CAHSEE ELA 4.3 Expository Writing. Where is this event located?
|CAHSEE ELA: Reading||Expository Writing|
|CAHSEE Reading||Expository Writing|
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|Informational Materials||Extend Ideas|
Can we read and interpret the content to determine where we go to... get our palooza on?
The first thing we have to ask ourselves is... where are we likely to find this information?
Each of the bullet points relates to a particular aspect of the fair...
...while the beginning and end discuss Shmoopapalooza in general.
We have to access that common sense datacenter of our brain here...
...and realize that the basics... where, when, why, et cetera... will probably be covered
in the opening or closing paragraph. A quick scan of the first paragraph and bingo...
the word California jumps right out at us.
Okay, so it has a roundabout way of saying it... but there's probably a small chance
that they get a lot of California sun... in Rome.
We should check out the other options though, just to make sure there isn't a better option...
Rome is completely wrong...
Zoltar... is that even a place? If we skim the rest of the passage, we'll see that
it's actually a person. Of sorts.
So... unless the entire "palooza" takes place inside his mind... we can skip this one.
Option D is "the advertisement doesn't say."
Yes, true -- it doesn't come RIGHT out and say, "Shmoopapalooza takes place in
blah blah blah..." but it DOES still tell us that the fair is in California.
So B is our best answer.
As in... "Baron of the bizarre..."