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Explanation

THE BIG PICTURE

THE BIG

PICTURE

GIVE THE CORRECT ANSWER

REGARDING MAIN IDEA

IDENTIFY THE SEQUENCE CLUE

CLUES

GIVE THE CORRECT

SEQUENCING CLUE

LOVE THOSE LITERARY

DEVICES PART ONE

LIT

DEVICES

PART I

IDENTIFY THE LITERARY

DEVICES

PARTS IS PARTS

PARTS IS

PARTS

PREFIXES AND ROOT WORDS

MULTIPLE MEANING WORDS

IT'S ALL

MEANING

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM

EDGAR ALLAN POE

EDGAR

ALLAN

POE

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INFORMTION REGARDING POE

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200 POINTS


Response 1

A SENTENCE OR SENTENCES

TELLING WHAT THE MOST

IMPORTANT IDEA IN A

PASSAGE IS

WHAT IS THE MAIN

IDEA?

AFTER CLASS ENDS, I'M GOING

TO EAT LUNCH.

WHAT IS AFTER?

THIS TECHNIQUE IS OFTEN

USED TO HINT AT SOMETHING

THAT IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN

WITHOUT STATING IT

DIRECTLY

WHAT IS

FORESHADOWING?

IF YOU "REDO" SOMETHING

YOU "DO" IT____

WHAT IS AGAIN, OVER?

THIS CAN HOLD YOUR

MORNING CEREAL, OR BE A FUN

GAME ON SATURDAY NIGHT

WHAT IS BOWL?

POE LOST THIS IMPORTANT

PERSON AT THE AGE OF 3 TO

TUBERCULOSIS

WHO IS HIS MOTHER?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

A BRIEF RESTATEMENT OF AN

ENTIRE PASSAGE IN ONE'S OWN

WORDS

WHAT IS A SUMMARY?

THE DOG BIT MY SISTER

BEFORE I COULD LEAP TO HER

DEFENSE.

WHAT IS BEFORE?

A COMPARISON USING "LIKE"

OR "AS" SUCH AS MS. WELGE IS

AS SWEET AS A THOUSAND

PIECES OF CANDY.

WHAT IS A SIMILE?

THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX

"ANTE" AS IN THE WORD

"ANTEBELLUM"

WHAT IS BEFORE?

WATCH YOUR STUFF, OR

APPOINT ONE OF THESE TO

WATCH IT!

WHAT IS GUARD?

POE WAS ADDICTED TO

LAUDANUM, A TYPE OF

NARCOTIC, AND THIS POTENT

POTABLE.

WHAT IS ALCOHOL?

CLUE 3

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600 POINTS


Response 3

ACCORDING TO NOTED

EXPERT BETH WELGE, THIS IS

THE BEST WAY TO ANSWER A

QUESTION THAT ASKS FOR A

SUMMARY OF A PASSAGE OR

PARAGRAPH

WHAT IS READ IT AND

WRITE YOUR OWN

THE NEXT STEP IS TO HIT

YOURSELF OVER THE HEAD

WITH A LARGE FISH.

WHAT IS NEXT?

THIS IS THE VIEWPOINT FROM

WHICH A PASSAGE OR NOVEL

IS TOLD, SUCH AS FIRST

PERSON OR THIRD PERSON

OMNISCIENT

WHAT IS POINT OF

VIEW?

THE MEANING OF THE PREFIX

"SUB" AS IN "SUBMARINE"

WHAT IS BELOW?

A TOOL FOR POUNDING OR THE

ACT OF POUNDING ITSELF

WHAT IS HAMMER?

POE WROTE THIS FAMOUS

POEM WHEN HIS WIFE WAS

VERY SICK

WHAT IS "THE RAVEN"?

CLUE 4

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800 POINTS


Response 4

THE BEST TECHNIQUE FOR

FINDING THE MAIN IDEA OF A

PASSAGE ON THE TAKS TEST

IS THIS

WHAT IS THE

TALLY-MARK TECHNIQUE?

I WANT TO GO TO COLLEGE

AND THEN BE ELECTED

PRESIDENT.

WHAT IS THEN?

ALSO KNOWN AS THE

MESSAGE OR MORAL OF A

PIECE OF WRITING - OFTEN THE

UNDERLYING MESSAGE BEHIND

AN AUTHOR'S WORK

WHAT IS THEME?

THE MEANING OF THE ROOT

WORD "SCRIPT" AS USED IN

"POSTSCRIPT" AND

"SCRIPTURE"

WHAT IS WRITING?

YOUR PORTION OF

SOMETHING, OR WHEN

SOMEONE LETS YOU USE

THEIRS

WHAT IS SHARE?

POE'S COUSIN WAS THIS AGE

WHEN HE MARRIED HER

WHAT IS 13?

CLUE 5

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1000 POINTS


Response 5

READ THE FOLLOWING

PASSAGE AND CHOOSE THE

STATEMENT THAT BEST

STATES THE MAIN IDEA

BOB WALKED THROUGH THE

HALLWAY; MEANWHILE, ANNA

WAS PAINTING HIS LOCKER

PURPLE.

WHAT IS MEANWHILE?

AN EXAMPLE OF THIS

LITERARY DEVICE IS A

STATEMENT LIKE, "THE ARMS

OF THE CHAIR GRABBED ME."

WHAT IS

PERSONIFICATION?

ADD THIS PREFIX TO "POTENT"

OR "SCIENT" TO CREATE A

FORMIDABLE FOE

WHAT IS OMNI?

AN OFFICIAL WAY OF SHARING

INFORMATION OR THE ACT OF

SHARING IT

WHAT IS REPORT?

