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STAAR Vocabulary Session #1

Quiz by James Brodie

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  • Q1
    The -----of a piece of writing is the person who wrote it.
    author
    talker
    illustrator
    character
    30s
  • Q2
    A ----- of someone or something is an account which explains what they ARE or what they LOOK like.
    description
    explanation
    statement
    question
    30s
  • Q3
    The ----- for something is a fact or situation which explains WHY it happens or WHAT CAUSES it to happen.
    action
    reason
    explanation
    question
    30s
  • Q4
    Someone's -----are the good features that they have which are part of who they are.
    words
    behavior
    attitude
    qualities
    30s
  • Q5
    ----- is a feeling of worry about something or someone.
    anger
    yelling
    concern
    happiness
    30s
  • Q6
    ----- language is when you use a word or phrase that DOES NOT have its normal everyday meaning. It means something by using OTHER words to explain something we regularly say. Instead of saying I'm hungry, a different way of saying it....
    Clean
    Figurative
    Literal
    Bad
    30s
  • Q7
    The ----- of a story is the most exciting moment in it, usually near the end.
    falling action
    rising action
    climax
    exposition
    30s
  • Q8
    ------- is anything you see, read or are told which gives you reason to believe something.
    Skimming
    Evidence
    Guessing
    Questioning
    30s
  • Q9
    If you ----- something, you make it known that it is very important.
    reread
    ask
    emphasize
    guess at
    30s
  • Q10
    If there is a ----- of something, it happens again.
    skipping
    repetition
    absence
    feature
    30s
  • Q11
    Irregular means ---
    smooth and even
    NOT smooth and even
    30s
  • Q12
    If two words -----, they have a similar sound.
    have the same letters
    rhyme
    are spelled the same
    sound loud
    30s
  • Q13
    If an author ----- a thought, it makes you think in that way.
    defines
    cautions against
    suggests
    30s
  • Q14
    a shape, design or idea that is used to represent something is a -----
    design
    symbol
    only a thing
    only a person
    30s
  • Q15
    If one thing is ----- to another, or if two things are -----, they are like each other.
    different
    similar
    exactly alike
    30s

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