Language of the Standards

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Language of the Standards
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2011-10-06 13:50:13
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definitions of all of our vocabulary words
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  1. the people, animals, or other creatures involved in a story
    character
  2. a unique chracteristic or feature
    traits
  3. the time and place of action in a story
    setting
  4. feelings, passion, excitement
    emotions
  5. the arrangement of actions in the story as exposition, conflict, climax, falling action, and resolution
    plot
  6. to list in steps
    trace
  7. type of literature
    genre
  8. the central theme in a story
    message
  9. the reason an author writes a particular kind of genre
    purpose
  10. literature that is not true, false
    fiction
  11. a story
    narrative
  12. the restatement of the main points or events
    summary
  13. a group of words or expressions that have an understood meaning in a particular language or region


    such as.... It's Raining Cats and Dogs
    idioms
  14. conversation between characters
    dialogue
  15. a brief story or poem, usually with animal characters that teaches a lesson or moral
    fable
  16. a lesson taught by a literary work
    moral
  17. use of words that imitate sounds

    Buzz / Grrrrr / Kerplunk / Plop
    onomatopoeia
  18. the restatement of the main events or main points
    summary
  19. to read between the lines
    infer
  20. source of information usually in the back of a book to define words in the book
    glossary
  21. an author's use of clues to hint what might happen later in the story
    foreshadowing
  22. a story
    narrative
  23. writing that explains or informs
    expository
  24. the reason that explains or partially explains a chracters thoughts, feelings, actions, or speech
    motive
  25. writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally
    figurative language
  26. make a reasonable statement about the future
    prediction
  27. necessary
    essential
  28. words or phrases that appeal to the five senses
    imagery
  29. the point of view from which a story is told
    perspective
  30. Little Red Riding Hood is the main __________ in the story.

    A. character
    B. plot
    C. summary
    D. trait
    A. character
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. The __________ of the story was in the woods at Grandma's house.

    A. plot
    B. climax
    C. setting
    D. title
    C. setting
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. arranged in order
    chronological
  33. to briefly state the main concept or idea of a piece of literature
    summarize
  34. having a likeness
    similar
  35. how something is not alike
    difference
  36. the way a written passage connects through ideas, organization, and theme
    coherence
  37. word, phrase, sentence, or series of sentences connecting one part to another
    transition

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