Figurative Language
Internal Organizational Pattern
Context Clues
Mixed Topics
Which type of figurative language is defined below? Vivid description that includes details which appeal to the senses.
What is imagery?
This is the type of organizational pattern that uses a Venn diagram as a graphic organizer.
What is compare and contrast?
Some people worry about deer dying of STARVATION during the winter. These people often put hay out for the animals to eat. But deer do not eat hay. In winter they chew on twigs from trees. The word STARVATION most likely means... a) wandering b) tameness c) effect of the cold d) lack of food
What is d) lack of food?
This is the part of the plot when all the loose ends are tied up and the story is resolved.
What is the resolution?
The three different types of author's purpose are...
What is persuade, entertain, inform?
These are examples of which type of figurative language? "Boom, pop, crackle"
What is onomatopoeia?

A science experiment is often written in if, then statements. What organizational pattern uses if then statements?

what is cause and effect?


Most written works can be protected from stealing by a COPYRIGHT. This is not true of titles, however. You could write a book and call it The Give or War and Peace. The word COPYRIGHT most likely means... a) check against errors b) type of legal ownership c) possession of a title d) kind of strong lock

What is b) type of legal ownership

This is the part of the plot when the conflict is triggered.
What is initiating event?
If you use your background knowledge and the text to make an educated guess, you are making a(n)...
What is an inference?
This is the repetition of a sound at the beginning of a series of words.
What is alliteration?

This type of organizational pattern uses these transitional words/phrases:adjectives, appeals to 5 senses 

What is generalization or description?

The Declaration of Independence is dated July 4, 1776. But it wasn't UNANIMOUSLY approved on that day. It wasn't until later that all members of Congress voted for it. The word UNANIMOUSLY most likely means... a) happily b) in any way c) without help d) without a vote against
What is d)without a vote against?
In the climax, the protagonist comes face to face with the __________________.
What is conflict?
What is a synonym for cold? What is an antonym for cold?
What is cool, freezing, etc. and what is hot, warm, etc?
This is an example of which type of figurative language? "She's all bark and no bite"
What is an idiom?

Stories and novels are usually written in what organizational pattern?

What is chronological order or sequence?

Lord Byron was a famous poet. He died in Greece during a war for independence. He didn't die of wounds, though. His INCOMPETENT doctors bled him to death. The word INCOMPETENT most likely means... a) genuine b) poorly skilled c) independent d) lazy
What is b) poorly skilled?
This is when the author takes a break in the narration to write about an event that happened in the past.
What is a flashback?

What is the difference between indirect and direct characterization?

What is indirect being how the character, speaks, effects others, acts, and looks. While direct is told by the author in the text?

Name and identify at least two types of figurative language used in these two sentences. "All I could feel were the cymbals of sunlight crashing on my forehead, and, indistinctly, the dazzling spear flying up from the knife in front of me. The scorching blade slashed at my eyelashes and stabbed at my stinging eyes. The sea carried up a thick, fiery breath."
What is metaphor (cymbals of sunlight), alliteration (cymbals, sunlight, spear) (scorching, slashed, stabbed, stinging) personification (the sea carried up a thick, fiery breath)?

Name at least one transitional word/phrase for the each of the 5 organizational patterns?

Answer may vary (if then, alike/dislike, descriptive words, because, first, next, then)
Lions are not as NOBLE as people think. For instance, lions sometimes kill for no reason. They do not kill only to get food. The word NOBLE most likely means... a) strong b) mean c) good d) fierce
What is c) good?
Name the parts of plot in order.
What is exposition, initiating event, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution?

What is connotation and what is denotation?

What is connotation is the associative meaning of a word (emotional or cultural) and denotation is the dictionary meaning of a word?

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