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PSSA Vocabulary Jeopardy Game
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
$100 General PSSA Terms A person who tells a story or gives an account of what happened
$100 Answer from PSSA Terms What is the narrator?
$200 General PSSA Terms A segment of a written work or speech
$200 Answer from PSSA Terms What is passage?
$300 General PSSA Terms The way in which a character views the situation
$300 Answer from PSSA Terms What is point of view?
$400 General PSSA Terms The author’s central thought; the topic sentence of a paragraph
$400 Answer from PSSA Terms What is main idea?
$500 General PSSA Terms The solution to a problem; Where the conflict is resolved
$500 Answer from PSSA Terms What is resolution?
$100 Nonfiction Genre Nonfiction written to convey information. Ex. Brochures, directions, manuals, news reports, etc.
$100 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is informational text?
$200 Nonfiction Genre Nonfiction text that teaches or instructs Ex: How to, recipe
$200 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is instructional?
$300 Nonfiction Genre The story of a person’s entire life written by himself or herself
$300 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is an autobiography?
$400 Nonfiction Genre The story of a person’s life written by someone other than the subject
$400 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is a biography?
$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
$500 Answer from Nonfiction Genres What is a personal narrative?
$100 Text Analysis One of two or more words that have the same or nearly identical meanings
$100 Answer from Text Analysis What is a synomym?
$200 Text Analysis Drawing conclusions by examining clues from the text
$200 Answer from Text Analysis What is an inference?
$300 Text Analysis A broad statement that applies to many different situations. Ex: 6 th graders always leave a mess at their lunch tables
$300 Answer from Text Analysis What is a generalization?
$400 Text Analysis A statement you can prove to be true.
$400 Answer from Text Analysis What is a fact?
$500 Text Analysis A statement that cannot be proven or a statement someone believes to be true about something
$500 Answer from Text Analysis What is an opinion?
$100 Open-Ended Terms The moral of the story
$100 Answer from Open-Ended What is theme?
$200 Open-Ended Terms The reason an author writes a passage Ex: to entertain, persuade, or inform
$200 Answer from Open-Ended What is author’s purpose?
$300 Open-Ended Terms The events that lead to the climax
$300 Answer from Open-Ended What is rising action?
$400 Open-Ended Terms Drawing conclusions from clues and facts found in the story
$400 Answer from Open-Ended What is climax?
$500 Open-Ended Terms The method an author uses to reveal characters and their personalities
$500 Answer from Open-Ended What is characterization? or What is character traits?
$100 Literary Devices A comparison between 2 things using like or as Ex: The baby was as cute as a button.
$100 Answer Literary Devices What is a simile?
$200 Literary Devices A direct comparison between 2 unlike things without using like or as. Ex: Time was a thief.
$200 Answer from Literary Devices What is a metaphor?
$300 Literary Devices Giving human characteristics to an animal, object, or idea Ex: The sea called out to me.
$300 Answer from Literary Devices What is personification?
$400 Literary Devices An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect Ex: I must have told you a million times.
$400 Answer from Literary Devices What is a hyperbole?
$500 Literary Devices Imitation of natural sounds, words you hear Ex: splat, bang, ding-dong
$500 Answer from Literary Devices What is an onomatopoeia?
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?
FINAL JEOPARDY! What is a summary?
You Have Finished PSSA Jeopardy!
Spring 2013 Language Arts Semester Review 6 th grade.
STAAR Review. Usually topic, main idea and details are pertaining to non-fiction Topic – Broad subject of a text Main Idea – What the passage is mainly.
AFFIX AFFIX: one or more letters attached to a word to create a different form of the word ex: preview, colorful PREFIX PREFIX: a group of letters (affix)
A type of writing, either fiction or nonfiction, that tells a story.
Game Play Open 2 nd Slide, let the sound play. Click to 3 rd Slide, let the sound play. Click to 4 th Slide and show students the Game Board As you play.
