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Ms. M's Mid-Term
Semester 1 quiz
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What is the pattern for an outline for a 5 paragraph essay
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What 5 things make a paragraph in Ms. M's class
indent, introduction sentence, conclusion sentence, 5 sentences, one topic
What is the purpose of persuasive text?
to convince with argument and evidence
What is the purpose of expository text?
to explain or inform
What is the purpose of procedural text?
written set of steps
What kind of writing should include: examples and supporting evidence.
What type of writing tells a story?
What type of writing creates a picture in the reader's mind?
What do we call a statement that is broad and simplified?
What do we call writing or text that is not true?
What is writing or text that is factual?
What genre is writing or text that is made-up, but includes real events or setting?
What is the purpose of an analogy?
What part of speech names a person, a place a thing, or an idea?
What part of speech names a word that stands for a noun?
What part of speech is a word showing action?
What part of speech is a word that connects words or groups of words?
What part of speech is a word that expresses emotion?
The essential noun in a complete subject of a sentence is . . .
The essential verb or verb phrase in a complete predicate is . . .
What part of speech is a word used to describe a noun or pronoun?
What part of speech is a word that modifies a verb or an adjective?
What do we call a group of words that doesn't express a complete thought because it lacks a subject or a predicate?
Persuasive language appeals to . . .
emotion and logic
What do we call the writer's position taken on an issue, when writing a persuasive text?
What part of a paragraph or essay clearly states the topic or issue for the writing or text?
an introduction sentence or paragraph
Supports the topic or thesis of the paragraph or paper. . .
body sentences or paragraph
What supports rely on facts and valid reasoning to sway the reader?
What part of a paper should briefly restate the position of the writer and supporting evidence.
An introduction paragraph should:
get the reader's attention and include the thesis or main idea
The paragraph(s) that follow the introduction and contain supporting details and evidence . . .
The only type of writing that has a plot.
The setting, characters, climax, rising action, falling action, resolution, name some of the main parts of a . . .
Planning, drafting, revising, editing and publishing make up . . .
the writing process
When reading or writing procedural texts, you must first determine the . . .
Repeated grammatical structure in a persuasive text, is called . . .
When a word is intentionally used again and again, it binds the writing together and provides emphasis. This is called . . .
When an idea is presented in different ways within the same text, this is called . . .
When you retell the main ideas of most important points of something, you . . .
An opinion that is supported by facts, is . . .
The process of making an educated guess is called . . .
The process of forming an overall idea about a something, based on a series of inferences, is called . . .
Bringing several ideas together and making logical connections, is called . . .
To help you evaluate the credibility of piece of writing, you should recognize the author's tone and . . .
Writers use this to support their controlling idea . . .
Name the two types of generalizations.
valid and faulty
Language that appeals to a reader's senses . . .
Results from a contradiction between appearances and reality or between what is expected and what actually happens
A negative statement that means the opposite of what the words actually say.
A contradictory statement that has some truth.
Two words, put together, that are opposites.
This type of essay tells a story about a personal experience, usually in chronological order.
In this type of essay writers express their thoughts and feelings about an experience or idea.
This type of essay tells of a person, object or experience using language that appeals to the reader's senses.
The perspective from which a story is told is called the . . .
point of view
The point of view in which the narrator is part of the action and uses the pronouns "I" & "We".
The point of view in which the narrator is not part of the action and uses "he" or "she".
In a story, we call the struggle between opposing characters or forces within the character's mind, the . . .
When the author uses flashback in a story, the plot is . . .
When an author hints at future events within the story, these hints are called . . .
Chronological means . . .
When the events of a story are in chronological order, the plot is . . .
A person in a work of fiction is a . . .
The time and place of the action in a story is the . . .
A scene with events that took place earlier that those in the story is . . .
The title of the story, "The Tell-Tale Heart" hints that the beating of the heart will be a clue in the murder. This is an example of . . .
What do we call comparing the relationship between 2 ordered pairs?
What do we call the first pair in an analogy?
What is the first thing you must determine in order to solve an analogy?
relationship between stem set
Who authored "The Cask Of Amontillado"?
Edgar Allan Poe
What was the name of the story set upon a jungle island?
"The Most Dangerous Game"
From which point of view was "The Tell-Tale Heart" written?
What archetype did Kevin and Max use for a role-model?
What is a character that is the ideal or perfect example of certain qualities?
paragraph : essay :: _________ : poem
sentence : paragraph :: ________ : stanza
pizza : italy :: rain : _________
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