Directions: Here is a review of various skills you have learned this week. This page will be printed for you to complete independently this morning (and passed in after we correct it together!). Good Luck!!
1. Which of the following is an example of why someone would be walking with a spring in his step?
a. He wants to capture the month of May in his shoes.
b. He is happy because he just had a wonderful day.
c. He needs to buy new sneakers.
d. He needs physical therapy.
2. If you bit off more than you could chew, you should:
a. stop eating so much!
b. eat more!
c. think more carefully the next time you make a decision.
d. buy some gum instead.
3. Something that might happen once in a blue moon could be:
a. a person's wedding
b. a snowstorm in New England
c. a hot summer's day
d. traffic on Route 93
True or False
Directions: Select either true or false regarding the following statements ( about grammar!):
4. True False "A lot" is actually made up of two words!
5. True False Some people eat desert before their meal.
6. True False Pencils once contained led.
7. True False Lead is an element that can be found on the periodic table (Pb).
8. True False A strawberry sundae could be a very delicious dessert.
9. True False The Sahara is a desert.
10. True False In the sentence "He led the troops into battle," "led" is used correctly
Find the Direct Object
Directions: Find the direct object (if there is one!) in each sentence below.
11. Jean made bracelets for the craft fair. direct object: _____________________________
12. Tommy sang a beautiful song at the graduation. direct object:_____________________________
13. Ned played the guitar, while Judy sang songs. direct object(s)___________________________
14. Sara chose Joan for her assistant manager. direct object _____________________________
15. The cat was frisky. direct object ____________________________
16. Tina enjoyed the visit with her aunt. direct object_____________________________
17. The day was perfect! direct object _____________________________
18. We watched the best movie on Netflix last night. direct object ____________________________
19. Sylvia created a basket of delicious foods. direct object_____________________________
20. The coach put Jayson back into the game. direct object ____________________________
Literary Term Review
Directions: Select the correct literary term from the word bank below that fits each sentence. Words are not used twice, and not every literary term will be used!
alliteration onomatopoeia foreshadowing
personification simile metaphor
protagonist antagonist stanza
line hyperbole poet
haiku infer/inference imply/implication
analogy anecdote expository
descriptive person point of view audience
epiphany theme plot
21. "He is my anchor" is an example of a _______________________________________.
22. If I place a clue in chapter one of my book, and later in the story, it turns up again as an important piece of evidence, I have used _________________________________________________________________.
23. "This cake is as light as air" is an example of _________________________________.
24. The beginning sounds in several of the following words provide an example of _______________________________.
Monday mornings in May makes me merry!
25. The main character of a story is known as the ___________________________________________.
26. When a character has a sudden realization that is life changing, it is known as an _____________________________.
27. The person or force that opposes (goes against) the main character is known as the ____________________________.
28. The "wind called my name" is an example of ____________________________________________.
29. A short story that you tell or write down that includes a point you want to share with others is known as an
30. The ________________________ is the new belief you take away from a story, as in "If you try hard enough, you will win!"
31. Splash! Bam! Buzz! These words are all examples of ______________________________________________, which are words that sound like what that particular word does!
32. When you write a story, you need to know your _______________________________________, which are the people who will read your book.
33. In poetry, words that go straight across the page make up one _______________________________.
34. Someone who writes poetry is known as a ______________________.
35. When you try to figure something out in a story based on information you have learned (and you eventually take a good guess), you are making an __________________________________________________.
36. A group of lines in a poem are known as a ______________________________________.
37. When I use the word "I" or "me" in my story, I am using first-person __________________________________________.
38. When you deliberately exaggerate, such as when you say "It took forever to do my homework," you are using ____________________________________________________.
39. A series of causes and effects in a story make up that story's ________________________________.
40. The type of poem that has three lines, with 5-7-5 for a syllable pattern, is known as a _____________________.
41. If I am wearing a monocle, how many lenses do I have? ______________________________________
42. If we are celebrating a bicentennial, how many years have passed? ____________________________
43. Biweekly can have two meanings. What are they? ___________________________________________
44. Bifocals have how many parts to their lenses? ______________________________________________
45. If I am speaking in a monotone, is my voice going up and down? _______________________________
Directions: Answer each question using two effective sentences.
46 and 47. What part of the article on the importance of staying safe while being online made the most impact on you?
48. and 49. What is the hardest part about keeping children safe online?
50. Write one sentence about something enjoyable you would like to do this weekend!
Bonus: Can you write a quick haiku?
The End! Thank you for working so hard!