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11 7-13 quiz

  1. 1. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 11/7/13 8th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Independent Reading 2. Literary Terms/Devices 3. Poetry Assignments: -Final Draft of poemPRESENTED to the class (F) -Vocabulary Packet (F) -Spelling Post Test (F) -Comment on 2 students' responses (F) 1
  2. 2. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook Theme November 07, 2013 The theme is the main lesson that  the author wants the reader to  understand.   Hmmm. Pull Pull     To identify the theme, ask  A good friend is a true treasure. yourself, "What is the most  important thing that I can  learn from this story?"   gamequarium.com Crime doesn't pay. allthingsd.com Back to  Bookshelf 2
  3. 3. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 Discuss the common themes listed below. Can you explain what they mean and give examples? Don't quit.  Hard work can be rewarding.   One's life can be rich without money.     What is  the theme of your  favorite book? 3
  4. 4. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 Identify the elements of fiction. Press on the clue to reveal the answer. 4
  5. 5. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 5
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  8. 8. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 Erase to find the answer to each literary term. problem or struggle in a story the most important characters in the story conflict main characters time and place of a story moral or message about life from a story setting theme plot series of events the person place or thing that works agains the protagonist perspective in which the story is told the part where the author describes how the problem is solved antagonist point of view resolution 8
  9. 9. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 Write the short story element that matches the description below. Plot            Theme                Characters     Setting  Point of View 1. a house at the beach during a hurricane  __________________________________ 2. an athlete who struggles to make the team  ­________________________________ 3. a boy who enjoys studying dinosaurs _____________________________________ 4. sisters who learn the meaning of friendship ________________________________ 5. events that lead to the capture of a criminal ________________________________ 6. Emilia narrates her adventures to the zoo __________________________________ 7. a museum in the early morning ­­­­­­­­­­__________________________________________ 8. a boy who learns to respect his parents ___________________________________ 9
  10. 10. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 Write the short story element that matches the description below. Plot            Theme                Characters     Setting  Point of View 1.  I explain the events at my grandma's party __________________________________ 2.  a beautiful blue jay with determination  ­____________________________________ 3. the tortoise and the hare  _______________________________________________ 4.  a family moves to California to start a new life ________________________________ 5. a young girls learns the importance of human dignity ____________________________ 6. New York City during the Great Depression __________________________________ 7. two mischievous boys  ­­­­­­­­­­__________________________________________________ 8. children playing hide­and­seek discover a magical wardrobe_____________________ 10
  11. 11. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 Elements of Fiction 11
  12. 12. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 Answer true or false. False A novel can be a work of non­fiction. True A novel is a long story. True A novel can contain poetry. 12
  13. 13. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 Elements of a Story  Grade: 8th Subject: Language Arts Date: 11­7­13 13
  14. 14. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 1 The time and place of a story or play A Scene Design B Climax C Setting D All of the Above E None of the Above 14
  15. 15. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 2 When an author is trying to convince you of something, his or her purpose is to A persuade B entertain C inform D explain 15
  16. 16. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 3 When an author is sharing knowledge or facts, his or her purpose is to A B C D persuade entertain inform explain 16
  17. 17. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 4 When an author wants to give reasons or make something clear, his or her purpose is to A persuade B entertain C inform D explain 17
  18. 18. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 5 When an author wants to keep readers amused or interested, his or her purpose is to A persuade B entertain C inform D explain 18
  19. 19. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 6 A writer's or speaker's choice of words. A Dialect  B Speaking C Word Choice D Both A and B E Both A and C 19
  20. 20. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 7 Scene in a movie, play, short story, novel, or narrative  poem that interrupts the present action of the plot to  flash backward and tell what happened at an earlier  time A Foreshadowing B Foretelling C Flashforward D Forward E Flashback 20
  21. 21. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 8 Series of related events that make up a story or a  drama A exposition B rising action C climax D plot E resolution 21
  22. 22. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 9 The voice telling the story A Narrator B Character C Actor D Writer E None of the Above 22
  23. 23. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 10 A story's atmosphere or the feeling it evokes A Setting B Feeling C Mood D Tone E All of the Above 23
  24. 24. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 11 Central idea of a work of literature A Style B Mood C Tone D Theme  E Title 24
  25. 25. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 12 Person in a story, poem, or play A Actor B Character C Stage Hand D Author  E None of the Above 25
  26. 26. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 13 Author gives us clues about the character, so that we  can make our own judgement A Characterization B Indirect Characterization C Direct Characterization D Both A and B E Both A and C 26
  27. 27. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 14 Struggle or clash within a person A Internal Conflict B Extrenal Conflict C Struggle  D Problem E None of the Above 27
  28. 28. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 15 Vantage point from which the story is being told. Three  kinds: omniscient, first person, and third person  limited. A Narrator B Point of View C Speaker D Actor E Seat 28
  29. 29. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 16 The category that a work of literature is classified  under. Five major ______ are nonfiction, fiction, poetry,  drama, and myth. A Filing Systems  B Generations C Areas D Types E Genres 29
  30. 30. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 17 Main character in fiction or drama A Leading Actor B Subordinate Character C Protagonist D Anti­hero E Static Character 30
  31. 31. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 18 The moment in a plot full of great emotional intensity or  suspense, when we learn what the outcome of the  conflict is going to be.  A Exposition B Rising Action C Climax D Falling Action E Resolution 31
  32. 32. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 19 The character or force that blocks the protagonist A Foil B Antitrust C Antigony D Antagonist E None of the Above 32
  33. 33. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 20 The use of clues to hint at events that will occur later in  the plot A Flashback B Foreshadowing C Foretelling D Throw Back E Prediction 33
  34. 34. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 21 The story's basic situation A Expostiion B Rising Action C Climax D Falling Action  E Resolution 34
  35. 35. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 22 The author tells us directly what to think about the  character A Characterization B Indirect Characterization C Direct Characterization D A and B E A and C 35
  36. 36. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 23 A symbol must operate on which two levels? A symbolic and figurative B literal and symbolic C literal and figurative D symbolic and abstract 36
  37. 37. Lit Elements 11­7­13.notebook November 07, 2013 Poetry Contest: poeticpower.com -Click on "Poetry Contest" -Click on "Students Enter Poetry Contest" -Fill out the required information (you do not HAVE to fill out the home address if you do not want to) 37

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