Argumentative Writing
Informative Writing
Non-Fiction Reading
Fiction terms
American Literary History
200

One sentence that encapsulates the main idea of your entire essay

What is a thesis?

200

It is very important to do this with all evidence you use

What is cite it?

200

ANYTHING surrounding the background of a text that might be helpful to know

What is the context?

200

Point of view that uses pronouns I, we, us

What is first person?

200
Period of writing that is primarily after WWI and before/during WWII

What is modernism?

400

Critical to any argument because you must show you understand other points of view

What is a counterclaim?

400

What paragraph does an argumentative essay have that an informative essay does not?

What is a counterclaim?
400

A question that is not meant to be answered

What is a rhetorical question?

400

Point of view that uses pronouns he, she, and they and shows what all characters are thinking

Third-person omniscient

400

Which American lit period produced essays about how God can be found in nature?

What is Transcendentalism?

600

The two things you can do with a counterclaim

What is refute or weigh? 
600

Your tone in an informative essay should be

What is neutral or informative? 

600

The word choices an author makes according to connotation; pivotal to tone

What is diction?

600

This occurs when someone says one thing but means something distinctly different

What is verbal irony?

600

Which American lit period consisted of primarily political documents, speeches, and letters?

What is rationalism?

800
The first two things one should drop from their argumentative essay if they are out of time on the EOC

What are the hook and conclusion?

800

A sentence that clarifies what the paragraph is going to be about

What is a topic sentence?

800

This means to understand something the text does not directly state

What is to infer?

800

This should be stated as a sentence and conveys the underlying meaning of a literary work

What is the theme?

800

Which literary period occurred around the same time period as the American Civil War?

What is realism?
1000

A conclusion in an argumentative essay should do this

What is connect the essay to an idea in the real world?
1000

What are the three most essential things to have in an informative essay?

What are a thesis, claims, and data?
1000

Narrative writing that tells a story

What is literary nonfiction?

1000

The four most common types of conflict

What are man vs self, man vs man, man vs nature, and man vs society?

1000

Which is the full order of the six major American Literary Periods?

What is Puritanism, Rationalism, Romanticism, Realism, Modernism, Contemporary?

Alternate answer places Transcendentalism between Romanticism and Realism

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