READING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE 2- POETRY

Read the following poem carefully and and answer the questions which follow it. Growing pains   My child-eyes cried for chocolate treats And sticky sweets ‘Twill rot yu’ teet’!       Tinkly silver wrapper hides 5 Germs Worms Decay How can a child-eye see?       This child-heart cried for mid-teen love 10 A blow, a shove Study…

MODEL RESPONSE- PRACTICE QUESTION 2

SUMMARY WRITING QUESTION Computers and Education in America Dudley Erskine Devlin writes his own commentary of computer technology on the rise in “Computers and Education in America.” While all the optimists out there push the movement of Websites and constantly flash e-mail addresses on all advertising promising simplicity for our hectic lives and education for our children, Devlin retorts by…

COMPREHENSION PASSAGE PRACTICE 1 -MODEL ANSWERS

  Question a) To whom or what does ‘he’ refer? (1 mark)  Suggested answer a) ‘He’ refers to the fish or Pita   Question b) What effect is the author trying to create by using short sentences in the passage?(2 marks) Suggested answer b) The writer is trying to create suspense/tension/fast-moving action.   Question c) State ONE word which could describe…

Summary Writing Practice Question 2

 Summarize the passage below in 150 words. The model question will be provided tomorrow.  Computers and Education in America In the last decade, computers have invaded every aspect of education, from kindergarten through college. The figures show that schools have spent over two billion dollars installing two million new computers. Recently, with the explosive increase of sites on the Internet,…