Elements of Literature. PLOT Exposition: the characters and setting are introduced. Rising Action: the conflict is revealed. Climax: the highest point.
THIS IS With Host... Your Figurative Language Story Elements Point of View Character Types Literary Devices Genres: Fiction- vs-
10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt Literary.
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Jeopardy Terms ITerms IITerms III Terms IV Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy Genres.
Jeopardy Poetry General Literacy FictionNonfiction Short Stories Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy.
... Tips for Reading Tests Read the questions first. Read the entire passage. Learn the question types. Base your answers on information from.
PSSA TERMS You know you like them…. Literary Devices /Features /Techniques: Dialogue- a conversation between characters *Uses quotes Flashback- details.
Instructions for using this template. Remember this is Jeopardy, so where I have written “Answer” this is the prompt the students will see, and where.
Academic Vocabulary. Analysis The process or result of identifying the parts of a whole and their relationships to one another.
Maniac Magee Literary Elements. Maniac Magee Literary Elements Chapters
Literary Terms Vocabulary. Author’s Purpose Reason for writing the story. (to inform, to entertain, to persuade, etc.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECE0I0AeXXE.
Study Review Reading Terms. Genres Biography? The story of a person’s life as told by someone other than the person. Click Here.
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Repetitive sounds Alliteration The author's reason for creating a particular work Author's Purpose.
Finding the Main Idea Try looking in the first sentence or the last sentence of a paragraph. If the main idea is not specifically stated, ask yourself,
Literary Terms. Fiction: A type of writing based on imagination. Non-Fiction: A type of writing that is based on facts.
Template by Modified by Bill Arcuri, WCSD Chad Vance, CCISD Click Once to Begin JEOPARDY! Seventh Grade Terra Nova Review Literary Terms.
main idea what a piece of writing is mostly about.
LITERARY ELEMENT & THEIR DEFINITIONS. Antagonist.
Short Story Terms ACTION- What is done by, or what happens to, the characters. AMBIGUITY- When the author makes something in the story unclear or confusing.
LITERARY ELEMENTS. Characters: individuals who take part in the action Climax: point of greatest intensity.
Nonfiction Terms. Types of Nonfiction ▪ Biography: An account of a person’s life as written by another person ▪ Autobiography: A writer’s account of his.
Literary Elements Major Test in class on 9/12/12.
Jeopardy Poetry General Literary FictionNonfiction Short Stories Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy.
HSPA Language Arts. HSPA Reading Passage Strategies Information about how to approach reading passages, and multiple- choice questions….
PSSA REVIEW!!. Elements of Fiction CONFLICT The _________ in the story problem.
Literary Terms Jeopardy AZ MERIT PREP Directions for online viewing: Use the Internet Explorer Browser, not Netscape. When viewing in Internet Explorer,
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LITERARY ELEMENTS ENGLISH 12. PLOT Describes the structure of the story. It shows the arrangement of events and actions within a story.
Literary Terms act An act is the major unit of a play.
Elements of the Short Story or Novel. Character The character can be revealed through the character's actions, speech, and appearance. It can also be.
NEXT Topic One Topic Two Topic Three Topic Four Topic Five Team One Team Two Team Three Team Four Team.
Genres of Text ~ a brief overview ~ By Mrs. Mykal Knight.
Literary Terms Flashcards. This occurs when the reader/ audience knows something that the character(s) in the story do not know.
CHARACTER, SETTING, PLOT Characters: people or animals that appear in the story Setting: time and place in which the story happens Plot: action or events.
Figurative Language PoetryGenre Literary Elements I.
Alliteration- A repetition of the initial sounds of several words in a group. Allusion- A reference in one literary work to a character or theme found.
GENRE STUDY!!! LEARNING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF VARIOUS TYPES OF LITERATURE.
CHARACTERISTICS OF NONFICTION. Nonfiction deals only with real people, events, or ideas. It is narrated or told from the author’s perspective (point of.
PSSA VOCABULARY WOLCS. Word of the Day Context Clues information from the reading that identifies a word or group of words.
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