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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 word that connects two or more words or sentences






2. The point in a story at which the conflict of the story is addressed by the main characters(s)






3. A kind of figurative language that would not make sense if taken literally






4. What the passage is mostly about






5. A form of a verb used to describe actions that have already happened






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






7. The part of the story when the problems are solved and the story ends






8. One of the first versions of a writer's work






9. A phrase containing a preposition and an object






10. Information that helps to prove or describe the main idea






11. A listing of the resources used for a written project






12. A word that connects two or more words or sentences






13. A book or set of books that gives facts about many topics






14. A long sentence that expresses two complete thoughts and should really be two sentences






15. The part of the story when the problems are solved and the story ends






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






17. Figurative language that compares two things using 'like' or 'as'






18. A book that lists words alphabetically - tells how to pronounce them - and gives their definitions






19. Words that are spelled the same but have more than one meaning






20. A word that means the same or almost the same as another word






21. A broad statement based on specific facts and examples






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






23. A book of maps






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






25. Marks that tell the reader when to pause - when a sentence ends - or what kind of sentence he or she is reading






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






27. To make corrections and changes in a draft






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






29. Something that can be proven to be true






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






31. A book that lists words alphabetically - tells how to pronounce them - and gives their definitions






32. Using the correct arrangement of letters when writing a word






33. To identify ways that multiple things are different






34. A word or phrase that shows strong feeling






35. A form of a verb used to describe actions that have already happened






36. Punctuation used to show excitement or emotion - placed at the end of a sentence






37. One of the first versions of a writer's work






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






39. A word that expresses action - a relationship between two things - or a state of being






40. Any material that will help a writer find information






41. Something that can be proven to be true






42. Two words that look alike but have different meanings






43. A word that expresses action - a relationship between two things - or a state of being






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






45. A form of the perfect tense made by combining the present tense of 'to have' with the past participle of a verb






46. The plan for an essay or report in list form






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






48. What the passage is mostly about






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






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