ELA by Kahoot! – Reading Comprehension

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Antigone

Reading Comprehension: Antigone

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 #grade12. Questions about Antigone. Based on #CCSS Reading standards.

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  1. The highlighted portion of the excerpt is an example of a(n) _______.
  2. The highlighted portion of the excerpt is an example of a(n) _______.
  3. The highlighted portion of the excerpt is an example of a(n) _______.
  4. In Ode 1, what is mentioned as the most wonderful world wonder?
  5. What does Creon believe to be the motive for burying Polyneices?
  6. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Federalist No. 5

Reading Comprehension: Federalist No. 51

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 Analyzing James Madison’s argument supporting the US Constitution. Based on #CCSS ELA Informational Text Gr. 9-11.

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  1. True or False: Madison felt that each branch of government must check one another’s authority.
  2. The highlighted portion of the excerpt is used as a ______ that means _________.
  3. Which branch of government in a republic did Madison say is the most powerful?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Pride and Prejudice

Reading Comprehension: Pride and Prejudice

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 Comprehension questions about Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice. Based on #CCSS ELA Reading Standards for Literature Gr. 9-11.

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  1. Which character is a clergyman?
  2. What is a theme of Pride and Prejudice?
  3. What is the meaning of the highlighted word in the excerpt?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Reading Comprehension: Shakespeare’s Hamlet

#ReadingComprehension #Grades 9–10, #Hamlet review. Based on #ELA RL.9–10 standard.

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  1. What is the setting of Hamlet?
  2. What part of speech is the highlighted portion of the excerpt?
  3. This sentence is an example of a(n) _______.
  4. The highlighted portion of the excerpt is a(n) ________.
  5. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Reading Comprehension: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

#Readingcomprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 #grade12 Questions about the classic novel by Mark Twain. Based on #CCSS Reading Literature Standards.

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  1. True or False: Muff Potter kills Dr. Robinson in the graveyard.
  2. What part of speech is the highlighted portion of the excerpt?
  3. By using dialect such as “Tom we got to keep mum,” the author establishes a(n) _______ tone.
  4. What part of speech is the highlighted portion of the excerpt?
  5. What is the meaning of the highlighted word in the excerpt?
  6. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

The Canterbury Tales

Reading Comprehension: The Canterbury Tales

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 #grade12. Questions about Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. Based on #CCSS ELA RL.9-12.

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  1. Which country serves as the setting for The Canterbury Tales?
  2. What is the meaning of the highlighted portion of the excerpt?
  3. The Canterbury Tales can best be described as employing which type of narrative structure?
  4. What is a theme of the “Knight’s Tale”?
  5. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

The Romantic Age and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Reading Comprehension: The Romantic Age and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 A blind kahoot introducing #Romanticism and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Based on #CCSS ELA Literature Gr.9-12.

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  1. Unlike Enlightenment thinkers, Romantic artists and writers emphasized _______.
  2. True or False: Gothic literature was part of the Romantic Movement.
  3. True or False: Death and decay are two ideas that are characteristic of Gothic literature.
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

The Scarlet Letter

Reading Comprehension: The Scarlet Letter

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 Reviewing The Scarlet Letter. Based on #CCSS ELA Reading standards Gr. 9-11.

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  1. The highlighted portion of the excerpt is an example of a(n) _______.
  2. The highlighted portion of the excerpt is an example of _______.
  3. What is the direct object in this sentence?
  4. True or False: Hester chooses to make her own “A.”
  5. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Eisenhower’s Farewell Address

Reading Comprehension: Eisenhower’s Farewell Address

#Reading Comprehension #grade 9 #grade10 #grade11 Review of Eisenhower’s Farewell Address. Based on #CCSS ELA Informational Text Gr. 9-11.

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  1. What is the meaning of the highlighted word in the excerpt?
  2. What literary device does the author use in this excerpt?
  3. True or False: Eisenhower emphasized securing the nation’s safety over achieving world peace.
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Margaret Chase Smith

Reading Comprehension: Margaret Chase Smith’s “Declaration of Conscience”

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 Analysis of Margaret Chase Smith’s 1950 “Declaration of Conscience” address. Based on #CCSS ELA Informational Text Gr. 9-11.

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  1. What is the correct term for the highlighted punctuation in the excerpt?
  2. What is the meaning of the highlighted word in the excerpt?
  3. True or False: The verb highlighted in the excerpt is a transitive verb.
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Rachel Carson

Reading Comprehension: Rachel Carson Addresses Congress

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 Reviewing Rachel Carson’s address to Congress about #environmental hazards. Based on #CCSS ELA Informational Text Gr. 9-11.

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  1. What is the meaning of the highlighted word in the excerpt?
  2. True or False: Rachel Carson was a proponent of pesticides.
  3. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Shirley Chisholm

Reading Comprehension: Shirley Chisholm’s speech “Equal Rights for Women”

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 Questions about Shirley Chisholm’s speech “Equal Rights for Women.” Based on #CCSS ELA Informational Text Gr. 9-11.

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  1. Shirley Chisholm was a U.S. House Representative from which state?
  2. To which governing body does Chisholm address her speech?
  3. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

The Spirit of the Laws

Reading Comprehension: The Spirit of the Laws

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 Review of Montesquieu’s Political Theory. Based on #CCSS ELA Informational Text Gr. 9-11.

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  1. What is the meaning of the highlighted word in the excerpt?
  2. The Spirit of the Laws is a political work published during the _______.
  3. True or False: Montesquieu preferred monarchy to despotism.
  4. What is the meaning of the highlighted word in the excerpt?
  5. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Women’s Suffrage in the United States

Reading Comprehension: Women’s Suffrage in the United States

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 A blind kahoot as an introduction to ideas and figures in the American Women’s Suffrage Movement. Based on #CCSS ELA Informational Text Gr. 9-11.

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  1. Which of the following were advocates for women’s suffrage?
  2. What other movement is often associated with the women’s suffrage movement?
  3. Which city in New York hosted the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Winston Churchill

Reading Comprehension: “Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat”

#ReadingComprehension #grade9 #grade10 #grade11 Analyzing Winston Churchill’s call to action. Based on #CCSS ELA Informational Text Gr. 9-11.

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  1. True or False: Churchill did not believe winning was as important as the public’s interest.
  2. What is the meaning of the highlighted word in the excerpt?
  3. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.