Description: Describe how the author's use of imagery, literal and figurative language such as simile and metaphor, and sound devices such as alliteration and assonance achieves specific purposes.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 5A


5A: Examining Text Structure

5A: Examining Text Structure

Description: Examining Text Structure

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Selection: D-49


Grade level: 4
Word count: 1474 words
Author: Janet S. Anderson
Synopsis: Dragons are happy when they are well-fed. But when they become hungry, watch out!
Excerpt: No excerpt is available for this question.
Question: Which statement is correct about the narrator of this selection?
  1. The narrator knows the thoughts and feelings of all the characters.
  2. The narrator is a character in the selection.
  3. The narrator does not know what the characters are feeling.
  4. This selection has no narrator.

✓ standard met

Writing prompt: Explain an author's use of description in a selection, and how the description shaped the way you viewed and understood the person, object, or event described.


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