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Course: Lumos StepUp - PARCC Online Practice And Assessments - Grade 8 ELA

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Donna's brother said, "you're selling yourself short." What does she mean by this?

A

you need to grow a little taller

B

you are not giving yourself enough credit

C

you are a little short

D

you do not need to worry about being tall

Standard: L.8.5

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

What figure of speech is used in the sentence below:

Last night's dinner was so good, and I ate like a pig!

A

personification

B

alliteration

C

metaphor

D

simile

Standard: L.8.5

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

What figure of speech is used in the sentence below:

I heard the pop of the kernels in the microwave and knew my snack was almost ready.

A

personification

B

alliteration

C

onomatopoeia

D

metaphor

Standard: L.8.5

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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