Today's board will be a review of Tuesday's work! Enjoy!
Review of Skills Board April 4, 2023:
1. If something happens that causes you to bite your tongue, you
a. might need to see a dentist soon!
b. ate your food a bit too fast.
c. will stop yourself from saying what you'd really like to say.
2 When someone is crying over spilt milk, they
a. should forget what just happened and continue on with the day.
b. may need to get over to Market Basket soon to pick up a half gallon.
c. should find something else to cry about.
3. When the star was asked for his autograph, he probably
a. wrote his friend's name on a slip of paper.
b. said no.
c. signed his name for his fans to keep.
4. One meaning of the word graph is to
5. Pencils used to contain lead, but now they contain a form of carbon called
6. If we looked at the demographics of an area, we might find a listing of people's
b. house colors
c. foods they wanted for supper that night
7. The following is an example of hyperbole:
a. The outdoor breeze seemed to hiss at me through my screen door.
b. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
c. Nothing in this world makes any sense!
Bonus: Which literary devices are used in the sentences above that you did not select?
8. True or False:
a. The topic sentence always has to go first in a paragraph. (True, False)
b. The body of an essay is made up of the three or more middle paragraphs that come after the introduction and before the conclusion. (True, False)
c. Your last sentence in an essay does not need to make an impact on the reader. (True, False)
d. You should state your opinion clearly in an essay; you do not have to say "I think" when you write about your topic.
e. Even though not all essays contain five paragraphs, you should include five of them when you are preparing for the HiSET; this will immediately indicate to the person marking your test that you understand how to organize your thoughts effectively.
9. Grammar Review ( More True or False) :
a. A common noun does not need to be capitalized. (True, False)
b. A proper noun can be a title of a specific place, such as Trum Field. (True, False)
c. All adverbs have -ly at the end of their spelling. (True, False)
d. Tomorrow is an adverb. (True, False)
e. The word am is a verb of being. (True, False)
f. Jump is a verb of being. (True, False)
g. The word store is always a verb. (True, False)
h. In the following sentence, baseball is a direct object: Manny hit the baseball and scored a home run. (True, False)
i. In the previous sentence about Manny, can you name a second direct object?
10. Phrase or Clause:
a. in the dark, dreary room _______________________________________________
b. as I walked through the new store _______________________________________
c. while I waited for the bus ______________________________________________
d. for my parents _______________________________________________________
e. because I had some extra time __________________________________________
f. after class ___________________________________________________________
g. so I could finally finish the review questions for the day ____________________
Hope you enjoyed this review!!