Topic: Prepping for ELA 9 Achievement Test?

Prepping for ELA 9 Achievement Test?

Information for PATs:
General PAT Bulletins
ELA 9 Subject Bulletin
http://iblog.stjschool.org/dsader/files/ela9_standard_summary.png

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Quest A+ Practice PATs

Grade 9 Released PAT items

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ELA jargon from PAT year and question :

https://questaplus.alberta.ca/PracticeMain.html#

2008
1 cache
4 colon
6 cliché
7 simile, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification
8 image
11 context
16 convey
17 frame
22 metaphor, hyperbole, synecdoche, personification
33 simile, hyperbole, metaphor, exaggeration
36 synonym
37 governor
38 simile, hyperbole, alliteration, personification
39 imagery
49 contrast, flashback, comparison

2010
1 stage directions, tone, setting
3 dramatize, abruptness, reinforce, insincerity, exaggerate, absurdity, impulsiveness
4 condescending, skeptical
9 contrast, imagery, dialogue, narration
12 stanza, impartial, uncertain, pessimistic, condescending
13 compassionate, forthright
14 metaphor
24 irony, metaphor, hyperbole, foreshadow
34 tone, moralistic, respectful, objective, critical
35 abruptness, desolate
38 chronological, contrast
39 pungent
40 impulsive, exuberant
43 argumentative, contemplative, emphatic, detached
44 anxiety
45 simile, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification
46 conflict
49 exclamation mark
53 ellipses
54 contradiction

2012
2 irony, foreshadow, figurative, parenthetical
3 alliteration
9 inclusion, dialogue, conflict, plot, realism, suspense
11 foreshadow, vivid
13 image
15 context
16 tone
19 context
20 context
21 context
22 parallel structure, transitional words, figurative language, sentence fragments
26 mood
29 foreboding
31 personification, metaphor, simile, irony
39 literacy, intervene
40 Context
43 illiteracy
51 Plot, theme, setting, character
52 conceal
54 conflict

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Here is another list of common literary terms that could sneak their way into the jargon used on an English PAT:

Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Characterization
Conflict
Connotation
Denotation
Faulty Parallelism
Flashback
Foreshadowing
Hyperbole
Imagery
Irony
Juxtaposition
Metaphor
Metonymy
Mood
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
Paradox
Parallellism
Personification
Plot
Point of View
Puns
Rhythm & Rhyme
Satire
Setting
Simile
Spoonerism
Stanza
Suspense
Symbol
Synecdoche
Theme
Tone
Tragedy
Understatement
Verisimilitude
Verse

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Want more?
Here are A Thousand Words:
http://iblog.stjschool.org/dsader/engli … d-to-know/

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https://education.alberta.ca/media/3531 … 170327.pdf

2014 PAT Jargon

2. alliteration
3. parenthetical
4. italicized
5. hyperbole, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification
7. irony
15. conflict
16. context
18. simile
22. sentence fragment
24. context
30. metaphor, hyperbole, symbolism, personification
33. imagery
34. irony, metaphor, parallelism, onomatopoeia
38. parallelism
45. stanza
46. context
48. character, narrator, conflict
52. literal
53. frame