Directions: <ul><li>Give each student an index card with a number from 1-8. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are instructed to write a review question, math problem, or spelling word on their card. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Spin Button. </li></ul><ul><li>When the wheel hits the number on the index card, the student chooses who will receive the question on their card. </li></ul>
D R A F T I N G This occurs “when you put your ideas into sentences and paragraphs.”
S This is when the order of a work of literature is “arranged by increments of time.” E Q U E N T I A L O R D E R
A L L I T E R A T I O N This is “the repetition of initial consonant sounds used to emphasize certain words.”
E D I T I N G This is “checking literature for such things as grammar, mechanics, and spelling.”
A U D I E N C E This is “the people who read or hear a message.”
S This is when the order of a piece of literature is “arranged by place – right to left, front to back, etc.” P A T I A L O R D E R
R E V I S I N G This is when you “refine your prose, making each sentence as concise and accurate as possible – make connections between ideas explicit and clear.”
C H A R A C T E This is “the combination of qualities or features that distinguishes one person, group, or thing from another.” R
A S S O N A N C This is “the repetition of a vowel sound within words, sometimes used to reinforce the meaning of words or create moods.” E
S This is “the use of any of a variety of techniques to give an auxiliary (secondary) meaning, idea, or feeling to the literal or written.” T Y L I S T I C D E V I C E
H Y P E R B O L This is “a deliberate exaggeration or overstatement that is used for emphasis or humorous effect, is often used in descriptions, and emphasizes some qualities of a person or thing by exaggerating them. E
S Y M B O L I S This is “the use of a person, an object, a place, or an idea to represent itself and something beyond itself at the same time.” M
P L O T This is “the pattern of events or main story in a narrative or drama.”
O This is when the order of a piece of literature is “arranged in order of the importance of the facts.” R D E R O F I M P O R T A N C E
O N O M A T O P O E I A This is “the use of words that initiate sounds, or words that sound like what they mean.”
P This is “a figure of speech in which a thing, a quality, or an idea is given human attributes, which can be used as a method of describing something that that others can understand or to emphasize a point.” E R S O N I F I C A T I O N
P This is “the perspective from which the story is told.” O I N T O F V I E W 10 Point Bonus! – Can you name the four types of point-of-view?
W This is when “the specific words that you choose create images, capture a reader’s attention, and make your story more memorable.” O R D C H O I C E
S This is “a brief work of fiction.” H O R T S T O R Y
C This is “a form of writing that examines the causes and consequences of events and ideas.” A U S E A N D E F F E C T
R E P E T I T I O N This is “the act, process, or instance of repeating or being repeated (stylistic device).”
C This is “a form of writing that is used to show similarities and differences.” O M P A R E A N D C O N T R A S T
O X Y M O R O N This is “a figure of speech that fuses two contradictory or opposing ideas.”
M E T A P H O R This is “a figure of speech in which a word or phrase that denotes a certain object or idea is applied to another word or phrase to imply some similarity between them.
P A R A D O X This is “a statement that seems contradictory or absurd but is actually valid or true. It can also be a statement that truly is contradictory and yet follows logically from other statements that do not seem open to objection.”
F This is “language or speech that contains images which are not intended to be interpreted in a literal sense.” I G U R A T I V E L A N G U A G E
A This is “the reason the author is writing the selection.” U T H O R ’ S I N T E N T 10 Point Bonus! – Can you name the four types of author’s intent?
M O O D This is “the prevailing atmosphere or feeling.”
R H Y M E This is “the repetition of the same or similar sounds in two or more words.” 10 Point Bonus! – Can you name and describe the two types of rhyme?
I D I O M This “refers to a construction or expression in one language that cannot be matched or directly translated word-for-word in another language.”
G E N R E This is “a category of artistic composition marked by a distinctive style, form, or content.”
I R O N Y This is “a literary device which presents a conflict between appearance and reality – may be intentional or unintentional on the part of the character, but always intentional on the part of the author. 10 Point Bonus! – Can you name and describe the three types of irony?
T O N E This is “a writer’s attitude toward his or her audience and subject.”
I This is a “style that uses what is used in casual conversation – used in writing only when there is a personal or intimate relationship.” N F O R M A L L A N G U A G E
F A C T This is “being real or an actually true statement.”
S I M I L E This is “a figure of speech that compares two unlike things, using explicit words such as like or as.”
T H E S I S This “indicates the purpose of the composition and makes clear what aspects of the topic will be discussed. 10 Point Bonus! – Can you name the word that means the same thing as thesis?
S This is a “style that uses what is used in casual conversation – used in writing only when there is a personal or intimate relationship.” E N S O R Y D E T A I L S
T H E M E This is “the underlying moral or message of a story. It may be directly stated but in most cases it is implied. It is usually a grand statement about life or people.”
R H Y T H M This is “the patterned, recurring alternations of contrasting elements of sound or speech.”
O P I N I O N This is “a belief or conclusion held with confidence but not substantiated by proof.”