Figurative Language
Vocabulary U Should know
Grammer
SUMMARY
SURPRISE
100

A comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as"

Similie

100

Theme

The message or lesson that the characters learn throughout the story. 

What the author wants you to learn from the characters. 

100

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I told them to wash there hands.

THEIR

100

What does SWBST stand for?

Somebody Wanted But So Then

100

I'm so hungry, I could eat an elephant! What type of figurative language is this?

hyperbole

200

An exaggeration

HYPERBOLE

200

Eight kilometres is roughly equivalent to five miles.

What does the word equivalent mean?

a person or thing that is equal to or corresponds with another in value, amount, function, meaning, etc. 

similar

200

Choose the correct spelling

Being a good student involves both participation in class and individuel practice.

A. Indevidual

B. Individual

C. Individule

D. Correct As Is 

B

200

What should NOT be included in a summary?

Opinion, Judgements, or irrelevant information

200

The main events of a story,play, novel, movie, or similar work, devised and presented by the writer as an interrelated sequence.

PLOT

300

Giving human characteristics to non-human things

METAPHOR

300

To describe how things are alike and how they are different

What is compare and contrast?

300

What kind of punctuation do you need for dialogue?

"  "  Quotation Marks

300

What is the top of a story mountain called?

What is the climax or turning point

300

Falling snow wrapped the town in a blanket. What does this metaphor mean?

The town was covered in snow.

400

Words that imitate sounds

onomatopeia

400

"The bright orange walls screamed at her as she walked into the room." is an example of what type of figurative language?

personification

400

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Me and Ericka are going to canada next weekend.

Canada (proper nouns are capitalized)

Ericka and I are going to Canada next weekend.

400

What do you learn in the exposition?

Settings, characters, background knowledge

400

The light of the moon took my hand and led me through the dark forest. What type of figurative language is this?

personification

500

Her smile was like sunshine. What type of figurative language is this?

SIMILIE

500

The perspective from which a story is told

POINT OF VIEW

500

Birds do not make these long and tiring journeys just to avoid cold weather. They travel for food, which can be hard to find in winter. Some birds even fly to another hemisphere to make sure they’ll have enough to eat. Most do not return north until the spring or summer, when it is much more abundant.  

A. food is 

B winter is 

C that is 

D correct as is  

A.

500

Name the steps of a plot structure

1. Exposition

2. Rising Action

3. Climax

4. Falling Action

5. Resolution

500

There is a graphic of the United States with dots all around it. Those dots represent Amazon stores.  

Which idea does the graphic emphasize?

 A how to get to the amazon store

 B how popular Amazon stores became with Americans

 C how Amazon stores were only built in the United States 

D how many different places the Amazon stores were built  

D. how many different places the Amazon stores were built

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