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Story Elements the problem in the story. the beginning, middle, and end. this is who will solve the problem the story is centered upon. the surroundings of the story. the characters, setting, plot, conflict, and resolution are called _______________. Easy
Literary Elements Word pictures that the author uses to evoke an emotional response in a reader. . The school day lasts an eternity!! . A conclusion abed on evidence given and your own personal experience. . When the narrator uses the word 'I' throughout the story, this is ________ ________. . If Ms. Horton says, 'I would study these terms! You never know when you'll have a quiz!' in a high pitched voice.. Hard
Song of Roland The Kings nephew. Where is Paris located?. The belief of more than one God. Who is the King of France?. The country France was fighting. Big
The Tragedy of Macbeth Queen of the witches. According to the witches' prophecy, will inherit the Scottish throne.. the witches showed Macbeth . Macbeth's servant. the Prince of Cumberland.. Big
Fairy Tales the problem faced by the hero. a heroine of a fairy tale who is maltreated by a malevolent stepmother. a person who is believed to practice black magic. synonym of scare. usually the ending of a fairy tale. Big
Sentence Types 'Despite the blinding snow, the freezing temperatures, and the heightened threat of polar bears, the team continued.'. 'Bring me a glass of water.'. 'You go to sleep at 9, don't you?'. 'Her moving wings ignited like tissue paper, enlarging the circle of light in the clearing.'. 'I like cheeseburgers!'. Older Children
Romeo and Juliet What Act 4 is usually called in Shakespeare's tragedies . Romeo's best friend . The Saint the Friar mentions when he talks to Romeo about his change in love . What Romeo and Juliets death cause the fueding families to make . What Romeo says he loves Juliet by, but is told by Juliet to not say that becuase it is inconsistent . Very Difficult
Short Story Terms and Devices Pictures produced by an imaging system. a biting or insightful kind of humor. The technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special activity or group. a sharp and often satirical or ironic utterance designed to cut or give pain. a story about human events or actions that has not been proved nor documented in real history.. Hard
Romeo and Juliet soon after Romeo and Juliet meet they plan to get _______. what family does Romeo belong to. which family does Juliet belong to. what does the prince say is the punishment for fighting in the streets. who makes the plan and gives Juliet the sleeping potion. Very Difficult
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Can you fill in the blanks from this famous poem? filled me with __________terrors. As of some one gently __________, __________at my chamber door.. Once upon a __________dreary. Quoth the Raven '__________'. sorrow for the lost __________. Older Children
Poems Can you name the poet? The Land of Nod. The Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. Sonnet 71. Ulysses. Ode to Beauty. Hard
Famous Poets Here is their first name. What is their last name? William. Lord. Alice. Mya. Robert. Big
Poetry A comparison saying a thing is something else. When the sentence goes onto the next line. A comparison using the words like or as. 10 beats on each line. A love poem of 14 lines. Big
Robin Hood The target the gang shoots at.. Robin Hood's nephew.. The sport that Robin Hood is good at.. What Robin uses to fight with.. The town.. Older Children
Vocabulary of Poetry Use the clue to help you fill in the answer boxes in the puzzle a comparison of two seemingly unlike things. type of poem that doesn't have any specific characteristics. giving human characteristics to non-human things. ideas related to a word. line or group of lines repeated at regular intervals throughout a poem. Big
Hamlet Act IV The action or process of transporting someone or something from one place to another.. To or toward that place. Cover or fill thickly or excessively . A winged angelic being described in biblical tradition as attending on God.. A large formal assembly of people. Big
Greek Gods and Goddesses Complete to obtain by lot, by fate, or by the will of the gods. Goddess of love, beauty and desire. was the founder and first king of Thebes. is a divine hero whose homeland was Troy. He was the son of Tros . were female chthonic deities of vengeance;. Hard
Greek and Latin Roots the science of laws and lawmaking. abnormal, impaired, or incomplete functioning. of or relating to the stomach. conduct based on moral law. no longer used or active. Big
Tom Sawyer so large or great that it amazes you. feeling or showing a desire not to do what someone has told or ordered you to do . sad because a family member or friend has recently dies. the loud ringing of bells; a loud sound or series of sounds. movement of an airplane, ship, etc., to the left or right; especially unwanted left or right movement. Big
Language Features Drawing parallels or comparisons between unrelated or dissimilar things. Exaggerated language. Attaching human attributes to inanimate objects, phenomena and animals. Words that sound like their descriptions, eg. bang. When two things are compared using 'as' or 'like'. Hard
History of Literature What is the name of this part of North-West England described in I Wandered as a Lonely Cloud.. one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable. All European languages are derived from one language family named .... Which flowers are described in I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud?. funny plays with happy endings. Very Difficult
Virginia Hamilton Type of literature she wrote. State she was born. People she wrote books for. Medal won in 1975. The People Could Fly was a black American _________. Big
The Building Block of Good Writing! A puzzle that re-enforces our understanding of several of writing's components Software that cannot be 100% depended upon for correct spelling . Not following what is the #1 reason students lose points . Name of a person, place, or thing in a sentence . A body of writing made up of several sentences . A sentence has three parts: a noun, verb (predicate), and ______ . Big
Features of Spoken Language Terminology Long political darkness - all fired up and ready to go. 'we' 'our' . Repetition of phrases at the start of paragraphs - There is something happening in America. The art of speech making. Placing opposite meaning together - corridors of shame - pathway to success. Big
Poetry 1914-1918. famous Australian poem. bushranger. big rock. place Australians fought in WWI. Hard
Skills to Know put the skill that matches the example that has the clue in it this skill is your own personal belief and can change all the time no proof needed. this skill may ask you about the solution to the conflict. this skill uses words such as unlike disimilar different. this skill asks you to make a gues as to what might happen next or probably happen. this skill asks you to find what the passage or paragraph is mostly about. Big
