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CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

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CATEGORY 5

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CATEGORY

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CATEGORY

Explanation

POETRY ELEMENTS

POETRY

ELEMENT

ELEMENTS STUDIED DURING

POETRY

GRAMMAR

GRAMMAR

GRAMMAR FROM OUR

MUGSHOTS

A NOVEL IDEA

A NOVEL

IDEA

ELEMENTS FROM NOVELS

THE SHORT STORY

THE SHORT

STORY

SHORT STORIES WE HAVE

STUDIED

GREEK KNOWLEDGE

GREEK

KNOW-

LEDGE

GREEK KNOWLEDGE ODYSSEY

BACKROUND

ELEMENTS

MORE

ELEMENT

ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE

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Response 1

WORDS LIKE SNAP CRACKLE

AND POP ARE THIS POETIC

ELEMENT

ONOMATOPOEIA

THIS GRAMMATICAL MARK IS

MISSING FROM THE

FOLLOWING SENTENCE. I WENT

TO THE STORE FOR PEPSI,

COKE AND SPRITE.

COMMA

THIS WORD BEGINNING IS

ANOTHER WORD FOR THE

SETTING AND IS ALSO USED IN

DRAMA

EXPOSITION

IN THIS SHORT STORY,

HUMANS ARE HUNTED INSTEAD

OF ANIMALS

THE MOST DANGEROUS

GAME

THIS GREEK HERO WAS ONLY

MENTIONED IN THE ODYSSEY,

PROBABLY BECAUSE HE DIED

DURING THE ILIAD*ARROW TO

THE FOOT

ACHILLES

I GIVE YOU THE LINE YOU GIVE

ME THE ELEMENT "WILL YOU

SEND DOOM LIKE A SUDDEN

CLOUD?"

SIMILE

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Response 2

I GIVE YOU THE LINE OF

POETRY, YOU GIVE ME THE

ELEMENT.  "SO EDEN SANK TO

GRIEF" FROM "NOTHING GOLD

CAN STAY"

ALLUSION

TELEVISION SHOWS AND

POEMS RECEIVE THESE

GRAMMATICAL MARKS.

QUOTATIONS MARKS

AN AUTHOR DIRECTLY

DESCRIBING ATTRIBUTES OF A

CHARACTER IS CALLED THIS

DIRECT

CHARACTERIZATION

THE MAIN CHARACTERS OF

THIS SHORT STORY INCLUDE

NAT, HIS WIFE, AND HIS KIDS

THE BIRDS

THE GREEKS PUT COINS ON

THE EYES OF THEIR DEAD TO

CROSS THIS RIVER WHICH IS

ALSO A BAND

STYX

I GIVE YOU THE LINE YOU GIVE

ME THE ELEMENT "NIGHTFALL

OF THE PAST"

METAPHOR

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Response 3

I GIVE YOU THE LINE, YOU GIVE

ME THE ELEMENT. "HER EARLY

LEAF IS A FLOWER."

METAPHOR

NOVELS AND MOVIES RECEIVE

THIS TYPE OF PUNCTUATION.

ITALICS OR UNDERLINE

THIS IS WHAT THE HEIGHT OF

A STORY IS CALLED

CLIMAX

THIS SHORT STORY INVOVLES

A CASE OF WINE AND REVENGE

THE CASK OF

AMONTILLADO

YOUR ACHILLES TENDON IS IN

THIS PART OF YOUR BODY,

ALSO THE ONLY PLACE

ACHILLES COULD BE INJURED

FOOT

THIS ELEMENT GIVES THE

AUDIENCE CLUES THAT WILL

HELP THEM FORETELL FUTURE

EVENTS IN THE STORY.

FORESHADOWS

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Response 4

COMPARISONS THAT USE LIKE

OR AS ARE THIS POETIC

ELEMENT

SIMILE

COMPLETE THOUGHTS WITHIN

A SENTENCE ARE SEPARATED

BY THIS TYPE OF

PUNCTUATION.

SEMI-COLON

THIS IS THE END OF THE

STORY, WHEN OUR CONFLICT

HAS BEEN RESOLVED IN SOME

WAY

CONCLUSION

THIS SHORT STORY FEATURED

A WOMAN LOSING A VALUED

OBJECT, ONLY TO FIND OUT

THE END IT WASN'T VALUABLE

AT ALL

THE NECKLACE

ODDLY ENOUGH, MANY SPORT

TEAMS ARE NAMED FOR THIS

MASCOT, EVEN THOUGH THEY

LOST THE WAR*NOT INVOKING

A LOT OF CONFIDENCE*

THE TROJANS

A MODERN DAY BOOK THAT

REFERENCES A GREEK GOD OR

GODDESS WOULD BE USING

THIS ELEMENT.

ALLUSION

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Response 5

TWO CONSECUTIVE LINES OF

POETRY THAT RHYME ARE

THIS POETIC ELEMENT

COUPLET

WORDS THAT MODIFY VERBS

ARE CALLED THIS.

ADVERBS

WHEN THE OPPOSITE OF WHAT

IS EXPECTED OCCURS, WE

HAVE THIS TYPE OF IRONY.

SITUATIONAL IRONY

IN THIS SHORT STORY, A WIFE

SELLS HER HAIR AND A

HUSBAND SELLS HIS WATCH

ALL FOR NOTHING

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

THE CYCLOPS WAS THE SON

OF THIS GREEK GOD OF THE

OCEAN

POSEIDON

I GIVE YOU THE LINE AND YOU

GIVE ME THE ELEMENT.

"WHERE THREE ROADS MEET,

DRINKING MY FATHER'S

BLOOD."

