3 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Ryan’s WeekendDo you no Ryan did last weekend. He went to the beach with his family. First, Ryan builded a huge sand castle. Then, he collect seashells and rocks After that, he goed swimming with his brother. Ryan has a wonderful time at the beach.
4 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Pumpkin PatchYesterday Erica whent two a pumpkin patch with her family. she picked out a huge, orange pumpkin to tak home It weighed ovr 15 pounds? Erica stumbled as she were carrying it to the car. Do you know what happened next. She dropped it pumpkin and it splattered all ovr the grownd. Erica yelled, Oh no!
5 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Candy ShopJennifer Megan and Sarah whent to the candy shop. Jennifer bought a small bocks of fudge. Sarah paid fifty sents for a bag of jellybeans. Megan bought sum Twizzlers. The grls all walked to the park where they eated their candy.
6 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Miniature GolfPhil Matthew, and Andrew played miniature golf. On the first hole, Phil got a hole-in-one! At another hole, Matthew's Ball went into the water The best golfur of the day was Andrew who finished with a score of 28. Everyone had a grate time
7 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Campingi went camping with my family. We whent fishing and I caught a big fish. I also whent Swimming with my brother. We hade a camp fire every night. The camping trip was lots of fun
8 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Hannah’s Halloween ScareHannah wanted to scare her liddle brother. First, she put on a green frankenstein mask. Then, she hided behind the couch and waited for her brother too come home. When he waked in the door, Hannah jumped outfrom behind the couch and yelled, Boo! Hannahs brother didnt jump. He didn’t evan look scared at all. He just smiled and said “Oh, hello Hannah.”
9 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Laura's Swimming PoolRachael went to Lauras house to swim in the pool. First, Rachael and Laura swimmed around underwater. Than, rachael went down the water slide. After that, Lauras dog jumped in the pool. Finally, Laura and Rachael got out of the pool and drank Lemonade.
10 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Street HockeyMichael, Joey, justin, and Adam played street hocky. Thay all put on roller blades and divided into to teams. Michael and Joey’s team score three goals. Justin and Adam’s team scored five goal. everyone had a great tyme!
11 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Spaghetti Dinnerlast night my father mad us a spaghetti dinner. He macks the best meatballs in the world! I ate lots of spaghetti. My brother spill sauce on his white shirt. Whee all laughed. I love when My dad makes spaghetti
12 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Cleaning UpOne day i help my next-door neighbor clean up his backyard we raked and put leaves in blue bags to recycle tham. then we sawed some branches off of a tree that was leaning againt the hous After we worked in the yard all afternoon, we sat down on his bak porch and had lemonade I felt good that day because Ihelped my neighbor.
13 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Anthony Visits NickOn sunday, Anthony went over to Nicks house to play basketball. They played a gam of one-on-one. Anthony made six baskets, bute nick made eight Nick was the winner. After the game, both boys whent in side to have some snack’s and watch television.
14 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Fish TankI have a really cool fish tank lots of excitin things inside. There is guppies, tetras, and a tiny shark inside. Also, their are three snail that climb up the glass walls. They eate the green algae and keep the tank clean A frog named flipper also live in the tank, but he usually hide under the rocks. It’s fun to watch all the different creatures in mi tank.
15 Editing: How many mistakes can you find? Pet ShopNick and Jess and Monica went to the pet store. Nick bot a big bag food for his dog. Jess looked at the turtles and sade, I wish I could take one home! Monica was feeding crackers to scarlet, a red parrot that talked. Before they left, everybuddy went over to play wiff the tiny kittens.
16 Find ten capitalization errors and five spelling errors in the letter below. Rewrite the letter with the errors corrected.deer Student,Welcom to my Class and to Charlotte Cove middle school. Like you, i’m looking forward to an Exiting year togehter. To help me get to know you, please write a letter telling me a bit about Yourself. Hand in final draft by next tuesday.sinserely,Mr. Klepp
17 Find the 15 errorsI sure hope this guy isn’t wierd, Pete thought, as he stared wistfully out the window of his classroom down to the soccer feild below.Mr. Klepp sure looked a bit off—he had a scrufy mushtache that covered his upper lip, and his shirt was butoned wrong. He smiles and gestured like a maniac. And, worst of all, assigned homework on the first day.But their were hopeful signs, to. Pictures of classic rock stars hung on his walls. They’re were inspiring sayings on the wall, too, such as, “Give piece a chance,” by john lennon. Maybe this guy is a hipie, Pete thought.At least that would be interesting. As Mr. Klepp dismissed the class, Pete begins to daydream about what he would say in his letter.
18 Read the following groups of words. Write S if it is a sentence Read the following groups of words. Write S if it is a sentence. Write F if it is a fragment.1. Kim took her driver’s test yesterday.2. She failed.3. Will take it again next month.4. She is extremely disappointed.5. Practice makes perfect.6. Making left-hand turns.
19 Turn the following fragments into sentences. 1. the chicken in your salad2. from one place to another3. the soccer ball in the goal4. with my mother5. to pick up some milk
20 Read the following sentences Read the following sentences. Rewrite those that contain double negatives so that they contain only one negative.1. You don’t need no shoes.2. We never catch nothing when we go fishing.3. Nobody ignored the fire alarm when it sounded.4. We didn’t have none of the new uniforms for our game.5. There’s hardly any time left for questions.
21 In the movie, the jewel thieves made their escape by scaling the mansion’s walls and stealing away under the cover of darkness.In the lines above, “stealing” most nearly means(A) robbing(B) grabbing(C) slipping(D) abducting(E) TakingHow do you know?
22 Edit these sentences1. the iditarod starts on the first saturday in march each year2. mushers train they’re dogs all year long3. the iditarod trail goes from anchorage to nome4. would you like to go to alaska and watch the start of the iditarod5. the dogs pull the sled from anchorage to nome
23 Edit these sentences1. alaskas waters are rich in seafood salmon crab halibut and herring2. would you like to fish in alaska3. their are fishing tours you can go on4. whales can be seen off the coast of alaska two5. eye wood enjoy going on a whale watching tour
24 Edit these sentences 1. what is the state flower of alaska 2. the state bird of alaska is the willow ptarmigan3. this bird is a arctic grouse it lives on open tundra in boggy areas4. the state sport of alaska is dog mushing5. dog sledding used to be an important form of transportation in alaska have you been on a dog sled before
25 Edit these sentences1. millions of people visit alaska each year their must be interesting thing to see and do they're2. you could visit kenai fjords national park3. taking a tour to see wildlife4. bears beavers birds dall sheep moose sea life and wolves can be viewed at the alaska zoo5. do you like to fish you can go on special tourist fishing trips to catch salmon grayling trout and halibut
26 Identify whether each group of words is a complete sentence, fragment, or a run-on. 1. Yellow is a soothing color. a. sentence b. fragment c. run-on2. Catching the school bus. a . sentence b. fragment c. run-on3. Before she left for school. a. sentence b. fragment c. run-on4. The crowd cheered. a. sentence b. fragment c. run-on5. Today is a beautiful day there is no chance of rain. a. sentence b. fragment c. run-on6. The boy plays soccer, his best friend is on the team. a. sentence b. fragment c. run-on
27 Identify whether each group of words is a complete sentence, fragment, or a run-on. 1. Karen plays the drums, she practices everyday. a. Sentence b. fragment c. run-on2. That I remember when I was a child. a. Sentence b. fragment c. run-on3. If it is raining, we will not be able to go outside. a. sentence b. fragment c. run-on4. Listening to the speaker, I started to daydream. a. Sentence b. fragment c. run-on
28 Identify whether each group of words is a complete sentence, fragment, or a run-on. 1 . Which was built in a. sentence b. fragment c. run on2 .Needed the materials for the science project. a. sentence b. fragment c. run on3 . Bertha gave me a computer game for my birthday last week. a. sentence b. fragment c. run on4 . Talking on the phone for a couple of hours last night, i forgot to do my homework. a. sentence b. fragment c. run on5 . When we adopted the cutest puppy at the animal shelter. a. sentence b. fragment c. run on
29 Identify whether each group of words is a complete sentence The little boy's toy car was yellow, his sister had a red and white toy truck. a. sentence b. fragment c. run onCarlos is the team captain on the football team, and he plays defensive tackle. a. sentence b. fragment c. run onLifting the heavy boxes, I hurt my back. a. sentence b. fragment c. run onAfter I dribbled the ball down the court. a. sentence b. fragment c. run onShe won the spelling contest, she will go to the regional level next month. a. sentence b. fragment c. run on
30 Subject/Verb1. We (is, are) going to go to the movies today after school The tables (was, were) loaded down with food during the holidays Several of the children (was, were) painting the wall with their fingers.4. Some of the cake (was, were) left on the table. 5. Some of the boxes (was, were) opened and thrown in the trash.