IN THIS POE STORY, A

PRISONER IS TORTURED IN

MANY WAYS, INCLUDING A

HUGE SWINGING BLADE THAT

COMES DOWN OVER HIM

WHAT IS "THE PIT AND

THE PENDULUM?

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LOVE THOSE LITERARY

DEVICES PART 2

LIT

DEVICES

PART II

GIVE THE CORRECT LITERARY

DEVICE

READING STRATEGIES

READING

STRAT

EGIES

GIVE THE CORRECT READING

STRATEGY

CAUSE & EFFECT

CAUSE &

EFFECT

IDENTIFY THE CAUSE OR

EFFECT

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

I KNOW

THAT...

IDENTIFY THE FIGURATIVE

LANGUAGE

SHORT STORIES

SHORT

STORIES

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM

TEST TAKING STRATEGIES

THREE

PASS

SYSTEM

STUDENTS WILL

DEMONSTRATE AN

UNDERSTANDING OF EFFECT

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Response 1

THIS DEVICE DESCRIBES THE

REPETITION OF BEGINNING

CONSONANT SOUNDS, OR SO

SOMEBODY SAID

WHAT IS

ALLITERATION?

WHEN YOU START TO READ A

BOOK OR PASSAGE, TAKE

SOME TIME TO ACTIVATE

YOUR PRIOR ____

WHAT IS KNOWLEDGE?

IDENTIFY THE CAUSE: "FOR

WANT OF A NAIL, A

HORSESHOE WAS LOST."

WHAT IS LACK OF A

NAIL?

IF YOU SAY SOMEONE "BLEW

THEIR TOP," THEY REACTED

THIS WAY

WHAT IS ANGRILY?

THIS IS THE WHEN AND WHERE

OF A STORY

WHAT IS THE SETTING?

/ = ? YOU WILL HAVE PLENTY

OF THESE

WHAT IS A WINNER?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

"MY STUDENTS WILL SHINE ON

THE TAKS TEST" IS AN

EXAMPLE OF THIS

WHAT IS METAPHOR?

AS YOU READ, MAKE THESE

GUESSES TO HELP YOURSELF

UNDERSTAND THE PASSAGE

BETTER

WHAT ARE

PREDICTIONS/INFERENC

IDENTIFY THE EFFECT: "FOR

WANT OF A HORSESHOE, A

HORSE WAS LOST."

WHAT IS A HORSE WAS

LOST?

PUT A LITTLE "ELBOW GREASE"

INTO YOUR QUESTION BY

SAYING WHAT IT MEANS

WHAT IS TRY HARD?

THE MOST EXCITING MOMENT

OF THE STORY; THE TURNING

POINT OF THE PLOT

WHAT IS CLIMAX?

THIS MARK MEANS YOU THINK

YOU KNOW THE ANSWER, BUT

YOU'RE NOT SURE

WHAT IS A QUESTION

MARK?

CLUE 3

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1200 POINTS


Response 3

SAYING THAT A RED HEART

REPRESENTS LOVE IS AN

EXAMPLE OF THIS

WHAT IS SYMBOLISM?

ASK YOURSELF THESE AS YOU

READ TO HELP UNDERSTAND

THE PASSAGE BETTER

WHAT ARE QUESTIONS?

IDENTIFY THE CAUSE: "FOR

WANT OF A HORSE, A SOLDIER

WAS LOST."

WHAT IS LACK OF A

HORSE?

IF YOU "MAKE A MOUNTAIN

OUT OF A MOLEHILL" YOU'RE

DOING THIS

WHAT IS MAKING A BIG

ISSUE OUT OF A SMALL

THE END OF THE STORY WHEN

EVERYTHING IS WRAPPED UP

WHAT IS RESOLUTION?

THE NUMBER OF TIMES YOU

WILL READ THROUGH THE

TEST

WHAT IS THREE?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

WHEN CURRENT EVENTS OF A

STORY ARE INTERRUPTED BY

GOING BACK INTO THE PAST

WHAT IS FLASHBACK?

PICTURING WHAT YOU READ IN

YOUR MIND

WHAT IS

VISUALIZATION?

IDENTIFY THE EFFECT: "FOR

WANT OF A SOLDIER, A

BATTLE WAS LOST."

WHAT IS LOST BATTLE?

WHEN IT'S TIME TO "PAY THE

PIPER," YOU'D BETTER DO THIS

WHAT IS FACE THE

CONSEQUENCES?

EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS IN

THE STORY CAN ALSO BE

CALLED THIS

WHAT IS PLOT?

A COLUMN AT THE END OF THE

TEST WILL BE USED FOR...

WHAT ARE TALLY

MARKS/WINNERS/# OF

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S STORIES

FREQUENTLY HAD A DARK AND

CREEPY ONE OF THESE

WHAT IS MOOD?

THE BEST WAY TO

UNDERSTAND A PASSAGE IS BY

READING IT MORE THAN ____

WHAT IS ONCE?

IDENTIFY THE CAUSE & EFFECT

CHAIN: "FOR WANT OF A NAIL, A

BATTLE WAS LOST."

WHAT IS A LOST NAIL

CAUSED THEM TO LOSE

A TIGHTWAD DOESN'T WANT

TO PART WITH THIS

WHAT IS MONEY?

THE LEAD CHARACTER OR

HERO IS CALLED THIS

WHAT IS PROTAGONIST?

THE SYMBOL YOU WILL USE

THE LEAST -  YOU DON'T WANT

TO BE CLUELESS.

WHAT IS A ZERO?

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THIS IS THE "EQUATION" THATDEFINES INFERENCES    

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WHAT IS WHAT YOUREAD + WHAT YOU KNOW?

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