📁B: Cultural Reflections in Art and Artifacts
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Which sentence best establishes visual details?🔹
Each painting is a towering portrait of a town founder depicted in bold acrylic.
What type of context clue offers information about the function, features, or appearance of an unfamiliar word?
Which details are evident in both the excerpt and the image? Check all that apply.
What type of context clue offers a word with the same meaning as an unfamiliar word?
Which statement best describes how the image reinforces the text?
The photograph enhances the explanation of the updated chronometer.
Which central idea is best supported by the details in the excerpt? (Many wild theories...)
The Benin plaques challenged Europeans' beliefs about West Africa.
Which details from the excerpt help readers visualize the chronometer? Check all that apply.
-"around the size of a large pocket watch"
-"with a normal clock dial showing roman numerals"
-"suspended inside a swivelling brass ring"
Based on the context clues, what is the meaning of the word punitive in the passage?
designed to inflict punishment
Which image would best enhance the paragraph?
a picture of Ionic columns
Based on the context clues, what is the meaning of the word maritime in the passage?
bordering the sea; nautical
How does the image enhance the paragraph?
by reinforcing the description of the clothes wringer
What is the purpose of the details in the paragraph?
to develop the central idea of hiking preparedness
Which statement best describes how the image reinforces the text? (plaques, museum)
The image adds interest to the text by offering a glimpse of the plaques.
What context clue best helps readers determine the meaning of the word standard?
Which central idea is best supported by the details in the excerpt? (The Portuguese galleons,...)
The Benin people had access to the riches of the world through trade.
Which central idea is best supported by the details in the excerpt? (These were enormous...)
As more people began to own clocks, society embraced standardized time.
What type of outside source does MacGregor use in this excerpt? (Here's a snatch...)🔹
a historical letter
Which is the best summary of this excerpt? (But there are...)
The author suggests that The Great Wave is a symbol of Japan as it entered into international trade.
What must students use when summarizing an informational text? Check all that apply.
-an objective, formal tone
-a variety of sentence types
What factors affect an author's viewpoint? Check all that apply
-the author's knowledge
-the author's opinion
-the author's worldview
-the author's experience
Which line would be best to include in a summary of "Early Victorian Tea Set"?
MacGregor shows that the British desire for tea changed many nations around the world.
What is the author's viewpoint in this excerpt? (But a loving,...)
England's demand for tea caused conflict around the world.
What is the purpose of the outside source used in this excerpt?
to illustrate Japan's isolation in the 1800s
Which is the best summary of this excerpt? (So our tea...)
🚫The tea set has always been an important part of British life. 🚫The tea set has become more valuable through the years.
Which statement expresses a viewpoint?
Every child should visit an art history museum.
What is the author's viewpoint in this excerpt? (So The Great...)
The Great Wave represents feelings of ambivalence in Japanese culture.
What is the author's viewpoint in this excerpt? (Hokusai has taken...)
The Great Wave is popular because it includes both Japanese and European elements.
Which line would be best to include in a summary of "Hokusai's The Great Wave"?
MacGregor explains that The Great Wave symbolizes Japan's changing position in the world.
How does Geijer's comment support MacGregor's point?
It illustrates the popularity of tea in Britain during the 1800s.
What type of outside source does MacGregor use in this excerpt? (In the early...)
What is the author's viewpoint in this excerpt? (What could be...)
It is ironic that tea is the symbol of Britain when tea does not come from Britain at all.
Which line is a direct quotation from an external source? (The Japanologist Donald...)
"The Japanese have a word for insular which is literally the mental state of the people living on islands: shimaguni konjo."
Which line is a direct quotation from an external source? (This is quite...)
"In the 1840s the Duchess of Bedford introduces the ritual of afternoon tea, because by this time dinner had become so late, seven-thirty to eight o'clock . . ."
Why does the author include this description of the penny in beginning of the chapter?🔹
to make the reader visualize the coin and become interested in learning more about the culturally significant artifact
What would be a benefit of reading this text rather than listening to an audio version of it?
The reader could set his or her own pace and reread parts for clarity.
In an audio version, stressing the word "branding" would do what for the listener?
emphasize the word's importance and the idea that follows
Which conclusion about historical significance can be drawn from this information?
The carving on the slit drum is representative of British rule over African territories.
How does the author's hook engage the reader?
It makes the reader wonder how the quotation from the poem relates to the topic of the passage.
The author hooks the reader by asking a question that
makes the reader think about the link between tea and Britishness.
