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  1. Flashbacks – Friday, Oct. 29th Identify each of the following types of ironyA) Situational B) Verbal C) Dramatic • When the readers or audience realize something that a character in the story does not. • When a character says one thing but means another. • When a character or reader expect one thing to happen but something else entirely happens. • Which of the three is this an example of? When watching a talk show, the audience knows why a person has been brought on the show. However, the person sitting in a chair does not know that he is going to be reunited with a former lover. This adds to the suspense and humor of the show.

  2. Flashbacks – Monday, Nov. 1st Match the following to the correct definition: A. Dynamic B. Static C. Round D. Flat • Characters that change as the plot unfolds. • Simple characters who only demonstrate one side. • Complex characters who demonstrate many sides. • Characters that remain unchanged.

  3. Flashbacks – Wednesday, Nov. 3rd 1. The setting and characters are introduced in the: A. conflict B. resolution C. exposition D. climax 2. The events immediately following the climax are the ______________. A. rising action B. exposition C. climax D. falling action 3. The highest emotional point of a story is the: A. climax B. rising action C. exposition D. falling action 4. The ___________is where tension between the antagonist and the protagonist begins. A. climax B. exposition C. conflict D. rising action

  4. Flashbacks – Thursday, Nov. 4th 1. Personification 2. Simile 3. Epic 4. Allusion A. Comparison using like or asB. Long story, usually a poem, that tells the story of a larger-than-life hero. C. Reference in literature to another literary source, history, art. D. Giving human qualities to inanimate objects.

  5. Flashbacks – Friday, Nov. 5th 1. Extended Metaphor 2. Sensory Details  3. Figurative language 4. Genre A. Language that communicates meaning of words beyond the literal is called B. The categorization of literature is called C. Description using the five senses. D. Metaphor that is extended and developed over several lines.

  6. Flashbacks – Monday, Nov. 8th A. Alliteration B. Metaphor C. Simile D. Personification 1. The repetition of initial consonant sounds within a line of poetry. 2. The following from Romeo and Juliet is a good example of which? “This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath.” 3. The following from Romeo and Juliet is a good example of which? “My bounty is as boundless as the sea.” 4. The following from Romeo and Juliet is a good example of which? “My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand to smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.

  7. Flashbacks – Tuesday, Nov. 9th Choose the subject in the following sentences. 1. This ferociousstorm destroyed several communities. A B C 2. The high winds also tore a countyzoo apart. A B C Choose the verb in the following sentences 3. Out of nowheresprang a fierce storm. A B C 4. Neverdoubt the men’s skill and bravery. A B C

  8. Flashbacks – Wednesday, Nov. 10th 3. Every april, purdue university plays host to an unusual event called the bug bowl. • April, Purdue, Bowl • April, Purdue, Bug Bowl • April Purdue, University, Bug Bowl • April, Purdue, University 4. Turpin, who teaches entomology 105, sees the event as a way to help people understand insects better. • Correct as is • Entomology • Turpin Fix the following capitalization problems. 1. each year, Civil War reenactors gather at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to reenact the battle that took place there. • Each • civil war • Battle 2. “some groups specialize in reenacting battles,” explained the tour guide. • “Some..” • Tour Guide • “Some…” Explained

  9. Flashbacks – Thursday, Nov. 11th A. Metaphor B. Simile 1. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a Colossus. 2. Matt Leinart . . . slid into the draft like a bald tire on black ice. 3. Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations. 4. All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players.

  10. Flashbacks – Friday, Nov. 12th A. Dynamic Character B. Static Character C. Round Character D. Flat Character • Characters that change as the plot unfolds. • Simple characters who only demonstrate one side. • Complex characters who demonstrate many sides. • Characters that remain unchanged.

  11. Flashbacks – Monday, Feb. 7th A. Foreshadowing B. Foil C. Symbol D. Suspense • A character who provides a striking contrast to another character. • The use of clues to hint at events that will occur later in the plot. • The uncertainty or anxiety we feel about what is going to happen next in the story. • A person, place, thing or event that stands for it self and something beyond itself.

  12. Flashbacks – Thursday, Feb. 11th A. Verb B. Noun C. Adjective D. Adverb • A word that modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words. • A word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, and abstract idea. • A word that modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb, a phrase, or a clause. • A word that asserts something about the subject of the sentence and express actions, events, or states of being.

