Poetry/Drama
Literary Elements
Figurative Language
Genres
Potpourri
100
Words or instructions in a play that are written in italics and enclosed by parenthesis
What are stage directions
100
The message or lesson of a story
What is theme
100
Example - The tree danced in the breeze
What is personification
100

Text that aims to convince the reader of something

What is a Argumentative Text

100

The part of a story where the conflict builds

What is rising action

200
In a play, the conversation between characters; it advances the plot and reveals conflict.
What is dialogue
200
The use of clues by an author that suggest events that have yet to occur
What is foreshadowing
200
Example - The earth is a green blanket
What is a metaphor
200
Includes stage directions and dialogue
What is drama
200

You can find the ____________ of an informational text by looking in the introduction and conclusion

What is main idea

300
The repetition of sounds at the end of words
What is rhyme
300
The perspective from which a story is told
What is point of view
300
Example - Elizabeth is as fast as a cheetah.
What is a simile
300
In Fiction, the overall story can be broken into parts, which all together is called the _______

What is plot

300
Describing a text's main idea, important details, and overall meaning in just a few sentences.
What is summarizing
400
The use of a word or phrase more than one time--used to emphasize.
What is repetition
400
A struggle between two opposing forces
What is conflict
400
Sound words- "pow" "buzz" "swish"
What is onomatopoeia
400

Text that explains, describes, or informs

What is expository/Informational

400
Can be proven with data, observations, and reliable sources
What is a factual claim
500

The main/basic unit of a poem; varies in length.

What is a line

500
The feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage
What is mood
500
Language that appeals to the 5 senses
What is imagery
500

A story about someone's life

What is a biography

500
Words, phrases, or sentences around a word that help determine an unknown word's meaning
What are context clues
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