers get older.
  • Q4
    Sentence 26 does not effectively open the last paragraph (sentences 26-28). Which of the following can replace sentence 26 and help strengthen the concluding paragraph of this paper?
    Every teen will need to practice offline communication so they can get used to talking with others.
    Both online and offline relationships are important in today's world of instant communication.
    Dealing with people when you are a teen offline will help you in a handful of critical ways.
    Offline networking is important because it can improve a teenager's well-being and help prepare him for the future.'
  • Q5
    Tracy would like to add the following detail to the fourth paragraph (sentences 13-17). Where should this sentence be inserted?
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    After sentence 14
    After sentence 17
    After sentence 13
    Tracy should not add this detail to the fourth paragraph.

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