  13. Flashbacks – Friday, Feb. 12th Determine when each blank should be filled with either a or an. A. a B. an • This is Bob. He’s ____ doctor. • Peter is _____ engineer. • That’s Oliver. He’s _____ travel agent. • Leonardo diCaprio is _____ honest actor.

  14. Flashbacks – Thursday, Feb. 18th A. Dialect B. Novella C. Onomatopoeia D. Imagery 1. Using a word that resembles the sound it describes. 2. A novel that is only 50-100 pages in length. 3. Pictures and/or sensations described in words. 4. The way a character speaks which usually reveals something about them.

  15. Flashbacks – Friday, Feb. 19th Match the following to the correct definition or example: A. There B. Their C. They’re 1. A possessive pronoun. It always describes a noun. 2. An adverb meaning "that location."3. Spelled like here which means "this location." 4. A contraction of they are.

  16. Flashbacks – Monday, Feb. 22nd Match the following correctly: A. There B. Their C. They’re 1. ________ dog has fleas.2. I put the collar right _______. 3. _______ are five prime numbers less than ten. 4. ______ ready for the weekend!

  17. Flashbacks – Tuesday, Feb. 23rd Einstein won ___ Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921.a. ab. anc. thed. [Nothing] Einstein left his country and lived in ___ States until he died in 1955.a. ab. anc. thed. [Nothing] • Albert Einstein was ___ famous scientist.a. ab. anc. thed. [Nothing] • Einstein was born in ___ Germany in 1879.a. ab. anc. thed. [Nothing]

  18. Flashbacks – Wednesday, Feb. 24th A. Assonance B. Consonance C. Onomatopoeia D. Alliteration 1. Using a word that resembles the sound it describes. 2. Repeated initial sounds. 3. Repeated internal vowel sounds. 4. Repeated internal consonant sounds.

  19. Flashbacks – Thursday, Feb. 25th Match the poetic term to the example. A. Assonance B. Consonance C. Onomatopoeia D. Alliteration 1. Thunder, rattle, Thunder, rattle. Boom-boom-boom. Don’t worry call the Car-X man. 2. …like the Moon, whose Orb through Optic Glass... 3. He struck a streak of bad luck. 4. Rabbits running over roses.

  20. Flashbacks – Friday, Feb. 26th Identify the correct form of the verb that agrees with the subject. 1. Annie and her brothers (A. is, B. are) at school. 2. Either my mother or my father (A. is, B. are) coming to the meeting. 3. The dog or the cats (A. is, B. are) outside. 4. Either my shoes or your coat (A. is, B. are) always on the floor.

  21. Flashbacks – Monday, March 1st Identify the correct form of the verb that agrees with the subject. 1. George and Tamara (A) doesn't, B) don't) want to see that movie. 2. Benito (A) doesn't, B) don't) know the answer. 3. One of my sisters (A) is, B) are) going on a trip to France. 4. The man with all the birds (A) live, B) lives) on my street.

  22. Flashbacks – Tuesday, March 2nd • The price of these jeans (A) is, B) are) reasonable. • The books borrowed from the library (A) is, B) are) on my desk. • The boy who won the two medals (A) is, B) are) a friend of mine. • Bread and butter (A) is, B) are) our daily food.

  23. Flashbacks – Wednesday, March 3rd 3. Even if the disc jockey played Justin's favorite song, he was reluctant to dance in front of the crowd. A. disc jockey B. song C. Justin D. crowd 4. Near the deep lake, numerous animals flocked to the shade of the willow trees, escaping the heat of the summer day. A. lake B. shade C. trees D. animals Identify the word or phrase that is the subject of the sentence. 1. Instead of answering the question orally, the students responded by writing their teacher an essay. A. essay B. questions C. students D. teacher 2. During the early morning hours, Uncle Morgan took his daily walk around the block. A. Uncle Morgan B. hours C. walk D. block

