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STEVENS FIRST SEMESTER TEST 2019
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______ Identify the type of irony in the following: Sam and Ben stayed up all night studying, and felt extremely prepared for their Spanish test. However when they got to school the next day, a meteorite had crashed and destroyed it.
______ Identify the type of irony in the following: Brody told Nick K that he couldn't come to his tea party because he had too much homework. However the audience knows Brody Bryce and Patrick had plans to try on pink pretty princess dresses together at the mall.
______ Identify the type of irony being used in the following: "Nick M! Stop being so darn loud!" Mr. J roared as Nick M stared at him with wide eyes like a frightened bunny rabbit.
______ Identify the type of irony in the following situation: Ty and Tirhake are up on stage while Jovan Derek and Ethan are in the audience. Ty and Tirhake are doing mean impressions of Ms. M and teasing her yet Jovan Derek and Ethan can see Ms. M standing backstage angrily watching them and about to stomp on them both.
______ Identify the type of irony in the following situation: "Way to go strongman" Mr. J. mutters as he watches Jayson struggle to pick up the tiny paperclip.
______ Identify the type of irony being used in the following statement: Colin and Cole spent all winter learning how to surf at an indoor training facility. During their first surfing session of the summer Cole breaks his board and Colin is eaten by a shark.
Define a memory moment
the protagonist has a flashback recalls a situation that will become significant later in the plot
define and again and again
a repetitive phrase or object in the story that is foreshadowing of events to come in the story
Define the notice and note strategy of words from the wiser;
when and older and wiser character in the story advises the protagonist, this will lead to theme or a conflict the protagonist will face in the story
What occurs during the notice and note strategy of a touch question?
the protagonist must face a difficult situation and come to terms with it in order to progress to the climax in the plot
Define the notice and note procedure of contrast and contradiction
when the protagonist does something that is out of the norm from their personality or habits thus far in the plot
In The Masque of the Red Death What is the Red death an allusion for?
In the Masque of the Red Death, what does the clock symbolize?
the cycle of life
What do the colored rooms in the Masque of the Red death symbolize?
the stages of life
What is the theme of the Masque of the Red Death?
No one can escape death
In "The Raven," what is the Plutonian Shore?
The place between the world of the living and the dead
In Annabel Lee, why does the narrator's love die?
because the angels are jealous
In Annabel Lee, what is the meaning of a sepulcher?
In the Raven, why does the bird perch on the Bust of Pallas?
to make what the Raven says seem wise
In "The Tell Tale Heart," What does the narrator attempt to convince the reader of?
that he is not insane
Why does the narrator kill the old man in "The Tell Tale Heart?"
the old man's eye vexed him
In "The Tell Tale Heart," the old man is an allusion for
John Allan, Poe's foster father
Identify the internal rhyme: "and his eyes had all the seeming of a demon's that was dreaming,"
What is the setting of the Raven?
Once upon a midnight dreary.....bleak December
At what time does the killer enter the old man's room each night in "The Tell Tale Heart?"
In The Tell Tale heart, how many nights does the narrator stalk the old man before he kills him?
What is different on the eighth night in the TTH?
the old man opens his eye
In "The Raven," the narrator thinks the sound he hears is what initially?
twas the wind and nothing more
in the TTH, how many police officers show up at the door?
Why does the narrator turn himself in in Poe's TTH?
He thinks he hears the heart beating/guilt
"Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!" is an example of what figurative language device?
Define what an AHA Moment is.
when the protagonist suddenly realizes something that wasn't apparent to them before/a light bulb moment
The vending machine ate my money, and it won't give me what my snickers bar. I kicked it and it dropped out. I win! This is an example of which type of conflict?
man v. technology
Bruce Wayne has a phobia of bats. ... This fear of bats is an example of which type of conflict?
internal conflict/man v. self
Poe's "The Raven,": Determine the mood of the following lines: "For wecannot help agreeing that no living human being /Ever yet was blessed with seeingbird above his chamber door" (lines 58-59)?
In "The Tell Tale Heart," Why does the narrator think the police officers don't hear the noise?
he thinks they are mocking him
What figurative language device is used in the following line? "...because Death, in approaching him had stalked with his black shadow before him, and enveloped the victim."
