Parts of Speech
Punctuation
6+1 Traits
Wild Card
Grab Bag

100

This is a person, place, or thing.
What is a noun?

100

This goes at the end of a statement.
What is a period?

100

You know this trait is present in writing when you can imagine the author actually reading the writing.
What is voice?

100

This character always embodies good voice, especially when demanding a hot dog or an opportunity to drive a bus.
Who is Pigeon?

100

This is a story you write about something you have experienced.
What is a personal narrative?

200

This describes a noun.
What is an adjective

200

This is used to show that a sentence is said with feeling.
What is an exclamation point?

200

Without this trait, your story might be out of order and confusing.
What is organization?

200

When you read someone's writing to check their grammar you are doing this.
What is editing?

200

This trait of good writing focuses on having correct grammar and punctuation.
What are conventions?

300

This is an action word.
What is a verb?

300

This symbol indicates a short pause in the middle of a sentence.
What is a comma?

300

This trait focuses on how precise and interesting your language in your story is.
What is word choice?

300

Periods, question marks, commas, colons, semi colons, quotation marks, and exclamation points are all examples of this.
What is punctuation?

300

In order to pass ISTEP you must score this on Writing Applications.
What is a 4?

400

There are only three of this part of speech: a, an, the
What is an article?

400

These symbols indicate that dialogue or speaking is taking place.
What are quotation marks?

400

This trait means that your writing flows and sounds smooth and easy to read.
What is sentence fluency?

400

Three small lines under a letter in your writing are a symbol that you need to do this.
What is capitalize the letter?

400

This root is Latin for "two".
What is bi?

500

These words help you had location or direction to your sentences. For example: We traveled by train across the country.
What is a preposition?

500

This is sometimes used in math for ratios or time, but can also be used in writing in between two related sentences, or to show that a list of things will follow.
What is a colon?

500

This is the +1 Trait.
What is publishing?

500

Mr. Morton is the subject of the sentence, and the _____________ is what he does.
What is predicate?

500

"Get out from in front of the car!" is this type of sentence.
What is exclamatory or imperative?