  24. Flashbacks – Thursday, March 4th 1. Which of the following sentences is written correctly? A. "You are more brain than brawn," the surprised girl said to the bodybuilder B. "You are more brain than brawn" the surprised girl said to the bodybuilder. C. "You are more brain than brawn," the surprised girl said to the bodybuilder. D. "You are more brain than brawn," The surprised girl, said to the bodybuilder. 2. Choose the sentence that is written correctly. A. Contemporary authors have write such insubstantial novels that I keep returning to the classics. B. Contemporary authors has written such insubstantial novels that I keep returning to the classics. C. Contemporary authors write such insubstantial novels that I keep returning to the classics. D. Contemporary authors writes such insubstantial novels that I keep returning to the classics. 3. Choose the sentence that is written correctly. A. Finally the door to the store opens and the eager shopper began their quest for bargains. B. Finally, the door to the store is opening and eager shopper's begin their quest for bargains. C. Finally, the door opened and the eager shoppers began their quest for bargains. D. Finally, the door were open and the eager shoppers begun their quest for bargain. 4. Choose the sentence that is written correctly. A. The firemen is assessing the damage to the building. B. The fireman are assessed the damage to the building. C. The firemen are assess the damage to the building. D. The firemen are assessing the damage to the building.

  25. Flashbacks – Friday, March 5th 3. Helen drove | Her car from | Texas to Alabama. A. Helen drove B. Her car C. from Texas to Alabama. D. none of the above 4. Jose lived in | California with | his mother | for five Years. A. Jose lived in B. California with C. his mother D. for five Years. Which part of the following sentences has a capitalization error? 1. The Teacher | said the test | would be | on Friday. A. The Teacher B. said the test C. would be D. on Friday. 2. We saw | pink flamingos | at the | new york zoo. A. We saw B. pink flamingos C. at the D. new york zoo.

  26. Flashbacks – Monday, March 8th 3. Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence.Grandma and Grandpa ____________ to visit next week. A. was coming B. have come C. are coming D. were coming 4. How can the following sentence be rewritten to correct the error?Lysa and Malvin is going to their favorite restaurant for dinner this evening. A.Lysa and Malvin is going to their favorite restaurant for dinner this evening. B. Lysa and Malvin is going to they're favorite restaurant for dinner this evening. C. Lysa and Malvin are going to their favorite restaurant for dinner this evening. D. Lysa and Malvin is going to there favorite restaurant for dinner this evening. 1. Choose the sentence that is worded the best. A. Reports completely that the electricity was off surprised me. B. Reports that the electricity was completely off surprised me. C. Reports that the electricity completely was turned off surprised me. D. Reports completely that the electricity was turned off surprised me.`ging

  27. Flashbacks – Tuesday, March 9th 3. Madeline glided gracefully onto the smooth ice. The music began to play a beautiful melody as she skated across the rink, jumping and spinning perfectly. As the music ended the audience exploded in thunderous applause.A. She had completed her finest performance! B. Ice-skating is a beautiful sport to watch. C. Ice-skating is one of the more difficult sports. D. Madeline stormed off of the ice and ran to the dressing room. 4. Beginning his public musical career at age eight, Ludwig van Beethoven became a renowned musician and conductor. Born into a musical family, Beethoven learned to play the piano, organ, and violin at an early age. Music did not come easily to Beethoven. He found it necessary to practice for many hours to perfect his skills. His hands were small, and he often had difficulty reaching the notes that he wanted to play. As he grew older he began to lose his hearing. As his ability to hear faded, Beethoven began to compose music. Many of his most beautiful compositions were composed after he had completely lost his ability to hear.A. In 1824 Beethoven conducted his Ninth Symphony. B. Beethoven used an ear trumpet to hear and a chalkboard to communicate with people. C. His love and knowledge of music allowed him to continue with his career in spite of his disability. D. Beethoven supported his father and two brothers after his mother died. Choose the most appropriate concluding sentence for the paragraph.1. Beavers were nearly extinct by the 19th century. Fur traders hunted beavers for their lovely pelts, which were made into hats and capes or used as a medium of exchange. It became obvious that action needed to be taken to stop the possible extinction of the beaver population.A. The beaver's pelt could keep people warm in the cold winters. B. Beavers help the environment by creating natural dams that reduce flooding. C. Some people still like to use beaver pelts for decoration. D. Recent conservation efforts have led to an increase in beaver populations. 2. Thanks to modern technology, high-powered cameras and special effects bring our fantasies to life on the big screen. Computers help create realistic images such as the dinosaurs in the movie Jurassic Park. Cameras can shoot hundreds of frames of film in a second. This allows movie viewers to go places they've never been before. It is easy to forget that what is really being seen in a movie is, in actuality, the creation of a special effects team. A.Jurassic Park is a highly recommended movie. B. Today's movies would not be the same without technology. C. Moviegoers have active imaginations. D. Movie viewers no longer have to sit through black and white movies.