Why does the old man sit up in bed and say, "It is nothing but the wind in the chimney --it is only a mouse crossing the floor," or "It is merely a cricket which has made a single chirp." ?
he is seeking to comfort himself
In Poe's "The Tell Tale Heart," which of his senses does narrator say has become the most acute?
Identify the tone from Riding to Town By Paul Lawrence Dunbar
When labor is light and the morning is fair, I find it a pleasure beyond all compare To hitch up my nag and go hurrying down And take Katie May for a ride into town; For bumpety-bump goes the wagon, But tra-la-la-la our lay. There's joy in a song as we rattle along In the light of the glorious day.
Identify the tone words in the stanza from Riding to Town By Paul Lawrence DunbarWhen labor is light and the morning is fair,I find it a pleasure beyond all compareTo hitch up my nag and go hurrying downAnd take Katie May for a ride into town;For bumpety-bump goes the wagon,But tra-la-la-la our lay.There's joy in a song as we rattle alongIn the light of the glorious day.
light, fair, pleasure, joy, glorious
Why Are They Booing? by Mr. Morton In this candid and gripping account, Mr. Morton describes his real life career as a musician. After playing the trumpet in the school band for two years, Mr. Morton thinks that he has what it takes to make it big AS a musician. He then quits his job teaching and starts making demo tapes in the studio, even though nobody has a cassette player anymore. Will Mr. Morton strike it big as a musician or will he crawl back to his principal begging for his old job? Find out in this compelling 940-page text written by Mr. Morton and about Mr. Morton.
John Henry retold by Elijah NewmanJohn Henry was born with a hammer in his hand and he came out swinging it. When he was a baby, he built his own crib. As a toddler, he got sick of sharing his bedroom with his sister, so he built his own house. As an adult he laid track for the railway and was renowned as the best steel driver in world. His abilities are put to the test when he is challenged to race against a steam-powered drill through a mountain.
Diary Wanted by Gail Labors Katie Oaks is one of the most trusted girls in her class. Maybe they like how Katie listens, or maybe they just feel comfortable around her, but all of the other girls tell their secrets to Katie. When Katie gets a diary for her birthday, she can't help but to write down the secrets that she learns, but when her diary goes missing, Katie finds herself in a tight corner.
From Athena to Zeus: The Greek Gods and Goddesses retold by Chris Reed This book retells the epic stories of the gods, goddesses, and heroes in Ancient Greece. All of the classic stories are in this text: the adventures of Perseus, the battles of Heracles, Odysseus and the Trojan wars, and the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts.
Super Fun Science Book for Kids by Pam OrbisonHave you ever wondered why a submarine can stay underwater for so long? How a web page shows up on a phone screen? Or how to build a robot that plays basketball? Science doesn't have to be dusty and boring. This functional science textbook teaches the fundamentals of science. It describes technologies in ways that are interesting and relevant to young people. This text contains 32 experiments that students can try at school or home. There is also a vocabulary practice activity for each section.
Read the selection and and identify the genre or subgenre:
Fallen Walkers by Wells Taylor DysonFar below the surface of earth, a group of children engage in a secret government program. They are trained to pilot Mech-Walkers, which are giant mechanical insects. These kids protect Earth from hostile space barbarians using their robo-insect powers. Vander, the leader of the Mech-Walkers, mysteriously disappears in combat. Now the Mech-Walkers need to find a new leader. Seth, a boy from the surface, stumbles into Mech-Walkers while being chased by bullies. Now he has become an unlikely candidate.
Read the following poem and answer the question that follows.The LighthouseBy Katherine SessorThe light house, the guardian angel of the nightShe shines her light for all the lost sailors passing byHer beam bright as the sun, flashing through the night sky
The lighthouse, a soldier during the storms
Standing tall, unafraid of the chaos
Her light piercing through the storm like sharp knives
The light house the night owl of the daySleeping and cozzed away until the nightHer beam off as silent as a deer not wanting to be found
Which of the following lines is a simile?
Her light piercing through the storm like sharp knives
The light house, the guardian angel of the night//She shines her light for all the lost sailors passing by//Her beam bright as the sun, flashing through the night sky//
What is the rhyme scheme of the first stanza
______ Identify the Author's purpose: Call it the Olympics of the equestrian world: the 16-day World Equestrian Games, held the first time on American soil, features more than 60 countries competing in eight events, all sorts of exhibits and attractions, and thousands of spectators.