Why does the author end the paragraph with a question?
to make the reader wonder how baseball became the national sport of the United States
What does pausing before a certain word in the middle of a sentence provide for the listener?
a cue that an important word might follow
What could be added to an audio version of this text that would best enhance the listening experience?
🚫sound effects of women marching
Which technique does the author use to engage the reader?
The author provides a description.
What does a close observation of the painting reveal about the astronomer?🔹
The objects in the room suggest he is curious or academic.
What is the subject of this poem? (8 lines)
the inevitability of change
What does a close observation of the painting reveal?
the people's reliance on the sea as an industry
What is the subject of this poem? (16 lines)
the danger of suppressed anger
What can be observed from this painting? Check all that apply.
-It shows a night scene.
-It is a landscape view.
-It was painted with swirling brush strokes.
What subject is emphasized in both poems?
the need for rest after work
Which statement best describes the tone of the poems?
Both poems are complimentary, paying tribute to loved ones.
How does Williams present the subject of the poem?
with peaceful imagery
What conclusion can be drawn from the painting?
🚫The depiction of a crowded medical facility suggests teamwork and optimism.
Which statement best describes the poem's use of language?
🚫Blake explains the planting process to suggest man's hard work.
Someone sang a solo during the holiday concert.
The best reason to revise this sentence using the passive voice is that🔹
the name of the singer is unknown.
Which sentence contains an infinitive?
It is normal to make mistakes.
Jameson dropped and broke the cookie jar while his parents were on vacation.
What is the best explanation for why the writer would revise this sentence to use passive voice?
The writer wants to conceal the identity of the person who broke the jar.
Which sentence contains a split infinitive?
Young children seem to thoroughly enjoy playing with soap bubbles and shaving cream.
Which sentence uses passive voice?
We were given new toothbrushes by the hygienist.
Check all that apply.
Writers should avoid splitting an infinitive when
-the sentence is already clear.
-it sounds awkward to split the infinitive.
-too much information is inserted between the two parts of the infinitive.
How could a writer best revise this sentence to avoid overly formal language?
by choosing to end the sentence in a preposition
Which sentence best uses a split infinitive to create emphasis?
Young drivers must remember to always turn off cell phones before getting behind the wheel.
When a sentence uses [____________________], the subject of the sentence performs the action of the verb.
-the active voice
A decision was reached by scientists about when the experiment would begin.
Which revision changes the sentence so that it uses the active voice?
Scientists reached a decision about when to begin the experiment.
Which of these are credible sources? Check all that apply.🔹
-university or educational sites
Tyson is researching the benefits of solar energy. Which is the most credible source on his list?
a university's website that provides information about a recent solar energy study
Which information would be most useful for her to add next to the image? (The first airplanes, built by the Wright brothers.)
In 1907-08, the Wright brothers built and flew the first airplanes with pilot and passenger seats.
Which information would be most useful for her to add next to the image? (The Amazon River.)
Mangroves are trees and shrubs that thrive in tropical swamps close to the Amazon River in northern Brazil.
Ana is researching the history of jazz music in the United States. Which is the most credible source on her list?
the National Jazz Museum's website
Which research question would be the most effective in researching the harmful effects of food pesticides?
Are fruits and vegetables that are grown on farms that use pesticides dangerous for human consumption?
What should she add to make these notes more organized?
the source of the information
Which detail best helps answer the research question "Why are federal judges and justices appointed to life terms?"
"By design, this insulates them from the temporary passions of the public, and allows them to apply the law with only justice in mind, and not electoral or political concerns."
Which research question would be the most effective for researching bilingual education in elementary school?
🚫How many elementary school students were raised in bilingual households?
Why isn't this research question effective? Check all that apply.
Which phrases from the excerpt provide visual details? Check all that apply.▪️
"modern Nigeria" "in the sixteenth century" -"actually made of brass" -"the size of an A3 piece of paper" -"show figures in high relief"
(In "Sudanese Slit Drum," Neil MacGregor traces the origins of a slit drum from Central Africa. He uses the drum to trace the Sudanese struggle for independence and to explain the battle that Kitchener's Anglo-Egyptian army fought against the Sudanese.)
Claims must always be supported by evidence such as
(It is another document of the enduring geopolitical fault-line around the Nile cataracts that we have encountered twice before: in the sphinx of Taharqo (Chapter 22) and the head of Augustus (Chapter 35). This drum is part of the history of indigenous African culture, of the East African slave trade centred on Khartoum, and of the European scramble for Africa at the end of the nineteenth century.)
Since the passage shows how MacGregor perceives and discusses the topic of the Sudanese slit drum, it is an example of a
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