The Test Itself
Rhetoric & Literary Devices
Fiction
Constructed Response
Writing Essays

100

How many days is the EOC

3

100

Repeating the same letter sound at the beginning of many words in a row

Alliteration

100

Language that appeals to the senses

Imagery

100

What's the first thing you do in a Constructed Response?

Restate, and then answer the question

100

How long does a narrative have to be?

At least two 7 sentence paragraphs, including four lines of dialogue

200

The test is what percent of your grade?

20%

200

Using statistics or data in an argument is this kind of rhetorical appeal

Logos

200

Force against the main character

Antagonist

200

How many sentences should you write in a constructed response?

5-7

200

How long does an argument have to be?

5 paragraphs

300

What do you have to score to be proficient?

80%

300

A statement that initially seems false or impossible, but upon reflection makes sense

Paradox

300

The opposite of what is expected

Irony

300

What do you need to prove your answer in a constructed response?

Cite evidence, or provide textual support

300

What goes in an argumentative thesis?

A clear statement of your position on the issue, and the claim(s) you are going to argue

400

How many Constructed Response Questions are there?

9

400

A part of something used to represent the whole

Synechdoche

400

An observing narrator who knows all thoughts of all characters

Omniscient

400

How many points is a constructed response worth?

2

400

What is a counterargument/refutation?

What the other side says and why they are wrong

500

How many multiple-choice questions are there?

48

500

An extended metaphor that applies to an entire poem

Conceit

500

A problem that begins the conflict

Complication

500

What is the final step in answering a constructed response?

Summarize your argument, and make a connection (text to self, text to text, or text to world)

500

How many points is the argumentative essay worth?

7