31 Subject/VerbNobody near the trees (likes, like) the new game that they are playing.Few of the apples (is, are) still hanging on the tree.James and Sally (is, are) going to find the new book.Tilda (seems, seem) to think that Tom was not at home.J.J. (is, are) the neighbor's really sweet dog.
32 Adjectives1. Sally is older than Tommy, but she is youngest of Sally. a. Sally is older than Tommy, but she is younger than Sally. b. Sally is the oldest of Tommy, but she is youngest of Sally. c. Sally is older than Tommy, but she is young of Sally. d. No error2. There are six of the finest kittens that you will ever see. a. There are six of the finer kittens that you will ever see. b. There are six of the fine kittens that you will ever see. c. There are six of the fines kittens that you will ever see. d. No error3. I looked out the more better classroom window. a. I looked out the most better classroom window. b. I looked out the best classroom window. c. I looked out the bestest classroom window. d. No error
33 Adjectives1. I have a problem with that work; it is more harder than the other. a. I have a problem with that work; it is hard than the other. b. I have a problem with that work; it is hardest than the other. c. I have a problem with that work; it is harder than the other. d. No error2. She was more friendlier than her sister. a. She was friendlier than her sister. b. She was more friendliest than her sister. c. She was friendly than her sister. d. No error3. I sang the loudest in the crowd of merry people. a. I sang more loudly in the crowd of merry people. b. I sang more loud in the crowd of merry people. c. I sang loudlier in the crowd of merry people. d. No error
34 Adjectives1. Sugar is the sweeter of the two sweeteners. a. Sugar is the more sweeter of the two sweeteners. b. Sugar is the sweetest of the two sweeteners. c. Sugar is the sweetlier of the two sweeteners. d. No error2. Tanya is the nicer of the five girls. a. Tanya is the most nicest of the five girls. b. Tanya is the more nice of the five girls. c. Tanya is the nicest of the five girls. d. No error3.Jay is the smartest of the two boys. a. Jay is the smart of the two boys. b. Jay is the most smartest of the two boys. c. Jay is the smarter of the two boys. d. No error
35 Combining Sentences1. Policemen and firemen protect citizens everyday; we should respect them. A. Policemen and firemen protect citizens and respect them. B. Policemen and firemen protect citizens everyday. C. Policemen protect citizens everyday. D. No error2. Veronica bought flowers. She planted flowers to landscape her yard. A. Veronica bought flowers to landscape her yard. B. Veronica bought and planted flowers to landscape her yard. C. Veronica bought flowers and plants. D. No error
36 Combining SentencesThe storm approached. The fisherman in the shrimp boat had to go back to shore.A. The storm approached the shore; the fisherman had to go back. B. The storm approached the shrimp boat. C. The storm approached; the fisherman in the shrimp boat had to go back to shore. D. No error2. Alex wants to make the marching band. Troy wants to make the marching band. A. Alex and Troy want to make. B. Alex, and Troy want to make the marching band. C. Alex and Troy want to make the marching band D. No error
37 Combining SentencesWe made brownies and cookies with walnuts in them for the bake sale.A. We made brownies for the bake sale. B. We made brownies and cookies with walnuts in them. C. We made brownies and cookies for the bake sale. D. No errorThe mouse searched for cheese. The mouse scoured the house.A. The mouse searched the house. B. The mouse searched and scoured the house for cheese. C. The mouse searched for cheese. D. The mouse scoured the cheese.
38 Combining SentencesI want to buy a French-English dictionary and a camera before we go to France.A. I want to buy a French-English dictionary, and a camera before we go to France. B. I want to buy a French-English dictionary and a camera. C. I want to buy a French-English dictionary before we go to France. D. No error2. We went to an art museum, and zoo for our field trip.A. We went to an art museum and zoo. B. We went to an art museum and zoo for our field trip. C. We went to the zoo for our field trip. D. No error
39 Combining SentencesThe girl's, and boy's choir did well at the concert last night, and they received high awards.A. The girl's and boy's choir did well at the concert last night, and they received high awards. B. The girl's choir did well at the concert last night, and they received high awards. C. They did well at the concert last night, and they received high awards. D. No errorMark washed the outside of the car. Matt washed the outside of the car.A. Mark washed the outside of the car and Matt. B. Mark washed the outside of the car. C. Mark and Matt washed the outside of the car. D. No error
40 Apostrophes 1. The donkies' saddle was placed on the ground A. The donky's saddle was placed on the ground. B. The donkey's saddle was placed on the ground.C. The donkies saddle was placed on the ground. D. No error2. The ladies dress was hung on a hanger in her closet. A. The ladys' dress was hung on a hanger in her closet. B. The ladies' dress was hung on a hanger in her closet. C. The lady's dress was hung on a hanger in her closet. D. No error
41 Apostrophes1.The woman's coat was found on a chair . A. The woman coat was found on a chair . B. The womans' coat was found on a chair . C. The womans coat was found on a chair . D. No error2. The childrens' ideas were put on paper . A. The children's ideas were put on paper . B. The children ideas were put on paper . C. The childrens ideas were put on paper . D. No error
42 Apostrophes 1. Johns red truck was found on the side of the road. A. Johns' red truck was found on the side of the road. B. John's red truck was found on the side of the road. C. John red truck was found on the side of the road. D. No error2. He shouldnt have told too many people that story. A. He shouldn't have told too many people that story. B. He should'nt have told too many people that story. C. He shouldnt' have told too many people that story. D. No error
43 ApostrophesThere wasn't any reason to yell at the little boy. A. There wasnt' any reason to yell at the little boy. B. There wasnt any reason to yell at the little boy. C. There was'nt any reason to yell at the little boy. D. No errorIm' am your best friend. A. I'm your best friend. B. I'm am your best friend. C. Im' your best friend. D. No error
44 Apostrophes1. Please hand the girl's paper to her. A. Please hand the girl paper to her. B. Please hand the girls' paper to her. C. Please hand the girls paper to her. D. No error2. Its' of little or no concern of hers. A. Its of little or no concern of hers. B. It's of little or no concern of hers. C. Its it is of little or no concern of hers. D. No error
45 ApostrophesThere was a huge pipe leaking in the boys' restroom. A. There was a huge pipe leaking in the boys restroom. B. There was a huge pipe leaking in the boy's restroom. C. There was a huge pipe leaking in the boy restroom. D. No error2. The elfs little outfit was green and furry. A. The elfs' little outfit was green and furry. B. The elf little outfit was green and furry. C. The elf's little outfit was green and furry. D. No error
46 Apostrophes1. Tom employer paid him several extra dollars . A. Tom's employer paid him several extra dollars . B. Toms' employer paid him several extra dollars . C. Toms employer paid him several extra dollars . D. No error2. The paper edges show lots of wear and tear. A. The paper's edges show lots of wear and tear. B. The papers edges show lots of wear and tear. C. The pape'rs edges show lots of wear and tear. D. No error
47 ApostrophesThe runner's clothes were thrown out the window. A. The runner clothes were thrown out the window. B. The runners' clothes were thrown out the window. C. The runners clothes were thrown out the window. D. No error2. He wasn't at the game because he was sick. A. He was'nt at the game because he was sick. B. He wasn't' at the game because he was sick. C. He wasnt at the game because he was sick. D. No error
48 Apostrophes Dont look at me, I dont know where she is. Its been such a long time since I have seen you!Martins records were sounding very loud because his stereo was at its maximum volume.Sundays are Sarahs least favorite days.
