Grade 5 Writing - Comprehension
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Grade 5 Writing - Comprehension

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Students should spend time writing for pleasure as well as writing simple assignments. They should continue to do this in order to strengthen their writing skills. They should write for different reasons including researching, reflecting and revising. Students should write for different amounts of time as well as for different purposes and audiences. In this quiz, the students will answer general questions about writing.

1.
A teacher wants her students to write to entertain the reader about cats.
What will the students most likely be writing?
An advertisement
An essay
A poem
A short story
Short stories are usually read to entertain the reader
2.
Why is it important to continue to practice revising as well as writing?
Revisions have to be made at all times
Revisions will let the student realize what part of the writing process this stage falls in
Revisions will allow students to make sure their writing uses strong descriptive language
Revisions will allow students to make sure their spelling errors are corrected
Revisions refer to making sure the correct words were used
3.
In science, you must write a report about the science experiment you just conducted.
Who is the audience for that report?
Science experts
Neighbors
The English teacher
Classmates
This science report would be written for your classmates
4.
The teacher requires her students to write to persuade the writer to buy a pair of tennis shoes.
What type of writing is she expecting her students to do?
A riddle
A drama
An advertisement
A description
This is the best answer because advertisements are always created to persuade the reader
5.
After reading a selection, your teacher tells you to write a reflection about what you read.
What will you write about?
Evidence that provides proof from the selection
An essay about the selection
Questions to the story
Your thoughts about something in the selection
A reflection should be based on your opinions and thoughts
6.
You are writing a silly rhyming poem about cartoons.
Who would be the audience for this poem?
Young children
Adults
Teenagers
Senior citizens
Young children would most likely be the audience for this type of writing
7.
A teacher wants her students to write in order to express their feelings about a topic that is important to them.
What should the students write?
A poem
An informative essay
A persuasive essay
A novel
A poem is usually written to express feelings
8.
Your teacher asks you to write freely.
How long will you most likely write for?
10 minutes
1 hour
2 hours
45 minutes
Most likely you will write for ten minutes
9.
For what purpose would a teacher want his or her students to write for a few days?
So they can write a great poem
So they can write a great reflection
So they can write a great research paper
So they can write a short story
A research paper would take a few days to write
10.
A teacher wants his students to write about why the American Revolutionary War was fought.
What should the students write?
A narrative essay
A short story
A persuasive essay
An informative essay
An informative essay would answer the question
Author:  Amy Flanders

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