YMLA RLA 7 - 2nd Six Weeks Review
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This is where and when a story takes place. It is typically revealed in the exposition of the plot.
This type of essay is not a story. It gives facts. It lacks personal opinion and gives information in a clear and concise way.
This is a type of response that makes a character think internally, almost like a decision someone makes. There is no physical or verbal action. It's what the character is thinking. It's all in the mind.
A physical or verbal response to something that is happening in a story.
List, Pick, Choose - Step 1: List all of your ideas. Step 2: Pick three of your best ideas and brainstorm details for all three ideas. Step 3: Choose two of your ideas with the most detail.
Expository Essay Structure
2. Body Paragraph #1
3. Body Paragraph #2
This type of writing refers to books and stories about imaginary people and events, rather than books about real people or events.
This kind of conflict refers to the conflicts between a character and external forces. For example, a dark and gloomy environment in a zombie apocalypse novel.
This type of conflict refers to a character's internal struggle. A character might struggle with an emotional problem such as fear of intimacy or abandonment, for example.
Man vs. Self
These are internal battles that characters wage within themselves.
Man vs. Man
Your characters will be opposed by or will oppose the actions, reactions, motivations of another character or characters.
Man vs. Nature
Nature serves as the obstacle for characters.
Man vs. Society
These are conflicts where your characters' firm beliefs are against norms that the entire society as a whole endorses.
This is a genre of writing that can be used to tell both fiction and nonfiction stories. They are written by playwrights (authors).
an instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicating the movement, position, or tone of an actor, or the sound effects and lighting.
conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie
a person who write plays
Apostrophe Rule: Contraction
A contraction is two words made shorter by placing an apostrophe where letters have been omitted.
Examples: I'm, can't, they're, didn't, isn't
Apostrophe Rule: In place of omitted letters or numbers
Use an apostrophe to show that one or more digits have been left out of a number, or that one or more letters have been left out of a word to show a special pronunciation.
Examples: class of '24, g'bye, y'all
Apostrophe Rule: To form some plurals
Use an apostrophe and s to form the plural of a letter, a sign, a number, or a word being discussed as a word.
Examples: A's, +'s, 8's, to's
Apostrophe Rule: To form singular possessives
To form the possessive of a singular noun, add an apostrophe and s.
Examples: the game's directions, Ross's bike, Dr. Mill's theory, Roz's hair
Apostrophe Rule: Plural Possessives
For plural nouns not ending in s, an apostrophe and s must be added in order to show that it has possession.
Examples: students' homework (many students), teachers' lounge (many teachers)
A word or group of words that connects two clauses that are not equally important.
Examples: if, while, since, although, when
A punctuation mark (':') used to do the following:
- To Introduce Lists
- To Introduce Sentences
- For emphasis
a punctuation mark (';') used to connect independent clauses
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