49 ApostrophesThe childrens entertainer, whose car broke down, turned up late.Your/youre the performer whos these girls favorite pop star.Dont forget your/youre toothbrush, its in the bathroom cabinet.Carrots are my favorite vegetable.
50 Apostrophes1. Doesn't not he want people to help him wash the dishes? A. Doesn't he want people to help him wash the dishes? B. Does't he want people to help him wash the dishes? C. Doesnt' he want people to help him wash the dishes? D. No error2. It isnt' time to express your opinion. A. It isnt time to express your opinion. B. It isn't is time to express your opinion. C. It isn't time to express your opinion. D. No error
51 Apostrophes1.Your her best friend, so maybe you can talk her out of it. A. Yours her best friend, so maybe you can talk her out of it. B. You're her best friend, so maybe you can talk her out of it. C. You her best friend, so maybe you can talk her out of it. D. No error2. I'm thinking of becoming a doctor when I grow up. A. Im thinking of becoming a doctor when I grow up. B. Im' thinking of becoming a doctor when I grow up. C. I'm am thinking of becoming a doctor when I grow up. D. No error
52 I Vs. Me The present is for my wife and (me, I). John asked Tom and (me, I) to go with him to the concert.The photographer came to take a picture of Tom, Susan and (me, I).You can give the check to Bob or (me, I).Through the forest Tom and (me, I) ran.
53 I Vs. Me Give the ball to (me, I), for I am the leading scorer. Coach yelled at Rick, Tim, and (me, I) for not paying attention.When returning the book, Tom and (me, I) had to pay a late fee.If it were (me, I), you wouldn’t get paid at all.
54 CommasWhen conditions are right that horse can run just like its father.His four favorite artists are Monet Renoir Degas and Manet.Let Warren and Andrea our most skillful speakers present our proposal.Long regarded as a leading newspaper the Washington Post boasts an outstanding staff of reporters.
55 Commas Students without funds for example may now borrow money easily. I enjoy reading stories about athletes who competed during the late 1950’s.Both Francis Bacon the philosopher and Francis Bacon the painter have contributed to mankind.Carl Monroe the chairman of the board of directors was once a well known television personality
56 Subject/Verb Milo, Phoebe, and I (was / were) offering our help. Neither of you (jump / jumps) to conclusions. Some say the Indians (has / have) been treated unfairly. There (was / were) only two choices on the menu.5. Rudy as well as his cat (like / likes) milk.
57 Subject/VerbA notebook and a pen (is, are) lying on the desk in the library.My son, along with two friends, (is, are) coming for the weekend.Sitting on the sofa (was, were) two students from Thailand.Either the workers or the manager (is, are) coming to the conference.Not only the students, but also the teacher (has, have) been unhappy.Everybody (hate, hates) to take tests.
58 Correct me The students desks are lined neatly in a row. She doesn’t hardly get any sleep at night.Their are too many cooks in the kitchen.I watched a presentation by senator Kerr.
59 Correct Me We saluted the american flag. Whose turn is it to baby-sit she and he?Whitney I need to ask you a question.I was born on April and she was born two years later.
60 Correct Me Give the money to Ryeisha and I. My cats they love to sharpen their claws.My favorite colors are red orange and green.Rob my best friends likes to play pranks on people.
61 Double Negatives We barely had (any, no) money. William (could, couldn’t) hardly wait.Jim was not carrying (no, any) packages.The tear in his shirt (was, was not) barely noticeable.The lecturer did not say (anything, nothing) interesting
62 Double Negatives 1. She couldn’t eat (anything, nothing). 2. I didn’t see (nothing, anything).3. We (could, couldn’t) hardly see through the fog.4. She did not have (anything, nothing) to read.5. I could not see (no, any) way to help.
63 Parts of SpeechDo you want to come to the playground with us? A: Noun B: Verb C: Adjective D: AdverbMandy was so happy she skipped down the street. A: Noun B: Verb C: Adjective D: Adverb3. We hung shiny decorations on our Christmas tree.A: Noun B: Verb C: Adjective D: Adverb4. Carlos can run faster than anyone in our school.
65 Read these metaphors and copy down whichever ones speak to you Read these metaphors and copy down whichever ones speak to you. Then explain what you think it means.The ocean is a sound of joy, just like opening that first present on Christmas morning.War is a play, but a play in reality.Heaven is the opening you make; no one is going to hold the door open for you.4. Television is ice cream; you want more and more.
66 Imagine that you are an ant. Describe what life is like Imagine that you are an ant. Describe what life is like. Get as detailed as possible. What do you see? Smell? Eat? Think? Say? Do? What is your day like?
67 Read the paragraph below. Notice the author’s use of imagery. The ground was rich brown and smelled of growing things.In the round, stone-encircled garden bed, flowers in a dizzyingvariety of colors waved in the gentle breeze. Lydia trod uponthe grassy, verdant pathway, pausing to look at a stand of cheeryyellow daylilies. Upon them shiny, red beetles swarmed, fromstem to petal.On another sheet of paper, draw a picture, in color, of what the paragraph describes. Compare your picture with that of a classmate. How do they differ?
