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Monday

  • ____the most important idea expressed in a paragraph or in an entire essay
  • ____the most emotional or suspenseful moment in the story, when the outcome is decided one way or another
  • ____a struggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing forces
  • ____refers to who is telling the story
  • ____the narrator knows everything about the characters and their problems

Tuesday

  • ____a work of fiction longer than a short story but shorter than a novel
  • ____a history of a person’s life written or told by that person
  • ____a written account of another person’s life
  • ____a daily record, usually private, esp. of the writer’s own experiences, observations, feelings and attitudes
  • ____a writer of someone’s biography

Wednesday

  • ____the traditional beliefs, myths, tales and practices of a people transmitted by mouth
  • ____a story or legend forming a part of an oral tradition
  • ____a popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural idea
  • ____the principal male character in a novel, poem, or dramatic presentation noted for courage and daring action
  • ____ the principal female character in a novel, poem, or dramatic presentation noted for courage and daring action

Thursday

  • ____a piece of literature written in meter; verse
  • ____a poem or verse having a regular correspondence of sounds, especially at the ends of lines
  • ____the repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables
  • ____rhyme occurring at the ends of verse lines
  • ____the formation or use of words such as buzz or murmur that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to.

Friday

  • ____the formation or use of words such as buzz or murmur that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to
  • ____the traditional beliefs, myths, tales and practices of a people transmitted by mouth
  • _____a daily record, usually private, esp. of the writer’s own experiences, observations, feelings and attitudes
  • ____the most emotional or suspenseful moment in the story, when the outcome is decided one way or another
  • ____a piece of literature written in meter; verse

Answers – Week 1

  • Monday Thursday
  • main idea poetry
  • climax rhyme
  • conflict alliteration
  • point of view end rhyme
  • omniscient point of view onomatopoeia
  • Tuesday Friday
  • novella onomatopoeia
  • autobiography folklore
  • biography diary
  • diary climax
  • biographer poetry
  • Wednesday
  • folklore
  • folktale
  • myth
  • hero
  • heroine

Monday

  • ____a prose account that is made up rather than true
  • ____a person portrayed in an artistic piece, such as a drama or novel
  • ____the time, place, and circumstances in which a narrative, drama, or film takes place
  • ____the pattern of events or main story in a narrative or drama
  • ____a truth about life revealed in a work of literature

Tuesday

  • ____a daily record, as of occurrences, experiences or observations
  • ____an article in a newspaper or other periodical presenting the opinion of the publisher, editor or editors
  • ____a record of events written by a person having intimate knowledge of them and based on personal observation
  • ____portrayal; description
  • ____prose written that deals with real people, events and places without changing any facts

Wednesday

  • ____the main character in a drama or other literary work
  • ____the principal character in opposition to the protagonist or hero of a narrative or drama
  • ____an unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical
  • ____a usually short narrative using animals that speak and act like humans as characters
  • ____a fictitious tale of legendary deeds and creatures, usually intended for children

Thursday

  • ____verse composed of variable, usually unrhymed lines having no fixed metrical pattern
  • ____a 14-line verse form usually having one of several conventional rhyme schemes
  • ____a poem or series of lines in which certain letters, usually the first in each line, form a name, motto, or message when read in sequence
  • ____a light humorous verse of five lines usually with the rhyme scheme aabba
  • ____a Japanese lyric verse form having three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables usually about nature

Friday

  • ____a person portrayed in an artistic piece, such as a drama or novel
  • ____an article in a newspaper or other periodical presenting the opinion of the publisher, editor or editors
  • ____a usually short narrative using animals that speak and act like humans as characters
  • ____a Japanese lyric verse form having three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables usually about nature
  • ____the main character in a drama or other literary work

Answers – Week 2

  • Monday Thursday
  • fiction free verse
  • character sonnet
  • setting acrostic
  • plot limerick
  • theme haiku
  • Tuesday Friday
  • journal character
  • editorial editorial
  • memoir fable
  • characterization haiku
  • nonfiction protagonist
  • Wednesday
  • protagonist
  • antagonist
  • legend
  • fable
  • fairytale

Monday

  • ____a short piece of nonfiction prose that examines a single subject
  • ____hint at what will happen next
  • ____an unexpected recurrence of the events in a story
  • ____a conversation between two or more people
  • ____the part of a literary work in which the complications of the plot are resolved or simplified.

