Writing Process
Imagery
Context Clues
Capitalization
Worldwide winter
100

Which of the following goes FIRST when creating a piece of writing?

a) Revising 

b) Writing

c) Outlining

c) Planning

100

What is imagery? 

a) a photo collage hung in classrooms

b) a description that paints an image in your head

c) a book that makes you imagine fantasy worlds

b) a description that paints an image in your head

100

What are context clues in literature? 

a) Clues that can help you figure out the meaning of a word you don't know

b) Clues that can help you solve a puzzle like an escape room

c) Clues that help you figure out how someone is feeling

a) Clues that can help you figure out the meaning of a word you don't know

100

Which of the following do you capitalize?

a) proper names

b) food

c) animals

a) proper names

100

Name a story, fairy tale, book, or movie that takes place during winter

Nightmare Before Christmas, A Christmas Carol, The Little Matchgirl, Mr. Poppers Penguins

200

What is brainstorming?

Coming up with as many ideas as possible

200

Which of the following is NOT sensory imagery?

a) the sweet smell of fresh baked cookies

b) the bright blues of a clear, sunny sky

c) the exciting speech of a president

c) the exciting speech of a president

200

Which of the following is NOT a way to try to figure out the meaning of a word in a sentence?

a) Figure out if it's an action, place, thing, or description

b) Try to find another word that you could put in that place of the sentence without changing the meaning

c) Making a list of all the words that rhyme and finding their common meaning

c) Making a list of all the words that rhyme and finding their common meaning

200

Which of the following do you NOT capitalize?

a) movie titles

b) seasons

c) dates

b) seasons

200

Name three holidays that occur during winter

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanza, New Year's Eve, Day of the Kings, etc. 

300

Which of the following is the most appropriate topic sentence for a paragraph to be read by younger kids?

a) The complacent practice of school uniforms that the faculty tends to institute will only detriment the students' morale. 

b) Teachers forcing kids to wear uniforms will make kids sad.

c) If one looks at the declaration of human rights, one will find that school uniforms go against the free expression of personality, making people more depressed. 

b) Teachers forcing kids to wear uniforms will make kids sad.

300

Give 3 examples of visual imagery that you could use while describing a classroom:

the blank whiteboard, organized books, toys lining the wall, bright colors, white tiled ceiling, sunlight through the windows, large multitude of kids, etc. 

300

"Lindsay was sent to detention because she brought a kridadol to school, which is strictly forbidden." In this sentence, is "kridadol" a good thing or a bad thing? 

Bad thing

300

Which of the following should be capitalized?

a) winter

b) tree

c) december

c) december

300

Name three games or sports that you can only play in the snow

skiing, ice skating, snowball fight, snowboarding, bobsled, etc

400

Which of the following is NOT a part of revising your writing? 

a) Choosing a new topic

b) Checking spelling

c) Reading it out loud

a) Choosing a new topic

400

Give 3 examples of tactile imagery (things you touch) that you would find during a trip to the pool

cold water, gooey sunscreen, hot tile floor, fresh air, cool drinks, rough sand, soft towels

400

"The little girl fragted up and down when her mom scared her." In this sentence, the word "fragted" is a

a) Verb (action)

b) Noun (thing) 

c) Adjective (description)

a) Verb (action)

400

Which words in the following title should be capitalized?:

the secret of the mummy's tomb

The Secret of the Mummy's Tomb

400

True or false:

The last time it snowed in Los Angeles, it was in 2007 

True

500

Which of the following sentences would work best as an introduction to "should kids have social media?"

a) In this essay, I will argue that kids should not have social media. 

b) A study found that kids with social media tend to have a worse body image

c) To wrap things up, social media can be dangerous for kids. 

a) In this essay, I will argue that kids should not have social media.

500

Give one imagery for each of the five senses that you would experience while on vacation:

Smell

Sight

Taste

Touch

Sound

Anything descriptive

500

"Joe decided to buy some candy at the ferrerory before heading home." What other word could you use to replace "ferrerory" without changing the meaning of the sentence? 

Candy store, grocery store, newspaper stand, any sort of place where you can buy candy

500

Which words of the following sentence should be capitalized: 

i went to walmart to buy everything from my grocery list: apples, oranges, ice cream, and a copy of the cooking book called "cooking for all ages". 

I went to Walmart to buy everything from my grocery list: apples, oranges, ice cream, and a copy of the cooking book called "Cooking for All Ages".

500

What do you call the shortest day of the year?

a) The winter solstice

b) The winter night

c) The long sleep 

a) The winter solstice

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