GAME NAME:

ROWDY READING/LANGUAGE

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

CONTEXT CLUES WORDS OR

PHRASES

CONTEXT

CLUES

IDENTIFY THE MEANING OF THE

UNDERLINED WORD FROM THE

CLUES IN CONTEXT.

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING

FIGURES

OF

SPEECH

IDENTIFY THE FIGURE OF

SPEECH OF EACH SENTENCE

OR PHRASE.

ROOT WORDS, PREFIXES,

SUFFIXES

ROOT,

PREFIX,

SUFFIX

IDENTIFY THE MEANINGS WITH

THE ROOT, PREFIX, OR SUFFIX

FROM EACH WORD.

SOUND-ALIKE WORDS

SOUND

ALIKE'S

IDENTIFY THE HOMOPHONES

FOR EACH PAIR OF CLUES.

WHAT ARE YOU READING?

WHAT ARE

YOU

READING

IDENTIFY THE LITERARY GENRE

FOR EACH TRAIT.

IN THE LIBRARY

IN THE

LIBRARY

IDENTIFY THE REFERENCE

SOURCE FOR EACH.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

HE (TOILED) DAY AND NIGHT,

WORKING HARD TO GET THE

HOUSE CLEAN BEFORE HIS

MOM CAME HOME FROM THE

HOSPITAL.

WHAT IS WORKING

HARD? OR WHAT IS TO

THE "BEAT" IN A POEM

WHAT IS RHYTHM?

THE PART OF THE WORD THAT

MEANS "PEACEFUL" IN

TRANQUILITY.

WHAT IS A ROOT WORD?

A NICE HOTEL ROOM AND THE

TASTE OF CHOCOLATE

WHAT IS SUITE AND

SWEET?

A BOOK LIKE (MS TRIAL, 1955)

THAT COMBINES HISTORY AND

FICTION IS CALLED THIS.

WHAT IS HISTORICAL

FICTION?

YOU CAN FIND SYNONYMS AND

ANTONYMS FOR MOST WORDS

IN THIS.

WHAT IS A THESAURUS?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

LISA'S (REPUTATION) OR IMAGE

WAS RUINED WHEN SHE WAS

SUSPENDED FOR SKIPPING

SCHOOL TWO DAYS

STRAIGHT.

WHAT IS IMAGE?

WHEN I READ, I CAN SEE,

TASTE, SMELL, TOUCH, OR

HEAR DETAILS IN MY MIND.

WHAT IS IMAGERY?

THE PART OF THE WORD THAT

MEANS "A STATE OF BEING" IN

BITTERNESS

WHAT IS A SUFFIX?

PAST TENSE OF LEAD AND THE

SUBSTANCE USED IN PENCILS

TO WRITE

WHAT IS LED AND

LEAD?

A WRITING ABOUT A PERSON'S

LIFE WRITTEN BY SOMEONE

ELSE

WHAT IS A BIOGRAPHY?

TO LOOK FOR THE DISTANCE

FROM WASHINGTON, D. C. TO

KALAMAZOO, MI

WHAT IS AN ATLAS? OR

WHAT IS THE INTERNET?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

JAMES DROPPED A SMOKING

MATCH IN THE FOREST, AND

THE NEXT DAY, THERE WAS A

(CONFLAGRATION).

WHAT IS FIRE?

SALLY SELLS SEASHELLS BY

THE SEASHORE IS AN

EXAMPLE OF ____.

WHAT IS

ALLITERATION?

THE PART OF THE WORD THAT

MEANS "BEFORE" IN PREPAY.

WHAT IS A PREFIX?

TO STOP OR PAUSE FOR

SOMETHING OR SOMEBODY

AND THE NUMBER THAT

MEASURES BODY MASS

WHAT IS WAIT AND

WEIGHT?

A WRITING THAT HAS RHYTHM

AND SOMETIMES RHYME; CAN

BE 1 OR MANY LINES LONG

WHAT IS A POEM? OR

WHAT IS POETRY?

TO LOCATE THE

PRONUNCIATION OF

"IMPERIOUS"

WHAT IS A

DICTIONARY?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

LEARNING TO READ AND WRITE

WAS STRICTLY (FORBIDDEN)

AND SEVERELY PUNISHED.

WHAT IS NOT ALLOWED?

ANIMAL SOUNDS LIKE "BAA,

MEOW, AND ROOF-ROOF" ARE

GOOD EXAMPLES OF THIS.

WHAT IS

ONOMATOPOEIA?

THE PART OF THE WORD THAT

MEANS "ONE" IN MONARCHY.

WHAT IS A PREFIX?

A GOVERNMENT BUILDING AND

THE CITY WHERE THE

GOVERNOR IS LOCATED

WHAT IS CAPITOL AND

CAPITAL?

THIS IS A DAILY OR WEEKLY

LOG WRITTEN TO KEEP TRACK

OF A PERSON'S THOUGHTS

AND FEELINGS.

WHAT IS A JOURNAL?

TO FIND THE CURRENT, LOCAL

EVENTS AND NEWS

WHAT IS A NEWSPAPER?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

A FRIENDSHIP IS NOT TRUE

WITHOUT ITS MOST

(SIGNIFICANT) PART--HONESTY.

WHAT IS IMPORTANT?

THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IS

AN EXAMPLE OF THIS. "MY

BROTHER IS AS BUSY AS A

FLY."

WHAT IS A SIMILE?

