Figurative Language
Fiction Terms
Non-Fiction Terms
Random Lit. Questions
Testing
100

a comparison between two unlike things that does not use the terms like or as

What is metaphor?

100
the time, place and location of a fictional text
What is setting?
100

texts that have no opinion and ONLY give facts or unbiased information.

What is informative?

100

When supporting your response, you need ______ from the text. 

What is evidence?

100

When choosing an answer, I must have ______ ____________ to support my response. 

What is text evidence?

200

a comparison between two things that does uses the word like or as

What is a simile?

200
the attitude the writer expresses in a given portion of text
What is tone?
200

states an author's position about a topic and tries to get readers to agree with it. 

What is argument?

200
the way a character views the world
What is point of view/perspective?
200

before reading the passage(s), I should ________ ______ ____________ first. 

What is read the questions first?

300

words that are different from their literal, or usual, meaning. 

What is figurative language?

300

struggle that the main character tries to overcome

What is conflict?

300

statements the author presents as true in order to support his or her position. 

What is claim?

300

"Petrified, Jill could only stare as the animal galloped closer and closer."

What does the word "petrified" mean? 

What is paralyzed with fear/terrified/horrified?

300

When I do not know the meaning of a word, I should use ___________ ____________ to help me determine the meaning. 

What is context clues?

400
a comparison between two unlike things that give human qualities to non-human things
What is personification?
400

the series of episodes, or events, that make up the story

What is plot?

400
an author's main reason for writing

What is author's purpose?

400

a conclusion based on what you already know and the text evidence

What is an inference?

400

when I know for certain that a particular answer choice is not the right answer, I get rid of it. 

What is process of elimination/slash the trash?

500

the feeling suggested by a word or phrase.

What is connotative meaning?

500
the main point the author is trying to get across in a text
What is central idea?
500
the way a specific author writes
What is style?
500

In essays, authors split their texts into __________________, but in poetry, authors split their texts into ______________.

What are paragraphs and stanzas?

500

looking for key words, taking notes, reading directions, questions, passages and answer choices carefully

What is test taking strategies?

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