Grammar/Literary Elements

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Exam Study Guide
For the following stories, please write a plot summary and theme.
“Raymond’s Run”
Plot Summary:
Theme:
“Mrs. Flowers”
Plot Summary:
Theme:
“The Landlady”
Plot Summary:
Theme:
“The Monkey’s Paw”
Plot Summary:
Theme:
“There Will Come Soft Rains”
Plot Summary:
Theme:
For the following stories, please write the characters, setting, plot, and
theme.
Flowers for Algernon
Characters
Setting
Plot
Themes
The Giver
Characters
Setting
Plot
Themes
Grammar/Literary Elements: For the grammar portion of the exam
review, please provide examples of each focus point.
 Capitalization – Know the main capitalization rules and be able to fix
errors in sentences.
 Editing – Be able to edit an incorrect sentence(s) and fix the mistakes.
 Confusing Words – Write sentences using each word correctly.
o Two/to/too
o Their/there/they’re
o Your/you’re
o Our/Are
o It’s/its
o Where/were/we’re
o Sent/scent
 Literary Terms – Define and provide examples.
o Metaphor
o Simile
o Hyperbole
o Idiom
o Personification.
 Conflicts – Define the following types of conflicts and provide
examples of each.
o Person vs. Person
o Person vs. Self
o Person vs. Society
Vocabulary Words: Provide the definitions for each vocabulary word.
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Taut
Benign
Intolerant
Mislead
Refute
Regression
Verified
Obscure
Brigand
Commandeer
Dejected
Anguish
Buoyancy
Diminish
Meticulous
Relinquish
Rueful
Scrupulously
Carnage
Luminous
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