Language Arts Standards Vocabulary 1-24

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Noun

a word or group that is used to name a person, place, things, or idea

Verb

is a word that expresses action or a state of being

Adjective

is a word that is used to describe a noun or pronoun

Adverb

is a word that desrcibes a verb, adjective, or another adverb

Pronoun

a word that is used in place of one or more nouns

Preposition

is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word

Conjunction

is a word that joins words or word groups

Interjection

is a word that expresses emotion

Acronym

a word formed from the initial letter or letters of each word in a set of words

Analogy

a method of explaining something based on a similarity between two unlike items

Antagonist

Person or force in society or nature that opposes the central character

Anecdote

a brief narrative about an interesting or amusing event

Antonym

a word opposite in meaning to another word

Appeal to authority

to call upon an expert to support an argument

Appeal to reason

to call upon rational thinking to support an argument

Bait and switch

a method in business to attract a costumer with a low price then encourage them to buy a high price item

Bandwagon

to join a popular or successful group

Bias

to favor one side over another

Characterization

physical,emotional,and or personality description of a character

Chronological

the order of events as they occurred in time

Compound word

two words that form one word

Concrete image

whenimages hen an author uses words that help the reader form pictures in their minds

Conflict

the struggle between opposing forces

Connotation

attitudes and feelings associated with a word

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