68 Writers use imagery to give readers a sense of a scene Writers use imagery to give readers a sense of a scene. To do this, they use words that give lots of sensory detail, not just facts about the scene.Write three or four sentences to describe the appearance of someone you know. Your description MUST NOT use any of the words below.tall -prettyshort -fairfat -darkthin -blondehandsome -lightugly -beautiful
69 hearing: _____________________________________________ The sentence below gives a straightforward description of an event. Rewrite the sentence five times, using words that appeal to each of the five senses: hearing, smell, touch, taste, and sight.As the snow fell, she walked down the street with a cup of hot chocolate.hearing: _____________________________________________smell: _____________________________________________touch: _____________________________________________taste: _____________________________________________sight: _____________________________________________
70 A simile is a comparison using the word like or as. Read the examples below.blind as a bat slept like a logthin as a rail as white as snowWrite similes to complete the following phrases.as fresh as _________________________as busy as _________________________hurt like __________________________smooth as _________________________shone like _________________________
71 Similes hair -brick smile -snow puppy -waterfall Car - tree Below are two lists of words. Match each word on the left with a word on the right. Use the two words to write a simile.hair -bricksmile -snowpuppy -waterfallCar - treetest -sunshine
72 SimileChoose an object from the list below. Then write as many similes as you can about it. Try to come up with at least five.pencil apple plantbook key lake1. ____________________________________________________2. ____________________________________________________3. ____________________________________________________4. ____________________________________________________5. ____________________________________________________
73 Analogies Referee is to football as umpire is to Baseball is to ball as hockey is toBaseball is to diamond as basketball is toBasketball is to sneakers as hockey is toBaseball is to inning as football is to
74 Analogies Bird is to fly as fish is to Parrot is to feathers as bear is toFish is to gills as squirrel is toCat is to kitten as cow is toCanary is to yellow as polar bear is toAnt is to six legs as spider is to
75 Analogies Open is to close as near is to Soft is to loud as slow is to Little is to small as large is toDishonest is to honest as always is to
76 Figurative Language1. The sentence, "The spicy spaghetti was simply delicious," contains an example of:A. Personification B. Alliteration C. Personification D. hyperbole 2. "Her teeth are pearls," is an example of: A. Metaphor B. SimileC. Hyperbole D. alliteration3. Which of the following statements is an example of personification: A. The house had heat.B. Her eyes are like blue marbles.C. The sun kissed the dew off the grass.D. She's so tired, she could sleep for ten years.
77 Figurative Language1. Which of the following statements is an example of hyperbole?A. The winter was wicked.B. His hands are baseball mitts.C. The bird's legs are like sticks.D. I am so tired, I could sleep for a million years.2. Which of the following statements is an example of a simile? A. Go jump in a lake.B. She's as sweet as pie. C. Sally sold seashells by the seashore.D. The sun smiled upon us.3. “The cars danced across the icy road," is an example of: A. Personification B. Hyperbole C. Simile D. Metaphor
78 Figurative Language1. "The witch's eyes looked like two brown swamps,” is an example of: A. Personification B. Hyperbole C. Simile D. Alliteration2. Which of the following statements is a metaphor?A. Her fingers are like gnarly branches. B. Sally is as sweet as sugar. C. I like cheese D. His desk is a jungle.3. Which of the following is an example of alliteration?A. Jasper jumped along the road while eating beef JerkyB. James went to the big country jamboree.C. Tiffani took ten times as many as she should have. D. Tammy has a baby raccoon under her back porch.
79 Figurative Language1) This type of figurative language is used when words imitate the actual sound(s) made by the action or event. Examples include "clang" and "whoosh."A. Onomatopoeia B. simileC. Metaphor D. personification2) The plates danced on the shelves during the earthquake is an example of what type of figurative language?A. Simile B. personificationC. Alliteration D. metaphor3) Which of the following is a simile?A. He has the eyes of a hawk. B. She sings like an angel.C. The walls in the house shook D. The man is a rock.
80 Name that Figurative Language! 1. Sally is the sunshine.2. Sally sells seashells by the seashore. 3. I ran a million laps around the track. 4. The rainbow frowned at the rain. 5. John is as fast as lightening.
81 Figurative Language1.I was so hungry that I even ate the plate. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) personification B) metaphor C) hyperbole D) simile2.My father was the sun and the moon to me. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) hyperbole B) simile C) metaphor D) personification3.The rain seemed like an old friend who had finally found us. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) simile B) metaphor C) personification D) onomatopoeia
82 Figurative Language4."Smash", when the cup fell off the table. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) metaphor B) onomatopoeia C) personification D) hyperbole5.He was a library of information about baseball. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) metaphor B) personification C) simile D) hyperbole6.The curtain was waving to everyone every time the wind blew through the open window. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) personification B) metaphor C) onomatopoeia D) hyperbole7.The tree shook its branches angrily. What type of figurative language is being used in this sentence? A) metaphor B) personification C) onomatopoeia D) hyperbole
83 Figurative Language1.Drip, Drop, Drip, Drop went the rain drops falling on the roof. What type of figurative language is used? A) onomatopoeia B) metaphor C) personification D) alliteration2.Her head was so full of ideas that it was ready to burst wide open. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) alliteration B) metaphor C) hyperbole D) personification3.The baby was like an octopus, grabbing for everything in sight. What type of figurative language is used? A) metaphor B) simile C) hyperbole D) personification
84 Figurative Language1.Teddy tiger tried tying teepees together. What type of figurative language is this sentence? A) onomatopoeia B) idiom C) alliteration D) hyperbole2.Silly sally sang a silly summer song. What type of figurative language is this sentence? A) hyperbole B) onomatopoeia C) alliteration D) idiom3.I like pancakes so much I could eat a million of them. What type of figurative language is used in this sentence? A) idiom B) hyperbole C) alliteration D) personification
85 Figurative LanguageWhich of the following is an example of a hyperbole?The wind grabbed my arm.The water is shiny.I have a million things to do today.The vibrating washer caused the house to shake.His legs worked like part of a well-oiled machine. Is an example ofsimilemetaphorhyperbolepersonification"But when the trees bow down their heads..." is an example of
86 Write your own hyperboles using the words below Example: I’m SO hungry THAT I could eat a horseTiredBoredThirstyHappyAngry
87 Figurative LanguageWhich of the following characters is NOT an example of personificationSpongeBob b. Bugs Bunny c. Homer Simpson“Shine like the sun” is an example ofa. Hyperbole b. Personificationc. Simile d. Metaphor“I was so angry; I thought I might explode” is an example ofc. Simile d. Metaphor
89 A REBUS is a picture representation of a name, work, or phrase A REBUS is a picture representation of a name, work, or phrase. Each "rebus" puzzle box below portrays a common word or phrase.Example:Head OVER Heels
92 What do you call a chubby kitty? What do you call an angry father? Hink Pinks are fun rhyming word riddles. The answer to the riddle is a pair of words that rhyme with each other. Example: Large Feline would be Fat Cat.What do you call a chubby kitty?What do you call an angry father?What do you call a huge hog?What do you call a rabbit that tells jokes?What is a cute young cat?What do you call a crying father?
93 What is an uncovered seat? What is a library burglar? Hink Pinks are fun rhyming word riddles. The answer to the riddle is a pair of words that rhyme with each other. For example: Large Feline would be Fat Cat.What is an uncovered seat?What is a library burglar?What is an entrance to a shop?What is a weak bird?What is a strong beautiful plant?What is a chicken enclosure?
94 Examples: I (EYE) LOVE (HEART) YOU (EWE) Design a short message in symbols and write the translation underneath. Do not make it longer than one sentence.Examples:I (EYE)LOVE (HEART)YOU (EWE)
95 Unjumble the words 1. CINDERELLA ALBL IHSW ECINPR IKMNPPU 2. SNOW WHITEADFRSW INOOPS AEPLP ACEGTOT3. SLEEPING BEAUTYEFGINR CIKRP CERSU AERYS4. LITTLE MERMAIDHISW AEILR CEIVO INOTRT
96 Brain TeasersI have two U.S. coins that add up to fifty-five cents. One is not a nickel. What coins are they?A farmer had nine sheep, and all but seven died. How many did he have left?Three large people try to crowd under one small umbrella, but nobody gets wet. How is this possible?
