CAHSEE ELA 4.3 Expository Writing

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CAHSEE ELA: ReadingExpository Writing
CAHSEE ReadingExpository Writing
CAHSEE WritingExpository
Essay TypesExpository Essays
Informational MaterialsExtend Ideas
LanguageEnglish Language

Transcript

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Can we read and interpret the content to determine where we go to... get our palooza on?

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The first thing we have to ask ourselves is... where are we likely to find this information?

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Each of the bullet points relates to a particular aspect of the fair...

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...while the beginning and end discuss Shmoopapalooza in general.

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We have to access that common sense datacenter of our brain here...

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...and realize that the basics... where, when, why, et cetera... will probably be covered

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in the opening or closing paragraph. A quick scan of the first paragraph and bingo...

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the word California jumps right out at us.

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Okay, so it has a roundabout way of saying it... but there's probably a small chance

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that they get a lot of California sun... in Rome.

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We should check out the other options though, just to make sure there isn't a better option...

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Rome is completely wrong...

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Zoltar... is that even a place? If we skim the rest of the passage, we'll see that

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it's actually a person. Of sorts.

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So... unless the entire "palooza" takes place inside his mind... we can skip this one.

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Option D is "the advertisement doesn't say."

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Yes, true -- it doesn't come RIGHT out and say, "Shmoopapalooza takes place in

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blah blah blah..." but it DOES still tell us that the fair is in California.

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So B is our best answer.

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As in... "Baron of the bizarre..."