R.A.C.E. Writing Strategy
Paragraphs
Figurative Language
Poetry
Types of Conflict
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What is one example of a sentence starter?

The author states

According to the text

For example

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Another name for the central idea of a story.

Main Idea

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She is as tall as a tree.

Simile

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In poetry, what is a line?

One line in a poem.

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The girl couldn't decide what flavor ice cream she should get.

Man vs. Self

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What is one example of a transition word?

Another, Next, First, Second, Last.

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Another way of saying the authors point of view is

The authors thoughts.

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The glass went "crack" as the ball flew through the window.

Onomatopoeia

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In poetry, what is a stanza?

A group of lines.

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The man was stuck in the snow storm on the highway for hours trying to get home in time for the holidays.

Man vs. Nature

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When providing text evidence to support your answer, what should always go around your evidence?

Quotation Marks

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Where is a topic sentence located in a paragraph?

The first sentence.

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The line is a million miles long.

Hyperbole

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In poetry, what is an internal rhyme?

When two or more words rhyme on the same line.

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The two boys were fighting over whose turn it was to go on the swing.

Man vs. Man
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Before citing text evidence, what should go before your quotation marks?

A comma.

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What type of words are used to transition from one ideas to the next?

Transition Words

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Her hair dances in the wind.

Personification

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In poetry, what is an external rhyme?

When the last word on one line of poetry has the same ending sound as the last word on another line of poetry.

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The family had to go to court to prove to the judge that they didn't park their car illegally.

Man vs. Society

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What does each letter of the R.A.C.E. writing strategy stand for?

Restate the question.

Answer the question

Cite text evidence.

Explain your answer.

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When formatting a paragraph it is important to have 4 things. What are they?

Topic Sentence

Star Idea

Supporting Details

Concluding Sentence

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He has a heart of gold.

Metaphor

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What is another name for an external rhyme?

End Rhyme.

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What is the difference between an internal and external conflict?

An internal conflict takes place on the inside while an external conflict take place on the outside.

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