  28. Flashbacks – Wednesday, March 10 3. Which ordered pair of words correctly completes the following sentence?The Parent _______________ met to discuss the number of _______________ the school should hire to help the students cope with the most recent neighborhood crisis. A. Council, counselors B. Counsel, council C. Council, counseling D. Counseling, council 4. Which pair of words correctly completes the following sentence?The students who are taking the art _______________ are required to use a _______________ sandpaper for their wooden sculptures. A. coarse, course B. course, coarse C.corse, course D. coarse, corse 1. Which of the following sentences contains a redundancy (unnecessary repetition)? A. That hornet's nest could potentially harm not some, but all of the campers. B. That hornet's nest could potentially harm all of the campers. C. That hornet's nest would not harm some of the campers. D. That hornet's nest will most likely harm the majority of the campers. 2. Which of the following sentences contains a redundancy (unnecessary repetition)? A. Watching television can be an educational experience, especially if the programs are of a historical nature. B. Totally done with her assignment that is completed, Alexus spent the next half hour watching television. C. Television sitcoms, which usually air for at least thirty minutes, make viewers see the humor in everyday situations. D. The best movies on television are usually on late in the afternoon around most people's dinner time.

  29. Flashbacks – Thursday, March 11 3. Choose the answer that does not contain a punctuation error. A. Call me Tim if you can go to the movies. B. Call me, Tim, if you can go to the movies. C. Call me Tim, if you can go to the movies. D. Call me, Tim if you can go to the movies. 4. Where should additional punctuation be placed in the following sentence?It was David, oddly enough who thought of the idea to build a time machine. A. An exclamation point should be added to the end of the sentence. B. A semicolon should be added after the word idea. C. A colon should be added after the word build. D. A comma should be added after the word enough. 1. Which sentence is punctuated correctly? A.AllisandraCaravelli has published books in hard, cover and in soft, cover. B. My favorite author, AllisandraCaravelli, just published her fifth book. C. I love to read all genres, but science, fiction is by far my most favorite. D.AllisandraCaravelli was born in Columbus Ohio, in the early 1960s. 2. Which sentence is correct? A. I can understand that you're upset, Michaela, but there is nothing we can do. B. I can understand that you're upset Michaela but there is nothing we can do. C. I can understand that you're upset Michaela, but there is nothing we can do. D. I can understand that you're upset, Michaela but there is nothing we can do.

  30. Flashbacks – Monday, March 15 3. Which sentence is most clearly written? A. Along the country road, there were cows grazing on the side that we could see as we drove by. B. As we drove, we watched cows grazing alongside the country road. C. Cows grazed and we drove along the country road and we were able to watch them as we went by. D. Driving along the country road cows grazed and we watched going by. 4. What can be done to the following sentence to correct the error?Whenever Daisy is hiding behind the bushes near her doghouse. A. Add a comma to separate the clauses in the sentence. B. Add a semicolon after the word hiding. C. Add a punctuation mark after the word Daisy. D. Add an independent clause to complete the sentence. 1. What is the best way to rewrite the following sentence for clarity?Flying over the stadium, the batter watched the ball fall into the first baseman's glove nearby. A. Flying over the stadium, the ball fell into the first baseman's glove as the batter watched nearby. B. The first baseman's glove nearby was flying over the stadium, when it fell as the batter watched. C. Watching the ball fall into the first baseman's glove, the batter was flying over the stadium nearby. D. Nearby, the batter watched the ball fall into the flying stadium with the first baseman's glove. 2. Which of the answer choices best corrects the following run-on sentence?Since I took a two-week rest from doing my homework, my grades dropped drastically, my parents' reaction was to place severe restrictions on my social life. A. Since I took a two-week rest from doing my homework, my grades dropped drastically, and my parents' reaction was to place severe restrictions on my social life. B. Since I took a two-week rest from doing my homework. My grades dropped drastically, my parents' reaction was to place severe restrictions on my social life. C. Since I took a two-week rest from doing my homework, my grades dropped. Drastically, my parents' reaction was to place severe restrictions on my social life. D. Since I took a two-week rest from doing my homework, my grades dropped drastically, my parents' reaction: To place severe restrictions on my social life.

