Module 4 DBA and Module 4 EXAM Study Guide:
Define and give an example of each term:
Definition: words that are the same or have the same meaning Example: Cheerful is a synonym of happy.
Definition: a word that is a clue to the meaning of the word Example: In audience, the audi means ‘’hear’’
Definition: letters added to a word that changes its meaning Example: Dis + advantage = disadvantage.
Definition: group of letters added to the root word to create a new meaning Example: In replay the re means ‘’again’’
Definition: a letter or a group of letters attached to the end of the word to add meaning and/or identify the part of speech.
Example: biology means the study of life because logy means the’’ study of’’ Allusion (4.07)
Definition: indirect reference to someone of something that is supposed to be recognized. Example: She was the Serina Williams of the tennis team.
Definition: A comparison between two sets of things or ideas that share a relationship Example: Socks are to the feet. As gloves are to the hand.
Definition: Descriptions that appeal to the senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, smell Example: The warm blanket hovered over me as I ate a soft chewy brownie. Metaphor (4.07)
Definition: A word or phrase used to describe someone or something that does not make literal sense
Example: He is a statue. Standing quietly. Not making one move. Simile (4.07)
Definition: comparison of two different things using like or as. Example: The boy was as tall as a tree.
Definition: An intentional and obvious exaggeration
Example: My backpack weighs a ton.
Please complete the Module 4 EXAM Practice below. The practice will simulate the type of test you will be taking on your Module 4 exam. Your Module 4 exam is 20 questions with 1 short answer question worth 5 points.
Be ready to discuss your answers with your teacher during your Module 1 DBA:
Read the following passage from Robert Frost's poem "The Road Not Taken" to answer questions 1-5. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
(5) To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
(10) Had worn them really about the same,
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
(15) I doubted if I should ever come back.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-
I took the one less travelled by,
(20) And that has made all the difference.
1. What can be said about the author's tone in "The Road Not Taken"? a. He feels some remorse about his decision.
b. He feels that he has accomplished something great.
c. He feels that his path has been different.
d. He feels that he should not have gone into the woods.
2. How does the point of view affect the tone of this poem?
a. It creates a feeling of superiority in the reader.
b. It causes the reader to feel slightly distanced from the scene. c. It makes the reader feel as if he/she is making the same decision. d. It causes the reader to feel as if he/she has no choice.
3. What is the main theme in this poem?
a. Deciding which road to take while on a hike
b. Making choices that may be different from others
c. How to make the best of a decision in the past
d. Wondering about the choices that others have made
4. What is the setting of this poem?
a. The early morning, near some wood in the early or late spring b. The edges of a well-worn path near thick undergrowth
c. Two paths that are near a more traveled one in the late morning d. The morning, in an autumnal forest with two...
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