ELA Terms For Review

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  • 1. 
    What is setting?
    • A. 

      What the story is about.

    • B. 

      Who the main characters are.

    • C. 

      Where and when the story takes place.

  • 2. 
    What is theme?
    • A. 

      The main character of the story.

    • B. 

      What we learn from the story.

    • C. 

      The way a character speaks.

  • 3. 
    What is a noun?
    • A. 

      Description

    • B. 

      Action

    • C. 

      Person, place or thing

  • 4. 
    What is a verb?
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Decscription

    • C. 

      Person, place or thing

  • 5. 
    What is an adjective?
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Description of a Noun

    • C. 

      Person, Place or Thing

  • 6. 
    What sentence is in first person point of view?
    • A. 

      I went to school today.

    • B. 

      He went to school today.

    • C. 

      Miss Miers went to school today.

  • 7. 
    What sentence is in third person point of view?
    • A. 

      I went to school today.

    • B. 

      You went to school today.

    • C. 

      He went to school today.

  • 8. 
    What is a persuasive essay?
    • A. 

      An essay written to entertain someone.

    • B. 

      An essay written to convince someone.

    • C. 

      An essay written to teach someone.

  • 9. 
    What is foreshadowing?
    • A. 

      A hint about something to come

    • B. 

      When two words sound alike

    • C. 

      A detail about a location

  • 10. 
    How many spelling errors will be on the editing section of the ELA?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      0

  • 11. 
    What is a character?
    • A. 

      The location of a story.

    • B. 

      The author of a story.

    • C. 

      A person in a story.

  • 12. 
    What is a simile?
    • A. 

      Comparision using like or as

    • B. 

      Comparision without like or as

    • C. 

      Comparision of only people

  • 13. 
    What is the highest score you can achieve on the ELA?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      100

  • 14. 
    What is the definition of fiction?
    • A. 

      Written work that actually took place.

    • B. 

      Written work that is false.

    • C. 

      Written work that needs to rhyme.

  • 15. 
    What does author's purpose mean?
    • A. 

      The reason an author writes something.

    • B. 

      An author's purpose for living.

    • C. 

      The reason an author reads other works.

  • 16. 
    What is historical fiction?
    • A. 

      Fiction that is based on events of the past.

    • B. 

      Fiction that is based on events of the future.

    • C. 

      Fiction that is based on another book.

  • 17. 
    Which sentence is correct?
    • A. 

      The principle is always in her office.

    • B. 

      The principal is alway's in her office.

    • C. 

      The principal is always in her office.