ID AUTHOR'S PURPOSE:
It's warm! It's comforting! It has luscious swirls of cinnamon and plump juice raisins. Enjoy Pepperidge Farm Cinnamon Raisin Swirl bread at your next breakfast!
Read the following passages and identify the author's purpose for writing each one.There are good reasons to plant Iceland poppies now. First, they'll be beautiful next spring; second, they come in many bright colors. Poppies can be started by planting seeds over bare ground this fall or setting out transplants.
Your little sister (or brother) can be a real pain. Whenever you have friends over, she wants to do everything with you. She annoys you by following you around, interrupting when you're talking, and demanding a turn in everything you do. It is very hard to find some privacy with your friends when she is around. What type of conflict is this?
MAN V. MAN
You and your best friend have always played soccer together on a team. You both try out for the school's varsity team. You make it and your friend doesn't. At first your friend claims not to care, but you soon realize your friend is very angry. Your friend doesn't want to spend as much time together as you used to, and, of course, you have daily practices and games your friend doesn't attend. You consider quitting the team. What type of conflict is this?
MAN V. SELF
When a character has to decide between right and wrong, what kind of conflict is this?
You are invited to go to the mall with a new group of friends from school. You don't know them that well, but are excited that they included you in their plans. When you go into a crowded music store, you think you see one of them slip a CD into a pocket without paying and they want you to do it too. You are scared and know that it is wrong, but you don't want to seem uncool. You don't know what to do. What type of conflict is this?
MAN V. SELF
Your friend tells you a secret in absolute confidence. You don't really mean to, but you tell another friend. Soon the whole school seems to know what your friend's secret is. Your friend is really mad at you. Your friend confronts you and both get mad and start yelling at each other. Now you are both mad. What kind of conflict is this?
MAN V. MAN
DEFINE MAN V. SOCIETY
DEFINE THE CONFLICT OF MAN V. MAN
EXTERNAL/PERSON V. PERSON
ANY TYPE OF EMOTION IS CHARACTERIZED AS THIS TYPE OF CONFLICT
______ Barbara saw her sister, Ellen, heading across the street. "Who said you could borrow my bike?" Barbara yelled."It's an emergency," said Ellen. "My bike has a flat tire and I'm late for soccer practice.""You knew that tire was flat this morning," said Barbara. "You never ask to borrow anything. You just take!" Then Barbara took the handle bars and began leading her bike away. The characters are revealed _______________________.
WHEN THE AUTHOR GIVES YOU DETAILS ABOUT HOW THE PROTAGONIST LOOKS, THIS IS WHAT TYPE OF CHARACTERIZATION
WHEN YOU LEARN ABOUT YOUR CHARACTER FROM EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE PLOT, AND OTHER CHARACTERS, OR MUST INFER, THIS TYPE OF CONFLICT IS
WHEN THE AUDIENCE KNOWS SOMETHING THE ACTORS DO NOT, THIS IS KNOWN AS WHAT TYPE OF IRONY?
WHEN WHAT IS SAID CONTRADICTS WHAT IS MEANT, THIS IS WHAT TYPE OF IRONY
WHEN WHAT IS WHAT HAPPENS CONTRADICTS THE EXPECTED OUTCOME, THIS IS WHAT TYPE OF IRONY?
Barbara saw her sister, Ellen, heading across the street. "Who said you could borrow my bike?" Barbara yelled."It's an emergency," said Ellen. "My bike has a flat tire and I'm late for soccer practice.""You knew that tire was flat this morning," said Barbara. "You never ask to borrow anything. You just take!" Then Barbara took the handle bars and began leading her bike away. From this passage you can tell that Barbara is _________________________________.
______ Barbara saw her sister, Ellen, heading across the street. "Who said you could borrow my bike?" Barbara yelled. "It's an emergency," said Ellen. "My bike has a flat tire and I'm late for soccer practice." "You knew that tire was flat this morning," said Barbara. "You never ask to borrow anything. You just take!" Then Barbara took the handle bars and began leading her bike away. From this passage, you can tell that Ellen is _________________________________.
