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Ppt 8th grade version la benchmark review q1 updated

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Ppt 8th grade version la benchmark review q1 updated

  1. 1. 8th GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS BENCHMARK REVIEW
  2. 2. Perfectly, Pleasant, PLOT 1) What is Plot? ___________________________________ _____________________________ Plot is a series of events in a story. Many say plot is the story’s skeleton! It holds the story together!
  3. 3. 2) Label the Plot Mountain with the proper story parts. Basic situation events/ conflicts climax resolution
  4. 4. 3) Foreshadowing is when an _____________ gives readers ___________ about events that will happen in the _____________. author clues future
  5. 5. THEME • The theme of a story is________________________ ________________________________ ___ message, moral, or truth discovered in a story
  6. 6. 6 YOU MIGHT BE ASKED ABOUT WRITING!
  7. 7. 4) What do you need to remember about summaries? • Only need m________ story events • Learn what a story or article is all about ain
  8. 8. 8 5) In a response to literature, you are writing to answer a specific _____________. YOU SHOULD: -read/reread the prompt -use the _________ of the novel, and the author -Search for strong _________, telling you what to do. -Use the prompt in your essay to be sure you stay on t______________. -Use e_____________ from the _______ to support your ideas. prompt title verbs opic vidence text
  9. 9. 5) You will see Latin Words or Word parts! • Root of a word is like the b_______ • Prefix is the _____________ of a word • Suffix is the _______ of a word • Synonym =__________________ • Antonym= __________________ ase beginning end word that means the same word that means the opposite
  10. 10. 6) Example Test Question: Choose the answer that BEST describes the meaning of the underlined word part below. Circumference A) Forward C) Within B) Around D) Above
  11. 11. Characterization 7) Characterization is the process of r______________ a character’s traits in a story. Readers decide who characters are by looking at character t_____________. evealing raits
  12. 12. 12 Direct characterization is when the a readers directly what a character is litells 9)
  13. 13. 13 10) Indirect characterization is the process of s___________ readers what a character is like by describing 5 elements of c_________________________ howing haracterization
  14. 14. 14 1- appearance 2-speech 3- thoughts/feelings 4- actions 5- reactions of others
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  16. 16. Delineate means to describe a character’s qualities in detail. The author uses ___________ diction to _______________ characters in stories. (precise verb) Authors can delineate characters ______________________________ (elaboration)

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