97 Brain TeaserYou are a bus driver. At the first stop of the day, eight people get on board. At the second stop, four get off, and eleven get on. At the third stop, two get off, and six get on. At the fourth stop, thirteen get off, and one gets on. At the fifth stop, five get off, and three get on. At the sixth stop, three get off, and two get on. What color are the bus driver's eyes?
98 Brain TeasersIf you take two apples from three apples, how many do you have?If you had one match and entered a room in which there were a kerosene lamp, an oil burner, and a wood burning stove, which would you light first?Do they have a 4th of July in England?
99 Brain Teasers What word is always spelled incorrectly? George's mother had three children: one named April, one named May, and one named what?If eggs can be laid at the rate of eight every seven days, how many can a rooster lay in sixteen days?
100 You are competing in a race and overtake the runner in second place You are competing in a race and overtake the runner in second place. Which position are in you now?How many 3-cent stamps in a dozen?If the Vice President of the United States should die, who would be President?
101 Can you guess what each of these riddles is describing? What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you eat?WHAT GOES AROUND THE WORLD BUT STAYS IN A CORNER?
102 Say these sentences aloud to yourself and see if you can guess what they say Example:WEAR RAVEL THUG HOOD THYMES SCONE translates to:WHERE HAVE ALL THE GOOD TIMES GONEFALL OATH A YELL LOBE RICK CORRODEKEY PINNED HUTCHLIE FIZZ LYE CAB OX OFF CHALK LITS
103 Brain TeasersWhy is it against the law for a man living in North Carolina to be buried in South Carolina?Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?There was an airplane crash, every single person died, but two people survived. How is this possible?
104 Brain TeasersThe Mississippi River is the dividing line between Tennessee and Arkansas. If an airplane crashed exactly in the middle of the Mississippi River there, where would the survivors be buried?A man and his son were in an automobile accident. The man died on the way to the hospital, but the boy was rushed into surgery. The emergency room surgeon said "I can't operate, that's my son!" How is this possible?
105 1. SHIP — CARD 2. TREE — CAR 3. SCHOOL — EYE 4. PILLOW — COURT Your goal is to find a third word that is connected or associated with both of these two wordsExample: PIANO and LOCK. The answer is KEY. The word key is connected with both the word piano and the word lock: there are KEYS on a piano and you use a KEY to lock doors.1. SHIP — CARD2. TREE — CAR3. SCHOOL — EYE4. PILLOW — COURT.5 RIVER — MONEY
106 Your goal is to find a third word that is connected or associated with both of these two words Example: PIANO and LOCK. The answer is KEY. The word key is connected with both the word piano and the word lock: there are KEYS on a piano and you use a KEY to lock doors.1. SHIP — CARD2. TREE — CAR3. SCHOOL — EYE4. PILLOW — COURT5. RIVER — MONEY
107 Make as many words as you can out of the letters below
109 Write the name of your favorite food in the middle of the circle and an adjective that describe that food on each of the spokes
110 You are the Defense!A defense attorney has to present evidence and defend his or her client’s character to a jury. Imagine that you are an attorney. Your client is the wolf who huffed and puffed in “The Three Little Pigs.” He has been charged with harassing innocent piglets with the intent to harm them. Write a speech to present to the jury.Tell them why they should find your client not guilty.
111 Write a paragraph from the point of view of this little girl
112 Write a paragraph from the point of view of this astronaut
113 Write a paragraph from the point of view of this girl
114 Write a paragraph from the point of view of this policeman
115 Choose an object that can be found in your classroom Choose an object that can be found in your classroom. Describe the object, using the headings below.Object you’ve chosen:Size:Shape:Color:Smell:Taste:Texture:
116 Describe the picture with as many descriptive words as possible
117 Describe the picture with as many descriptive words as possible
118 Describe the picture with as many descriptive words as possible
119 Describe the picture with as many descriptive words as possible
120 Describe the picture with as many descriptive words as possible
121 Describe the picture with as many descriptive words as possible
122 One Complete Paragraph What do you think about people who are inconsiderate of others?
123 One Complete Paragraph What is your favorite month? Why?
124 One Complete Paragraph Which quality best describes your life--exciting, organized, dull--and why?
125 One Complete Paragraph Where would you prefer to be right now--mountains, desert, beach--and why?
126 One Complete Paragraph What is your favorite song and why?
127 One Complete Paragraph Which is least important to you--money, power, fame--and why?
128 One Complete Paragraph I wish I had one more chance to..... Then I would.....
129 One Complete Paragraph I wish I could forget the time I because....
130 One Complete Paragraph I wish there were a law that said..... This would be a good law because....
131 Adjectives!!!How would you describe your house to someone who has never visited there before?
133 Match the bold words to their definitions 1. Because hyperactive children are easily distracted, teachers should provide a calm atmosphere.2. She’s resilient, not weak.3. That man is so vociferous. I wish he would be quiet.4. England has a monarchy and Queen Elizabeth is its head.5. He’s averse to my position. I wish he would support me.A. capacity to recover strengthB. opposedC. over activeD. rule by royaltyE. loud
134 Your friend Ryan has moved to a new country and is learning a new language. Read what he wrote in his diary and see if you can figure out the meaning to the underlined words.I overslept this morning. I had to eat my bowl of poof-poofs very quickly, and I almost missed the tramzam. When I got to school, I realized I had forgotten my zilgping . Luckily, Ms. Jutzi is very zoosh, and told me I could bring it tomorrow.After school, some friends and I played plingming. It’s a new game I am learning. We scored 7 points and they only scored 5 points, so we were the zoiters!Dad says that next weekend we’re going to the fladder . I can’t wait! I love to swim and play in the sand. I hope I don’t get a sunburn though.Well, I better go to bed soon. I don’t want to wake up late again and miss my tramzam!
