Sentence Structure
Parts of Speech
Theme vs Main Idea
Claims
100

This is the number of different kinds of sentence structures.

What is 4?

100

a person, place, thing or idea; can be proper or common

What is a noun?

100

what the author wants you to learn from their writing

What is theme?

100

This is an author's perspective and viewpoint that they want their readers to believe.

What is an author's claim?

200

Quickly, I put on my boots, jacket, and hat to go outside.

What is a simple sentence?

200

modifies a verb, adjective, and/or adverb; many end in -ly or tell answer "how"

What is an adverb?

200

True or False? Both main idea and theme should have supporting details from the text to prove them.

What is true?

200

This is the opposite viewpoint in which a reader or author may use to argue against an author's claim. 

What is a counterclaim?

300

I have a pet iguana, and his name is Fluffy.

What is a compound sentence?

300

describes a noun or pronoun

What is an adjective?

300

This is a short statement that explains what a story is mostly about.

What is the main idea?

300
Numerical data used to prove or disprove an argument.

What is a statistic?

400

As I expected, the amusement park is closed.

Complex sentence

400
a word that connects clauses or series of words; think "FANBOYS"

What is a conjunction?

400

Theme or Main Idea? Treat others as you would like to be treated.

What is a theme?

400

Fact or opinion? Puppies make the best pets. 

What is an opinion?

500

Though Javon prefers watching romantic films, he rented the latest spy thriller, and he enjoyed it very much

What is a compound-complex sentence?

500

action or being

What is a verb?
500

Theme or Main Idea? This movie is about a villain who adopts three girls to help him carry out his plan of stealing the moon.  

What is the main idea?

500

A collection of facts used to support an author's claim.

What is evidence?

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