Figurative Language
Grammar
Elements of a Story
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Giving a nonhuman human characteristics
What is personification?
100

Where should the comma(s) be? We went to the store and we bought some milk.

What is WE WENT TO THE STORE, AND WE BOUGHT SOME MILK?

100

Where and when an event takes place in a short story.

What is setting?

100
It is what the passage or paragraph is about.
What is the main idea?
100

A struggle between a person or an outside force.

What is external conflict?

200

Comparing two things without using the words like or as.

What is metaphor?

200

Which is the correct tense to use in the sentence: The smoke raised/rose over the mountains.

What is rose?

200

The most intense or exciting high point of a short story.

What is climax?

200
The reason why an author writes.
What is Author's Purpose?
200

A sign or hint of whats going to happen next in a story.

What is foreshadowing?

300

An extreme exaggeration.

What is hyperbole?

300

The correct form of the following sentence: We (rent/rents) two movies every week.

What is RENT?


300

The main events of a short story.

What is plot?

300
When you do not know the definition and you have to look around the word.
What is context clues?
300

When an author uses descriptive words to appeal to a reader's 5 senses.

What is imagery?

400

The use of words that sound like what they mean, such as "hiss," "buzz," "slam," and "boom"

What is onomatopoeia?

400

What is a pronoun?


What is a word that replaces a noun (ie. he, she, it)?


400

The lesson or moral of a story.

What is theme?

400

This is a genre of writing that involves talking about our memories/past experiences.

What are memoirs?

400

Character vs. Self, Character vs. Character, Character vs. Society, Character vs. Nature go with this literary term.


What is a conflict?

500

A lightbulb can represent an idea or enlightenment.

What is symbolism?

500

The paintbrush is (lying/laying) by your pastel chalks.

What is lying?


500

The perspective from which the story's told.

What is point of view?

500

When a reader is reflecting on their own experiences to relate to a character in a story.

What is heart work or self-to-text connection?

500

Using prior knowledge and what you read to determine what is happening in a text.

What is inference?

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