The Devil's Arithmetic Second Quarter Cumulative Assessment Here's What You've Done to Prepare...Here's What You Need to Review:
Test Topics Historical Fiction Elements *You read this informational writing about the genre historical fiction. *You took a quiz on those elements. That quiz has been returned to you. *You provided examples of historical fiction elements on your bookmark.
Point of View/Narrator *You used this guide to complete your bookmark. The guide explains the difference between first-person and third-person point of view.
Vocabulary/Vocabulary in Context *You completed a vocabulary in context practice activity. *You practiced this skill again on this assignment for Chapter 6-7. *You also took a short assessment. This quiz has been returned to you. *You also participated in an discussion of these two terms presented on the overhead. *I also filled the board with terms to describe characters from our novel when we looked closely at Fayge. *I have taken the following terms for use on the assessment: Figures of Speech (Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Hyperbole) *You completed this figure of speech practice. *Can you find two similes on page 139? *Can you find personification on page 141? *Can you find the metaphor on page 143?
Characterization (How does the author reveal the character?) *You used the author's characterization to complete character descriptions. *You looked at how the author presented Fayge to us in the book with this spotlight. *You also completed a writing piece describing the author's characterization of Fayge *You're also in the process of creating a characterization piece about Rivka.
Unit Themes (How are they connected?) *Do you know theme from The Outsiders? *Do you know this theme from this unit? Your "brick in the wall" symbolized the theme. *How are our two themes from this year similar?
Sentence Structure *You should have several reference sheets about simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences.
Pronoun Chart *You will need to identify pronouns as subjects, objects, or possessives. What is the difference between a subject and an object pronoun?