Literary Terms
Grammar
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100
The problem or problems in a story
What is conflict?
100
Fix this sentence: Mr. Faircloth said, "i am ready for fall break."
What is capitalize "I"?
100
When you come across an unfamiliar word in a passage, you should _________.
What is use context clues to try to figure out the meaning?
100
Jillian should use this type of reference book if she needs to look up the definition of a word.
What is a dictionary?
100
This form of the homophone (there, their, they're) belongs in the following sentence: Please place your writing portfolios in the green crate over ______.
What is there?
200
We look at a character's words, actions, thoughts, and appearance to infer their characteristics. This is called ___________________.
What is indirect characterization?
200
The independent clauses in a compound sentence can be joined in these two ways.
What is a comma followed by a coordinating conjunction? What is a semi-colon?
200
Flipping through a book and glancing only over the important pieces is a specific reading strategy called ____________.
What is skimming?
200
You should use this type of reference book if you need to find a synonym for a word (which could help make your writing more engaging).
What is a thesaurus?
200
If you use an author's words or ideas without citing your source, you are guilty of ________.
What is plagiarism?
300
A general idea about life or humanity expressed by a literary work is called a __________.
What is theme?
300
Identify the subject and the verb in the following sentence: At Pine Grove Middle, students attend classes until 3:30.
What is "students" - subject and "attend" - verb?
300
If a narrator uses the word "I," they are using ___________ point of view.
What is first person?
300
This list of sources is found at the end of a non-fiction work.
What is a bibliography or works cited page?
300
This form of the homophone (to, too, two) belongs in the following sentence: I need to go ____ the bathroom.
What is to?
400
The beginning of a story, during which the characters and setting are introduced
What is the exposition?
400
Which two of the following sentences could be combined? 1. Tai likes to eat cereal. 2. Tai eats cereal for breakfast. 3. After breakfast, he rides the bus to school.
What is sentences 1 and 2?
400
If you are reading a non-fiction book and want to know the titles of each chapter, you should look at this part of the book.
What is the table of contents?
400
If you copy an author's words exactly, you should put this type of punctuation around the words you copy to signify that they have been pulled from another source.
What are quotation marks?
400
The funky way to remember subordinating conjunctions
What is AAAWWUBBIS?
500
If events in a story are in correct time order, one can say that they are in _____________ order.
What is chronological?
500
An independent clause must contain these three things.
What is a subject, a verb, and a complete thought?
500
When taking a standardized test that involves reading long, possibly boring passages, you (should or should not) look back at the passage to help you answer the questions
What is " you should"?
500
This must immediately follow a direct quote or paraphrase within the body of your paper to prevent plagiarism.
What is a parenthetical citation?
500
The difference between a phrase and a clause
What is a clause contains a subject and a verb, but a phrase does not?
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