Theme/Figurative Language
Context Clues and Mood
Figurative Language
Grammar
Grammar
100

The central idea of a passage. The lesson you learn from a story.

What is theme?

100

Give a synonym for the italicized word in the following sentence out of the choices: ugly, perfect, restored, jagged.

"The taste of the food was immaculate. The flavors combined effortlessly as if Remy from Ratatouille created the dish himself."

What is perfect?

100

Giving human characteristics to nonhuman things.

What is personification?

100

Which form of there/they're/their should be used?

_______ in there with a bear!

They're

100

Where does/do the comma(s) belong in the example sentence?                                                                              Mary promised that she would be a good girl that she would not bite her brother and that she would not climb onto the television.

Mary promised that she would be a good girl, that she would not bite her brother, and that she would not climb onto the television.

200

A clue as to what could happen in the future of a text.

What is foreshadowing?

200

Give a synonym for the word italicized in the following sentence out of the choices: tiptoed, ran, skipped, staggered.

"The drunk man lurched from side to side by the subway. I was worried he was going to fall onto the tracks."

What is staggered?

200

When what happens is the OPPOSITE of what you expect to happen...

What is irony?

200

What form of its/it's should be used in the sentence?                                                                                      The rambunctious puppy left ___ toys scattered all over.

its

200

Where does/do the comma(s) belong in the example sentence?                                                                              Lebron James who is a basketball player has a wife.

Lebron James, who is a basketball player, has a wife.

300

An extreme exaggeration.

What is hyperbole?
300

The feeling a reader gets from a text.

What is mood?

300

What type of figurative language is present?

A teacher failed a test.

What is irony?

300

Where does/do the comma(s) belong in the example sentence?                                                                             Even though I failed the test I will still get a B in the class.

Even though I failed the test, I will still get a B in the class.

300

Where does/do the comma(s) belong in the example sentence?                                                                                     I think John you’re wrong.

 I think, John, you’re wrong.

400

A comparison using like or as

Simile

400

What mood is evoked from this paragraph?

Bear knew he had to do it. He hadn't had water in three days. The elephant dung was fresh. He knew he could squeeze enough water out to quench his thirst.

Disgust, tension

400

What type of figurative language is present?

The girl goes to turn the handle of her front door, but the audience knows the killer is behind that door.

What is irony?

400

Where should the colon go? 

I need some items from the store soap, chicken, and batteries.

I need some items from the store: soap, chicken, and batteries.

400

Where does/do the comma(s) belong in the example sentence?                                                                               The New York Jets the underdogs surprised everyone by winning the Super Bowl.

The New York Jets, the underdogs, surprised everyone by winning the Super Bowl.

500

Give the type of figurative language used in the example sentence.


"The water tower looked like a great metal tulip."

What is a simile?

500

What mood is evoked from the following paragraph?

Birds were singing. The sun was trickling in through the window. Alex knew today he would do his work at school. He might even smile at his English teachers.  

Funny, Happy, uplifting

500

What type of figurative language is present?

The clouds danced around the sun.

What is personification?

500

Where does/do the comma(s) belong in the example sentence?                                                                                   “I dislike concerts” proclaimed Mary “because the music is too loud.”

 “I dislike concerts,” proclaimed Mary, “because the music is too loud.”

500

Where do the commas and semicolon belong? 

I studied all night therefore I was very tired when I took the test in the morning.

I studied all night; therefore, I was very tired when I took the test in the morning.

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