CONCEPTS
FIGURATIVE
WRITING
READING
GRAMMAR
100

This is the moral or lesson of a passage.

What is Theme?

100

This type of figurative language says one thing is another.

What is Metaphor?

100

This type of essay's purpose is to inform the reader.

What is an Informative Essay?

100

These words help move from one thought/point to another in an essay.

What are Transition Words?

100

This part of speech is a person, animal, place, thing, or idea.

What is a Noun?

200

This is where you make an educated guess.

What is Inference?

200

This type of figurative language compares two things using "like" or "as."

What is Simile?

200

This type of essay's purpose is to take a position on a topic.

What is an Arugmentative Essay?

200

These are hints in a passage that help a reader understand new or unfamiliar words/details.

What are Context Clues?

200

This part of speech expresses an action.

What is a Verb?

300

These are facts and information used to support a point.

What is Evidence?

300

This type of figurative language appeals to the senses (sight, sound, touch, taste, smell).

What is Imagery?

300

This is the main topic of your essay, typically with three main points.

What is a Thesis?

300

This chart/grid is used to grade submitted work. Students should study this to know expectations.

What is a Rubric?

300

This part of speech describes a noun or pronoun.

What is an Adjective?

400

This is when you put things in your own words.

What is Paraphrasing?

400

This type of figurative language gives human like qualities to non-human things.

What is Personification?

400

You grab your reader's attention with this first critical sentence.

What is the Hook or Grabber?

400

This is the way text is organized for the reader.

What is Text Structure?

400

This part of speech substitutes for a noun or a noun phrase.

What is a Pronoun?

500

This refers to the act of presenting someone else's work or ideas as your own.

What is Plagiarism?

500

This type of figurative language occurs when a situation happens differently from what is expected.

What is Irony?

500
This is used to disprove the opposing argument in a counterclaim paragraph.
What is a Rebuttal?
500

This type of text is non-fiction, designed to inform the reader about a topic. It can include articles, essays, or reference materials.

What is Informational Text?

500

This part of speech joins two clauses or statements, either as coordinating or subordinating.

What are Conjunction Words?

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