PLOT
FACT/OPINION
INFERENCE
AUTHOR'S PURPOSE
WILD CARD

100

This is the part of plot where the conflict and the climax begin to be resolved.
What is falling action?

100

Robert T. Hill is the best school in DISD.
What is an opinion?

100

It says + I know = And So describes...
What is inference?

100

This is used to amuse or gain the interest of the reader.
What is to entertain?

100

These are the elements of plot.
What is introduction, rising action, falling action, climax, resolution, and conflict?

200

This is the problem between two or more characters.
What is the conflict?

200

Robert T. Hill has 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in attendance.
What is a fact?

200

Sheila walked outside and saw that is was bright and sunny. She wished she had not listened to the radio. She felt funny toting the umbrella to the bus stop.
What is the radio said that it was supposed to rain?

200

This is used to provide insight into a topic.
What is to inform?

200

This is where the story pauses and the characters remembers events that occurred in the past.
What is a flashback?

300

Cinderella, the ugly sisters, the prince, the stepmother, the castle, and Cinderella's home are all contained in this portion of plot.
What is the introduction?

300

Ms Alexander is the meanest teacher at Robert T. Hill Middle School.
What is an opinion?

300

Murderers are usually incarcerated for longer periods of time than robbers. Incarcerated also means...
What is to go to jail or to be locked up?

300

This is used to lead readers to believe or do something.
What is to persuade?

300

This is where the story tells of events that will occur based on information provided in the story.
What is a foreshadow?

400

Cinderella must rush to leave the ball before midnight. She leaves a slipper behind and the prince uses it to find the mystery lady at the ball. This example is...
What is the falling action?

400

This is proven by information that can be verified.
What is a fact?

400

“Tommy!” Mom called out as she walked in the front door. “Tommy,” she continued shouting, “I sure could use some help with these groceries. There was still no reply. Mom walked into the kitchen to put the grocery bags down on the counter when she noticed shattered glass from the picture window all over the living room floor and a baseball not far from there. “I’m going to kill you, Tommy!” Mom yelled to herself as she realized that Tommy’s shoes were gone.
What is Tommy probably broke the window in the house?

400

You should vote for Valerie Stillman. If she is elected, she will make sure everyone has a job.
What is to persuade?

400

This is where one item is used to represent something else.
What is symbolism?

500

Be careful how you treat others is an example of...
What is the theme?

500

This is based on people's thoughts.
What is an opinion?

500

Ruby sat on the bed she shared with her husband holding a hairclip. There was something mysterious and powerful about the cheaply manufactured neon clip that she was fondling in her newly suspicious palms. She didn’t recognize the hairclip. It was too big to be their daughter’s, and Ruby was sure that it wasn’t hers. She hadn’t had friends over in weeks but here was this hairclip, little and green with a few long black hair strands caught in it. Ruby ran her fingers through her own blonde hair. She had just been vacuuming when she noticed this small, bright green object under the bed. Now their life would never be the same. She would wait here until Mike returned home.
What is Ruby's husband was probably cheating on Ruby?

500

I think Brazil will win the World Cup this year. The team always has strong soccer players. Brazil has won many World Cups in the past years.
What is to express an opinion or explain?

500

The american flag is an example of this.
What is patriotism or symbolism?