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Poetry Analysis Practice

Quiz by Kathryn Abdallah

Grade 5
English
Virginia Standards of Learning

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Grade 5
English
Virginia Standards of Learning

5.5d

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  • Q1
    The poet includes lines 1 and 2 most likely to...
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    explain the conflict in the poem
    establish the setting for the reader
    demonstrate how newspapers were used
    prepare the reader for a history lesson
    300s
    5.5d
  • Q2
    Nellie Bly writes about her journey for 'New York World' because she wants to...
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    help the newspaper sell copies
    teach the public about other countries
    earn fame as a newspaper reporter
    keep a journal about her fabulous trip
    300s
    5.5d
  • Q3
    Nellie Bly's boss most likely believes that women...
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    should not travel alone
    cannot travel around the world
    should not be reporters
    are not adventurous
    300s
    5.5d
  • Q4
    Which question presents one problem Nellie faced on her trip?
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    When will she have time to write her stories for the paper?
    Who will she hire to perform her job while she is away?
    How will she travel from one place to another?
    How will she carry her luggage to all the places she visits?
    300s
    5.5d
  • Q5
    Which of these is the best summary of the poem?
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    Nellie Bly wrote about her trip abroad ships to faraway countries, and people enjoyed it so much they held a big party.
    Nellie Bly wanted to travel around the world and write about her journey, so she set out alone, and the public read about her adventures.
    Nellie Bly traveled around the world after her boss told her not to go, and a legend was created from her travels.
    Nellie Bly wore one outfit for a seventy-two-day trip that ended in San Francisco when her fans celebrated her return.
    300s
    5.5d

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