Figurative Language
Literary Terms
Grammar I
Grammar II
Misc.
100
"The boy ran like the wind" is an example of what literary term?
What is a simile?
100
The message or lesson that is "hidden" in a piece of literature.
What is theme?
100
The sentence "I had eggs, toast, bacon and orange juice for breakfast" uses this type of comma.
What is the listing comma?
100
The sentence "That car is Melissa's" uses what type of apostrophe?
What is possessive?
100
What do the letters T, E, E, and A stand for in terms of writing a body paragraph?
What is topic sentence, evidence, explanation, and analysis.
200
"Life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly" is an example of what literary term?
What is a metaphor?
200
When an author shows you something about a character's personality, they are using this literary term.
What is indirect characterization?
200
The sentence "Mary is an excellent singer, but she has horrible stage fright" uses this type of comma.
What is comma plus small conjunction and/or connector comma?
200
The sentence "You can't go to see 'Jurassic Park' because John isn't old enough" uses what kind of apostrophe?
What is the omission apostrophe and/or contraction apostrophe?
200
The correct way to cite a source in your writing (MLA style).
What is author's last name and page number in a parenthetical?
300
When something nonhuman is given human characteristics, this is known as what literary term?
What is personification?
300
The appearance of the same sound at the beginning of words.
What is alliteration?
300
The sentence "The library, a lovely stone building, is only two blocks from my house" uses what type of comma?
What is non-essential detail comma?
300
The sentence "Ms. Hunter and Ms. Rush helps you to learn ELA skills" has an issue known as this.
What is subject verb agreement?
300
These three elements must be included in an introduction paragraph.
What are hook, background information and thesis?
400
A deliberate exaggeration or overstatement such as, "It's a thousand degrees in this classroom" is an example of what literary term?
What is hyperbole?
400
A story, poem or picture that can be interpreted to have a hidden meaning.
What is an allegory?
400
Whatever follows this punctuation mark is an elaboration of what comes before it.
What is a colon?
400
The mnemonic device FANBOYS stands for these small conjunctions.
What are FOR, AND, NOR, BUT, OR, YET, and SO?
400
All feedback must be these two things to be considered helpful.
What is specific and constructive?
500
This literary term is being used whenever an author includes descriptions that appeal to your senses.
What is imagery?
500
An indirect reference to a person, place, or thing that has some historical, cultural or political importance.
What is an allusion?
500
This punctuation mark can only be used when two parts of the sentence can stand alone as their own clauses.
What is a semicolon?
500
In the present tense of all regular verbs, this is the only case when there is a shift from one verb ending to another .
What is third person singular?
500
Campbell's famous Hero's Journey model is also known as this (another term for the hero's journey)
What is a monomyth?
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