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Comprehension Skills

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  • Q1
    "Bob is taller than Sandy." I just showed how these two were different. What did I do?
    infer
    compare
    contrast
    judge
    30s
  • Q2
    "Harry is cute, but so is my little brother." I just showed how two things are similar. What is this called?
    draw conclusions
    contrast
    samenize
    compare
    30s
  • Q3
    The reason why the writer decided to write something is called _______________.
    Publisher's Preference
    Writer's Reason
    Illustrator's Iffiness
    Author's Purpose
    30s
  • Q4
    If you want to compare and contrast two things, which of these would you use?
    A Poster Project
    Diorama
    A Nice Bag of Chips
    Venn Diagram
    30s
  • Q5
    Which Author's Purpose do we use when we try to convince someone to change their opinion about something?
    Express
    Inform
    Entertain
    Persuade
    30s
  • Q6
    Which Author's Purpose is used when we just want our readers to enjoy the story? Most works of fiction are this AP.
    Inform
    Entertain
    Express
    Persuade
    30s
  • Q7
    Which Author's Purpose is correct if your writing is trying to teach the reader about something?
    Persuade
    Express
    Inform
    Entertain
    30s
  • Q8
    Which Author's Purpose is used when you write a diary or poem just to show your feelings or personal thoughts?
    Entertain
    Inform
    Persuade
    Express
    30s
  • Q9
    If you write about a personal experience or how a reading made you feel, what are you doing?
    Contrasting
    Reflecting
    Comparing
    Concluding
    30s
  • Q10
    The reason why something (an effect) happens is called _____________.
    Cause
    Inform
    Conflict
    Reason
    30s
  • Q11
    This thing happens after and because of a "cause".
    Entertain
    Fact
    Effect
    Option
    30s
  • Q12
    Something that is absolutely true and can be proven and not reasonably argued.
    Opinion
    Fact
    Resolution
    Conflict
    30s
  • Q13
    Something that you think or feel to be true but which others may reasonably disagree with.
    Opinion
    Idea
    Thought
    Fact
    30s
  • Q14
    Sometimes the author includes extra information in the reading to explain difficult ideas or words as they come up. What are these called?
    Context Clues
    Drawing Conclusions
    Making Inferences
    Compare and Contrast
    30s
  • Q15
    What is the most important concept in a paragraph, story, or article called?
    Moral
    Important Point
    Lesson
    Main Idea
    30s

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