English I EOC Final Review Game. Pace - 2014. Directions: Two teams – Team ZEUS VS. Team POSEIDON
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English I EOC Final Review Game Pace - 2014
Directions: Two teams – Team ZEUS VS. Team POSEIDON A person on Team ZEUS will have the opportunity to answer the question. IF the person on Team ZEUS cannotanswer the question, then the whole Team POSEIDON will have a chance to discuss and answer the question correctly. If the individual answers by himself or herself, the team gets 5 points. If the question goes to the opposing team and the team can answer correctly it’s worth 2 points. *The winning team gets a 100 TEST grade!
Question #1: Come up to the board and draw the dramatic arc, labeling all of its SIX parts.
climax Rising action Falling action exposition Narrative hook Resolution/ denouement
Question #2: • What literary device is being used in the following excerpt? • "Christy didn't like to spend money. She was no Scrooge, but she seldom purchased anything except the bare necessities".
Allusion An allusion is a literary device that stimulates ideas, associations, and extra information in the reader's mind with only a word or two. Allusion means 'reference'. It relies on the reader being able to understand the allusion and being familiar with all of the meaning hidden behind the words.
Question #3: Is there a direct object in the sentence below? If so, what is the direct object? My uncle in Singapore kindly sent me flowers on my birthday.
subject My uncle (in Singapore) kindly sent me flowers (on my birthday). direct object verb
Question #4: Correct the following sentence for parallel structure. When asked what she did this weekend, Mallory replied, “I went shopping at West Town Mall, driving in the country, and I water-skied on Lake Loudon.”
When asked what she did this weekend, Mallory replied, “I went shopping at West Town Mall, driving in the country, and I went water-skiing on Lake Loudon.”
Question #5: What foreign word or phrase would fit in the blank? Susan’s ________________ is so contagious. Anyone who’s around her enjoys life more because she is such a happy person.
Susan’s joie de vivre is so contagious. Anyone who’s around her enjoys life more because she is such a happy person. joie de vivre means a joy of living
Question #6: What literary device is used in the following excerpt? I ended up throwing the magazine away - it was very trashy.
Pun I ended up throwing the magazine away - it was very trashy.
Question #7: Which sentence below shows correct subject/verb agreement? 1 – The Senior class vote for superlatives in the Fall. 2- Mike and Amanda, along with Nicholas, is going to take AP English in their junior year. 3 – The vase of flowers look beautiful. 4- Out of the top ten percent of the class, Matthew and Amber are the most likely to score a perfect 2500 on their SATs.
1 – The Senior class vote for superlatives in the Fall. (should be VOTES) 2- Mike and Amanda, along with Nicholas, is going to take AP English in their junior year. (should be ARE) 3 – The vase of flowers look beautiful. (should be LOOKS) 4- Out of the top ten percent of the class, Matthew and Amber are the most likely to score a perfect 2500 on their SATs. (CORRECT)
Question #8: Which of the following is a PRIMARY SOURCE? 1- A Time Magazine article from 1980 titled “Mining in the Old West.” 2- A web site called The Complete Internet Encyclopedia that has a page about mining. 3- A diary written by a miner named Lucky Noah who lived in Idaho in the 1870’s. 4- A book published in 1922 that you found in the library titled Digging Deep: The Complete Story of Mining in Idaho.
3- A diary written by a miner named Lucky Noah who lived in Idaho in the 1870’s. A primary source is a document or physical object which was written or created during the time under study. These sources were present during an experience or time period and offer an inside view of a particular event. Some types of primary sources include: ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS (excerpts or translations acceptable): Diaries, speeches, manuscripts, letters, interviews, news film footage, autobiographies, official records CREATIVE WORKS: Poetry, drama, novels, music, art RELICS OR ARTIFACTS: Pottery, furniture, clothing, buildings , photos What is a secondary source? A secondary source interprets and analyzes primary sources. These sources are one or more steps removed from the event. Secondary sources may have pictures, quotes or graphics of primary sources in them. Some types of secondary sources include: PUBLICATIONS: Textbooks, magazine articles, histories, criticisms, commentaries, encyclopedias
Question #9: What mood is implied from the following image? Gratitude Surprise Excitement Sadness
Question #10: What literary device is defined below? A central message or insight into life revealed by a literary work
Question #11: Can you use commas and semi-colons correctly? Come to the board and correctly write the following sentence inserting commas and semi-colons where necessary. She was the wrong woman for the job however he was fascinated by her.
She was the wrong woman for the job; however, he was fascinated by her.
Question #12: What’s the antecedent in the following sentence? What is the pronoun? Do they agree? If not, fix the sentence so that they do. During early rehearsals, an actor may forget their lines.
antecedent During early rehearsals, an actor may forget their lines. pronoun his or her The antecedent does not agree with the pronoun in this sentence. ACTOR is single; therefore, THEIR should be HIS.
Question #13: What is the correct way to write the MLA header on a formal paper?
