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6TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

LITERARY TERMS

LIT TERMS

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM,

DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

READING STRATEGIES

I KNOW

THAT!

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DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

READING TERMS

I KNOW

THAT TOO!

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM,

DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

VOCABULARY

WORDS,

WORDS,

WORDS

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM,

DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

WRITING

DON'T

QUOTE ME

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DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

TRAITS OF WRITING

MORE

WRITING

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DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

TIME AND PLACE

WHAT IS SETTING?

THREE QUESTIONS YOU ASK

YOURSELF WHILE READING

WHY DID CERTAIN

EVENTS HAPPEN?  WHY

CATEGORIES OF LITERATURE

WHAT ARE GENRES?

FIGURES OF SPEECH THAT

CANNOT BE UNDERSTOOD BY

SIMPLY DEFINING EACH WORD

IN THE PHRASE

WHAT ARE IDIOMS?

THE MIDDLE PARAGRAPHS OF

AN ESSAY THAT PROVIDE

SUPPORTING DETAILS FOR THE

TOPIC

WHAT ARE BODY

PARAGRAPHS?

REFERS TO A FOCUSED AND

COMPLETE PURPOSE IN YOUR

WRITING

WHAT IS COHERENCE?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

A PROBLEM THE CHARACTER

MUST OVERCOME WITHIN

HIM/HERSELF

WHAT IS INTERNAL

CONFLICT?

FORMING OPINIONS BOTH AS

YOU READ AND AFTER YOU

FINISH

WHAT IS EVALUATE?

THE REASON WHY SOMETHING

HAPPENED

WHAT IS CAUSE?

WORDS THAT HAVE OPPOSITE

MEANINGS

WHAT ARE ANTONYMS?

WORDS AND PHRASES THAT

CONNECT ONE IDEA OR

PARAGRAPH TO ANOTHER

WHAT ARE

TRANSITIONS?

REFERS TO THE SPECIFIC

WORDS YOU CHOOSE TO

CREATE IMAGES IN YOUR

READERS' MINDS

WHAT IS WORD CHOICE?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

A SERIES OF RELATED EVENTS

THAT MAKE UP A STORY

WHAT IS PLOT?

SENSORY IMAGES OF THE

CHARACTERS, EVENTS, AND

SETTING

WHAT IS

VISUALIZATION?

INVOLVES FINDING

SIMILARITIES BETWEEN TWO

OR MORE IDEAS

WHAT IS COMPARING?

WORDS THAT SOUND ALIKE,

BUT ARE DIFFERENT IN

SPELLING AND MEANING?

WHAT ARE HOMONYMS?

RESTATES THE TOPIC AND

SUMMARIZES THE MAIN

POINTS OF THE ESSAY

WHAT IS A

CONCLUSION?

REFERS TO THE PERSONALITY,

FLAVOR AND STYLE OF YOUR

WRITING

WHAT IS VOICE?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

WHEN THE STORY IS TOLD BY

A CHARACTER IN THE STORY

AND USES THE PRONOUN "I"

WHAT IS FIRST PERSON

POINT OF VIEW?

THIS ALLOWS YOU TO MAKE

SURE YOU UNDERSTAND AND

REMEMBER WHAT YOU ARE

READING

WHAT IS CLARIFYING?

THE CENTRAL MESSAGE THAT

THE WRITER WANTS TO

COMMUNICATE

WHAT IS MAIN IDEA?

THE IMPLIED MEANING OF A

WORD

WHAT IS CONNOTATIVE

MEANING?

THE FIRST SENTENCE OF A

PARAGRAPH OR ESSAY THAT

IS DESIGNED TO HOOK THE

READER

WHAT IS LEAD?

SPELLING, CAPITALIZATION,

PUNCTUATION, GRAMMAR, AND

PARAGRAPHING

WHAT ARE

CONVENTIONS?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THE USE OF CLUES THAT HINT

AT EVENTS THAT WILL OCCUR

LATER IN THE PLOT

WHAT IS

FORESHADOWING?

CONNECTING WHAT YOU READ

TO SOMETHING YOU READ OR

SAW IN THE NEWS

WHAT IS TEXT TO

WORLD?

THE PROCESS OF

"CONSTRUCTING MEANING" TO

UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU

READ

WHAT IS READING

COMPREHENSION?

THE BASE FORM OF A WORD

THAT CONTAINS ITS CORE

MEANING

WHAT IS ROOT WORD?

A SENTENCE THAT EXPLICITLY

IDENTIFIES THE PURPOSE OF A

PIECE OF WRITING OR

PREVIEWS ITS MAIN IDEAS

WHAT IS A THESIS

STATEMENT?

THE MESSAGE OF YOUR

WRITING

WHAT IS CONTENT?

 CATEGORY:   

READING...OF COURSE  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THE VARIOUS COMPLICATIONSAND CONFLICTS THAT OCCURBUILDING UP TO THE CLIMAX   

 Response:   

WHAT IS RISINGACTION?

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

WRITING PROCESS

YEP! MORE

WRITING

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM,

DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

READING

MORE

READING

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM,

DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

WHAT?  MORE READING?