135 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. Her quiet, timid ways made us guess at her true feelings about the story because she kept her ideas to herself and never spoke in the class. a. shy b. boisterous c. kind d. seriously2. He was found running down the street after curfew, and his parents were penalized. The ticket read: "Illegally in the streets at 1:00A.M." Now he would have to pay the ticket with his own money.a. crooked b. fined c. delicate d. informed3. The woman crossed her fingers as her daughter did the cheer. She was hoping that everything would work out for her daughter as she vied for a position on the squad. Her daughter wanted to be a cheerleader. a. shouted b. enclosed c. expanded d. tried
136 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. 1.It was difficult to listen to Tommy speak because he droned on and on just like a buzzer that won't stop buzzing. a. ideal b. same tone c. lively d. scared2. Thomas went to the apex of the mountain, and because it was so high, he had to take a tank of oxygen with him. a. bottom b. breathe c. top d. clear3. The apparatus that Jill used to connect the fabric was similar to a sewing machine, but this one did all of the work while she just pushed a button. a. idea b. zipper c. instrument d. singular
137 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. The frigid air seemed to suck his breathe away as he attempted to finish his first snowman of the season a. deficient b. sappy c. thick d. coldThe boy knew that the lake was teeming, and overflowing with bass, so he brought a big net to help get the fish in the boat. a. rare b. enclave c. full d. sparseThe lithe girl was perfect for the basketball team because she was all muscle and could play well. a. lean b. cubed c. thick d. eerie
138 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. Tommy was a real avid baseball card collector. He inherited the desire to collect cards because his dad had a collection, too. a. eager b. careless c. apart d. fearfulHer Christmas bills added up. After the holidays, her extravagance was going to take several months to pay off. a. economy b. praise c. external d. overdoingIt was gratifying to see how she acted toward her grandmother because her grandmother was always kind to her. a. pleasing b. nervous c. aggravating d. unclear
139 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. The boy was caught stealing from the store. His larceny caught up with him when the owner showed him a video tape. a. gift b. theft c. lawless d. honorThe ideas she presented to the class were clearly an untested theory because there had never been any research done on it. a. magic b. brutal c. indictment d. beliefHis eternal light would shine on the people even after his death. a. temporary b. ethical c. reformed d. endless
140 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. He cut the paper precisely on the line, and it fit perfectly in the grooves of the picture frame. a. exactly b. embellish c. outer d. advance2. The boy tried to justify his actions to his mother by explaining the reasons why he did what he did. a. depend b. prove c. strict d. concourse3. She did several backbends in a row to show how limber she was, so that she could be chosen for the squad. a. enthused b. responsive c. likely d. flexible
141 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. He had tried to understand what had happened before it happened, but in retrospect he knows he could never have known the outcome. a. offer b. revolution c. reflection d. upholdThere was so much time that elapsed between the two events that Shelia had enough time to eat lunch. a. detained b. disposed c. elaborate d. passedHer manners lasped for only a minute when she said something with food in her mouth. Of course, her mother saw her and said something. a. explained b. slipped c. tensed d. allergic
142 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. . He felt very indignant after his father told him that he would not be able to drive his truck until his grades improved. a. angry b. ignored c. deceived d. martyredThe monstrous and massive oak table had to be lifted by four men to move it into the dining room. a. huge b. pile c. peaceful d. essentialThe entryway had marble and gold from top to bottom and it appeared opulent and showy. a. example b. optional c. expensive d. opposite
143 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. He tried to have realistic ideas, but his mind wandered and he bagan to dream of making more money than his education would let him. a. sensible b. apparent c. incapable d. lostThe warnings kept appearing on our T.V. screen to stay inside because severe weather was moving into our area. a. eclipse b. jealous c. aspect d. stormyThe smell of her perfume was overpowering, and we had to leave the room so that we could take a deep breath. a. slothful b. too much c. exact d. vertical
144 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. The ghastly face of the dead man floated up from the bottom of the pool and scared us all. a. tamed b. fat c. horrible d. egoistical2. The generous man handed out 20 dollar bills to the homeless at Christmas time. a. ignorant b. rendered c. overcast d. kind3. The boy always minded his mother and father's rules, and they loved their obedient child. a. independent b. do what he's told d. quiet
145 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. The smells coming from the kitchen enticed the neighbors to come over and investigate.a. chose b. persuaded c. threatened2. We knew to look for the rainbow after the ensuing rains. a. rearranging b. oblique c. following d. entity3. She has devoted her life to making sure that the children of her community were fed and had a chance to go to the doctor. a. met b. given c. recorded d. decreased
146 Choose the best meaning of the underlined word. The young man frequently reads new books. Yesterday he checked out five more. a. often b. logically c. delved d. developedThe man grew up on a farm and went to school in the rural community of Marfa. a. suburb b. island c. country d. staticThere was much evidence that the burglar had been in their home because chairs were overturned and many items were broken. a. help b. support c. mess d. decision
148 SummarizingWhen some people think about Texas, they think of cowboys on the open range-herding cattle up a dusty trail. However, Texas has much more than open prairie with large herds of cows. There are the mountains of West Texas, the piney hills of east Texas, and the emerald waters off the coast of Padre Island. Texas also has large coastal harbors with numerous sailboats, powerboats, inland lakes, rivers, swamps of southeast Texas with alligators and other exotic wildlife.The Summary of this passage is: A. There are a lot of cows in Texas. B. There are many different, varied parts of Texas. C. Texas is one of the biggest states in the United States. D. There are alligators in the swampland of southeast Texas
149 SummarizingTomorrow is Jill's birthday. She is excited because she gets to pick where she will eat dinner. Will it be Mexican food at the Big Enchilada House? Or will it be fried chicken at the Chicken Shack, or a big cheeseburger at Al's Hamburger Palace. She just couldn't decide. Then there was always the Pizza Shop with that great pepperoni pizza. How would she ever decide? Maybe she would just flip a coin.The Summary of this passage is: A. Jill has many restaurants to choose from for her birthday. B. Jill loves Mexican food. C. The Pizza Shop has the best pizza in town. D. Jill will choose a place by flipping a coin.
150 SummarizingIt started when they got to the bears. Peter felt tired and his stomach hurt. He dragged himself over to see the elephants, which were eating from a stack of hay. Normally, the elephants were his favorite. Without much interest, Peter followed his classmates to the camels, which were busy swatting flies with their tails. Peter knew he should be having fun at the zoo, but he just felt terrible and all he wanted to do was lie down and rest. Even the lions and tigers did not interest him now.Summarize this passage: A. Peter's favorite animals were the elephants. B. The camels were swatting flies with their tails. C. It was really hot at the zoo. D. Peter didn't enjoy the zoo because he felt really bad.
151 SummarizingFor the walls, Jenny thought she would use a bright yellow paint. She would pick a border that had mostly bright red and green colors, and maybe a little bit of blue. She already had found some curtains that were sky blue with streaks of red, blue and yellow that she thought would go great with the walls. And finally, she had picked a carpet that was mostly blue with specks of red and yellow. Jenny couldn't wait till she was done decorating her room. It was really going to look awesome.The Summary of this passage is: A. Jenny likes bright colors. B. Jenny was going to paint her room. C. Jenny was picking out colors and materials to decorate her room. D. Yellow is a good color to paint your walls.
152 SummarizingRight now Jason was playing right field. He really wanted to play third base. Earlier this year, coach had put him in left field and second base in a game, but never at third base. Once in practice, coach let him play third base, but he kept missing ground balls. When he did stop one, he made a bad throw to first base. Maybe if he kept practicing, Jason would be good enough to play third base. That was his dream.The Summary of this passage is: A. Jason really wanted to play third base. B. Jason was the best player on his team. C. Jason had trouble catching ground balls. D. Jason was too lazy to practice.
153 SummarizingSan Francisco is located on the coast of California in an area often called the Bay Area. The weather is generally very mild, seldom getting really cold or really hot. Its mild climate is one reason many people live there. It seldom snows in San Francisco and generally does not get below freezing during the winter. Even in the middle of summer, temperatures may be in the mid 80s with a cool breeze from the bay keeping the weather very comfortable.The Summary of this passage is: A. San Francisco has many neat things to do. B. It seldom snows in California. C. Many people choose to live in California. D. The weather in San Francisco is generally very mild.
154 SummarizingJulie watched the ants as they carried small crumbs down the trail to the anthill. She thinks ants are very hard working and industrious little creatures. They always seemed busy, and you never saw an ant just laying around doing nothing. They were carrying food, building tunnels, or defending the anthill. One thing you could say about ants is that they sure aren't lazy.The Summary of this passage is: A. Ants carry many things. B. Some ants may bite you. C. Ants are hard workers. D. Some ants help take care of the queen.
155 SummarizingThe first book Chris read in fifth grade was about a lost kitten. Then he read a book about a family of bears, and then he read about a wild kangaroo in Australia. It seems every book Chris reads is about animals. Last week he found a good book about snakes and reptiles, and another book about elephants. Today Chris went to the library, and he checked out a book about dolphins, whales and other animals that live in the sea.The Summary of this passage is: A. Chris likes kangaroos. B. Chris is in the fifth grade. C. Chris reads a lot of books about animals. D. Dolphins and whales live in the sea.
