Main Idea & Theme
Point of View
Figurative Language
Grammar & Punctuation
Word Meanings
100

What the text is mostly about.

What is main idea?

100

The narrator's position in relation to a story being told.

What is point of view?

100

Comparing two unlike things using the words "like" or "as."

What is a simile?

100

The punctuation mark used to end a statement that conveys strong emotion.

What is an exclamation point.

100

The literal dictionary definition of a word.

What is denotation?

200

The lesson, moral or universal truth explored by the text.

What is theme?

200

When the narrator is a character in the story.

What is first person point of view?

200

Words that sound like what they are describing.         ~ Pop, Boom, Whisper, Babble ~

What is onomatopoeia?

200

The punctuation mark that can be used before a list of things.  :

What is a colin? 

200

The thoughts and feelings associated with words.

What is connotation?

300

The subject being written about.

What is topic?

300

The narrator is not part of the story but is recounting or telling the story as an observer.

What is third person point of view?

300

When the consonant sounds at the beginning of words are repeated.

What is alliteration?

300

A part of speech that names a person, place or thing.

What is a noun?

300

Words that have meaning specific to certain subject areas.

What is technical language?

400

To tell what happened in a story using your own words.

What is summarize?

400

An uncommon point of view in which the author uses the pronouns you and your.

What is second person point of view?

400

It's raining cats and dogs!

What is an idiom?

400

Twenty eggs (were/was) in the basket.

What is "were."

400

Words that express ideas in unusual or creative ways.

What is figurative language?

500

Using the details you read and what you already know to make a conclusion.

What is making an inference?

500

When the third person narrator knows some of the details, but not all of them.

What is "limited" third person point of view?

500

A type of figurative language in which two things are compared by stating one thing actually is something else.

What is a metaphor?

500

A part of speech that takes the place of a noun.

What is a pronoun?

500

Positive, Negative & Neutral

What are types of connotations?

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