Life Doesn't Frighten Me
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    The speaker of a poem

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    the author

    the main character

    the person reading the poem

    can be the author or a fictional character

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Tone is

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    the author's or speaker's attitude toward his/her subject

    the reader's attitude toward what he/she is reading

    the overall feeling of the poem

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    Rhyme scheme is

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    when two words have the same ending sound

    when two words have the same beginning sound

    the pattern of end rhyme

    rhyme within a line

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    The purpose of repetition is to

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    help the reader memorize the poem

    help the author memorize the poem

    emphasize important ideas in a poem

    emphasize words that are difficult to understand

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    A message about life that is usually not directly expressed in a poem or other written work is

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    theme

    tone

    mood

    message

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    The speaker of "Life Doesn't Frighten Me" is

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    a child, specifically a girl

    a child, specifically a boy

    Maya Angelou

    whomever is reading the poem

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    One theme of "Life Doesn't Frighten Me" is

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    people of all ages can and should face their fears with courage.

    that fears of the dark, dogs barking, and shadows are common.

    girls have more fears than boys.

    people do not need to face their fears to have a good life.

  • Question 8
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    The author of "Life Doesn't Frighten" me is

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    Mother Goose

    Margaret Peterson Haddix

    Maya Angelou

    Graham Salisbury

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    One of the real fears mentioned in "Life Doesn't Frighten Me" is

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    dragons on my counterpane

    big ghosts in a cloud

    mean old mother goose

    noises down the hall

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An imaginary fear in "Life Doesn't Frighten Me At All" is

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    shadows on the wall

    bad dogs barking loud

    dragons breathing flame

    boys pulling my hair

  • Question 11
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    What does the phrase "make them shoo" mean?

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    making your fears go away

    making your fears come closer

    making your classmates laugh

    making your classmates cry

  • Question 12
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    An important idea from this poem is that

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    we should use our imaginations

    we should always attend school

    we should never sleep in dark rooms

    we should keep magic charms

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    Why are certain lines repeated in the poem "Life Doesn't Frighten Me?"

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    to show whom the speaker is

    to show what the speaker is afraid of

    to show what words rhyme

    to emphasize that the speaker is standing up to her fears

  • Question 14
    20 seconds
    Q. A lyric poem expresses the personal thoughts and feeling of a speaker.
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    true
    false
  • Question 15
    20 seconds
    Q. What conclusions can you draw about the speaker's age and personality?
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    She is old and scared.
    She is young and scared.
    She is young and brave.
  • Question 16
    20 seconds
    Q. Which phrase is the best clue that the poem’s speaker is a child?
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    “Life doesn’t frighten me at all”
    “I can walk the ocean floor”
    “Mean old Mother Goose”
    “Tough guys in a fight”
  • Question 17
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    Q. What do the lines “I won’t cry / So they fly” tell you about the speaker?
    answer choices
    The speaker is not scared of the things in the poem.
    The speaker is scared of birds.
    The speaker is too scared to cry.
    The speaker cannot fly.
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