Below is a list of Topics covered on the Midterm Exam
Writing skills- topic sentences, clinchers, supporting evidence, identify, explain and explore, blending in quotations, MLA format
Grammar- Identifying prepositional phrases, subject, verb (action or linking, helping), complements (action verbs take indirect and direct objects; linking verbs take predicate adjectives and predicate nouns)
Vocabulary- 20 words from unit 7 of Shostak book
Literary Terms- figures of speech, poetry terms, 7 elements of fiction, etc.
Literature- Book of Short Stories I- Antaeus, By the Waters of Babylon, Nancy, Blue Mythology Anthology- archetypes Cycle of Life- People are Storytellers Demeter Ecclesiastes The Bible is Book that Tells a Story Creation- I was Made for Battle The Beginning of Things Genesis "in the Beginning..." Old Man and the Beginning of the World Fit to Live Kumulipo Archer and the Moon Loss of Innocence- The First Day of School Pandora Green Gulch Genesis 3 Journey Heracles Star Wars