← PSSA Terms Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- figurative language
- pattern book
- graphic organizer
- a a comparison without using like or as
- b Writing or speech that is used to create vivid impressions by setting up comparisons between dissimilar things, [examples are metaphor, simile, and personification.
- c a word opposite in meaning to another
- d A book with a predictable language structure and often written with predictable text; also known as predictable book.
- e diagram or pictoral device that shows relationship
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- an original source that informs directly, not through another person's explanation or interpretation
- The essential techniques used in literature (e.g., characterization, setting, plot, theme).
- skillfulness in speaking or writing
- Tools used by the author to enliven and provide voice to the writing (e.g., dialogue, alliteration).
- the struggle that grows out of the interplay of the two opposing forces in a plot
5 True/False Questions
analysis → process of identifying the parts and their relationships to one another
secondary source → an original source that informs directly, not through another person's explanation or interpretation
hyperbole → Exaggeration
public document → A document that focuses on civic issues or matters of public policy.
similie → comparison using like or as