THE PART OF THE WORD THAT

MEANS "AFTER" IN POSTGAME.

WHAT IS A PREFIX?

TREES ARE MADE OF THIS AND

THE WORD THAT RHYMES

WITH COULD

WHAT IS WOOD AND

WOULD?

TRADITIONAL STORIES THAT

REVEAL THE VALUES AND

BELIEFS OF A CULTURE AND

HAVE A MORAL OR LESSON TO

BE LEARNED

WHAT IS A FOLKTALE?

TO LOOK FOR GENERAL

INFORMATION ABOUT THE

COUNTRY OF EL SALVADOR

WHAT IS AN

ENCYCLOPEDIA?

 CATEGORY:   

IN THE PAST  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS IS THE PAST TENSE OFTHE WORD "LIE" AS IN "MOTHERLIES DOWN TO TAKE A NAP."   

 Response:   

WHAT IS LAY?

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

CAPITALIZE THIS!

CAPITAL

CAPERS

IDENTIFY THE GROUP OF

WORDS BY TELLING THE RULE

OF CAPITALIZATION.

COMMAS, SEMICOLONS,

COLONS

COMMAS

AND

FRIENDS

IDENTIFY THE CORRECT

PUNCTUATION FOR EACH

SENTENCE.

SEE YOU AT THE SPELLING BEE

SEE YOU

AT THE

BEE

IDENTIFY THE MISSING LETTER

FOR EACH MISSPELLED WORD.

ARE YOU ASKING ME OR

TELLING ME?

ASKING OR

TELLING

IDENTIFY EACH SENTENCE AS

EITHER DECLARATIVE,

IMPERATIVE, INTERROGATIVE,

PARTS OF SPEECH

PARTS OF

SPEECH

THE CORRECT RESPONSE IS

THE PART OF SPEECH.

BY THE RULES LANGUAGE

CLUES

BY THE

RULES

CLUES

IDENTIFY THESE LANGUAGE

TERMS USING THE CLUES.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

JUNE 1, 2003 MAY 26, 2005

NOVEMBER 4, 2000

WHAT IS A DATE?

VIOLET SMILED AND SAID "IT'S

VERY NICE OF YOU TO OFFER

TO LEND ME ONE."

WHAT IS A COMMA?

MASIVE

WHAT IS AN "S"?

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF

THE FOOTBALL WAR

WHAT IS AN

INTERROGATIVE

YET AND SO

WHAT IS A

CONJUNCTION?

IT STARTS WITH AN "E" AND

RHYMES WITH "CREDIT".

WHAT IS EDIT?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

ANTONIO SHANNON

SHENEQUIA CHANDLER SHELLY

BERRYHILL

WHAT IS A NAME?

YOU NEED THREE THINGS TO

BE A GREAT WRITER TALENT,

PATIENCE, AND LUCK.

WHAT IS A COLON?

ROTINE

WHAT IS A "U"?

YOU WERE GREAT

WHAT IS AN

EXCLAMATORY SENTENCE?

EVERYONE WHO THEM

WHAT IS A PRONOUN?

IT STARTS WITH A "Q" AND

RHYMES WITH "FLOATATION".

WHAT IS QUOTATION?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

"W"ATCH OUT! "W"HAT ARE

YOU DOING? "S"EE YOU NEXT

TIME.

WHAT IS THE FIRST

WORD IN A SENTENCE?

TAIWAN'S SISTER WENT TO

NEW YORK SHE DIDN'T STAY

LONG.

WHAT IS A

SEMI-COLON?

NTHUSIASTIC

WHAT IS AN "E"?

WE ORDERED A KIT THAT HAD

ALL THE PARTS

WHAT IS A

DECLARATIVE SENTENCE?

JUMP ARE UNDERSTAND

WHAT IS A VERB?

IT'S A TYPE OF NOUN. IT

STARTS WITH A "C" AND

RHYMES WITH "PROFOUND".

WHAT IS COMPOUND

(NOUN)?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

ELLE SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

EBONY

WHAT IS A MAGAZINE?

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN I

AM WRITING TO INFORM YOU

........................................

WHAT IS A COLON?

TEMTATION

WHAT IS A "P"?

HOW EXCITING TO GET A NEW

CAR

WHAT IS AN

EXCLAMATORY SENTENCE?

SALOME DESK EYEGLASSES

WHAT IS A NOUN?

IT STARTS WITH A "P" AND

RHYMES WITH "DELICATE".

WHAT IS PREDICATE?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

WAL-MART STATUE OF

LIBERTY PLANTERSVILLE

MIDDLE SCHOOL

WHAT IS A PROPER

NOUN?

PHIL HELPED ME GET

ORGANIZED SO I WOULDN'T

LOSE ANY OF THE PARTS.

WHAT IS A COMMA?

ROOMATE

WHAT IS A "M"?

CLOSE YOUR BOOKS AND

TAKE OUT YOUR PENCILS,

PLEASE

WHAT IS AN

IMPERATIVE SENTENCE?

BY IN ORDER TO WITH

WHAT IS A

PREPOSITION?

IT STARTS WITH AN "S" AND

RHYMES WITH "MENACE".

WHAT IS A SENTENCE?

 CATEGORY:   

IN THE PAST  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS IS THE PAST TENSE OFTHE WORD "LIE" AS IN "MOTHERLIES DOWN TO TAKE A NAP."   

 Response:   

WHAT IS LAY?

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