Thank you for the wonderful work you completed on Thursday! We will start today's lessons with a short review of new skills we practiced yesterday.
Directions: Please select the correct answer to each of the following questions. It would be great if you could try this review without consulting yesterday's notes (which I think you can!!). In the future, this type of review will be known as our Ticket Into Class. We will talk about what this means in class today!
1. The type of personal writing someone may use in their journals or true stories is usually written in
(first-person, second-person, or third-person) point of view. This means the pronouns "I," "me," "my," and "our" could be used.
2. The type of narration in which the subject may be omitted from a sentence or dialogue OR be written as "You walk into a mysterious hallway and suddenly realize all light switches are NOT working" is known as (first-person, second-person, or third-person) point of view.
3. If you are telling a story as though you are not a character in the story and also as though you are outside the "camera lens" looking in, this is known as (first-person, second-person, or third-person) point of view.
4. True False An inn is a cozy place to stay, often a large house that is similar to a hotel, in which you rent a room and are often invited to breakfast or dinner with the host and other guests.
5. True False "To" is a positional word, known as a preposition, and can be used in a phrase such as "to the park."
6. True False "Too" means a number that is one more than one.
7. True False When you read "allowed," you are using your voice to say the words.
8. True False It is correct to say "Tom one the game."
9. True False An example of homophones that we have not talked about could be "doe" and "dough."
10. True False An important component of the homophone is that it involves two or more words that look alike.
11. Decide whether the following sentences contain a simile or a metaphor.
a. Tilly was so nervous before going on stage that she was shaking like a leaf.
b. That child is a lamb--watch how nicely she treats the other children.
c. Shakespeare told us that all the world is a stage!
d. She is as smart as a whip!
e. I ran like a scared rabbit when I heard the footsteps behind me.
12. If I write something on the chalkboard that is ambiguous, should you tell me you don't understand?
13. Do you think that someone who loves aquatic sports would be afraid of the water?
14. Find the prepositions in this sentence:
I am definitely going to the mall during vacation week. (Hint: There are two!)
15. Can you complete the following analogy?
A student is to a class as a finger is to a _____________________. You will soon see the analogy written as:
student : class :: finger : __________________
16. The basketball game was won by the Celtics. This is an example of (passive, active) voice.
17. Expository writing provides facts and information about a topic. (True False)
18. Some types of writing can fall under more than one category. (True False)
19. The table needed one of (it's, its) legs repaired.
20. (Your, You're) all going to have a great week ahead.
21. DNA is an example of an (initialism, acronym).
22. Radar is an example of an (initialism, acronym).
23. "This review is a piece of cake" is an example of:
a. a metaphor
b. a simile
c. an idiom AND a metaphor