  31. Flashbacks – Tuesday, March 16 3. Choose the answer that does not contain a punctuation error.A. Studying leaves can be fascinating there are so many different types. B. Studying leaves, can be fascinating, there are so many different types. C. Studying leaves can be fascinating; there are so many different types. D. Studying leaves can be fascinating. there are so many different types. 4. Choose the answer that does not contain a punctuation error.A. He fired the baseball beating Henderson to the bag by a second. B. He fired the baseball beating Henderson, to the bag, by a second. C. He fired the baseball, beating Henderson to the bag by a second. D. He fired the baseball, beating Henderson, to the bag by a second. 1. In the following sentence, which part has incorrect punctuation?We can't leave until, we clean up and say goodbye. A. We can't B. leave until, C. we clean up D. and say goodbye. 2. Choose the answer that does not contain a punctuation error.A. In Cleveland Ohio the river sometimes catches fire. B. In Cleveland; Ohio the river sometimes catches fire. C. In Cleveland, Ohio, the river sometimes catches fire. D. In Cleveland, Ohio the river sometimes catches fire.

  32. Flashbacks – Wednesday, March 17 3. Choose the word that best completes the sentence.The birds __________ the straw to their nest. A. taken B. have tooks C. takes D. have taken 4. Choose the gerund that best completes the sentence.Ryan enjoys _______________ on the mountaintop. A. ski B. skis C. skied D. skiing 1. Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence.Carmen ____________________ this movie seven times. A. have seen B. has seen C. has saw D. have saw 2. Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence.She ____________________ home. A. gone B. go C. has gone D. have gone

  33. Flashbacks – Thursday, March 18 3. Choose the best topic sentence for the paragraph._______________________________________ A star is a mass of light emitting gas. Most stars are only visible with the naked eye during the night hours. The exception to this is the sun, which exists in our solar system. Astronomers continue to research the different matter and gases that create stars. A. There are nine planets in our solar system. B. People often wonder what a star really is. C. An astronomer is a scientist specializing in astronomy. D. Mercury is the closet planet to the Sun. 4. Choose the best topic sentence for the paragraph._______________________________ One man who exemplified this ideal was Leonardo da Vinci. While most know da Vinci for his famous painting, the Mona Lisa, many do not know the extent of this man's talents. Not only was he a master painter, but he was also interested in analyzing the human body. In addition, da Vinci was an inventor. Long before the flying machine was perfected, Leonardo drew up plans for an airplane and helicopter. Truely, da Vinci epitomized the Renaissance ideal. A. The Renaissance was a time of rebirth in Europe. B. Leonardo da Vinci was a famous painter. C. In Italy the Renaissance flourished. D. The true Renaissance man was someone of many talents. 1. Choose the best topic sentence for the paragraph.____________________________ He was one of the first scholars to study the laws of chance. Pascal developed a "triangle chart" that predicts the possible outcomes of six coins being tossed at the same time. According to Pascal's triangle, the chances of tossing six heads and no tails is 1 in 64. A.Blaise Pascal was a 17th century mathematician. B.Blaise Pascal tossed the coin in the air. C.Blaise Pascal's studies led to the invention of the barometer. D. In 1670 Blaise Pascal published Pensees. 2. Choose the answer that best develops the underlined topic sentence. Summertime provides numerous activities for outdoor enthusiasts. A. Those who love the outdoors usually enjoy snow skiing. B. Some people do not like going outside in the hot summer sun. C. The hot sand burned the feet of the body surfer. D. The beaches become packed with people during the long summer days.

