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English 1 Final

StudyGuide

QuestionAnswer
Setting Time and Place
Conflict A problem a character faces in a story
Character vs. Character One Character has physical or emotional problem with one or more characters.
Character vs. Nature Struggles with the elements of nature
Character vs. Society A character has a problem with laws, values, accepted behavior of society.
Character vs. Self A character has trouble deciding what action to take or how to feel about something
Plot Events in a story
Sentence Group of of words that has two main parts; subject and predicate
Fragment An incomplete sentence
Run-on Two or more sentences capitalized and punctuated as if they were a single sentence
Comma Splice Two or more complete thoughts separated by only a comma
Subject Verb Agreement Subject and verb agree. Both must be plural or singular.
Rising Action Obstacles in the story. When things get interesting.
Climax Turning point of a story
Falling Action Things start to slow down leading to the end
Resolution Conflict resolved
Point of View Prospective in which the story is told.
1st Person I, me, we, my
3rd Person He, She, It, They
Unreliable Narrator Narrator who cant be trusted
Suspense Sense of growing attention, fear, excitement felt by the reader
Foreshadowing Writer provides hints that suggest future events in the story
Pre-Writing Brainstorming, Finding Ideas, Research, Outlining
Writing Putting ideas into sentences and paragraphs
Revising Making BIG changes to improve writing
Editing Making small changes to improve writing
Publishing Making FINAL copy
Style Manner of writing
Syntax Refers to the way words are put together to form phrases and sentences
Purpose An authors reason for creating particular work
Audience The people for whom a piece of literature is written for.
Narrative Writing Telling a story of an experience, event or sequence of events while holding the readers interest
Informative Writing Presents a reader with information
Argumentative Writing Gives an opinion statement in an attempt to convince the reader that this point of view is valid
Pronoun A word that replaces a noun in a sentence
Antecedent The word that the pronoun refers to or replaces
Preposition A word that describes or shows the location or direction of objects in a sentence
Prepositions of Time Can be used to show time
Prepositions of Place Can be used to show place or position
Prepositions of Movement Can be used to show movement
Conjunction Word that connects parts of a sentence together
Fan Boys For, And, Nor , But, Or, Yet, So
Noun Person, Place, Thing, Idea
Verb A word that represents and action, occurrence, or state of being
Action Verbs A word that expresses an action
Linking Verbs Connects a subject to additional info about the subject
Helping Verbs Accompanies another verb to help express its tense, mood or voice
Irregular Verbs Do not follow usual rules for verb forms
Adjective A word that describes or modifies a noun in a sentence
Article A, An, The
Adverb Modify or describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs
Created by: oivey6