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PSSA VocabularyJeopardy Game


PSSA Vocabulary Jeopardy

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Genres

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Devices

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Analysis

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Final Jeopardy


$100 General PSSA Terms

A person who tells a story or gives an account of what happened


$100 Answer from PSSA Terms

What is the narrator?


$200 General PSSA Terms

A segment of a written work or speech


$200 Answer from PSSA Terms

What is passage?


$300 General PSSA Terms

The way in which a character views the situation


$300 Answer from PSSA Terms

What is

point of view?


$400 General PSSA Terms

The author’s central thought; the topic sentence of a paragraph


$400 Answer from PSSA Terms

What is main idea?


$500 General PSSA Terms

The solution to a problem;

Where the conflict is resolved


$500 Answer from PSSA Terms

What is resolution?


$100 Nonfiction Genre

Nonfiction written to convey information. Ex. Brochures, directions, manuals, news reports, etc.


$100 Answer from Nonfiction Genres

What is

informational text?


$200 Nonfiction Genre

Nonfiction text that teaches or instructs

Ex: How to, recipe


$200 Answer from Nonfiction Genres

What is instructional?


$300 Nonfiction Genre

The story of a person’s entire life written by himself or herself


$300 Answer from Nonfiction Genres

What is an autobiography?


$400 Nonfiction Genre

The story of a person’s life written by someone other than the subject


$400 Answer from Nonfiction Genres

What is a biography?


$500 Nonfiction Genre

Text that conveys a true story of of a single event or events of one self’s life rather than about the person’s entire life - includes dialogue


$500 Answer from Nonfiction Genres

What is a personal narrative?


$100 Text Analysis

One of two or more words that have the same or nearly identical meanings


$100 Answer from Text Analysis

What is a synomym?


$200 Text Analysis

Drawing conclusions by examining clues from the text


$200 Answer from Text Analysis

What is an inference?


$300 Text Analysis

A broad statement that applies to many different situations.

Ex: 6th graders always leave a mess at their lunch tables


$300 Answer from Text Analysis

What is a generalization?


$400 Text Analysis

A statement you can prove to be true.


$400 Answer from Text Analysis

What is a fact?


$500 Text Analysis

A statement that cannot be proven or a statement someone believes to be true about something


$500 Answer from Text Analysis

What is an opinion?


$100 Open-Ended Terms

The moral of the story


$100 Answer from Open-Ended

What is theme?


$200 Open-Ended Terms

The reason an author writes a passage

Ex: to entertain, persuade, or inform


$200 Answer from Open-Ended

What is author’s purpose?


$300 Open-Ended Terms

The events that lead to the climax


$300 Answer from Open-Ended

What is rising action?


$400 Open-Ended Terms

Drawing conclusions from clues and facts found in the story


$400 Answer from Open-Ended

What is climax?


$500 Open-Ended Terms

The method an author uses to reveal characters and their personalities


$500 Answer from Open-Ended

What is characterization?

or

What is character traits?


$100 Literary Devices

A comparison between 2 things using like or as

Ex: The baby was as cute as a button.


$100 Answer Literary Devices

What is a simile?


$200 Literary Devices

A direct comparison between 2 unlike things without using like or as.

Ex: Time was a thief.


$200 Answer from Literary Devices

What is a metaphor?


$300 Literary Devices

Giving human characteristics to an animal, object, or idea

Ex: The sea called out to me.


$300 Answer from Literary Devices

What is personification?


$400 Literary Devices

An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect

Ex: I must have told you a million times.


$400 Answer from Literary Devices

What is a hyperbole?


$500 Literary Devices

Imitation of natural sounds, words you hear

Ex: splat, bang, ding-dong


$500 Answer from Literary Devices

What is an onomatopoeia?


FINAL JEOPARDY!

Capturing the most important parts of the original passage in a much shorter space and in the reader’s own words – includes who? where? when? what? why?


FINAL JEOPARDY!

What is a summary?


You Have Finished PSSAJeopardy!


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