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Narrative and Writing Study Guide

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  • Q1
    Question 1: What does R.A.C.E. stand for?
    Restate the question, Ask a question, Clarify, and Explain
    Respond to the question, answer, and Explain
    Restate the question, Answer the question, Clarify/ cite, Explain
    Restate a new sentence, Ask a question, Clarify, and Expand
    20s
  • Q2
    Question 2 on the Study Guide: If you use R in the R.A.C.E. strategy, will it make a complete sentence?
    Yes
    No
    20s
  • Q3
    3(A). Below is a practice question and answer using the R.A.C.E. strategy. Question: Explain how the mother encourages her son to keep going in “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes. i think the mother loves her son very much. it sonds like her life was hard. she talks about stairs and carpets. i guess she didn’t have much. Answer the questions based on the student’s response above. (A) What best describes what is wrong with the sentence “i think the mother loves her son very much” in using the R.A.C.E. strategy?
    It does not restate and answer the question.
    It does not clarify the question.
    It does not explain the answer to the question.
    30s
  • Q4
    3(B) Below is a practice question and answer using the R.A.C.E. strategy. Question: Explain how the mother encourages her son to keep going in “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes. i think the mother loves her son very much. it sonds like her life was hard. she talks about stairs and carpets. i guess she didn’t have much. When you look at the student’s first sentence, what is wrong first: “i think the mother loves her son very much”
    The student needs to take out first person pronouns in a response.
    The question is not asking about if the mother loves her son.
    It does not restate the question.
    30s
  • Q5
    II. Narrative Features (Questions 3C and 4 are written response questions, so you should practice your response using the R.A.C.E. strategy. Remember number 4 gives you a choice.) QUESTION 5: T/F A narrative can only be fictional.
    True
    False
    20s
  • Q6
    If number 5 is false, explain why.
    The answer was true because only fictional writing may be a narrative.
    The answer was true.
    The answer was false because narratives include non-fiction and fictional writing.
    The answer was false because narratives only include non-fiction writing.
    20s
  • Q7
    Question 6: What is a narrative/ story build on?
    the R.A.C.E. strategy
    a memoir
    sensory details
    writing in the present tense
    10s
  • Q8
    Question 7: What are the three sensory details in a story?
    show-and-tell
    setting, characters, and action
    R.A.C.E.
    setting and action
    10s
  • Q9
    Question 8: What should setting include in a narrative?
    time and place
    action and characters
    show-and-tell
    time and the protagonist
    10s
  • Q10
    Question 9: When a scene contains dialogue, this is how the character ________________.
    speaks
    looks
    shows where they live.
    acts
    10s
  • Q11
    Question 10:The first scene in your story should ________________ into the ________________
    jump ... showing
    jump ... character's life
    jump ... setting
    jump ... action
    10s
  • Q12
    Question 11: T/F Scenes should be written in the past tense.
    True
    False
    10s
  • Q13
    Question 11, Part 2: If it is false, write why.
    This answer is false because scenes should be written in the present tense.
    This answer is false because scenes should be written in the future tense.
    This answer was true.
    This answer is true because there is more action created hen the narrative is written in the past tense.
    10s
  • Q14
    Question 12: Good authors use show and tell in the action of the story, and for the characters. Label which type of characterization shows and which one tells: Direct Indirect
    Neither of these shows nor tells.
    Direct shows and Indirect tells
    Direct tells and Indirect shows
    20s
  • Q15
    Question 13: What does the STEAL method stand for? (Hint: Study your "The Monsters are Due on Maple Street" Narrative Notes for the specific questions you will be asked on the test.)
    speech, thoughts, effects on others, actions, looks
    speak, think, efforts given by characters, actions, links between characters
    speech, thoughts, efforts given by characters, actions, links between characters
    speech, think, effects on others, act quickly, links between characters
    20s

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