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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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