Unit OneTheory Test • UNIT 1: Theory Topics include the following: • Lesson 1 - Poetry • Lesson 2 - The Short Story • Lesson 3 - Non Fiction • Lesson 4 - Visual Reflection • Lesson 5 - Persuasive Writing • Lesson 6 - Essay Writing
Lesson One – Devices in Poetry • Know the following terms and how they apply to poetry. Refer to your Poetry NOTES in lesson one.Poetic Devices: • imageryirony • Metaphor • Metonomy • Onomatopoeia • Oxymoron • Paradox • Simile • Symbol, etc…
Lesson Two – Devices in Short Story • Know the following terms and how they apply to short stories. Refer to your Short Story NOTES in lesson two.Elements of the short story • Plot, character, theme, setting • Plot development Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, denoument/resolution Conflict Man vs Himself, Man vs Man, Man vs NatureEtc…
Lesson Three – Non-Fiction • Know the following terms and how they apply to non-fiction. Refer to your Non-Fiction NOTES in lesson three.Types of Non-Fiction… • Expository Essay – describes/explains a topic • Narrative Essay – Uses a story as a basis for illustrating a point. • Argumentative Essay – presents a series of arguments/data to support a position. • Persuasive Essay – combines reasoned arguments with emotion to persuade the reader into action.
Lesson Four – Visual Elements • Know the following terms and how they apply to visual elements. Refer to your Visual Elements NOTES in lesson four.Visual Techniques:Camera Shots – extremely long, long, full, medium, close up, extremely close up • Camera Angles – bird’s eye view, high angle, eye level, low angle, oblique angleLighting – front/sunlight, side, bleo, silhouettes, above, back • Colour – for meaning and emotion
Lesson Five – Persuasive Writing • Know the proper format for writing a persuasive speech or letter. Refer to your Persuasive Writing NOTES in lesson five. Paragraph one – introduce yourself and your positionParagraph two – present a strong reason in support of your position Paragraph three – present an argument that your opponent would use in support of his/her position. Paragraph four – present a strong argument/reason to support your position Paragraph five – summarize your arguments and urge group to act
Lesson Six – Position Essay Know the proper format for writing a Five Paragraph Essay. Refer to your Essay Writing NOTES in lesson five. Paragraph one – introduces what you intend to prove Paragraphs two, three and four – by providing evidence/stats/data, the body portion of the essay expands on the points introduced in the introductory paragraph. Paragraph five – summarize the main points of your essay and, with varied wording, restate your thesis.
Theory Quiz • 26 questions • - Read the poem and answer the next 8 questions. • - Read story excerpt and answer the next 6 questions • - Non-fiction – 2 questions • - Visual responses – 6 questions like the following: The following image can best be described as_____shot. • Position Essay – 3 questions • Matching – 20 terms to match with definitions