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Central Idea

Quiz by Sherika James-South

Grade 6
ELA
North Carolina Standard Course of Study

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16 questions
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  • Q1
    What is a sentence?
    A complete set of words.
    Something that is conveyed through with a phrase.
    A complete thought made up of a group of words.
    A group of words.
    60s
  • Q2
    What is a topic sentence?
    It is the central idea of a story.
    It states the supporting details.
    It states the assisted details.
    It states the main idea of the paragraph.
    60s
  • Q3

    All passages should have a central idea.

    True
    Absolutely not
    No
    False
    60s
  • Q4

    The central idea will ALWAYS be the in first paragraph of the text.

    Correct

    Yes

    True

    False

    60s
  • Q5
    The central idea of all passages is always explicitly stated.
    Correct
    Absolutely so
    True
    False
    60s
  • Q6

    The supporting details can be anywhere in the text.

    False
    Not true
    Sometimes
    True
    60s
  • Q7
    What is the central idea?
    The central idea are all the supporting details that make the passage relevant.
    The central idea is what the entire passage is about that is usually written in a broad statement.
    The central idea is usually conveyed throughout the text by a phrase.
    The central idea is what the writer uses to make sure that his or her readers understand what the passage is about.
    120s
  • Q8
    The supporting details do NOT help the reader to understand the central idea.
    False
    True
    Sometimes
    It depends on the reader.
    60s
  • Q9
    A great paragraph usually has two sentences.
    False
    Always
    Correct
    True
    60s
  • Q10
    The word conveys within this topic would mean to ____________________________
    carry an idea throughout a passage
    a relationship between two ideas.
    tell you all the answers to a passage.
    not carry the central idea throughout the text.
    60s
  • Q11
    Another suitable word or term for implicit would be
    explicit
    an idea
    firmly stated
    a hint
    60s
  • Q12
    A summary is BEST described as _____________________________
    A complete thought.
    An analysis of a text or passage.
    a brief account of something with the main points.
    A detailed account or description that is historic in nature
    120s
  • Q13
    When you read a passage the central idea is always stated outright.
    True
    Yes
    False
    Always
    60s
  • Q14
    The essential question for today's lesson is _______________________________________
    How will determining the central idea help you as a student write more objectively while using the grammar in a concise manner.
    How will distinguishing the central idea from the details of a text help develop an objectively written summary?
    How will distinguishing the inference from the minor details help you appreciate your prior experiences.
    How will you use your prior knowledge to write an objective summary of any material you have read.
    300s
  • Q15
    ELA is my favorite subject!
    ABSOLUTELY NOT!
    SOMETIMES
    NO!
    TRUE!
    45s

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