Benchmark Exam Prep
What are context clues?
Practice figuring out what a word means based on the words close to it.
To practice online, go to this link: http://wps.ablongman.com/long_licklider_vocabulary_2/0,6658,416421-,00.html
Be able to name and define the four narrative points of view that we’ve discussed (first person, second person, third person limited, and third person omniscient).
Be able to identify the narrative point of view of a passage. To practice online, go to this link: http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/point-of-view-worksheets/point-of-view-quiz-b.htm
To get the answers, go here: http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/point-of-view-worksheets/point-of-view-quiz-b-answers.html
Know the acronym PIE and what it stands for.
Be able to identify the author’s purpose in different types of writing. For extra practice with this, go here: http://www.fcatexplorer.com/media/parent/tiplister/flash/tip210a.swf
Be able to identify and define the five components of a plot diagram (exposition/introduction, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution).
Be able to determine where different parts of a story belong on a plot diagram. To practice this skill, go here: http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=elements--plot-diagram
Be able to identify the meaning of S.T.E.A.L. and give examples for each. For a practice organizer, go here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3YMcLBO6j7zYkhNdG5EcUFDSmM/view?usp=sharing