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7th grade 

 

Below is the final exam study guide.  ELA exams will be given on Wednesday, May 24th, and the study guide is due on this day.  Students need to provide definitions and examples for each of the terms.

From the text, pp. R64-R77, make sure you are familiar with the following definitions.

 

1. Argument

 

2. Counter-Argument

 

3. Author’s Purpose

 

4. Autobiography

 

5. Bias

 

6. Biography

 

7. Cause and Effect

 

8. Character

 

               Dynamic Character

 

Static Character

 

9. Conflict (definition and five types)

 

               A.

               B.

               C.

               D.

               E.

 

10. Context Clues

 

11. Couplet

 

12. Dialogue

 

13. Diary

 

14. Drama

 

               Comedy

 

               Tragedy

 

15. Diary

 

16. Essay

 

17. Exaggeration

 

18. Fable

 

               Folk tale

 

               Legend

 

               Myth

 

               Tall Tale

 

19. Fact versus Opinion

 

 

20. First Person Point of View

 

               Limited Third Person Point of View

 

               Third Person Omniscient Point of View

 

21. Flashback

 

22. Foreshadowing

 

24. Informational Text

 

25. Interview

 

26. Memoir

 

27. Nonfiction

 

28. Suspense

 

29. Symbol

Students are also to review the following text pages:

R33 – R36: Punctuation and Capitalization

 

R38: Pronoun Agreement with Antecedent

 

R42: Verb Tense

 

R50 – R51: The Structure of Sentences

 

Greek and Latin Roots

 

1.     Auto

2.     Bene

3.     Bio

4.     Chron

5.     Geo

6.     Graph

7.     Mis/Mit

8.     Port

9.     Vac

10.     Vid/Vis