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Homework Help: lang arts

Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 12:41pm.

1. From what elements of a story can you make inferences?

characters

setting

theme

all of the above

2. How do you know “Paul Revere’s Ride” is narrative poetry?

It is a poem has a setting, characters, and conflict.

It is prose that has rhyme and rhythm.

It is a poem that uses sound devices.

It is prose that has a protagonist and antagonist.

Read the following stanza from “Paul Revere’s Ride” to answer questions 3 and 4.

It was two by the village clock,
When he came to the bridge in Concord town.
He heard the bleating of the flock,
And the twitter of birds among the trees,
And felt the breath of the morning breeze
Blowing over the meadows brown.
And one was safe and asleep in his bed
Who at the bridge would be the first to fall,
Who that day would be lying dead,
Pierced by a British musket-ball.

3. What can you infer from the stanza?

Many men will be lost in the battle
that same day.

Paul Revere’s ride will save the village.

The Americans will block access to the bridge.

The town of Concord will be spared by the British.

4. What words help you understand the definition of musket-ball?

“fall” and “bridge”

“lying dead” and “Pierced”

“Pierced” and “British”

“safe” and “asleep”

5. Which of the following sentences containing an appositive phrase is punctuated correctly?

Mr. Jones, the man who lives next door to us, is taking care of our dog while we are on vacation.

Mr. Jones, the man who lives next door to us is taking care of our dog while we are on vacation.

Mr. Jones the man who lives next door to us is taking care of our dog while we are on vacation.

Mr. Jones the man who lives next door to us, is taking care of our dog while we are on vacation.

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