Tuesday

  • ____prose writing that deals with real people, events and places without changing any facts
  • ____a fictional story having a plot that is unfolded by the actions, speech, and thoughts of the characters
  • ____a person or animal that is being talked about in a story or poem
  • ____writing that describes a personal experience
  • ____the spreading of ideas, information or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring another

Wednesday

  • ____a prose or verse composition, especially one telling a serious story, that is intended for representation by actors impersonating the characters and performing the dialogue and action
  • ____attribution of human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to inanimate objects, animals, or natural phenomena
  • ____an individual part or item; a particular
  • ____a regional or social variety of a language distinguished by pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary, especially a variety of speech differing from the standard literary language or speech pattern of the culture in which it exists
  • ____opinions of others based on unfair, fixed ideas about groups of people

Thursday

  • ____of or relating to an actual, specific thing or instance
  • ____the shape and structure of an object
  • ____the repetition of consonants or of a consonant pattern, especially at the ends of words
  • ____the pattern or flow of sound created by the arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables in accentual verse or of long and short syllables in quantitative verse
  • ____the act or process or an instance of repeating or being repeated

Friday

  • ____hint at what will happen next
  • ____a fictional story having a plot that is unfolded by the actions, speech, and thoughts of the characters
  • ____opinions of others based on unfair, fixed ideas about groups of people
  • ____the repetition of consonants or of a consonant pattern, especially at the ends of words
  • ____a person or animal that is being talked about in a story or poem

Answers – Week 3

  • Monday Thursday
  • essay concrete
  • foreshadow form
  • flashback consonance
  • dialogue rhythm
  • resolution repetition
  • Tuesday Friday
  • nonfiction foreshadow
  • novel novel
  • subject stereotype
  • personal narrative consonance
  • propaganda subject
  • Wednesday
  • drama
  • anthropomorphism
  • detail
  • dialect
  • stereotype

Monday

  • ____a state of mind or emotion
  • ____a statement or rhetorical discourse intended to give information about or an explanation of difficult material
  • ____one who tells a story
  • ____manner of expression in speech or writing
  • ____to give or provide information

Tuesday

  • ____an essay about you
  • ____an essay that is written to entertain and should be personal, drawn from your own observations or experiences, and not too serious
  • ____an essay written to convince the reader to perform an action, or it may simply consist of an argument(s) convincing the reader to accept the writer’s point of view
  • ____the use of words, phrases, symbols, and ideas in such as way as to evoke mental images and sense impressions
  • ____writing that provides factual information about real stuff, such as newspaper and magazine articles, encyclopedias and textbooks

Wednesday

  • ____what you have learned about what you have encountered
  • ____a story of deceit, magic, or violence perpetrated by a supernatural protagonist
  • ____telling a story to someone else
  • ____a prose or verse composition, especially one telling a serious story, that is intended for representation by actors impersonating the characters and performing the dialogue and action
  • ____an unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical

Thursday

  • ____a five line stanza
  • ____one of the divisions of a poem, composed of two or more lines usually characterized by a common pattern of meter, rhyme, and number of lines
  • ____a unit of verse consisting of two successive lines, usually rhyming and having the same meter and often forming a complete thought or syntactic unit
  • ____a stanza or poem of four lines
  • ____a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, marked by a distinctive style, form, or content

Friday

  • ____manner of expression in speech or writing
  • ____an essay that is written to entertain and should be personal, drawn from your own observations or experiences, and not too serious
  • ____an essay written to convince the reader to perform an action, or it may simply consist of an argument(s) convincing the reader to accept the writer’s point of view
  • ____a story of deceit, magic, or violence perpetrated by a supernatural protagonist
  • ____a stanza or poem of four lines

Answers – Week 4

  • Monday Thursday
  • mood cinquain
  • exposition stanza
  • narrator couplet
  • tone quatrain
  • inform genre
  • Tuesday Friday
  • personal essay mood
  • informal essay informal essay
  • persuasive essay persuasive essay
  • figurative language trickster tale
  • informative nonfiction quatrain
  • Wednesday
  • moral lesson
  • trickster tale
  • storytelling
  • drama
  • legend


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