Superhero
Star Wars
Harry Potter
Sitcom
Music
100

_______ directed The Suicide Squad (2021). Is this a thesis?

James Gunn.

It’s not a thesis because it’s a statement of fact.

100

 _______ is the best Star Wars movie because _______.

Is this a thesis?

Yes it is. It’s an arguable stance that can be supported by evidence. And the answer is any Star Wars movie! The best part about argumentative theses is YOU decide what you’re going to defend!

100

Add any missing commas to the phrase: 

“You’re a wizard Harry.”

The phrase was missing 1 comma!

“You’re a wizard, Harry.”

100

Is Ross’ famous quote “We were on a ______” a thesis?

Break! 

It’s not, because even though there are two, arguable sides, neither side can be justified with substantial evidence. It’s just a normal dispute of an interpretation of fact.

100

“________ you don’t have to put on the red light” Where does the comma(s) go in this sentence?

"ROXANNE, you don't have to put on the red light"

There is one comma missing! The name is unnecessary, but clarifies who the singer is addressing.

200

Wonder Woman’s lasso forces people to _______.

Is this sentence in active or passive voice?

Tell the truth. 

This sentence is in active voice because her lasso is doing the forcing.

200

200 - Finish the phrase and state if it is in active or passive voice?

“It's over, Anakin, I have the ___ ____.” - Obi-Wan

Active!

“Its over, Anakin, I have the HIGH GROUND.” - Obi-Wan

200

Is the phrase "I solemnly swear I am up to no good." Active or Passive?

It is Active!

200

Michael Scott makes a big deal out of his injury even though all that happened was _________. 


Where do the comma(s) go in this sentence?

he burned it on a George Foreman grill. 


The comma goes in between “injury” and “even” because “even though…” is a dependent clause.

200

Identify the song AND state whether the phrase is active or passive:

"I hopped off the plane at L.AX"

Party in the USA!

And this phrase is Active!

300

Besides Thor, Thor’s hammer was picked up by _____ and ______.

Is this sentence in active or passive voice?

Captain America and Vision.

This is a passive voice sentence because “by” fulfills a form of “to be”

300

“I am your father.”

Where do the comma(s) go in this quote?

Nowhere! It’s an independent clause that contains no modifiers or lists. DON’T OVERUSE COMMAS!

300

"Snape is a hero."

How can you turn that into a thesis? 

An example is "Snape is a hero because throughout the story he sacrifices everything for the greater good." This is an arguable, heavily evidence-based claim that can be defended with specific textual evidence.

300

_______ is at the top of Ron Swanson’s Pyramid of Greatness. Is this sentence in active or passive voice?

Honor.

The verb here is “is”, so this sentence is active. Honor IS at the top.

300

Finish the Phrase, and then state whether it is a thesis or not:

"Everybody was ___ ____ fighting"

"Everybody was KUNG FU fighting"

The statement is NOT a thesis because it is stating a fact.

400

Finish Sentence, and then state if the phrase is in active or passive voice:

“If you’re nothing without the ____, __________________” -Tony Stark

“If you’re nothing without the suit, then you shouldn’t have it.


This phrase is ACTIVE because the subject “you” (aka spiderman) is acting on the fact that he shouldn’t have “it” which is referencing the suit.

400

“The force will be with you. Always.” - Is this sentence in active or passive voice?

This sentence is PASSIVE because the phrase "will be" suggesting that the subject is not actively affecting the object with a verb, making the argument weaker and less straightforward.

400

The 4 Marauders are _____ _____ _____ and _____.

Where does the comma(s) go in this sentence?

Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Peter Pettigrew, James Potter.

The commas go in between the proper names listed, and one goes before the coordinating conjunction.

400

Jason Mendoza is from _______ Tennessee. Where do the commas go in this sentence?

Jacksonville.

The comma goes in between the city and the state.

400

Finish the chorus then add in any comma(s) that are missing:

“Hey, I just met you and this is crazy

But here's my number, so call me, maybe

______________________________

______________________________

There were 6 commas missing!

Hey, I just met you and this is crazy

But here's my number, so call me, maybe

It's hard to look right at you, baby

But here's my number, so call me, maybe

500

Add comma(s) into the quote:

"I thought by eliminating half of life the other half would thrive. But you've shown me that's impossible. Live clings to the past with bloody fingernails. As long as there are those who remember what was there will be those unable to accept what can be. They will resist." -Thanos


There are 2 commas:

"I thought by eliminating half of life, the other half would thrive. But you've shown me that's impossible. Live clings to the past with bloody fingernails. As long as there are those who remember what was, there will be those unable to accept what can be. They will resist." -Thanos

Don't overuse commas!!

500

Identify who stated the quote below and add in any missing commas:

"I’ll never turn to the dark side. You’ve failed your highness. I am a Jedi like my father before me"

The quote was stated by Luke Skywalker.

“I’ll never turn to the dark side. You’ve failed, your highness. I am a Jedi, like my father before me.”

Missing commas: 2

500

CHALLENGE!!: Write a thesis statement about anything within the Harry Potter Franchise. 

-See Hosts to Judge-

500

If everything had worked out right, Mabel would have been married to ______ in Gravity Falls.

Is this sentence in active or passive voice? Gnomes. This sentence is a passive voice sentence.

500

Guess the song title AND artist. + add in any missing commas in the chorus:

I said ooh I’m blinded by the lights
No I can’t sleep until I feel your touch
I said ooh I’m drowning in the night
Oh when I’m like this you’re the one I trust

The song is Blinding Lights by The Weekend!! And there were 7 missing commas!

I said, ooh, I’m blinded by the lights
No, I can’t sleep until I feel your touch
I said, ooh, I’m drowning in the night
Oh, when I’m like this, you’re the one I trust

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