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8th Grade Academic Vocab Review

Quiz by Adam Bates

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  • Q1
    where and when the story takes place
    setting
    30s
  • Q2
    the problem in the story
    conflict
    30s
  • Q3
    what a piece of writing is mainly about
    main idea
    30s
  • Q4
    The central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into life or overall message of the story
    theme
    30s
  • Q5
    to shorten (3-5 sentences) and tell the beginning, middle, and end of a passage
    summary
    30s
  • Q6
    in the time order in which events happened
    chronological order
    30s
  • Q7
    used to convice the reader of the writer's point of view
    persuasive
    30s
  • Q8
    writing that tells how to do something
    procedural
    30s
  • Q9
    a fictional tale that explains the actions of gods or the causes of natural phenomena
    myth
    30s
  • Q10
    a beginning or coming into being
    origin
    30s
  • Q11
    the story of a person's life written by that person in first person point of view
    autobiography
    30s
  • Q12
    the perspective from which a story is told
    point of view
    30s
  • Q13
    Told from the viewpoint of one of the characters using the pronouns "I" and We"
    first person point of view
    30s
  • Q14
    the narrator focuses on the thoughts and feelings of only one character
    third person limited point of view
    30s
  • Q15
    told by an all-knowing narrator from outside the story who reveals what every character thinks and feels
    third person omniscent point of view
    30s

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