English 9 Exam review. ..a person, place or thing. Noun. …modifies a noun or a pronoun. Adjective. …shows action. Verb. …modifies a verb, adjective, or another …. Adverb. …takes the place of a noun. Pronoun. The turning point in a story . Climax. DAILY DOUBLE.
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The main character in astory andthe opposite of the main character
Name three ways specific examples can be generatedwhen writing
Tell a storyUse statisticsQuotes
Less specific tomost specific
a) a chapter
b) a title or headline
c) a question
a) the end
b) the middle
c) the beginning
Task: to list 10 things from this course that begin with the randomly chosen letter.
Here’s the catch – no repeats allowed. The goal is to stretch your brain to think of ten things that no one else will think of.
We are reviewing for the final.
We are reviewing for the finalby playing Jeopardy.
Complex sentence One independent clause and one or more dependent clauses.
We are reviewing for the finalbut everyone is not paying attention.
Compound sentence Two or more independent clauses -
What is the difference between an independent clauseanddependent clause?
Independent clause= can stand aloneDependent clause= sounds incomplete
We are reviewing for the final by playing Jeopardy but everyone is not paying attention.
Compound-complex sentence Two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses
Stories that have mischievous spirits and other supernatural elements and often take place in medieval times.
a long, narrative (storytelling) poem that tells the achievements of a hero.
This hero usually symbolizes the beliefs of his country.
What are the five purposes of poetry?
To express a feeling or emotion
To make a political statement
To honor a person
To describe something or some event
Cyclops, one-eyed monster
Sirens, sea creatures that sang and caused ships to crash
A literary explosion that brought a new cultural identity for African Americans.
What makes a writer's voice forceful, distinctive, and memorable?
Collecting the facts and drawing a possible conclusion.
To what is this term similar?
Give the location for the topic, main ideas, and details
For this reading strategy, give the location for the main idea and details
___ One door and usually no more than a single window provided light and air.
___ For poor farm families, life on the plains meant a sod house or a dugout carved out of the hillside for protection from the winds.
___ Sod houses on the plains
“What is the point the author is trying to make?“What is the central focus?”
“What is the main idea?”
The answer is not in the text. You must connect the text information to things you already know
Author and You
Reading the text is not necessary to answer these questions. Many times it is your opinion.
On Your Own
You will need to put pieces ofinformation from the text together to get the answer
Think and Search