Jeopardy Hosted by Mrs Spears
Figuratively Speaking Strange Sounds Big words Poem Types 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500
Row 1, Col 1 What is Anaphora . “To raise a happy, healthy, and hopeful child, it takes a family; it takes teachers; it takes clergy; it takes business people; it takes community leaders; it takes those who protect our health and safety. It takes all of us.”
1,2 What is a limerick A robin my cat once befriendedTill one day the relationship endedI came home to findMy cat changed her mindFor from her a mouth a feather extended
1,3 What is personification The fog comeson little cat feet.It sits lookingover harbor and cityon silent haunchesand then moves on.
1,4 What is alliteration His dark eyes dared me with danger
2,1 What is polysyndeton “Oh, my piglets, we are the origins of war— not history’s forces, nor the times, nor justice, nor the lack of it, nor causes, nor religions, nor ideas, nor kinds government —not any other thing. We are the killers.”
2,2 What is Haiku The red blossom bends and drips its dew to the ground. Like a tear it falls
2,3 What is a simile The willow is like an etching, Fine-lined against the sky. The ginkgo is like a crude sketch, Hardly worthy to be signed. The willow’s music is like a soprano, Delicate and thin. The ginkgo’s tune is like a chorus With everyone joining in.
2,4 What is assonance From the molten-golden notes,
3,1 What is an apostrophe Oh, Spring Break! When will you come?
3,2 What is a ballad 'Twas Friday morn when we set sail, And we had not got far from land, When the Captain, he spied a lovely mermaid, With a comb and a glass in her hand.Chorus Oh the ocean waves may roll, And the stormy winds may blow, While we poor sailors go skipping aloft And the land lubbers lay down below, below, below And the land lubbers lay down below.
3,3 What is a metaphor My family is an expired firecrackerset off by the blowtorch of divorce. We layscattered in many directions.My father is the wick, badly burntbut still glowing softly.My mother is the blackened paper fluttering down,blowing this way and that, unsure where to land.My sister is the fallen, colorful parachute,lying in a tangled knot, unable to see the beauty sheholds.My brother is the fresh, untouched powder thatwas protected from the flame. And I,I am the singed, outside papers, curled awayfrom everything, silently cursingthe blowtorch
3,4 What is consonance Hear the mellow wedding bells, Golden bells
4,1 What is hyperbole My vegetable love should grow / Vaster than empires, and more slow; / A hundred years should go to praise / Thine eyes and on thine forehead gaze/ Two hundred to adore each breast, / But thirty thousand to the rest
4,2 What is free verse I DREAM'D in a dream I saw a city invincible to the attacks of the whole of the rest of the earth, I dream'd that was the new city of Friends, Nothing was greater there than the quality of robust love, it led the rest, It was seen every hour in the actions of the men of that city, And in all their looks and words.
4,3 What is hyperbole I Swear I Only Napped a Minute Eyes fluttered shut Drool formed a pool The nap was only to last a minute The sun set Winters came and went The nap was only to last a minute Wrinkles formed Young men grew white beards The nap may have lasted more than a minute
4,4 What is onomatopoeia “I heard the ripple washing in the reeds / And the wild water lapping on the crag”
5,1 What is an epiphany There’s a wonderful moment in the Wizard of Oz when Dorothy realizes that she has had the power to return home all along.
5,2 What is a sonnet How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of being and ideal grace. I love thee to the level of every day's Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light. I love thee freely, as men strive for right. I love thee purely, as they turn from praise. I love thee with the passion put to use In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith. I love thee with a love I seemed to lose With my lost saints. I love thee with the breath, Smiles, tears, of all my life; and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.
5,3 What is epiphora “When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child.”
5,4 What is assonance , consonance, and alliteration His thoughts thoroughly withered as he delivered his heinous and despicable speech.