High School Reading Comprehension: Informational Text - "Journey of the Beagle"

High School Reading Comprehension: Informational Text - "Journey of the Beagle"
High School Reading Comprehension: Informational Text - "Journey of the Beagle"
High School Reading Comprehension: Informational Text - "Journey of the Beagle"
High School Reading Comprehension: Informational Text - "Journey of the Beagle"
High School Reading Comprehension: Informational Text - "Journey of the Beagle"
High School Reading Comprehension: Informational Text - "Journey of the Beagle"
High School Reading Comprehension: Informational Text - "Journey of the Beagle"
High School Reading Comprehension: Informational Text - "Journey of the Beagle"
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An excerpt from Charles Darwin' "Journey of the Beagle" is followed by 11 multiple choice questions and 4 open-ended questions. In addition to the answers to the multiple choice questions, the answer key also has explanations and possible responses to every open-ended question.

The questions that follow the text test a variety of reading comprehension and literary analysis skills. Students who regularly complete these reading comprehension tasks will be well prepared for any reading comprehension test, including common core, ACT and SAT.

Skills assessed:

Question 1 Analyzing Author’s Purpose
Question 2 Analyzing Cause and Effect
Question 3 Making Inferences
Question 4 Drawing Conclusions
Question 5 Distinguishing Among Different Genres of Nonfiction
Question 6 Interpreting Theme and Main Idea
Question 7 Analyzing Cause and Effect
Question 8 Distinguishing Fact and Opinion
Question 9 Analyzing Diction: Connotation and Denotation
Question 10 Evaluating Author’s Style
Question 11 Drawing Conclusions
Question 12 Making Generalizations
Question 13 Summarizing and Paraphrasing Information
Question 14 Recognizing Author’s Bias and Beliefs
Question 15 Analyzing Text Structure and Organization

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