  34. Flashbacks – Friday, March 19 3. Choose the answer that best completes the sentence.The child turned _______________ to see the puppy. A. quick B. quickly C. more quicker D. most quickest 4. Choose the answer that best completes the sentence.Riding the wave, Jen smiled ________________ as we watched from the beach. A. proudly B. most proud C. more proud D. proud 1. Choose the answer that best completes the sentence.We crept ______________ through the camp trying not to wake anyone. A. stealthily B. stealthy C. stealthier D. stealthiest 2. Identify the adverb in the sentence.Zamira's sister was talking loudly on the phone. A. sister B. talking C. loudly D. phone

  35. Flashbacks – Monday, March 22 3. Choose the word that is spelled correctly and best completes the sentence. Tia has had no ____________ from her Middle Eastern pen pal since the civil unrest began. A.corespondence B.corecpondence C. correspondence D.correspondance 4. Choose the word that is spelled correctly and best completes the sentence. I will always remember my sixth grade teacher as a _____________ person. A. knowledgeable B.nowlegeable C.knowlegeable D.knowledeable 1. Choose the word that is spelled correctly and best completes the sentence. My grandparents went to Egypt to see the _________ pyramids. A. ancient B.ansient C.anscient D.anchient 2. Choose the word that is spelled correctly and best completes the sentence. If the drummer's rhythm is even slightly offbeat, the other __________ members will lose the tempo. A.orkestra B. orchestra C.orcestra D.orchesstra

  36. Flashbacks – Tuesday, March 23 3. Choose the correct spelling of the word. A.valient B.velient C. valiant D.vailiant 4. Choose the correct spelling of the word. A.advancment B. advancement C.advencemant D.advancemant 1. Choose the correct spelling of the word. A. pletoon B. plitune C. platune D. platoon 2. Choose the correct spelling of the word. A. quiep B. quippe C. quip D. quipe

  37. Flashbacks – Wednesday, March 24 3. Which word in the following sentence is not spelled correctly? Angela recieved a meager stipend for keeping such accurate records for her uncle. A.recieved B. accurate C. meager D. stipend 4. Which word in the following sentence is not spelled correctly? Jessica found it nearly impossible to feign courag under the circumstances. A. impossible B. feign C.courag D. circumstances 1. Which word in the following sentence is not spelled correctly? The off-duty police officer did a thorouh job serving subpoenas to the unwilling witnesses. A.thorouh B. subpoenas C. unwilling D. witnesses 2. Which word in the following sentence is not spelled correctly? After observing her son's unkempt appearence, the woman ordered several new shirts for him from a catalog. A. unkempt B.appearence C. several D. catalog

  38. Flashbacks – Thursday, March 25 3. Which of the following would best complete the given sentence?A female dolphin will stay with ____________ mate for life. A. her B. its C. his D. hers 4. Which of the following would best complete the given sentence?Anyone in ____________ right mind would invest in technology stocks. A. his B. he C. our D. its 1. Read the following passage and choose the correct noun for the underlined pronoun.Lazaro, Frank, and I went to the Bravos game on Saturday. We sat right behind home plate. They scored four runs against the Chieftains in the first inning. Daryl Smith got credit for all four RBI's. He is their best hitter. A.Lazaro and Frank B.Lazaro, Frank, and I C. Bravos D.Chieftans 2. Which of the following would best complete the given sentence?Abe Johnson won the congressional election because _______ received a majority of the votes. A. I B. he C. they D. him

  39. Flashbacks – Friday, March 26 3. Choose the sentence that is worded the best. A. The circus elephant looked enormous with his long trunk weighing more than a ton. B. Weighing more than a ton, the circus elephant looked enormous with his long trunk. C. The circus elephant, with his long trunk, looked enormous weighing more than a ton. D. Weighing more than a ton, with his long trunk the circus elephant looked enormous. 4. Choose the sentence that is worded the best. A. Though Mia was only sixteen, UCLA accepted her application. B. Though only sixteen, UCLA accepted Mia's application. C. UCLA, though only sixteen, accepted Mia's application. D. UCLA accepted Mia's application though only sixteen. 1. Choose the sentence that is worded the best. A. The slithering snake approached the frightened child hissing. B. A slithering snake approached the frightened child that was hissing. C. Hissing, a slithering snake approached the frightened child. D. Hissing, the frightened child was approached by a slithering snake. 2. Choose the sentence that is worded the best. A. A large panther stalked the man that was hungry for a meal. B. A large panther that was hungry for a meal stalked the man. C. The man that was hungry for a meal was stalked by a large panther. D. Hungry for a meal, the man was stalked by a large panther.

