Mckenna's Study Guide
To help with finals!!
What do you know about literary non-fiction? How is literary non-fiction different from regular non-fiction?What are the differences in the types of literary non-fiction
Literary non-fiction is different from regular non-fiction because literary non-fiction tells a story and regular non-fiction gives information.
Biography-A story about someone's life written by another person
Autobiography-A story about someone's whole life written by that person
Memoir-A small part of their lives
Personal Narrative-A small memory
Diary-A log of someone's life
What are plot elements in fiction?Why are they important?
They're important because without the good parts the story like stinks!
What is point of view in fiction? How does point of view affect the story?
The different types are.....
-Third person omniscient
-Third person limited
Point of view affects the story by like if the narrator knows everything the character thinks and knows or if the narrator know nothing
What do you know about the tools of reading?
-What are the three types of connections you can make with text?Why is it important to think about making connections?
-How is a main idea different from a summary ?
-What is theme in fiction?How is it different than than the main idea?
It's kinda to make something even more true.
The 3 types are text to self, text to text, and text to world. It's important because you need to connect with the story.
Main idea is the idea of the whole story and summary just is a short paragraph about the whole story.
Theme in fiction-view about life and how people behave. It's different because the main idea is the idea of the story and theme of fiction just views it.
What have you learned about grammar so far this year?Describe how each piece is used and give me an example using your own complete sentence.
- Comparative and superlative adjectives-using er like " It's better than that." and using est like best or greatest "This is the greatest day ever!"
- Irregular verbs-any verb forms in past tense and past participle are not formed by adding ed,d or t to the present tense, adverb that does not follow the general rules of inflection:I awoke to the neighing of my horse.
- Prepositional phrase-using words in time,doing something:It's midnight; or ;Around the tree
- Simple and compound sentences-uses subject and a verb while expressing a complete though:Some horses like to eat in the evenings. Contains two independent clauses joined by a fanboy:I tried to speak horse and my horse tried to speak english
- Subject verb agreement-Verbs must agree with their subjects in person and number:I went to the swing and started to swing on the swing.