TCAP Vocabulary/Tennessee State Standards

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simile
a figure of speech that compares two like things by using helping words such as like or as
metaphor
a figure of speech that compares two things without using helping words such as like or as
possessive pronoun
a pronoun that shows belonging such as mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, theirs, everybody's, nobody's, and everyone's
acute angle
an angle less than 90 degrees
analogy
a statement that shows how two pairs of things are related
homonym
a word that is pronounced the same and is spelled the same as another word but has a different meaning
caption
a short text that explains an illustration
alliteration
words beginning with the same consonant sound
quotation marks
the type of punctuation mark used around a quote to relay exactly what was said or written
outline
a list of topics in a text in the order in which they appear