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Informational Passages

Quiz by Abigail Padilla

Grade 8
English Language Arts
Common Core

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Grade 8
English Language Arts
Common Core

L.8.5.C

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  • Q1

    This assignment will revolve around the central idea and deeper meaning of nonfiction passages. Use your text features and knowledge about connotation to identify the central idea/main idea.

    What kind of genre will you be reading in this assignment?

    Fiction - creative stories about characters with conflicts and adventures.

    Poetry - short stanzas using figurative language to express feelings.

    Nonfiction - articles about facts.

    30s
    L.8.5.C
  • Q2

    This assignment will revolve around the central idea and deeper meaning of nonfiction passages. Use your text features and knowledge about connotation to identify the central idea/main idea.

    What are text features?

    Body of text used to locate information in a passage.

    Figurative language that makes the words jump out at readers to heighten the interest of the text.

    30s
  • Q3

    This assignment will revolve around the central idea and deeper meaning of nonfiction passages. Use your text features and knowledge about connotation to identify the central idea/main idea.

    Based on our previous lessons, what is connotation?

    the feelings connected with certain words

    the definition provided in the dictionary

    30s
  • Q4

    Let's practice our skills on connotation identification.

     Which phrase has a more negative connotation?

    An eager person

    A person

    An impatient person

    30s
  • Q5

     Which phrase has a more negative connotation?

    an excuse

    a reason

    30s
  • Q6

     Which phrase has a more negative connotation?

    Surprised

    Startled

    30s
  • Q7

     Which phrase has a more negative connotation?

    Feeling stuffed

    Feeling full

    30s
  • Q8

     Which phrase has a more negative connotation?

    frown at someone

    scowl at someone

    30s
  • Q9

    Which phrase has a more positive connotation?

    Request something

    Demand something

    30s
  • Q10

     Which phrase has a more negative connotation?

    an interested person

    a nosy person

    30s
  • Q11

     Which phrase has a more negative connotation?

    a savage animal

    a wild animal

    a tame animal

    30s
  • Q12

     Which phrase has the most negative connotation?

    push the door closed 

    nudge the door

    shove the door closed

    30s

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