  40. Flashbacks – Monday, March 29 3. Choose the correct verb or verb phrase. Chelsey currently ________ the school record in the 100 meter freestyle. A. holds B. will hold C. held D. has held 4. Choose the correct verb or verb phrase. "That bully _________ my lunch money for the last time!" promised the young boy. A. stole B. stealing C. has been stealing D. has stolen 1. Choose the correct verb or verb phrase. I am __________ if all the sugar in the candy is what made me ill. A. wondering B. wonder C. wondered D. having wondered 2. Choose the correct verb or verb phrase. After giving birth, the pregnant mare's weight _________. A. will had decreased B. will have decreased C. decreasing D. will decreased

  41. Flashbacks – Tuesday, March 30 3. Choose the verb or verb phrase that best completes the sentence.The local water park and theme park __________ adding new attractions to increase their revenue. A. keeps B. keep C. appears to be D. is 4. Choose the verb or verb phrase that best completes the sentence.The eleven o'clock news ____________ too late for me. A. are B. is C. seem D. were 1. Choose the verb or verb phrase that best completes the sentence.Erin and Alexis __________ in line for several hours to purchase concert tickets. A. is waiting B. waits C. has waited D. have waited 2. Choose the verb or verb phrase that best completes the sentence. Darlene and Corey __________ a date on Friday night. A. have B. has C. is having D. was

  42. Flashbacks – Wednesday, March 31 3. Choose the correct verb or verb phrase. Chelsey currently ________ the school record in the 100 meter freestyle. A. holds B. will hold C. held D. has held 4. Choose the correct verb or verb phrase. "That bully _________ my lunch money for the last time!" promised the young boy. A. stole B. stealing C. has been stealing D. has stolen 1. Choose the correct verb or verb phrase. I am __________ if all the sugar in the candy is what made me ill. A. wondering B. wonder C. wondered D. having wondered 2. Choose the correct verb or verb phrase. After giving birth, the pregnant mare's weight _________. A. will had decreased B. will have decreased C. decreasing D. will decreased

  43. Flashbacks – Thursday, April 1 3. Which of the following is a run-on sentence? A. The clouded leopard is a mysterious inhabitant of Southeast Asia's rain forest. B. Unlike other leopards, the clouded leopard is able to climb horizontally on tree branches, as well as upside down. C. The ankle joints of the clouded leopard are flexible they can rotate 180 degrees, which allows them to climb down from trees head first. D. The scientific name for the clouded leopard is Neofelisnebulosa. 4. Which of the following sentences is a run-on? A. I am very excited about the new opening in the technical department of my company. B. Since the position opened, I believe Human Resources has received well over fifty applications! C. While I do not believe I will get a raise, the experience I will gain will be payment enough! D. I need new business cards my title has changed from specialist to manager. 1. Which of the following is a sentence fragment? A. A song played on the radio. B. A deer ran across the field. C. A smoky haze over the city. D. A book is a great gift. 2. Which of the following is written correctly? A. Try to find a parking space close to the stadium, and we can get in line, and we will be seated quickly for the game. B. Please raise your hand and do not call out the answer. C. Shopping for shoes, Maggie had been searching. D. After watching the ice skating competition, the award ceremony, and the athletes' farewell.

  44. Flashbacks – Tuesday, April 6 3. Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence.Please write your critique concisely, objectively, and _____________. A. with care B. carelessly C. carefully D. careful E. Don't Know 4. Identify the sentence that does not contain a mistake in expression or structure. A. While on vacation, my parents wanted relaxation, to dine out, and to scuba dive. B. While on vacation, my parents wanted relaxation, dinners out, and to scuba dive. C. While on vacation, my parents wanted to relax, dine out, and scuba dive. D. While on vacation, my parents wanted to relax, dinners out, and scuba diving. E. Don't Know 1. Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence.My son's favorite activities in school include eating lunch, playing baseball, and ___________. A. art class B. Physical Education C. his best friend, Wilbur D. conducting experiments in the science lab E. Don't Know 2. Identify the sentence that does not contain a mistake in expression or structure. A. Playing golf is both challenging and frustrating. B. Playing golf is both challenging and makes me frustrated. C. Playing golf both frustrates me and makes me challenged. D. Playing golf is both frustrating and makes me challenged. E. Don't Know

