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2 PSSA Vocabulary Jeopardy Game

3 PSSA Vocabulary Jeopardy General Literary Devices Analysis Open Ended Nonfiction Genres Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy

4 $100 General PSSA Terms A person who tells a story or gives an account of what happened

5 $100 Answer from PSSA Terms What is the narrator?

6 $200 General PSSA Terms A segment of a written work or speech

7 $200 Answer from PSSA Terms What is passage?

8 $300 General PSSA Terms The way in which a character views the situation

9 $300 Answer from PSSA Terms What is point of view?

10 $400 General PSSA Terms The author’s central thought; the topic sentence of a paragraph

11 $400 Answer from PSSA Terms What is main idea?

12 $500 General PSSA Terms The solution to a problem; Where the conflict is resolved

13 $500 Answer from PSSA Terms What is resolution?

14 $100 Nonfiction Genre Nonfiction written to convey information. Ex. Brochures, directions, manuals, news reports, etc.

15 $100 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is informational text?

16 $200 Nonfiction Genre Nonfiction text that teaches or instructs Ex: How to, recipe

17 $200 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is instructional?

18 $300 Nonfiction Genre The story of a person’s entire life written by himself or herself

19 $300 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is an autobiography?

20 $400 Nonfiction Genre The story of a person’s life written by someone other than the subject

21 $400 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is a biography?

22 $500 Nonfiction Genre Text that conveys a true story of of a single event or events of one self’s life rather than about the person’s entire life - includes dialogue

23 $500 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is a personal narrative?

24 $100 Text Analysis One of two or more words that have the same or nearly identical meanings

25 $100 Answer from Text Analysis What is a synomym?

26 $200 Text Analysis Drawing conclusions by examining clues from the text

27 $200 Answer from Text Analysis What is an inference?

28 $300 Text Analysis A broad statement that applies to many different situations. Ex: 6 th graders always leave a mess at their lunch tables

29 $300 Answer from Text Analysis What is a generalization?

30 $400 Text Analysis A statement you can prove to be true.

31 $400 Answer from Text Analysis What is a fact?

32 $500 Text Analysis A statement that cannot be proven or a statement someone believes to be true about something

33 $500 Answer from Text Analysis What is an opinion?

34 $100 Open-Ended Terms The moral of the story

35 $100 Answer from Open-Ended What is theme?

36 $200 Open-Ended Terms The reason an author writes a passage Ex: to entertain, persuade, or inform

37 $200 Answer from Open-Ended What is author’s purpose?

38 $300 Open-Ended Terms The events that lead to the climax

39 $300 Answer from Open-Ended What is rising action?

40 $400 Open-Ended Terms Drawing conclusions from clues and facts found in the story

41 $400 Answer from Open-Ended What is climax?

42 $500 Open-Ended Terms The method an author uses to reveal characters and their personalities

43 $500 Answer from Open-Ended What is characterization? or What is character traits?

44 $100 Literary Devices A comparison between 2 things using like or as Ex: The baby was as cute as a button.

45 $100 Answer Literary Devices What is a simile?

46 $200 Literary Devices A direct comparison between 2 unlike things without using like or as. Ex: Time was a thief.

47 $200 Answer from Literary Devices What is a metaphor?

48 $300 Literary Devices Giving human characteristics to an animal, object, or idea Ex: The sea called out to me.

49 $300 Answer from Literary Devices What is personification?

50 $400 Literary Devices An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect Ex: I must have told you a million times.

51 $400 Answer from Literary Devices What is a hyperbole?

52 $500 Literary Devices Imitation of natural sounds, words you hear Ex: splat, bang, ding-dong

53 $500 Answer from Literary Devices What is an onomatopoeia?

54 FINAL JEOPARDY! Capturing the most important parts of the original passage in a much shorter space and in the reader’s own words – includes who? where? when? what? why?

55 FINAL JEOPARDY! What is a summary?

56 You Have Finished PSSA Jeopardy!


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