Description: Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 5C


5C: Examining Genre

5C: Examining Genre

Description: Examining Genre

✓ standard met

Selection: K-45


Grade level: 11
Word count: 2261 words
Author: Kate Scoville
Synopsis: Mules, dolphins, and dogs are well suited to carry out military operations.
Excerpt: No excerpt is available for this question.
Question: The genre of this selection is best described as
  1. nonfiction.
  2. historical fiction.
  3. realistic fiction.
  4. biography.

✓ standard met

Writing prompt: Choose an expository piece, such as a speech or an essay. Describe how the author uses language to relay information, or make (or respond) to an argument.


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