Figurative Language
Conflict
Point of View
Text Structure
Plot
100
She walks like a turtle. 

What is a simile?

100

As he approached the mountain, he started to see an avalanche! 

What is Man Vs. Nature?

100

I am taking the Reading STAAR test next week! 

What is first person?

100

Lists things or steps in a specific order. 

What is Sequence?

100

It provides the setting and characters.

What is exposition?

200

He is such a chicken!

What is a metaphor?

200
At the department store, Hanna and Kristen saw a beautiful dress for graduation. However, it was the last one so they started to debate on who should have it. 

What is Man Vs. Man?

200

You need to buy this product! You will love it!

What is second point of view?

200

Gives specific details or characteristics about a person, place or thing.

What is Description?

200

The events leading to the conflict.

What is the rising action?
300

Mr. Fry is the strictest teacher on the planet! 

What is a hyperbole?

300

Christopher was sweating bullets, knowing that he didn't study for test.

What is Man Vs. Self?

300

"I'm sure I'll beat the teachers in basketball!" He said confidently.

What is third person limited?

300

Sarah's car was dead on the side of the road. What was she going to do? She had already gotten off to a rough start when her alarm clock had failed to go off that morning. School started in just under an hour. Luckily she had her phone and called a tow truck. 

What is Problem & Solution?

300

The events leading to the resolution.

What is falling action?
400

The sun hid behind the clouds and would peek every now and then. 

What is personification?

400

Brian Robeson in Hatchet. 

What is Man Vs. Nature?

400

"I can't believe I have to clean my room!" shouted Emily. She thought her whole family was against her.

What is third person limited?

400

Sean and Brad are best friends. They have been going to the same school since kindergarten and have bonded over their love of sports. However, Sean's favorite sport is football while Brad prefers basketball.


What is Compare & Contrast?

400

Where the story changes or becomes interesting. 

What is climax/turning point?
500

The teacher said "Your doing a great job!"

What is an irony?

500

Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Cesar Chavez, and Ghandi standing up for what is right.

What is Man Vs. Society?

500

The three troublemakers made their way to the office. "This is it, we are getting suspended for sure," they all thought. 

What is third person omniscient?

500

The summer had been extra hot with very little rain to relieve the thirsty earth. There were cracks in the ground that looked like someone might fall into. People neglected their lawns because no plant was motivated to be green or grow.


What is Cause & Effect?

500

AKA Message, Moral, Lesson, Central Message

What is theme?

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