156 SummarizingThere are five teams of students in the fifth grade. The blue team has math first period, and the red team has science. The yellow team gets to go outside early in the morning, while the green team goes to music. Only students on the orange team get to play games first period. Each student wears a nametag with his or her color, so that the teachers and students all know where a student should be.The Summary of this passage is: A. Students are organized by teams with color names . B. The blue team has math first. C. Students wear nametags. D. The yellow team has the best schedule.
157 SummarizingThe Elk River flows from the far northern part of the state all the way to the southern tip. All kinds of animals rely on it for drinking water, people eat the fish they catch in it, and farmers in the state depend on it for irrigating their crops. Since there is very little rain in this state, the Elk River gives animals and humans the water they need to stay alive. Even though the river is not nearly the biggest in the nation, it is very important to the people and animals that live near it.The Summary of this passage is: A. The Elk River is a small river. B. The Elk River starts in the northern part of the state. C. The Elk River is very important to people and animals. D. People catch fish in the Elk River.
158 SummarizingAs soon as she arrived at grandmother's house, Jessica ran into her bedroom to look at the blue quilt. It covered her grandmother's bed and was Jessica's favorite. It had patches of dark blue, medium blue, and light blue, with pictures of birds and flowers on every other patch. Jessica liked to take naps with the quilt wrapped around her. She loved the way it felt so soft and warm against her skin. Whenever she was visiting grandma, just looking at the quilt made Jessica happy.The Summary of this passage is: A. Jessica's grandmother has a pretty blue quilt. B. Jessica loved her grandmother's quilt. C. Jessica took naps at her grandmother's house. D. The quilt was warm.
159 SummarizingBooks lay in the middle of his floor. Several broken toys were shoved halfway under the bed, and dirty clothes were everywhere. Frank's parents kept telling him to clean his room, but it never seemed to get clean. In fact, if Frank did manage to clean part of it, the rest of the room just got messier. In one corner of the room was an old peanut butter and jelly sandwich, and an open bag of potato chips was thrown on the dresser.The Summary of this passage is: A. Frank's room was a mess. B. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich was in one corner of the room. C. Frank liked potato chips. D. Frank got in big trouble because his room was not clean.
160 SummarizingMath didn't make much sense to Cathy. She always got area and perimeter mixed up and she had no idea what a right angle was. Last quarter she failed math, and this quarter wasn't any better. As long as she could remember, math had been hard for Cathy. She did fine in reading and science, but not math. Now she was working on her math homework, but she didn't know how to do most of it. Who invented math, anyway!The Summary of this passage is: A. Who invented math? B. Cathy did well in reading and science. C. Cathy always got area and perimeter mixed up. D. Cathy was not very good at math.
161 SummarizingJose carefully poured out the bag of marbles on his bed. He picked his ten favorite marbles and carefully set them to the side. Then he got out a small bag from his top drawer, and put the ten marbles inside. Just to make sure he wouldn't forget them, he placed the bag of marbles in his backpack. Jose loved show and tell, and he was excited that he would get to show his class some of his favorite marbles.The Summary of this passage is: A. Jose had lots of marbles. B. Jose was getting his favorite marbles ready to take to school for show and tell. C. Jose would rather play marbles than play baseball. D. Jose placed the bag of marbles in his backpack.
162 Summarizing"Are you already done, son?" his father asked. "It seems like you just got in the water." Jacob was finished with his bath in less than two minutes. He got his body and hair wet, rubbed some grape flavored shampoo on his hair, washed his body with soap, and quickly rinsed it off. He liked to take fast baths so he would have more time to play. In fact, Jacob never took a long bath. To him, the faster the bath, the better.The Summary of this passage is: A. Jacob is very clean. B. Jacob uses grape flavored shampoo. C. Jacob likes to take fast baths. D. Jacob never took showers.
163 SummarizingLisa knew all of the seven dwarfs except one. She remembered Grumpy, Sleepy and Bashful. And of course she couldn't forget Doc and Dopey. Dopey was her favorite. But there was one she just could not remember. Let's see. There's also Sneezy, and that's six. But she could not remember that last one. What was his name?The Summary of this passage is: A. Dopey was Lisa's favorite dwarf. B. Lisa could not remember the name of one of the dwarfs. C. There were seven dwarfs in all. D. Lisa had a good memory.
164 Tone, Symbolism, Conflict, Point of View Slides
165 A policeman arresting you. A fear of the dark. Write whether the conflict is considered internal or external conflict.A policeman arresting you.A fear of the dark.A desire to keep your friend from getting hurt.Getting into a fistfight.Painful memories of your Grandmother’s death.
166 Character Vs ? Two three-year olds fight over the same toy dump truck. 2. An 80-year-old wants to attend his grandson’sgraduation in another state, but is afraid that hishealth won’t take the stress of the trip.3. Two teens on a hike get lost in a blizzard.4.During World War I, a young man with religiousbeliefs against fighting is drafted into the army.
167 First, read each item below First, read each item below. Next, think of a plausible, exciting conflict of the type described in boldface.1. Rashid sighed. So far it had been a perfect day for a picnic. Everyone in his family had been having a great time. But suddenly . . .External Conflict WithNature:_________________________________________________2. When Oliver found the shoe department, there was only one pair of size 13 sneakers left on the sale rack. As he reached out to grab them, so did another person, a man with metal teeth who appeared to be at least eight feet tall. The sneakers were tied together by their laces. “Excuse me,” said Oliver, holding tight to one of the sneakers, . . .External Conflict With AnotherCharacter:_______________________________________________
168 Disney cartoons are known for having strong usage of color symbolism. What color is Mufasa? Describe.What color is Scar? Describe.3. Considering the two lions are brothers, explain why you think there is a difference in coloration.
169 Name that point of view!All the same, he's a good man, truthful, kind and remarkable in his sphere," Anna said to herself, going back to her room, as if defending him before someone who was accusing him and saying that it was impossible to love him.I have never enjoyed dogs.Bob stared and Anna passionately while Anna stared at Bob with contempt.
170 See if you can match up the six symbolic items in the first box with what they represent in the second.SwordLight bulbMoonOwl$ signFoxMoneyCunningWarIdeaNightWisdom
171 Match the symbols to what they symbolize dove:spring:water:winter:eagle:skull:rose:crown:wedding ring:cross bones:sunrise:full moon:autumn:PeaceDeathyouth, birth, lifemiddle age, maturitylove, beautylove, commitmentdeath, dangerdanger, weirdnessnew start, beginningwealth, royaltyfreedom, liberty, strengthdeath, dying, old agebirth, rebirth
172 ToneWrite a few sentences from the point of view of a dog on a walk with a HAPPY toneNow rewrite those sentences with an angry tone
173 SymbolismThe sun was shining brightly as the young child skipped through the meadow of daisies. The child’s white sundress blended in almost perfectly with the flowers around her. She continued on skipping only coming to a stop when she heard a strange noise in close proximity. Heart pounding the girl pushed aside a bouquet of flowers and then let out a peal of laughterWhat objects were used to symbolize innocence?
