Narrative Writing: Autobiography, Memoir, And Parts Of Speech

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Students took notes on Narrative Writing, Autobiography, Memoir, and Parts of Speech. Students also watched a variety of bios on different types of people. Questions are worth 2 points each accept for essay questions. Students may only use handwritten notes for this test--anything else use will count as cheating!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Http://www.extraordinarylives.com/memoir-benefits.html “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” says American author Joan Didion. Stories have existed in all forms—parables, poems, tall tales, myths, novels, plays, songs—across almost all cultures and throughout human history." Read the attached document--write a paragraph [4-6 lines] explaining what you read and 5 key points from the article.  Parargraph 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 
  • 2. 
    Write two paragraphs comparing any of the two people you have taken notes on in class. Compare how they are different/alike/background/and your observations on each of the two people. You may not use the same people for the extra credit questions.  Each paragraph should be 4 to 6 lines long for credit, include information from bios watched, and the student must also write their own observations of the individuals. 
  • 3. 
    Extra credit after comleting test-Explain in detail how the legacies of Anne Frank, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Maya Angelou are inter-related; what did they share, and how were they different. How did their obstacles determine their lives? How their accomplishments [good or bad] determine their futures? Each paragraph should be 4 to 6 lines long for credit, include information from bios watched, and the student must also write their own observations of the individuals. 
  • 4. 
    Extra credit after completing test-Explain in detail how the legacies of Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini are inter-related; what did they share, and how were they different. How did their obstacles determine their lives? How did their accomplishments [good or bad] determine their futures? Each paragraph should be 4 to 6 lines long for credit, include information from bios watched, and the student must also write their own observations of the individuals. 
  • 5. 
    Watch video and write your thoughts on what you saw---one paragraph. Write 5 key items on what caught your attention. Paragraph 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 
  • 6. 
    Essays are ofen______________,____________________, and __________________--allowing the student to express herself in a creative, and often, moving way. 
    • A. 

      Anecdotal

    • B. 

      Experiential

    • C. 

      Personal

    • D. 

      Long

    • E. 

      Boring

  • 7. 
    Essay language should contain the following:
    • A. 

      Clear

    • B. 

      Concise

    • C. 

      Purpose

    • D. 

      Timeline

    • E. 

      Specific

  • 8. 
    Autobiography has the following attributes:
    • A. 

      Self-written

    • B. 

      One's life from birth until time of writing

    • C. 

      Strict timeline

    • D. 

      Random events

    • E. 

      Impact it had on one's life

  • 9. 
    A memoir is less personal and less emotional than an autobiography?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A memoir can be written by anyone?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    An autiobiography is usually written by a celebrity?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Memoirs need not be about events that revolved around the author. It may be something that happened to a third person but affected the author deeply. An autobiography is much more inward looking and typically revloves around the author. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If written as a story, the essay should include all parts of a story: 
    • A. 

      Introduction

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Setting

    • E. 

      Climax

  • 14. 
    A word that describes a verb, adjective, or another?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      Adverb

  • 15. 
    A word that describes nouns or pronouns
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      Adverb

  • 16. 
    A word that can be substituted for nouns in naming a person, place, or thing.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      Adverb

  • 17. 
    A words that describes an action or a state of being.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      Adverb

  • 18. 
    Words that name a person, place, or thing?
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Pronoun

    • E. 

      Adverb

  • 19. 
    Used to link words, phrases, and clauses?
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Conjunction

    • C. 

      Interjection

    • D. 

      Adjective

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 20. 
    How would a writer hook it's reader:
    • A. 

      Use interjections-emotions.

    • B. 

      Write about boring things.

    • C. 

      Write a hook statement.

    • D. 

      Use descriptive terms.

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 21. 
    Sentences that give a command or an order?
    • A. 

      Objective Sentence

    • B. 

      Unusual Sentence

    • C. 

      Complement

    • D. 

      Imperative Sentence

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 22. 
    Is what or whom the sentence is about?
    • A. 

      Subtitle

    • B. 

      Subject

    • C. 

      Predicate

    • D. 

      Direct Object

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 23. 
    Links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Interjection

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Conjunction

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 24. 
    Despite winning the lottery last week, my cousin still seems unhappy.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct Object

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Subject Complement

  • 25. 
    Hallelujah!
    • A. 

      Conjunction

    • B. 

      Interjection

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Adverb

    • E. 

      None of the Above

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