PERSONIFICATION

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 Response:   

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA

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Explanation

NON FICTION

NON

FICTION

NONFICTION ELEMENTS

ODYSSEY

ODYSSEY

KNOWLEDGE FROM THE EPIC,

THE ODYSSEY

DIGGIN' SUNSETS

DIGGIN'

SUNSETS

KNOWLEDGE FROM THE

OUTSIDERS

FAMOUS PEOPLE

FAMOUS

PEOPLE

FAMOUS PEOPLE DISCUSSED

IN CLASS OR NONFICTION

INFAMOUS PEOPLE

IN-

FAMOUS

PEOPLE

INFAMOUS PEOPLE WE

STUDIED

JUST FOR FUN

JUST FOR

FUN

FUN KNOWLEDGE FROM CLASS

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Response 1

A PERSON WRITING A STORY

ABOUT HIS OR HER OWN LIFE IS

CALLED THIS.

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

THE ODYSSEY IS THIS KIND OF

LITERATURE

EPIC

DALLY TOLD PONY AND

JOHNNY HE HAD BEGUN

CARRYING A GUN IN THE

PARKING LOT OF THIS

ESTABLISHMENT.

DAIRY QUEEN

THIS FAMOUS ACTOR WAS

SEEN IN REBEL WITHOUT A

CAUSE, BUT DIED SHORTLY

AFTER MAKING THE MOVIE IN A

CAR CRASH.

JAMES DEAN

THIS IS THE NAME OF THE

PERSON WHO TRIES TO KILL

PONYBOY IN THE OUTSIDERS

BOB

THIS IS THE NAME OF THE

NEXT MOVIE WE WILL WATCH

IN CLASS TO KICK OFF ALAS,

BABYLON

RED DAWN

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Response 2

WRITING THAT CONTAINS

FACTS WITH THE OPINION OF

THE AUTHOR IS CALLED THIS.

SUBJECTIVE

ODYSSEUS TELLS THE

CYCLOPS HIS NAME IS THIS,

TRICKING HIM

NOBODY

ACCORDING TO PONY, THIS

CHARACTER IS MORE LIKE

SOUTHERN GENTLEMEN THAN

DALLY

SODAPOP

THIS FAMOUS PERSON GAVE

THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

THESE TWO CREATURES FROM

THE ODYSSEY TRY TO KEEP

ODYSSEUS' MEN FROM

REACHING A SHORE, THUS

PROVIDING, "CAUGHT BETWEEN

A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE"

SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS

THIS IS HOW MANY DAYS OF

SCHOOL ARE LEFT, NOT

COUNTING WEEKENDS

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Response 3

"JUST THE FACTS M'AM."

WRITING THAT CONTAINS

ONLY FACTS IS CALLED THIS.

OBJECTIVE

ODYSSEY IS THE VICTOR OF

THIS FAMOUS WAR

TROJAN WAR

PONY QUOTES "NOTHING GOLD

CAN STAY," A POEM BY THIS

POET

ROBERT FROST

THIS FAMOUS PERSON SAID HE

WOULD "FIGHT NO MORE

FOREVER"

CHIEF JOSEPH

THESE CREATURES ATTACK

NAT AND FAMILY IN THE

DAPHNE DUMAURIER CLASSIC

STORY BY THE SAME NAME

BIRDS

THIS CLASS MEMBER IS ALSO

A STAR ON THE JV SOFTBALL

TEAM

TANIA POWELL

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Response 4

THIS IS A WORD THAT MEANS

ERRORS IN LOGICAL THINKING

FALLACY

THIS WOMAN TURNS

ODYSSEUS' MEN TO SWINE

CIRCE

I'LL GIVE THE QUOTE, YOU GIVE

THE PERSON "I WASN'T TRYING

TO GIVE YOU CHARITY,

PONYBOY."

CHERRY

THIS WAS THE ONLY PERSON

WE STUDIED TWICE, ONCE IN

POETRY, AND AGAIN IN NON

FICTION.

MAYA ANGELOU

THIS CRAZY GENERAL HUNTS

RAINSFORD ON HIS EVEN

CRAZIER ISLAND

ZAROFF

AFTER WE FINISH ALAS,

BABYLON, WE WILL READ THIS

FOR OUR LAST UNIT

ROMEO AND JULIET

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Response 5

A FAMOUS BASEBALL PLAYER

DOING A COMMERCIAL FOR

ASPIRIN IS CALLED THIS

METHOD OF PERSUASION.

TESTIMONIAL

ODYSSEUS CLAIMS VICTORY

FOR THE GREEKS WITH THIS

NOW INFAMOUS IDEA

THE TROJAN HORSE

JOHNNY LEAVES PONYBOY A

COPY OF THIS BOOK,

ALTHOUGH PONY SAYS HE'LL

NEVER FINISH THE PART AFTER

THE SOUTHERN GENTLEMENT

DIE BECAUSE THEY ARE

GALLANT.

GONE WITH THE WIND

THIS PERSON PLAYED

PONYBOY IN THE OUTSIDERS,

AND WE READ AN ARTICLE

ABOUT HIS FUTURE PLANS

C. THOMAS HOWELL

ACCORDING TO MONTRESSOR

IN THE CASK OF

AMONTILLADO, THE PERFECT

CRIME IS A CRIME OF THIS ACT

REVENGE

WE PLAYED PINGO TO REVIEW

THIS UNIT

PINGO

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FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

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ACLASS OF HIGH SCHOOLSTUDENTS PROMPTED THISFAMOUS DIRECTOR TO MAKEA MOVIE OF THE OUTSIDERSOVER TWENTY YEARS AGO.

 Response:   

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA

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