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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education
Division of Tanauan City
St. John Academy of Visual and Performing Arts
229 A. Mabini Avenue, Tanauan City
(043) 406-4967 / st.johnacademyofvisualarts@gmail.com

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION

READING AND WRITING


Teacher:_______________________________________ Grade/Section:____________________

Name: ________________________________________ Score: _____________________________

I. IDENTIFICATION

Directions: Read and analyze the following statements. Answer the following identifying the correct
answer. Write your answer on the space provided.

__________________________________1. It is a writing that is similar to everyday speech and language.

__________________________________2. This kind of prose narrative involves characters, situation and


other elements of a story based on true to life events.

__________________________________3. It has been ordinarily regarded as a literary or artistic category.

__________________________________4. It is a writing that has sentences and paragraphs.

__________________________________5. This genre of literature consists of lines and stanzas.

__________________________________6. A story told in dialogue by performers before an audience. It


includes television plays, radio plays, and even movies.

__________________________________7. A type of poetry that is long, narrative poems written in a


dignified style that celebrates the adventures and achievements of one or more heroic figures of
legend, history, and religion.

__________________________________8. This is a songlike poem that tells a story often dealing with
adventures and romance.

__________________________________9. This kind of prose narrative involves invented characters,


situation and other elements of a story.

__________________________________10. A special type of poem in Japan. It has 17 lines and has three
lines.

II. LITERARY ANAYSIS

Directions: Read and analyze the poem entitled “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. You will apply
the READING STRATEGIES in English. Answer the following questions based on the story. Write your
answers on the space provided. Scores will be based on the rubrics given below. (5 pts. Each)

RUBRIC:

Content- 3

Grammar- 2

Total- 5
11-15. What is the mood of the author in the poem?

16-20. What does the poem symbolizes?

21-25. Why is it entitled “The Road Not Taken”?

26.30.Explain this line, “Two roads diverged in a wood and I, took the one less travelled by, and that
has made all the difference”?

III. TRUE OR FALSE

Directions: Read and analyze the following statements. Write READING if the given statement is TRUE
and if not, write WRITING. Write your answers on the space provided.

____________________31. Narrative Writing tells a story.

____________________32. Descriptive Writing is a type of writing that intends to communicate ideas


and information.

____________________33. Expository Writing expresses ideas and feelings about real and/or imagined
people.

____________________34. Persuasive Writing aims to convince the reader to adopt an opinion or a


course of action.

____________________35. Workplace Writing asks for specific information to be completed in a


particular form.

____________________36. Research Report is presentation of evidence in support of a clear thesis

statement.
____________________37. Poems follow a pattern at all times.

____________________38. Prose has three forms; Narrative Prose, Ballad Prose and Epic Prose.

____________________39. The main idea is the most important idea in a text or literature.

____________________40. Previewing helps you to understand what the text is all about.

IV. ENUMERATION

Directions: Answer what is being asked. Write your answers at the back of this page.

41-45. Different Drama Forms

46-48. Genres of Literature

49-56. Forms of Expository Writing

57-60. Types of Writing

Prepared by:

Nicole R. Caguite

Mary Joy I. De Ono

Reden J. Dimaculangan

Earl John B. Flores

Lesse Mae V. Gesmundo

Rizza L. Tariman

Reading and Writing Instructors

Approved by:

Rogelio T. Laroza

Principal, SJAVPA

“ALL FORMS OF ERASURES WILL BE MARKED AS WRONG.”