the letters a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes y
n. a notice, picture or film informing people of a product, person or service
A formal letter written to a business
short tale that teaches a lesson
A personal record of events
A story handed down from the past
Use a specific and shortened form to organize main ideas, supporting details, and examples.
A brief work of fiction...
A word that means the same as another word...
A word that means the opposite of another...
thank you note
A note that expresses appreciation...
A book of maps...
The name of a literary work...
A preference that prevents one from being impartial; a prejudice...
A written account of another person's life...
A word made of two or more words (baseball)...
Process of shortening or making smaller, two words put together by omitting a letter and adding an apostrophe (I'll, I'm...)
A book of recipes and other information for preparing food.
A reference book containing an explanatory alphabetical list of words...
Short stories featuring mythical beings such as fairies...
a list of different topics that can be found in a book and page numbers where to find them
A short, rhymed poem or tale for children
the feeling created in a reader by a literary work or passage
Central idea of a work of literature
piece of writing set in a group of lines , verse, often rhymes
A short literary composition on a particular theme or subject
a comparison without using like or as
a comparison using like or as
something that stands for something else; i.e, the blind woman holding scales is a _ _ _ _ _ _ for justice
repetition of beginning sound in poetry ex: (Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers)
particular variety of art or literature
prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events ( untrue)
writing that tells about real people, places, and events (true)
a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets
the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.
main part of a word, base word
plan for an activity or event
story in a fantasy world based on varying degrees of scientific facts
where and when the story takes place
A unit of speech heard as a single sound; one "beat" of a word or phrase.
highly exaggerated story with humor
a book used in the study of a subject
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
turn people to what you are offering
A series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
short stories, novels, plays, and poems written by authors from the United States
a short account of an incident in someone's life.
A collection of various writings, such as songs, stories, or poems
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observation about life.
have a disagreement about something
the written list of all the sources used in a report or book
opinion writing about the positive merits or negative qualities of a book
a booklet or pamphlet that contains descriptive information or advertising
A heading, as of a chapter, section, document, etc.
a group of people or things having something in common; type
elements, traits, properties, attributes
the act of making up your mind about something, the last sentence or paragraph in an essay
People talking to each other.
a statement that represents something in words.
a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations.
a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage.
to interest and amuse.
a passage selected from a larger work.
fact or opinion
something that is proved or thought.
made up or not true.
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot.
brief explanation of words used in the text, in order
words at the top of a dictionary page which help locate words
a chart or diagram that readers can use to take notes and organize information
made up but based on actual historical events
two words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings
provide information about products
a handbook; a book of directions
a collection of stories written by a person, almost like an autobiography
A fictional tale about gods or heroes
The person telling the story
information reported in a newspaper or news magazine
a book that is an extended work of fiction
to try to influence the thoughts, feelings or behaviors of another.
a book consisting chiefly of pictures
A person who writes poems
a plan for doing or managing something
problem and solution
a conflict in a story and how it was solved
the goal of a piece of writing; the reason it is written
set of instructions for making something
a book of facts, ex. atlas,encyclopedia,dictionary
to relate or tell, informative writing, essays, for example
End of the story where loose ends are tied up
a supply that can be used when there is a need
pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in line of poetry.
events leading up to the climax in a story
The use of sarcasm, irony, or keenness of wit in ridiculing vices
a group of lines in a poem
to give the main point or idea
a book of synonyms and antonyms
the subject treated in a paragraph or work
a sentence that states the topic of its paragraph
a diagram that uses circles to represent ideas
a language user's knowledge of words
a bibliography that includes brief explanations or notes for each reference
A short essay that expresses the opinion of the writer
A printed note or definition placed below the text at the bottom of the page
a short, concise retelling of only the important points from a text
the repetition of vowel sounds, vowel rhyme, the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words: Please bake me a date cake.
n. thing accepted as true or as sure to happen, but not proved
Literature from England or associated with the United Kingdom
to describe special qualities of the character
arranged in order of time
problem in the story
a certificate that gives the consumers a price reduction on a specific product or service
a discussion where people with different points of view argue their points
To make an overstatement or to stretch the truth, hyperbole
the beginning of the story
events after the climax of the story, leading to the resolution
a guidebook that is used outdoors to identify plants, animals, birds, etc.
a scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story
the heading or caption of a newspaper article
a message describing how something is to be done
the opposite of what is expected
figurative language: simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, sensory language
a part of a piece of literature such as plot or setting in a story
a short note
To tell a story
order of events
things that happened arranged by when they occurred
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
convinces readers to think the way the author does about a subject, a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ive essay or letter
a verb tense that happens in the present
an original source that informs directly, not through another person's explanation or interpretation, the first source of information
a humorous play on words
a passage or expression that is cited or _ _ _ _ ed
a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts: encyclopedia, atlas, almanac, dictionary, thesaurus
a paper you write after doing research
a subdivision of an act of a play
Text and/or artifacts that are not original, but written from something original (biographies, magazine articles, research papers).
text meant to be read aloud in front of a group of people
a fictional story--Grandpa told us the _ _ _ _