Arnold seems always to be in a bad mood lately. His sister has tried telling jokes to cheer him up but that hasn't worked. His parents have tried to get him to tell them what's bothering him, but he has refused. At present, Arnold just seems to enjoy being grumpy. You can tell that Arnold's sister and parents are ________________________.
Arnold seems always to be in a bad mood lately. His sister has tried telling jokes to cheer him up, but that hasn't worked. His parents have tried to get him to tell them what's bothering him, but he has refused. At present, Arnold just seems to enjoy being grumpy. You learn about Arnold's character traits ____________________________.
______ Pam was smiling as she watched her new puppy playing in the sun. Carefully she picked it up, stroked its soft fur, and said, "I'll take good care of you." Pam had read several books about pet care, and she knew that a puppy would mean work as well as fun. When she looked at her puppy, she felt that she was ready for the responsibility. Pam is ____________________________________.
______ Before going on to the next step, Brandon consulted his notes. He then reached for one of the chemicals on the shelf, which he slowly poured into the container. Then, he checked the next step. He said to himself, "I'm not going to let anything go wrong with this experiment." Brandon is ___________________________________.
______ With direct characterization, traits are told to you by the ________________.
Oh, never, if I live to a million, / Shall I feel such a grievous pain.Which technique is being used?
______ The dew on the grass made my running shoes damp. It didn'tbother me. The sound of my feet hitting the street formed a rhythm, a steadypattern of light thumps. I timed my breathing with the rhythm. These soundsfilled my head. I thought of nothing other than the next step and keeping mytempo. I soared over the sidewalks like concrete clouds.
______ The scent of the steak grilling in the neighbor's back yard made my mouth water. Identify the type of imagery used in the above sentence:
When Peter Parker is bit by a special spider to gain his powers to become Spider Man, this type of conflict is known as....
MAN V. NATURE
______ an example of a PRIMARY SOURCE?
What does the word croaking suggest in the following lines:"What this grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt and ominous bird of yore / Meant in croaking 'Nevermore'"?
______ In Poe's "The Raven," Which of the following lines exhibits the raven as a metaphor for the speaker's grief?
"'Leave my loneliness unbroken!- quit the bust above my door! / Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!' / Quoth the Raven, 'Nevermore.'" (lines 115-116).
______ Why does the author pay so much attention to the details of the way the characters dress, the manner in which they walk?
The details are important because they signify the inherent morality of the characters.
Why did June order Day to be taken to the hospital wing to have the infection in his leg seen by a doctor?
SHE FELT GUILTY FOR HIS TORTURE
The scenes on the rooftop, conversations between Day and June, are pivotal to the progression of the plot because:
the author was increasing the suspense, leading the reader to the climax
Why is Day's eye so noticeable?
IT WAS EXPERIMENTED
______ What does June do during the Skiz fight that makes a lasting impression on others?
SHE BREAKS KAEDE'S ARM
Why does June think Metias was a better person than she?
HE RESPECTED ALL PEOPLE REGARDLESS OF SOCIAL CLASS
What is the name of the military sector in the Republic?
When taken as prison, what makes Day question the government's motives for taking Eden prisoner?
THE RED ZERO
The Republic thinks that the Colonies are trying to:
TRYING TO TAKE THEIR LAND
What do Day and Tess discover under the pier?
A METAL PLATE MARKED WITH A RED NUMBER
Tess has no family, no home, no education, so it is strange for her to be:
______ "It feels like a match lit against my skin" is the use of:
What does June believe Day is not?
What does the red X represent?
SOMEONE IN THE HOUSE HAS PLAGUE
______ How are people getting the plague?
THE REPUBLIC IS INTENTIONALLY INFECTING THEM
Why does Commander Jameson think June will be motivated to analyze the crime scene at the hospital accurately?
BECAUSE OF THE VICTIM
Why does Commander Jameson pretend not to know/ remember June's Trial score?
SHE IS JEALOUS
Why does Metias miss his induction into the military?
JUNE IS SICK
______ What does Day leave behind at the hospital?
What color does June wear to Metias' funeral?
Why is a skiz fight illegal?
IT CANT BE TAXED
Who is Day's Loyal Retainer?
Why is Day the most wanted criminal in the Republic yet not the most feared?
HE EMBARRASSES THEM BECAUSE THEY CANNOT CATCH HIM
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