Immigration Reading Comprehension Formative
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by Katie Wellbrook
| 15 Questions
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1 pt
Why is the first paragraph in bold, with a larger font than the rest of the text?
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2 pts
According to the text, why do the general public view refugees in a dangerous way? Use a quote as evidence in your answer.
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3 pts
Identify 1 quote from this paragraph that show bias. Explain which words show bias. Expalin what perspective on immigration or refugees they are showing. (Make sure you adress all 3 things for 3 points)
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1 pt
Identify 1 quote from this paragraph that show bias. Explain which words show bias. Expalin what perspective on immigration or refugees they are showing. (Make sure you adress all 3 things for 3 points)
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1 pt
What does the writer mean when he says “personal safety is left in question everyday”?
A. Ther is concern over the safety of the military that invade countries.
B. There is concern about the safety of the refugees.
C. The people living in countries that have lots of refugees coming in, are not safe.
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1 pt
What does the writer mean when he says “turning our backs on”?
A. We are turning around.
B. We are turning the problem of refugees into a positive.
C. We are ignoring the increase in crime caused by refugees.
D. We are ignoring the problem facing refugees
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3 pts
Analyse one example of emotive language (language that creates an emotion in the reader) in the text. Provide a quote and explain what the connotations are of the words (what the words make us think of), infer the hidden meanings and describe the impact on the reader.

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1 pt
In the first paragraph of the text, the writer uses repetition, why does he do this? Select all that apply.
A. To grab the reader's attention.
B. To make the reader think about it.
C. To paint a picture in the reader's head.
D. To emphasise his point.
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1 pt
Re-read paragraph 3 and select from the list below the correct synonym for morality.
A Ran away
B Cruel
C Ethics
D Refusal
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1 pt
Re-read paragraph 3 and select from the list below the correct synonym for plundered.
A Rob
B Refusal
C Persecute
D Ran away
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1 pt
Re-read paragraph 3 and select from the list below the correct synonym for denied.
A Cruelty
B Flee
C Recipient
D Refused
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1 pt
Re-read paragraph 3 and select from the list below the correct synonym for flee.
A Ran away
B Discriminate
C Cruel
D Teeming
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1 pt
Re-read paragraph 3 and select from the list below the correct synonym for oppression.
A Safety
B Cruelty
C Removal
D Immigrant
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1 pt
How are the images connected to the text? Why have they been included?
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2 pts
Point of view in media texts alters understanding of events and ideas.” In relation to the text above, to what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
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