Jeopardy Writing Terms Q 6 Q 11 Q 16 Q 21 Q 1 Q 2 Q 7 Q 12 Q 17 Q 22 Q 8 Q 13 Q 18 Q 3 Q 23 Q 9 Q 4 Q 14 Q 19 Q 24 Q 5 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 andspoken language.
Answer 2 What is – conventions ?
Question 3 A combination of words that is not strictly in accordance with grammaticalrules and often possesses a meaningother that its grammatical or logicalone.
Answer 3 What is – an idiom ?
Question 4 A method used in speaking or writing to get an audience to agree with thespeaker or writer’s point of view.
Answer 4 What is – persuasive technique ?
Question 5 The basic argument advanced by aspeaker or writer who then attemptsto 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 orderthey occur in time.
Answer 6 What is – chronological ?
Question 7 A reference, explanation, or commentusually placed below the text on aprinted page .
Answer 7 What is – a definitional footnote ?
Question 8 The gist of a passage; the centralthought; the chief topic of apassage expressed or implied in aword or phrase; the topic sentence ofa paragraph.
Answer 8 What is – the main idea ?
Question 9 The initial creative stage of writing, prior to drafting, in which a writerformulates 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 awhole belong.
Answer 10 What is – topic ?
Question 11 An organizational structure of text in which a description of similaritiesand differences among two or morethings occurs
Answer 11 What is – comparison & contrast ?
Question 12 The literal or “dictionary” meaningof a word.
Answer 12 What is – denotation ?
Question 13 One of the four traditional forms ofcomposition in speech and writingthat moves the reader by argumentor 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, exceptthat outcomes are a result or solutionor 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 ofcomposition in speech and writingthat gives a verbal picture of acharacter and an event, including thesetting in which they occur.
Answer 16 What is – imagery ?
Question 17 Choice of words in writing or speaking; clarity and distinctivenessof pronunciation .
Answer 17 What is – diction ?
Question 18 The stage of the writing process inwhich one considers and improvesthe meaning and underlying structure of a written draft.
Answer 18 What is – revision ?
Question 19 Words and phrases that help explainrelationships between sentences andallow a reader or writer to move fromone 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 forpublication or review that focuses onclarity and correctness.
Answer 22 What is – editing ?
Question 23 A method used in writing or speakingin which language is used to influenceor 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 soa reader can follow the progressionfrom one idea to the next.
Answer 24 What is – coherence ?
Question 25 The center or interest or attention;in writing, the central idea.