What is MLA format?
student name, instructors name, cours and date.(in left hand corner of page) 12pt font inTimes New Roman with 1 inch margrins
What is a two point sentence
a sentence that gives contex clues so the reader can figure out a meaning to a word.
Person, Place, Thing, or Idea
word that takes the place of one or more nouns. singular = I you he she it me him her plural = we you they us them
modify verbs, adj, or other adverbs. It tells when, where, why, how often and how much- usually ends in ly.. but not always
shows how one thing relates to another by location - to, in, on, with etc.
but, or, yet, for, and, nor, so (BOYFANS)
Hey! Ouch! Wow! Darn! Eeeeek! Aw!
meant to entertain, and passes on values of culture
passes on values of culture, states the moral at the end of the story, uses personification to create characters
explains the origins of something about life, and has super natural beings(ex. gods)
passes on values of culture, has some facts, but facts have been exaggerated
focuses on a major event in history
events are possible with advanced technology; aliens, other planets, time travel
meant to entertain, includes magic and unreal places, has super natural beings (ex. unicorn)
what is oral tradition?
storytelling by your mouth - legend
background information - characters name, setting, time period
conflicts are introduced
highest point of interest and emotion (most exciting)
character transforms and learns from experience
all problems solved
words in a sentence that helps decipher the meaning of the unfamiliar word
emotinal reaction =
bad guy or villian, causes conflicts; rooting against
"good guy", hero, solves conflicts
a type or category of literature like non-fiction, fiction, poetry or drama
a detail or details introduced earlier in a story that will have greater significance later, a hint or clue about whats to come