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Trimester One Final Exam Study Guide


Vocabulary
You will need to be able to define the following words: -cide-auto-fore-in-ationto kill self ahead of time into to act of doing something -micro-dox-astro-tac-vertsmall teaching star touch turn

Grammar
You will need to be able to identify the following things within a sentence: Fragments, complete sentences, run on sentences Nouns Pronouns Verbs Adjectives Adverbs Prepositions Interjections Conjuntions

Literary Terms:
You will need to be able to define the literary terms listed below. In addition, you will be asked apply your knowledge of these literary terms to a short story that will be provided for you. Point of view Foreshadowing Setting Rising action Conflict Climax Falling action Resolution Protagonist Characterization Antagonist

Part Two: Read the short story, User Friendly on pg.271 of your literature book. Afterward answer the following questions. 1. Fill out the following plot diagram for the story.

2. Which of the following could be the theme for the story? a. Love is a powerful force b. Revenge is good c. Do not trust advancing technology d. You should be mean to people you like 3. What is the conflict in the story? a. Kevin confides something in his computer, and the computer makes life difficult for Kevin. b. A computer comes alive and destroys a city. c. Kevin does not like his father because his father gave him a bad computer d. Kevin and Ginny do not get along because Kevin is mean to her. 4. Who is the antagonist in the story? a. Ginny b. Kevin c. Louis d. Chuck 5. Which of the following is not the setting for the story? a. Bus b. Kevins home c. Hospital d. School

6. Which of the following is not a characteristic of Kevin? a. Lonely b. Quiet c. Sensitive d. Self-confident 7. Which of the following is not an event from the rising action? a. Kevin tells the computer he likes Ginny Linke b. Kevin decides on the bus he is going to pull the plug on Louis c. Ginny Linke calls Kevin a nerd d. Louis sends a bunch of junk mail to the Linke house 8. Who is the antagonist in the story? a. Ginny b. Chuck c. Dad d. Louis 9. What is the resolution of the story? a. Kevin discovers Louis is really Louise, and she loves him b. Kevin and Ginny go to the movies c. Kevin and his dad get into a fight about the computer d. Kevin decides on the bus he is going to pull the plug on Louis 10. What is the climax of the story? a. Kevin finds out Louis is really Louise, and she is in love with him b. Kevin and his dad get into a fight about the computer c. Ginny yells at Kevin at school, and he decides he must pull the plug on Louis d. Kevin confides in his computer that he likes Ginny Part 3: Grammar Final Review Directions: Identify the part of speech that is underlined in each sentence. 1. The play had a happy ending. a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 2. The play had a happy ending. a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 3. The actors play their roles.

a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 4. There are three apples on this desk. a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 5. There are three apples on this desk. a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 6. There are three apples on this desk. a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 7. There are three apples on this desk. a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 8. These pens write smoothly on this. a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 9. These pens write smoothly on this. a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 10. These pens write smoothly on this. a. Verb b. Adjective c. Noun d. Pronoun 11. These pens write smoothly on this. a. Adverb b. Adjective c. Conjunction d. Preposition 12. These pens write smoothly on this. a. Adverb

b. Adjective c. Conjunction d. Preposition 13. Wow! Glenna and Harold swam well during that race. a. Adverb b. Interjection c. Conjunction d. Preposition 14. Wow! Glenna and Harold swam well during that race. a. Adverb b. Interjection c. Conjunction d. Adjective 15. Wow! Glenna and Harold swam well during that race. a. Adverb b. Preposition c. Conjunction d. Pronoun 16. Wow! Glenna and Harold swam well during that race. a. Adverb b. Preposition c. Conjunction d. Pronoun 17. Wow! Glenna and Harold swam well during that race. a. Adverb b. Preposition c. Adjective d. Pronoun 18. Well, thats a relief. a. Adverb b. Interjection c. Pronoun d. Adjective 19. Well, thats a relief. a. Adverb b. Interjection c. Pronoun d. Adjective 20. Well, thats a relief. a. Noun b. Interjection c. Pronoun d. Adjective

Directions: Label each underlined word or word group in the following sentences as a verb, noun, adverb, preposition, pronoun, adjective, conjunction, or interjection. 1. Oh! I just spilled the tomato soup on the new white tablecloth! 2. Luis Alvarez closely studied atomic particles for many years. 3. The hunters ate their meal inside the igloo. 4. They were tired, yet they did not quit working. 5. Put your pencils down, class, during instructions for this test. 6. Computers and, oh, all that electronic stuff seem so easy for you.