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English Jeopardy

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Objectives
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Students will be able to:


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Identify and define the parts of speech, figurative language, punctuation, and elements of plot.

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English Jeopardy
Parts of Speech 100 200 300 400 500 5 Paragraph Essay 100 200 300 400 500 Grammar Rules 100 200 300 400 500
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Figures of Speech 100 200 300 400 500

Plot Diagram 100 200 300 400 500

Person, place, thing or idea

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What is a noun?

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Modifies a noun.

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What is an adjective?

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An action word

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What is a verb?

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Modifies a verb.

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What is an adverb?

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A substitute for a noun.

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What is a pronoun?

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Standard essay form.

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What is the five paragraph essay?

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The first paragraph of a five paragraph essay.

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What is the introduction?

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The number of paragraphs that make up the body.

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What is three?

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Begins each paragraph of a five paragraph essay.

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What is a topic sentence?

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One sentence, found in the introduction paragraph, summarizing the entire essay.

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What is a thesis statement?

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In order to be a complete sentence it must include one of each of these.

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What is a subject and a verb?

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This ends every sentence.

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What is a punctuation mark?

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Used to denote a phrase or word spoken by a character.

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What are quotation marks?

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One of three things used when combining two complete thoughts into one sentence.

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What is a semi-colon, a transitional word, or a conjunction?

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This type of writing should avoid personal words such as I and You.

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What is proper or formal?

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Compares two things using the words like or as

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What is a simile?

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An extreme exaggeration

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What is a hyperbole?

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Consecutive words with the same beginning letter. (a tongue twister)

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What is alliteration?

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A comparison of two things by saying something is something else.

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What is a metaphor?

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Words which suggest the sound of which they are describing.

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What is an onomatopoeia?

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The turning point of a story, the height of excitement.

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What is the Climax?

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The events which lead up to the climax.

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What is the rising action?

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The beginning of a story, where people and places are extablished.

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What is character development or exposition?

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The events which take place after the climax.

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What is the resolution?

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This includes things such as the location, time, mood, and weather.

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What is the setting?

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