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4.10 Explain The Difference Between A Stated & Implied Purpose For An Expository Text

Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 4
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 4
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    The author wrote this selection most likely to —
    encourage readers to investigate the activities of squirrels
    tell readers about a special squirrel and its diet
    inform readers of the differences between squirrels and snakes
    explain efforts to understand an unusual squirrel behavior
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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  • Q2
    The purpose of this selection is to —
    compare octopuses with other animals that are also tool users
    provide readers with facts about the intelligence of octopuses
    describe an octopus that was hiding in a coconut shell
    encourage readers to learn more about interesting sea creatures
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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  • Q3
    The purpose of this selection is mainly to —
    offer the reasons why people have trouble identifying frog calls
    explain how frogs use their calls to keep themselves safe
    list the reasons that frog calls differ between species
    describe several ways that scientists study frog calls
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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  • Q4
    Why does the author include the information in paragraph 1?
    To describe where the events occurred
    To present a problem that needed to be solved
    To suggest a place to visit
    To define an unfamiliar word
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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  • Q5
    The author wrote this selection mainly to —
    describe different kinds of sandcastles
    provide the history of sandcastle building
    tell about some famous sandcastle builders
    explain how to construct a sandcastle successfully
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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  • Q6
    The main purpose of this selection is to —
    describe how puppies learned to play a human sport
    compare football players with puppies
    persuade the reader to adopt a pet from an animal shelter
    provide facts about a popular animal show
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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  • Q7
    Why did the author include the information in paragraph 4?
    To reveal what information can be found on Dylan and Jonah’s website
    To explain how so many people heard about Dylan’s mission
    To tell why the two friends were asked to be on TV shows
    To describe a place Dylan got to visit because of the book
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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  • Q8
    The author wrote this article most likely to —
    inform the reader about the special work of an unusual dog
    teach the reader how to train dogs to surf
    explain to the reader how a dog becomes a service animal
    convince the reader to support the work that dogs do for others
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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  • Q9
    The author included paragraph 4 of the selection to —
    explain what Confetti does when she is not working
    demonstrate that Confetti is a friendly guide horse
    describe what Confetti’s life is like with Spencer
    show that Confetti is able to take care of herself
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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  • Q10
    The author includes paragraph 6 most likely to —
    describe different reasons that people like papel picado
    explain how a problem with papel picado has been solved
    tell the reader where to find the materials needed to create papel picado
    inform the reader of places where papel picado should not be displayed
    60s
    4.10: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Culture and History
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