Plot Stucture
JSWP
Argument Terms
T/F: Comma Rules
At Your Own Risk!
100
The end of a story when all conflicts have been resolved
What is the resolution?
100

This color is used for concrete details, or evidence.

What is red?

100

This is the main, arguable point. 

What is a claim?

100

She went on a ski, trip, last year.

What is false?

100

This literary device compares two unlike things using "like" or "as" in order to highlight a characteristic.

What is simile?

200

The major turning point, peak of action, or point-of-no-return in the story.

What is the climax?

200

This refers to the "meat" of a paragraph, or the sentences in the middle. 

What is a chunk?

200

This is one way to influence an audience: through emotions. 

What is pathos?

200

When I fell down the stairs, I broke my wrist in three places.

What is true?

200

This restaurant in Yakima, located on 16th and Lincoln, has amazing ice cream and Mrs. Irwin's favorite local burger!

What is Ron's?

300

The beginning of a story where all the need-to-know details are discussed.

What is the exposition?

300

When writing one of these, you will want to make sure you have covered the main idea for the paragraph.

What is the topic sentence?

300

The other side has to argue back. This is what it is called. 

What is the counterclaim?

300

DOUBLE JEOPARDY! Dwight K. Schrute, a beet farmer, became the manager at Dunder Mifflin Scranton.

What is true?

300

In this young adult fantasy series, a young man discovers not only that he is a wizard, but also that he is the key to saving the wizarding world.

What is the Harry Potter series?

400

During this point of the story, conflicts occur to build tension and move plot forward.

What is rising action?

400

DOUBLE JEOPARDY! This number refers to how many CD and CM sentences are necessary.

What is the ratio?

400

Using logic to persuade people can be effective-- we like those numbers and statistics.

What is logos?

400

Your mother, Georgiana is a lovely woman.

What is false?

400

This SBA claim is all about a student's reading skills-- for both literary and informational text.

What is claim 1?

500

After the climax, minor conflicts are also resolved during this part of a story.

What is falling action?

500

This bit is your own analysis, your own words, and your own interpretations of the text. These stay out of CD sentences and belong in their own lines.

What is commentary?

500

This is the foundation of argument, the winner, and it must be reliable.

What is concrete detail/evidence?

500

We really are starving, by the way.

What is true?

500

Mrs. Irwin's youngest dog is named after this Marvel hero.

Who is Miles Morales?

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