Friday, April 4, 2014

Mrs. Mathieu's 7th Grade ELA - CRCT Study Guide

Mrs. Mathieu’s - CRCT Study Guide

Use your literature book (7th grade McDougal Littell Literature Book) or the internet to find information, explanations, and definitions of each of these topics.  Write one paragraph or the definitions that correspond with each topic.  This project is worth 500 points (5 homework grades), and it is due on Monday, April 14, 2014.

I.                     Literary Texts

a.        Theme and Author’s Purpose (R109. R100)

b.        Characterization (R101)

c.        Events and Plot (R106 – Introduction, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Resolution)

d.        Sound, Figurative Language, and Graphics (define: sound, onomatopoeia, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, metaphor, simile, assonance, imagery, mood)

e.        Tone and Mood – (R109, R105)

II.                    Informational Texts

a.        Common Textual Features – R114

b.        Common Graphic Features – R3-R7

c.        Common Organizational Structures – R10-R13

d.        Developing and Supporting an Argument 912-917

e.        Following Technical Directions – R16-R46

f.         Persuasion Techniques – R20-R21

III.                  Reading: Vocabulary

a.        Context Clues – R68

b.        Roots and Affixes – R69

c.        Idioms and Analogies – R64, R100, R71, R10

d.        Determining Word Meanings – R72

IV.                  Conventions

a.        Sentences – R48-R60

b.        Adjective and Adverb Clauses – R62

c.        Standard Agreements – R52

d.        Verb Tenses – R56

e.        Adjectives and Adverbs – R46-R47

f.         Comma and Semicolon Usage – R49

g.        Homonyms – R53, R71


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