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Common Core English Language ELA

Subjects : common-core, english
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A form of the perfect tense made by combining the past tense of 'to have' with the past tense of a verb






2. A form of the perfect tense made by combining the future tense of 'to have' with the past tense form of a verb






3. Any material that will help a writer find information






4. A form of a verb that describes actions that have not happened yet






5. A statement that cannot be proven. It communicates someone's feeling or judgment.






6. The way a person who lives in a specific geographical area might speak






7. A saying that has been popularly accepted over a period of time






8. To make corrections and changes in a draft






9. A phrase that has a subject and verb and can stand alone as its own sentence






10. An Internet reference that gives a list of Internet sites related to a topic






11. Descriptive language that is not used literally and creates an image in the reader's mind






12. The central idea or meaning of a story






13. A punctuation mark used to end a sentence that is a statement or command






14. A work of literature - such as a story or a novel - that is made-up






15. The process of reading your writing and looking for errors in grammar - spelling - and structure






16. A quality that is part of a character's personality






17. A publication - such as a newspaper - magazine - or brochure - that is released daily - weekly - monthly - or yearly






18. A type of literature written to be performed onstage by actors






19. The opening section or paragraph of an essay or a report






20. Descriptive language that is not used literally and creates an image in the reader's mind






21. A word that helps writing flow from one idea to the next






22. Two words that look alike but have different meanings






23. A saying that has been popularly accepted over a period of time






24. A capitalized word that names a particular person - place - or thing






25. A point of view in which 'he' and 'she' are used - and readers learn little about all characters' thoughts






26. A word that links objects (generally nouns or pronouns) to other words in a sentence






27. A sentence with one subject and at least one predicate






28. A statement that cannot be proven. It communicates someone's feeling or judgment.






29. A result of a cuase






30. Correcting and changing a text in order to improve it






31. The final paragraph in an essay






32. A publication - such as a newspaper - magazine - or brochure - that is released daily - weekly - monthly - or yearly






33. What the passage is mostly about






34. A phrase containing a preposition and an object






35. Books or Web sites that contain particular kinds of information






36. A word or phrase that shows strong feeling






37. A simple and concrete saying popularly known and repeated






38. A group of sentences that supports or explains one main idea






39. A sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph






40. Writing broken into lines or stanzas - often with rhyme and rhythm






41. A type of literature written to be performed onstage by actors






42. A point of view in which 'he' and 'she' are used - and readers learn little about all characters' thoughts






43. Writing that tries to convince readers to do something or think a certain way






44. The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words






45. A point of view in which 'he' and 'she' are used - and readers learn much about all characters' thoughts






46. A phrase containing a preposition and an object






47. The order in which things happen in a text






48. What the passage is mostly about






49. The smallest unit of sound in a word that contains at least a vowel or a vowel and consonant






50. A way of telling a story from the point of view of 'I' or 'we'