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Exam 1 Practice

Practice for Quarter 1 Exam in LA

What two things does a CLAUSE need? Subject and Predicate
What three characteristics must an independent clause have? Subject + predicate + Complete thought
Define predicate. What the subject is doing
Define subject. Who/what the sentence is about
Define sentence fragment. A group of words that look like a sentence, but are not a complete thought.
Define restatement/definition as a context clue. +The definition of the word is stated in the paragraph OR +A similar word/phrase (synonym) is given
Define antonym as a context clues. Opposite of what the word actually means is given
Define examples as a context clues. Only examples are given.
Define inferences as a context clues. You have to guess what the word means based on your background knowledge and what the text says. Inference = what you know + what the text says
How do you properly cite a direct quote from a text? The text states, "________" (Author last name Page#).
Define exposition in a story plot. Introduction of main characters and setting.
Define rising action in a story plot. A serie of events that create interest and tension. The conflict is introduced.
Define climax in a story plot. The most intense, exciting, or important point of the story.
Define falling resolution in a story plot. Wraps up the narrative and leads to the solution of the conflict.
Define resolution in a story plot. The part where the conflict is solved.
Which part in the plot is the conflict usually introduced in? The rising action.
What does using "sensory details" mean? Where the author uses the five senses to make you feel like you're actually in the book.
What is the literary term for how a writer makes a reader feel? Mood
What is visualization? The author helps you form a mental picture or a movie as you read.
Define conflict. The problem in a story.
What are the "Big 5" types of conflicts? Man vs. Man Man vs. Self Man vs. Nature Man vs. Society Man vs. Technology
Which of the "Big 5" are internal conflicts? Man vs Self
Which of the "Big 5" are external conflicts? Man vs. Man Man vs. Nature Man vs. Society Man vs. Technology
Define main idea. +Tells reader what the story is about. +Can't be applied to other texts as it contains specific information such as characters, setting, and plot.
Define theme and state how it is revealed. The lesson, or point, of a story. It can be revealed through quotes, traits and the actions of the character.
Define direct characterization. The writer makes a direct statement to tell us about who a character is.
Define indirect characterization. Writer develops the character by showing how the character acts, speaks, etc.
Study the 11 literary devices: +Idiom +Imagery +Personification +Metaphor +Simile +Foreshadowing +Flashback +Allusion +Symbolism +Hyperbole +Verbal Irony
Define inference. A conclusion or opinion that is formed through known facts or evidence.
Study the 6 literary genres: +Science Fiction (future) +Historical Fiction (past) +Realistic Fiction (present) +Fantasy +Action/Adventure +Mystery/Suspense
Study the capitalization rules +Pronoun ā€œIā€ +Days of the week +Months +Names of Holidays +Names of Streets, Cities, and Countries
Created by: man.zo83
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