174 Tone1. “When he realized he was still in one piece, he knew that at the very least he must be completely flat, with his face peering out of his own bottom and his brains leaking out of his ears….”The author’s tone is:TerrifiedExcitedHumorousDevastated
175 Tone“Just look at the Titanic!” The captain said. “Even God can’t sink this ship.” Then, on the first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, boom, it hit and iceberg and sank. And as soon as a daredevil utters the words “piece of cake” before attempting a stunt, he is doomed. “Piece of cake” becomes his “famous last words….”The author’s tone is:HappyDepressedUnbiasedSarcastic
176 Point of ViewThen he looked behind him and saw that no land was visible. That makes no difference, he thought. I can always come in on the glow from Havana.First Person Third Person Limited Third Person OmniscientHe gripped the dollar bill tightly. “You can’t have it,” he told her.
177 Write your own paragraph that contains symbolism of “danger”
179 Identifying the author's purpose Identifying the author's purpose. Read the following passages and answer the questions.4. The day began like any other school day, except she really wanted to run to the bus and get to school. She had a feeling that she was going to be named homecoming queen.a. entertain. b. persuade. c. inform.5. One of the most harmful creatures on earth is the fly. Flies spread harmful diseases. They pick up germs with their hair, spreading their germs everywhere.6. Wouldn't you like to feel safe in your neighborhood? Please join our watch group. We need volunteers to protect our streets and report suspicious activity. a. entertain. b. persuade. c. inform.
180 Identifying the author's purpose Identifying the author's purpose. Read the following passages and answer the questions.Lisa always looked forward to the fall because of the Harvest Festival. Of course, she loved the rides, but she really enjoyed the shows. This year would be the best. Lisa had a special opportunity to perform in the talent show.a. entertain. b. persuade. c. inform.What do you do with aluminum cans? Do you throw them in the trash, or do you recycle when you are finished with them? At the rate we are filling our landfills, we will not have anywhere else to put our trash. If you recycle, you will help the environment. The next time you throw away your Coke can, think about putting it in a recycling bin. Your effort will help save your community.Tomatoes were once considered poisonous. Some brave people finally took a bite of a tomato, and they survived. Now, we use tomatoes in our salads and sandwiches. Do you ever use tomato sauce or ketchup? These products are made of tomatoes. If it weren't for these brave individuals, you might not be able to enjoy ketchup with your french-fries.
181 Jewelry is one way that people show their love for gemstones Jewelry is one way that people show their love for gemstones. One of the most popular gemstones is the blue topaz. Topaz comes in several different colors after it is heat-treated, but it starts off as a clear stone. It is mined from the earth, and it comes out as a plain, clear stone called white topaz. To get the light blue and dark blue colors, the white topaz is "heat- treated." The stones are placed in extreme heat to turn them blue. The light blue stone is called "Swiss blue topaz." The darker, deeper blue stone is called the "London blue topaz." There is another topaz is that is heated and makes a kaleidoscope of colors called "mystic blue topaz."You can tell that a. the color of the stone determines what the stone will be called. b. the London blue topaz is the most popular gemstone. c. for the topaz to turn colors, it has to be heat-treated. d. the blue topaz is very expensive because it has to be heat-treated.The author suggests that a. many people have not heard of the blue topaz. b. topaz is found in the mountains of Peru. c. topaz starts off colorless. d. it takes a very long time for a topaz to turn colors.
182 Superstitions came to be in ancient times because people didn't understand what was happening in the world. For example, the people didn't understand diseases. When someone was sick, they thought that spirits or demons made him ill. To cure the sick person, they followed superstitious customs, hoping to control the evil sprits. A long time ago in Greece, mothers had ways to protect their sleeping babies from witches and other evil spirits. When a mother put the baby to sleep, she would sing a lullaby. Next, she would stand in front of the fire and turn around three times. By performing this ritual, the mother would believe her baby was safe. Superstitions are still believed today.You can tell that people in ancient Greece were a. very superstitious. b. like to sing. c. sick a lot. d. afraid of fire.When a mom put her baby to sleep, you can infer that a. she thought that evil spirits would do harm to her baby. b. the baby had to listen to a song, or the infant wouldn't go to sleep. c. she put garlic around the baby's neck. d. she put the fire out.
183 Horses were his life. He was hoping that he would get a horse for Christmas, but he knew his family couldn't afford one. He had been working at the local barn taking care of others' horses and saving his money. He knew he didn't have enough money to buy a horse. Daydreaming and dragging along to work on Saturday morning, he stumbled into his boss. That was odd, James didn't know why his boss was there. The boss rarely worked with horses since he had a lot of paperwork to do. Just then, his parents drove up along with the owner of his favorite horse, Oreo. His boss began to explain that Oreo's owner had to move out of state and couldn't take his horse with him. James stood there shocked and bewildered as they told him that Oreo would be his if he wanted him. Oreo's owner said, "I think you'll need this," as he handed him Oreo's saddle.You can tell that Jason's boss a. knows that Jason deserves the horse. b. doesn't like Oreo's owner. c. works in stalls with Jason most of the time. d. wants Jason to take better care of Oreo.2. When the owner gives Jason Oreo's saddle, you can infer a. that the owner wants Jason to saddle the horse, so the owner can ride him. b. that Oreo has not been trained with a saddle. c. that Jason has enough money to pay for this saddle. d. the owner wants to give Oreo to Jason.
184 "I don't want a babysitter. I am eleven years old "I don't want a babysitter. I am eleven years old. My babysitter is only three years older than I am," she loudly yelled to her Mom. Now, she really wished she had somebody with her as she heard the clicking, scratching noises outside of the living room window. "This is silly. It's probably the storm," the girl said. She regretted watching the horror show she had been tuned into for the last half hour. As she searched for the remote to turn off the vampire movie, the front door blew open with a thunderous noise. Carla whirled around to see a dark image.1. Carla didn't want a babysitter because A. She believes she is old enough to take care of herself. B. She wants to watch scary movies. C. Carla's mother leaves her alone all the time. D. Carla's babysitter is only three years older than Carla.2. What made Carla turn around? A. The dark image that appeared at the door. B. The front door blew open. C. Carla's babysitter appeared at the door. D. Carla couldn't find the remote control.
185 InferenceJames licked the final square, posted it at the top corner of the envelope and dropped it in the large blue box. He hoped it would get there in time. Nobody likes a late birthday message.What is James doing?2. I just can’t figure them out. Sometimes I get so frustrated. Like when I ask the file to save, and I come back and hour later and it has erased my paper. Those are the things that just irritate me. I also can’t stand all these goofy names, ‘mouse’, ‘web surfing’, who ever made up such nonsense.What is frustrating this man?
186 Inference1. He loved all the characters. That was the best part of the show. Homer, Marge, Bart, they all made him laugh. It was nice to sit down, smile, and not worry about a thing after a long day of working.What show does this person watch to relax?2. “To be or not to be, that is the question,” he would recite those famous words from his favorite playwright. He loved Hamlet, and Mac Beth, but his favorite, well his favorite had to be A Midsummer Night’s Dream.Who is this person’s favorite playwright?
187 Facts or Opinions? NASA's films of the Moon are poorly done. Hollywood makes really believable space movies.In the astronaut Moon pictures, there are no background stars.In space, astronauts are exposed to radiation.There are Moon rocks in museums.
188 Author’s Purpose1. The easy Chopper 3 will chop your vegetables for you in about 30 seconds. It is easy to use and you can use any vegetable. The cost is $ Order yours today!The author's purpose of this writing is to2. Abraham Lincoln's birthday is on Feb. 12th. He was a great President of the United States. He was our 16th President. He is remembered for freeing the slaves.