Midterm Review ELA. SK. R. R. A. M. SK im. R ead questions. R ead text. A ttack, 1 question at a time. M ark evidence in text!. Climax. PLOT DIAGRAM .
Attack, 1 question at a time
Mark evidence in text!
This is the turning point of the story. Usually the main character comes face to face with a conflict. The main character will change in some way
Plot is the organized pattern or sequence of events that make up a story.
All loose ends of the plot are tied up. The conflict(s) and climax are taken care of.
This part of the story begins to develop the conflict(s). A building of interest or suspense occurs.
The story comes to a reasonable ending.
This usually occurs at the beginning of a short story. Here the characters and the setting are introduced.
The problem in the story.
Name of the book.
Category of literature.
The reason the author wrote the piece:
Person who wrote the book.
Point of View
People, animals, or creatures.
The author’s voice or attitude in his or her writing.
I, me, you, us
Time and place.
Feeling or emotion in the piece
he, she, they, them
Order of events in a story.
-Comparison using like or as.
-saying that cannot be interpreted
from its literal meaning
-a word that imitates its sound
-an obvious exaggeration
-giving human qualities to non-living objects.
-A word or object used
to represent another word or object.
-a hint that something will
happen later in the story
-”Hit the road!”
-”Mama’s mad as flies in a fruit jar.”
-”My homework weighs a ton!”
-”We aint got
-”The sun danced on the windshield.”
-Jess building the bridge to Tearabithia accepting Leslie’s death.
-”What if you die?, asked
Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line
Paragraph vs. Essay
A group of?
A group of?
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