YEP! MORE

READING

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM,

DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

LITERARY TERMS

TERMS

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM,

DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

READING TERMS

MORE

TERMS

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM,

DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

READING TERMS AGAIN

TERMS,

TERMS,

TERMS

GIVE THE CORRECT TERM,

DEFINITION, OR EXPLANATION

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

THE ACT OF PROCUDING A

FINAL DRAFT OF YOUR PAPER

AND SHARING IT WITH ITS

INTENDED AUDIENCE

WHAT IS PUBLISHING?

THE CHARACTER OR FORCE

THAT OPPOSES THE

PROTAGONIST IN A STORY

WHAT IS AN

ANTAGONIST?

A FEELING OF GROWING

TENSION OR EXCITEMENT

WHAT IS SUSPENSE?

THE MAIN CHARACTER IN A

STORY

WHAT IS PROTAGONIST?

THE ABILITY TO READ

ACCURATELY, QUICKLY,

EFFORTLESSLY, AND WITH

APPROPRIATE EXPRESSION

AND MEANING

WHAT IS READING

FLUENCY?

A TRUE ACCOUNT OF A

PERSON'S LIFE WRITTEN OR

TOLD BY ANOTHER PERSON

WHAT IS BIOGRAPHY?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

THE ACT OF MEETING WITH

OTHER STUDENTS OR THE

TEACHER WITH THE PURPOSE

OF FINDING WAYS TO IMPROVE

A PIECE OF WRITING

WHAT IS

CONFERENCING?

THE MOMENT OF GREATEST

EMOTIONAL INTENSITY OR

SUSPENSE IN THE PLOT AND IS

OFTEN CALLED THE TURNING

POINT

WHAT IS CLIMAX?

AN UNTRUE EXPRESSION USED

TO CREATE ORIGINAL

DESCRIPTIONS

WHAT IS FIGURATIVE

LANGUAGE?

THE ENDING OF THE STORY

WHERE THE CONFLICT IS

RESOLVED

WHAT IS RESOLUTION?

THE ABILITY TO FIGURE OUT

HOW TO READ UNKNOWN

WORDS BY USING KNOWLEDGE

OF LETTERS, SOUNDS, AND

WORD PATTERNS

WHAT IS DECODING?

PLOTS, CHARACTERS, AND

SETTINGS THAT MIGHT BE

FOUND IN REAL LIFE

WHAT IS REALISTIC

FICTION?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

THE ACT OF GENERATING AND

ORGANIZING IDEAS BEFORE

WRITING

WHAT IS PREWRITING?

A MESSAGE ABOUT LIFE OR

HUMAN NATURE THAT IS

COMMUNICATED BY A

LITERARY WORK

WHAT IS THEME?

THE FEELING THAT A STORY

CONVEYS

WHAT IS MOOD?

THE EVENTS THAT OCCUR

AFTER THE CLIMAX AND LEAD

TO THE END OF THE STORY

WHAT IS FALLING

ACTION?

THE INFORMATION IN A TEXT

THAT A READER USES TO

SUPPORT OR PROVE CLAIMS

ABOUT THE WORK

WHAT IS TEXT

EVIDENCE?

A STORY WRITTEN

SPECIFICALLY TO BE ACTED IN

FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE

WHAT IS DRAMA?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THE ACT OF MAKING CHANGES

TO A PAPER IN ORDER TO

IMPROVE IT

WHAT IS REVISING?

WHEN THE AUTHOR

INTERRUPTS THE ACTION OF

THE STORY TO GIVE

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

WHAT IS FLASHBACK?

A CONCRETE OR REAL OBJECT

THAT REPRESENTS AN IDEA

WHAT IS SYMBOL?

THE NARRATOR PLAYS NO

PART IN THE STORY AND

FOCUSES ON THE THOUGHTS

AND FEELINGS OF

CHARACTERS

WHAT IS THIRD PERSON

POINT OF VIEW?

FINDING THE DIFFERENCES

BETWEEN TWO OR MORE

IDEAS

WHAT IS CONTRASTING?

A LONG COMPLEX STORY

WHAT IS A NOVEL?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE ACT OF REVIEWING YOUR

WORK FOR MISTAKES IN

SPELLING, PUNCTUATION, AND

GRAMMAR

WHAT IS EDITING?

THE ATTITUDE A WRITER

TAKES TOWARD THE

AUDIENCE, A SUBJECT, OR A

CHARACTER

WHAT IS TONE?

A GENERALIZATION OF A

GROUP OF PEOPLE THAT MAY

LEAD TO INCORRECT

ASSUMPTIONS

WHAT IS STEREOTYPE?

A PROBLEM THE CHARACTER

HAS WITH ANOTHER

CHARACTER, NATURE, OR

SOCIETY

WHAT IS EXTERNAL

CONFLICT?

A CONCLUSION BASED ON

EVIDENCE

WHAT IS INFERENCE?

A WORK OF FICTION THAT

CONTAINS FANTASTIC OR

UNREAL PLACES, EVENTS, OR

CHARACTERS

WHAT IS FANTASY?

 CATEGORY:   

READING...OF COURSE  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THE VARIOUS COMPLICATIONSAND CONFLICTS THAT OCCURBUILDING UP TO THE CLIMAX   

 Response:   

WHAT IS RISINGACTION?

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