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6.10.D Synthesize & Make Logical Connections Between Ideas Within A Text & Across Multiple Texts

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Grade 6
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text

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  • Q1
    Which statement about education does this article best support?
    Schools should give students time off.
    Smaller class sizes are better for instruction.
    Schools should adapt to local conditions.
    Students prefer attending classes with friends.
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q2
    Read these sentences from paragraph 7. This quotation shows that —
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    Rezwan’s efforts have improved educational conditions for future generations
    Farida thinks that there are enough facilities in her village to serve all the children
    Farida’s own difficulties in attending school cause her to be doubtful about her daughter’s education
    Rezwan believes that his school boats will create many doctors and engineers
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q3
    The reader can conclude that Rezwan believes that —
    choosing a career is a difficult decision
    educating children is easier than educating adults
    floating schools cannot compete with traditional schools
    developing technology skills is a necessity in today’s world
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  • Q4
    The reader can conclude that conditions in Antarctica make it important for both Nomad and the researchers to —
    look for ordinary rocks
    be prepared for the climate
    stay inside heated tents
    search for buried meteorites
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q5
    Which sentence best highlights that the author is impressed with the creation of the Great Pyramid?
    Historians have learned that the pyramid’s builders were farmers.
    Many people have wondered how the ancient Egyptians could have built such a massive structure.
    In fact, the structure has lost about 30 feet of its original height.
    Fortunately one man, the archaeologist Zahi Hawass, made it his life’s goal to restore the Great Pyramid and the smaller pyramids that surround it.
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q6
    Based on information in the selection, with which statement would Hawass most likely agree?
    People should take care to protect historical monuments around the world.
    Modern buildings are often more impressive than ancient ones.
    Countries need to stop constructing modern cities near historical sites.
    Historical monuments around the world should be fully open to tourists.
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q7
    According to the selection, how is moving today different from how it was in the days of the pioneers?
    The pioneers kept in closer contact with family members who stayed behind.
    Moving today requires less effort.
    Moving today involves more preparation.
    The pioneers moved greater distances.
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q8
    The reader can infer that future skyscrapers may surpass 3,000 feet because —
    there were few tall buildings at the beginning of the 1900s
    the Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building
    skyscrapers have become a common feature of city skylines around the world
    engineering and technological advances have improved the design of skyscrapers
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q9
    Which sentence best supports the idea that the use of skyscrapers was a practical solution to a problem?
    The need for special equipment and designs meant that building up was costly.
    These exciting new buildings gave architects and engineers a chance to demonstrate their skills.
    Some skyscrapers echoed art trends of the past, linking cities to their history.
    Since most cities had limited amounts of land, sites for new houses and offices were scarce and expensive.
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q10
    Which idea is developed throughout the section “A Growing Need for Height”?
    Laws help maintain the beauty of an environment.
    Opportunities to demonstrate skill are rare.
    Changing conditions can create unexpected demands.
    Cities provide better living environments than rural areas.
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q11
    Based on the information in paragraph 4, which generalization can be made?
    Ordinary people usually know as much as experts do.
    Skyscrapers are the best attractions to see in a city.
    It is sometimes difficult to define something that is easily recognized.
    The usefulness of a building is more important than its size.
    60s
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  • Q12
    Which idea is supported by information in the article?
    Nature can inspire human innovation.
    Technology is often too inefficient to be practical.
    The best machines have been designed to work by remote control.
    Innovations are usually based on the ideas of inventors who lived long ago.
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q13
    The information in paragraphs 2 and 6 supports the idea that —
    people can be extremely inventive
    Mr. Evolta was a difficult robot for Takahashi to design
    Mr. Evolta is capable of amazing accomplishments
    athletic competitions are challenging for any participant
    60s
    6.10.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text
  • Q14
    Based on the information included in the selection, the reader can infer that the author believes Panasonic —
    is primarily concerned with setting world records
    found a creative way to promote its batteries
    focuses most of its efforts on creating robots
    is the most successful company in Japan
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  • Q15
    Which of the following best supports the idea that finishing the Ironman Triathlon was a remarkable feat for Mr. Evolta?
    Each race in the event was held in Hawaii.
    Mr. Evolta is only about one-tenth the height of the average human.
    Mr. Evolta needed more time to finish the competition than a human would.
    It normally takes less than 13 hours for a human to complete the competition.
    60s
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