The part of a story following the climax, in which the story's main conflict is resolved.
Recounting in your own words a story or article that has just been read.
Identical or very similar recurring final sounds in words usually at the end of lines of a poem.
The pattern or beat of a poem.
The part of a story where the plot becomes increasingly complicated, leading up to the climax.
A word to which prefixes and suffixes can be added (example: HELP - helpful, unhelpful, helpless, helper)
The use of ridicule, sarcasm, or irony in writing to make fun of someone or something.
A comprehension strategy; knowing or recognizing when what one is reading or writing is not making sense.
The study of meaning in language.
The time and place in which a story unfolds.
A comparison of two unlike things in which a word of comparison (like or as) is used (e.g., She eats like a bird.).
A lyric poem of fourteen lines whose rhyme scheme is usually abbaabba cdecde.
Text and/or artifacts that tell a first-hand account or are original works (letters, journals, etc.)
Text and/or artifacts that are not original, but written from something original (biographies, magazine articles, research papers).
A visual representation of a story that provides an overview including characters, setting, the problem, and resolution or ending.
An organized body of knowledge; a discipline; a content area.
Groups of letters placed after a word that change its meaning or part of speech.
To capture all the most important parts of the original story, but express them in a much shorter space, and in the readers own words.
How an author writes; an author's use of language
A device in literature where an object represents an idea.
One of two or more words in a language that have highly similar meanings (e.g., sorrow, grief, sadness).
The pattern or structure of word order in sentences, clauses and phrases.
The author's method of organizing a text.
A topic of discussion or writing; a major idea broad enough to cover the entire scope of a literary work.
The basic argument advanced by a speaker or writer
A perspective that presents the events of the story from outside of any single character's perception
The attitude of the author toward the audience and characters (e.g., serious or humorous).
Refers to statements that have the appearance of truth or reality.
Idea map made up of two or more overlapping circles.
The fluency, rhythm and liveliness in writing that make it unique to the writer.