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10 terms

CES 4th grade reading/language academic vocabulary set 2

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genre
One of the categories based on form, style, or subject matter that books are divided into. (realistic fiction, historical fiction, poetry, non-fiction, biography, etc.)
homonyms
words that sound alike but have different spellings and meanings (sale/sail)
index
An alphabetical listing of topics and the page numbers where they can be found in a text. It is usually found in the back of the book.
making inferences
When you can assume or guess something in a story that isn't told to you directly. (a guess based on facts from the story)
metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word like or as.
outline
A structure for planning that includes only the main points which will define the paper or speech.
possessive nouns
Nouns that show ownership
prediction
a statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events
proofread
To read and correct mistakes in a piece of writing
quotation marks
These are used to enclose direct quotations, titles of chapters, articles, short poems or stories, song and essays