Movie/Play
Sentences/Writing
100

A ___ or a play is a piece of writing that is presented through the use of dialogue. It is almost always presented to an audience. Ex: We have tickets for the new ___ at the children's theater.

drama

100

A comparison of two unlike things or ideas that uses the word like of the word as. ____s are used in literature to make writing more vivid and powerful. In everyday speech, they can be used to convey meaning quickly and effectively. The ____ he is as busy as a bee, means that he is a hard working person and busy like bees are.

Simile

200

A part of an act in a drama defined by the changing of characters. Ex: The last ____ in the drama left the audience in tears. 4. dialogue - The words that are spoken by the characters in the drama/play. Ex: The characters are well drawn and the dialogue is full of comic strength.

Scene

200

A comparison that does not use the word like or the word as. It says that one thing is another thing. Ex: The ______ the classroom was a zoo, means the students were running around like wild animals and being loud and uncontrollable.

Metaphor

300

The words that are spoken by the characters in the drama/play. Ex: The characters are well drawn and the _____ is full of comic strength.

dialogue

300

A pattern of rhyming words at the end of lines. Rhyme Scheme explains which lines rhyme. Letters are used to identify which rhyme scheme is used. Matching letters indicate which lines rhyme. (Examples: AA, BB, AA, BB or ABC, ABC, ABC) Ex: The song consists of five verses using the AABB ____ ___.

rhyme scheme

400

____ is a type of literature, or artistic writing, that attempts to stir a reader's imagination or emotions. The author does this by carefully choosing and arranging language for its meaning, sound, and rhythm. Some books, such as nursery rhymes, are simple and humorous. Ex: Shel Silverstein is best known for his imaginary writing for children.

Poetry 

400

A group of usually four or more lines which may have a certain length, meter, or rhyming scheme; creates a division in the poem. ____s have a space between them which makes them easy to identify. Ex: Poets may develop their ideas by having ____s build on one another.

Stanza

500

Is writing that is not poetry. It is written in sentences and paragraphs. It uses regular language and may contain dialogue. Examples include stories and newspaper and magazine articles. Ex: After reading Bob’s most recent novel, I was so inspired that I began to write ___ myself.

Prose

500

the repetition of an initial consonant sound. Most tongue twisters use ______. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers is a common ______. Ex: She shears sheep is an example of ______.

Alliteration

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