Warm Up: STAAR Practice Review ( 15 MINUTES). We’re going to go over the most commonly missed items on your STAAR practice test. Please pick up Robots in Surgery & In Support of Shakespeare. Do numbers 6, 8, 9, 14, 15, & 17 on a piece of scratch paper. . Number 6.
Zane wants to provide more detail in sentence 23. Which of the following could replace sentence 23 and best accomplish this goal?
A Could this be a way to provide and give better medical care to people who may really need it today?
B Could this be a method for providing better and improved medical care to people who live in places outside the United States?
C Could this be a way to provide better medical care to people in rural communities, war zones, or isolated parts of the world?
D Could this be a way for excited and engaged doctors to provide enriched medical care to people and patients whom they care so much about?
What is the correct way to write sentence 18?
(18) Mercutio baits Tybalt, he calls him names and provokes a fight.
A Mercutio baits Tybalt. Who calls him names and provokes a fight.
B Mercutio baits Tybalt by calling him names. Which is provoking a fight.
C Mercutio baits Tybalt, calling him names and provoking a fight.
D Sentence 18 is written correctly in the paper.
20 What change, if any, needs to be made in sentence 22?
(22) Hearing that his friend has died, an enragged Romeo turns on Tybalt.
F Change Hearing to He heard
G Delete the comma
H Change enraggedto enraged
J No change needs to be made in sentence 22.
What change, if any, should be made in sentence 30?
(30) So when my teacher handed out Hamlet that day, I didn’t worry about struggling through a boring tale with outdated characters.
F Delete the comma
G Change through to threw
H Change boring to borring
J No change should be made in sentence 30.
Read the following quotation
“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.”
― Stephen King
Think carefully about the following statement. Some people believe that ability and intelligence are what lead to accomplishment, while others believe that it is hard work brings achievement.
Write an essay stating your position on which is more important for success: talent or effort.
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