  45. Flashbacks – Wednesday, April 7 3. Choose the answer that best completes the sentence.The old treasure chest was __________. A. mustier B. must C. mustiest D. musty 4. Choose the answer that best completes the sentence.The __________ boy rested in the hammock. A. exhausted B. exhaust C. exhausts D. exhausting 1. Choose the answer that best completes the sentence.The _______________ costumes look bright on stage. A. more color B. colored C. colorful D. colorfully 2. Choose the answer that best completes the sentence.Luckily, we had the ______________ seat on the train. A. best B. very bestest C. more best D. bester

  46. Flashbacks – Thursday, April 8 3. Choose the sentence that best combines the following three sentences.Dylan drove to ColoradoDylan drove a white truck.Leslie drove to Colorado with Dylan. A. Dylan drove to Colorado in a white truck, and Leslie drove with him. B. Dylan and Leslie drove to Colorado in a white truck. C. In a white truck, Dylan and Leslie drove to Colorado. D. Leslie drove to Colorado with Dylan in a white truck. E. Don't Know 4. Choose the sentence that best combines the following three sentences.I am going to the grocery store.I am going to the gas station.First, I will wash my car. A. I will wash my car and then I will go to the grocery store and then go to the gas station. B. I will go to the grocery store and the gas station, but first I will wash my car. C. First, I will wash my car, and then go to the grocery store and the gas station. D. I am going to the grocery store and I am going to the gas station and I will wash my car. E. Don't Know 1. Choose the sentence that best combines the following three sentences.Enrique will go to the prom.Enrique will go to the prom with Sophia.First, Enrique must rent a tuxedo. A. Enrique will go to the prom with Sophia, but first he must rent a tuxedo. B. First, Enrique must rent a tuxedo, and then he will go the prom with Sophia. C. With Sophia, Enrique will go to the prom, but first he must rent a tuxedo. D. Enrique will go to the prom with Sophia, if he rents a tuxedo. E. Don't Know 2. Choose the sentence that best combines the following three sentences.Lynn has a dog named Rex.Rex has fleas.Lynn gave Rex a bath. A. Lynn gave Rex, her dog, a bath because he has fleas. B. Lynn gave her dog a bath because he has fleas; his name is Rex. C. Lynn's dog Rex has fleas and Lynn gave him a bath. D. Lynn gave her dog Rex a bath because he has fleas. E. Don't Know

  47. Flashbacks – Friday, April 9 3. Choose the answer that best completes the sentence.The new ice cream flavor is ________________! A. wonderful B. more wonderful C. most wonderful D. the wonderfullest E. Don't Know 4. Identify the adjective in the sentence.The salty smell of the air beckoned us excitedly into the ocean. A. salty B. smell C. beckoned D. excitedly E. Don't Know 1. Choose the answer that best completes the sentence.The book was _________________ than the movie. A. most realistic B. more realistic C. unrealistic D. realistic E. Don't Know 2. Identify the adjective in the sentence.The sick girl received chemotherapy once a week. A. chemotherapy B. girl C. sick D. once E. Don't Know

  48. Flashbacks – Monday, April 19 Match the following to the correct definition: A. Dynamic Character B. Static Character C. Round Character D. Flat Character • Characters that change as the plot unfolds. • Simple characters who only demonstrate one side. • Complex characters who demonstrate many sides. • Characters that remain unchanged.

  49. Flashbacks – Tuesday, April 20 A. Dynamic Character B. Static Character C. Round Character D. Flat Character • In the short story Harrison Bergeron, the title character only serves as a symbol of resistance. • The character of Jack in the novel The Lord of the Flies demonstrates a strange variety of character traits such as leadership, nobility, cruelty. • Over the course of the novel Huckleberry Finn, the title character comes to reevaluate his position on slavery. • In the movie Toy Story, the character of Andy isn’t changed by the events of the plot.

  50. Flashbacks – Wednesday, April 21 Match the following to the appropriate example: A. Alliteration B. Consonance C. Assonance D. Onomatopoeia • What large, dark hands are those at the window? • A rattling and flapping of leaves. • The bird’s fire-fangled feathers dangle down. • All mammals named Sam are clammy.