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Jeopardy Writing Terms Q1 Q6 Q 11 Q 16 Q 21 Q2 Q7 Q 12 Q 17 Q 22 Q3 Q8 Q 13 Q 18 Q 23 Q4 Q9 Q 14 Q 19 Q 24 Q5 Q 10 Q 15 Q 20 Q 25 Final Jeopardy Question 1 An organizational structure of text in which there is a description or events and their causes or consequences. Answer 1 What is – cause and effect? Question 2 The accepted rules of written and spoken language. Answer 2 What is – conventions ? Question 3 A combination of words that is not strictly in accordance with grammatical rules and often possesses a meaning other that its grammatical or logical one. Answer 3 What is – an idiom ? Question 4 A method used in speaking or writing to get an audience to agree with the speaker or writer’s point of view. Answer 4 What is – persuasive technique ? Question 5 The basic argument advanced by a speaker or writer who then attempts to prove it; the subject or major argument of a speech or composition. Answer 5 What is – thesis ? Question 6 An organizational structure of text in which events are placed in the order they occur in time. Answer 6 What is – chronological ? Question 7 A reference, explanation, or comment usually placed below the text on a printed page . Answer 7 What is – a definitional footnote ? Question 8 The gist of a passage; the central thought; the chief topic of a passage expressed or implied in a word or phrase; the topic sentence of a paragraph. Answer 8 What is – the main idea ? Question 9 The initial creative stage of writing, prior to drafting, in which a writer formulates ideas, gathers information, and considers ways to organize them. Answer 9 What is – pre-writing ? Question 10 The general category of class of ideas, often stated in a word or phrase, to which the ideas of a passage as a whole belong. Answer 10 What is – topic ? Question 11 An organizational structure of text in which a description of similarities and differences among two or more things occurs Answer 11 What is – comparison & contrast ? Question 12 The literal or “dictionary” meaning of a word . Answer 12 What is – denotation ? Question 13 One of the four traditional forms of composition in speech and writing that moves the reader by argument or entreaty to a belief or position. Answer 13 What is –persuasive? Question 14 An organizational structure of text that is similar to cause and effect, except that outcomes are a result or solution or a perceived need or problem . Answer 14 What is – problem-solution ? Question 15 A sentence intended to express the main idea in a paragraph or passage . Answer 15 What is – a topic sentence ? Question 16 One of the four traditional forms of composition in speech and writing that gives a verbal picture of a character and an event, including the setting in which they occur. Answer 16 What is – imagery ? Question 17 Choice of words in writing or speaking; clarity and distinctiveness of pronunciation . Answer 17 What is – diction ? Question 18 The stage of the writing process in which one considers and improves the meaning and underlying structure of a written draft. Answer 18 What is – revision ? Question 19 Words and phrases that help explain relationships between sentences and allow a reader or writer to move from one idea to another . Answer 19 What is – transitions ? Question 20 A spoken or written composition, intending to set forth or explain. Answer 20 What is – expository ? Question 21 The distinctive style or manner of expression of an author or of a character in a book . Answer 21 What is – voice ? Question 22 A step in preparing a written work for publication or review that focuses on clarity and correctness. Answer 22 What is – editing ? Question 23 A method used in writing or speaking in which language is used to influence or persuade an audience. Answer 23 What is – a rhetorical device ? Question 24 The quality of a piece of writing in which the ideas are clearly arranged so a reader can follow the progression from one idea to the next. Answer 24 What is – coherence ? Question 25 The center or interest or attention; in writing, the central idea. Answer 25 What is – focus ? Final Jeopardy To steal and pass off the ideas or words of another as one’s own; to use another’s production without crediting the source. Final Jeopardy Answer What is – plagiarism ?
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