George Washington Pace English I 10 May 2011 Student name goes first Teacher’s name goes second Subject is third Date is written last in the following format – day Month year
Question #14: Which of the following will provide the most CREDIBLE information? .gov .edu .net .com
.gov meaning government site, will provide the most credible information .edu meaning educational site, will also provide credible information, however, anyone at that school can obtain a website through the host – not everyone attending a specific school is credible .net meaning networking site, might provide legitimate information but there is no guarantee, lots of people can gain access to a .net account and say whatever they want on their specific page .com meaning commercial site, can have credible information, but again, anyone can get a .com page, so your credibility level goes down When trying to figure out if a site is credible, you should first look for an author’s name (if someone wants to take credit for their page, this increases its credibility), how current is the information (there should be a published date somewhere on the page), is the author affiliated with any highly respected groups?, what kind of website are you on (a myspace page does not count as credible, nor does a personal blog page, etc.)
Question 15: What are some types of external conflict?
Examples of external conflict: • Nature (tornado, hurricane, storm, etc.) • Another person (ex-boyfriend, bully at school, antagonist) • Society (taboo preconceptions, religious beliefs, accepted norms) • Technology (computer viruses, hackers, spyware, machines) • Fate (karma)
Question #16: What is the difference between a monologue and a soliloquy?
A monologue is meant for other characters to hear (along with the audience). It is a lengthy speech given by one character. A soliloquy is a speech in which a character is ALONE on stage; no one but the audience is meant to benefit from this type of speech. A soliloquy allows the audience to know a character’s inner thoughts and feelings on a given subject.
Question 17: What is the format of the following sentence? Bowden is an overall winner with the Seminoles, with 281 victories, 83 losses, and four ties as of 1993. Subject – action verb – indirect object – direct object Subject – action verb – direct object Subject – linking verb – subject complement Subject – action verb – direct object
Bowdenis an overall winner(with the Seminoles), (with 281 victories, 83 losses, and four ties) as (of 1993). linking verb subject complement subject In grammar, a subject complement is a phrase or clause that follows a linking verb and complements, or completes, the subject of the sentence by either (1) renaming it or (2) describing it. Bowden = an overall winner
Question 18: Which foreign word or phrase correctly completes the following sentence? During the years leading up to WWII, Hitler managed to obtain ____________________, which meant he had complete control over the people, government, and military forces in Germany.
During the years leading up to WWII, Hitler managed to obtain CARTE BLANCHE, which meant he had complete control over the people, government, and military forces in Germany.
Question #19: Which of these commonly confused words makes the sentence correct? The (counsel, council) met on Thursday to decide if Mark would be allowed to continue in the public education system. Once you’ve made your choice be prepared to explain WHY.
The COUNCIL met on Thursday to decide if Mark would be allowed to continue in the public education system. Council means a group of people Counsel means to give advice
Question #20: Which of the following commonly confused words correctly completes the sentence? Mrs. Pace asked that we (site, cite, sight) our sources at the end of our research papers.
Mrs. Pace asked that we CITE our sources at the end of our research papers. Cite is a verb which means to put in order ; to appear in court and to quote as an example, authority or proof. Cite your sources. Site is a noun which means the actual location or a place or scene of something. As a verb, site means to place or locate on a location or position. Go to the following web site. Sight is a noun which refers to the sense of seeing. Her sight is failing.
Question #21: Which literary device is being used in the following excerpt? In To Kill a Mockingbird Scout says, "Jem waved my words away as if fanning gnats,” when she is talking about how Jem began to ignore her as they got older.
“Jem waved my words away as if fanning gnats,” This is SIMILE. Scout is comparing Jem’s ignoring her to the one someone would swat at annoying gnats.
Question #21: Is Saturday Night Live a parody or a satire? Be able to explain your answer. VIDEO CLIP
Saturday Night Live is a TV show aimed at pleasing a TV audience. It’s main goal is to make people laugh. Therefore, it is a parody. While it might often border on a satire because it does point out human flaws, it doesn’t have a serious message. A satire makes fun of something in the hopes of bringing about change. A parody makes fun of something simply for laughs.
Question #22: Define the three different points of view we studied this year. -First Person POV -Third Person Omniscient POV -Third Person Limited POV
First Person POV – This perspective is used when the narrator of the story is a character in the story and refers to himself or herself with the first person pronoun “I.” –Example: Scout in TKAM Third Person Omniscient POV – Used when the narrator of a story knows and tells about what each character feels and thinks. This type of narrator is “all knowing.” -- J.R.R. Tolkein’sLord of the Rings series Third Person Limited POV – used when the narrator, who plays no part in the story, zooms in on the thoughts and feelings of just one character. With this point of view, the reader observes the inner thoughts and feelings of this one specific character. --the narrator focuses on MathildeLoisel in “The Necklace”
Question #22: What literary device is being used in the following sentence? The girl's love of sweets was her Achilles heel.
Allusion “Achilles heel” is a reference to Greek mythology. It references the myth that talks about a time when the warrior, Achilles, was dipped in magic water as baby by his mother. She held him by a heel. The magic water of the River Styx made Achilles' immortal except for the small spot on his heel where his mother held him. Therefore, an Achilles heel reference means a downfall or weakness, in this example a weakness for sweets.