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Which text structure uses words such as first, next, then, last, finally, now
a) sequence b) cause and effect c) problem and solution d) persuasive
Which text structure uses words like both, but, also, on the other hand
a) compare and contrast b) argument c) description d) cause and effect
What text feature describes a picture?
a) caption b) italics c) font d) enlargement
Which text feature shows and labels the different parts of something?
a) diagram b) map c) cross-section d) sidebar
Which text feature would you use to look up a word's definition?
a) dictionary b) thesaurus c) glossary d) sidebar
Which text feature would you use to find the title of section 3 in your language textbook?
a) table of contents b) index c) glossary d) appendix
Which genre is a short nonfiction text about a specific subject or topic?
a) essay b) memoir c) autobiography d) magazine
Which genre lists words and their definitions in alphabetical order?
a) dictionary b) thesaurus c) atlas d) glossary
Which genre lists words and their synonyms in alphabetical order?
a) thesaurus b) dictionary c) glossary d) table of contents
Which text feature would you use to find every page that describes Ben Franklin?
a) index b) glossary c) table of contents d) appendix
Which genre lists short articles about different topics in ABC order?
a) encyclopedia b) dictionary c) periodical d) essay
Which genre is a short, nonfiction text that is about one of the author's own life experiences?
a) memoir b) autobiography c) essay d) appendix
Which genre is published at regular intervals (daily, weekly, etc.) that contains news and feature articles?
a) periodical b) magazine c) journal d) newspaper
Which genre is a nonfiction text that is a recorded conversation between two or more people or groups?
a) interview b) recording c) conversation d) periodical
Which genre is a nonfiction text that gives the history of the author's life?
a) autobiography b) biography c) memoir d) essay
Which genre is a nonfiction text that gives the history of a person's life?
a) biography b) autobiography c) memoir d) essay
Which is NOT an author's purpose for writing?
a) to persuade b) to inform c) to entertain d) to locate
Shortening the big ideas of a text is known as ______________.
a) finding the topic b) summarizing c) paraphrasing d) quoting
The ________ is the most important thing about the topic of a text.
a) main idea / central idea b) summary c) inference d) detail
Which text structure uses words like good, should, need, deserve, feel, believe
a) fact and opinion b) compare and contrast c) description d) cause and effect
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