From Macbeth tending to cause of death or serious injury. the internal organs. of no danger to health. one that has supreme authority, autonomous, self government . the quality of being more noticeable than anything else. Hard
Raisin in the Sun, Act 3. middle-class, often used as an insult. daydream. something written about a dead person. someone who dies for a belief. to lie or kneel while begging. Big
Merchant of Venice Inflexible; stubbornly refusing to change ones opinion.. Apart; away from. Destably; disgustingly; horridly. Extremely wasteful. A speech . Hard
Parts of Speech Write the best word for each sentence. The s.............. of the sentence comes before the verb.. I d........... come to class yesterday. I was absent.. A p............. noun always has a capital because it is the name of something.. They w......... happy yesterday.. He/She d............. work in the classroom everyday.. Hard
Poetry Words Describes one thing as if it were something else. Language that is not meant to be taken literally. Gives human qualities to a nonjuan subject. The use of words that imitate sounds like splat, hiss, and gurgle. A line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals. Big
Short Story Motivation This is the highest point of interest and turning point of the story. It is the controlling idea or the central insight of the story. Essential part of a plot that is the beginning of the story. Element of a literary piece that takes part of the action. The systematic chain of events in a story. Big
Writing Techniques Hints about what will happen next in a story. Compares two things without using the words like or as. A concrete object used to represent an idea. Exaggeration used to emphasize a point. Putting two words or ideas close together to create a contrasting of ideas. Hard
Poetry Home, Came and Time: with the emphasis of the 'm' sound at the end of the words employs which device?. 'He drowned in a sea of grief' employs which literary device?. Poetry which has no set meter or rhyme scheme.. 'The river swallowed the earth' illustrates which literary device?. A prepositional phrase which describes a verb, adjective, or an adverb. They flew to the moon.... Hard
Word Wall find the word that matches the sentence. describes on thing as if it were something else . language that is not meant to be taken litteraly . gives human qualities to a nonhuman subject . the use of words that imitate sounds like splat, hiss, and gurgle. a line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals . Big
Literary Genres Complete the crossword puzzle. AVOID erasures! The story of how Mayon Volcano evolved in an example of?. account of an individual written by another person. a writing of someone's daily experiences. it gives moral lesson. dramatic genre that is intended to amuse or gives laughter. Big
The Farmer and the Donkey someone's opinion about what you should do. very, particularly. someone who makes clothes. to think or know that something is true. to walk without picking up your feet. Big
Media Literacy The Language of Persuasion Sometimes, persuaders can be effective simply by appearing firm, bold, strong, and confident. This is particularly true in political and advocacy messages.. These questions are designed to get us to agree with the speaker. First word. . Many ads use _______ because it grabs our attention and it's a powerful persuasion technique. . Unproven, exaggerated or outrageous claims are commonly preceded by 'weasel words' such as may, might, can, could, some, many, often, virtually, as many as, or up to. . We rely on _______ to advise us about things that we don't know ourselves. . Very Difficult
Poetry Words describes on thing as if it were something else. language that is not ment to be taken litteraly. gives human qualities to a nonhuman subject. the use of words that imitate sounds like Splat, hiss, and gurgle. a line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals. Hard
Belle's Poetry Match the words with the correct definitions. describes on thing as if it were something else. language that is not meant to be taken literally. gives human qualities to a nonhuman subject. the use of words that imitate sounds like splat, hiss, and gurgle. a line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals. Hard
Tom Sawyer displaying wealth, knowledge, etc., in a way that is meant to attract attention, admiration, or envy. to speak in an angry or critical way to someone who had done something wrong. a band worn about the waist or over one shoulder and used as a dress accessory or the emblem of an honorary or military order. destined, decreed, determined, appointed, or settled beforehand. a tall machine with a long part like an arm that is used to move or lift heavy things, especially on ships. Hard
Our Town Younger sister of George. The town alcoholic and choir directior . The publisher for Grovers corners. One of the main characters, is a student, and an older sister to Wally. Later marries George.. The local milkman. Hard
Fairy Tales Fill in the crossword someone who is not fighting on your side. an abnormally small creature. bad luck. person of noble birth, trained to help the poor and the weak. small, human in form, playful, with magical powers. Older Children
Poetic Devices a figure of speech that describes something as though it were something else.. anything that stands for or represents somethings else. Symbols are common in everyday life. . obvious and intentional exaggeration.. a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics. . the use of words that imitate sounds and can help put the reader in the activity of a poem. . Big
Language One of the headings in the COPS editing list.. _____ makes your writing better.. Make sure you add a lot of ______ in your work.. A __________ is a starter to your paragraph.. A type of space.. Big
The Lion and the Jewel Read the clues carefully to complete the puzzle Sidi's character flaw is her __________.. Sidi will not Marry Lakunle with out the ______.. Lakunle is refereed to as__________ a to show that he was not masculine.. Baroka bribes the surveyor which highlights the theme of _______. Baroka's victory in the wrestling match_______ the fact that Sidi will be deflowered by Baroka.. Hard
Odyssey Cyclops, son of Poseidon. Greek god of the sea and earthquakes. Odysseus's wife, queen of Ithaca. King of Ithaca, hero of Troy. Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare. Big
Parts of Speech what a sentence is about. is added to the beginning of a word. ends a declarative sentence. word used to connect clauses in a sentence. punctuation used in writing dialogue. Big
Poetic Terminology comparison that gives one item the qualities of another. five meters of iambic rhythm. continuation of a phrase or clause beyond the end of the line of poetry. repeated word or phrase at the beginning of a line or clause. repeated 's' sound. Hard
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