vocabulary- language

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vocabulary- language
2010-09-01 16:37:58

Language rules
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  1. declarative sentence
    • Punctuation (.)
    • Label D
    • Example: Larry played basketball yesterday.
  2. interrogative sentence
    • Punctuation (?)
    • Label Imp
    • Example: Did you like the new movie?
  3. imperative sentence
    • Punctuation (.)
    • Label Int
    • Example: Put your books in your desk.
  4. exclamatory sentence
    • Punctuation (!)
    • Label E
    • Example: the barn is on fire!
  5. subject
    tells who or what the sentence is about
  6. predicate
    tells what the subject is or does
  7. command
    • tells someone to do something
    • It begins with a capital letter and ends with a period.
    • Example: Put the cup on the table.
  8. exclamation
    • tells something with very strong emotion
    • It begins with a capital letter and ends with anexclamation point.
    • Example: This apple is delicious!
  9. synonym
    • is a word that has the same or almost the same meaning as another word or expression
    • Example: happy -> synonyms- cheerful, glad, jolly, and joyful
  10. antonym
    • is a word that has the opposite meaning of another word.
    • Example: happy -> antonyms- gloomy, sad, and miserable
  11. thesaurus
    is a book of synonyms, or words that have almost the same meaning
  12. characters
    are the people or animals in a story
  13. setting
    is when and where the story takes place
  14. plot
    • the series of events in a story
    • A plot has a beginning, middle and end.
  15. definition of an entry word
    explains the word's meaning
  16. entry word
    are given in alphabetical order and are shown in bold face.