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


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  • Q1
    Read the following quotation from paragraph 8. In these sentences, Skippy Oglesby suggests that as a teenager -
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    he often got into trouble
    he was naive
    he liked to fool others
    he intimidated others
  • Q2
    By asking a series of questions in paragraph 12, the author emphasizes his -
    belief that his father was unique
    uncertainty about what motivated his father
    hope that others will appreciate his father
    doubts about the details of Oglesby's story
  • Q3
    What did young Skippy Oglesby and the author's father have in common?
    Knowledge of motorcycles
    Storytelling skills
    An inclination to bully others
    A love of pranks
  • Q4
    In paragraphs 1 and 15, the author shows -
    his awareness of himself as a writer
    his realization that some of his memories are exaggerated
    his desire to be a role model
    his skepticism about the distinction between truth and memory
  • Q5
    Paragraph 4 is significant because it highlights the -
    emotional impact of the grandfather having to sell his possessions
    reasons why the grandfather was a collector of unusual trinkets
    value the grandfather placed upon the arts during his life
    grandfather's desire to pass along the story of his life to his granddaughter

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