Course: Lumos StepUp - PARCC Online Practice And Assessments - Grade 4 ELA
If you want to write a cause and effect paragraph about the eruption of a volcano, what is NOT important to include on your graphic organizer?
how trees are knocked down from lava flow
hot melted lava shoots out
what the weather was like outside
houses are destroyed
Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing
Description: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.(Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1
Mindy failed her history test. _____________, her mother grounded her for the weekend.
Choose the transition word that shows a cause and effect relationship.
On the other hand
As mentioned earlier
Theme: Text Types and Purposes
Description: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Drinking alcohol and driving is a dangerous combination. This is because alcohol affects the nervous system. Alcohol can make an individual act silly and laugh at situations that are not funny. Alcohol slows down the brain. This can cause the driver to have a slowed reaction time and to have difficulty thinking accurately. It causes a motorist to not be able to make quick, clear decisions about traffic and road conditions. Alcohol’s effect on the brain can cause a lack of coordination. This can lead to a driver to weaving in many directions on the road. It can cause a driver to have trouble applying the brakes when needed. Anyone of these reactions can easily cause an accident that can be harmful to themselves and others. Above is a section from a persuasive essay written to encourage people not to drink. What statement does NOT provide evidence supports the writer’s claim that drinking alcohol and driving is dangerous?
Alcohol can make an individual act silly and laugh at situations that are not funny.
Alcohol slows down the brain.
Alcohol’s effect on the brain causes lack of coordination.
This can lead a driver weaving in many directions on the road or have trouble applying the brakes when needed.