41 terms

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advertise
to make something known generally or in public, especially in order to sell it
almanac
reference book with helpful facts and figures
antonym
a word that means the opposite of another word
bibliography
the written list of all the sources used in a report or book
cause and effect
The reason something happens and the result of it happening.
characteristics
a specific feature that helps identify something can be physical or behavior
classify
To arrange or organize into groups or types; place in a category
conclusion
the act of ending something
conflict
a struggle between opposing forces
definition
a clear explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase
describe
to say or write down how something or someone looks; to use adjectives in writing
encyclopedia
a set of books containing articles on various topics covering all branches of knowledge
fiction
a story that is not true or is made up
genre
type or category of literary work (e.g., poetry, essay, short story, novel, drama)
glossary
..., a list of difficult words and their meanings that are in a book
historical fiction
..., made up but based on actual historical events
instructions
..., steps or rules to be followed
invitation
..., a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
legend
a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
magazine
..., A periodical containing a collection of articles, stories, pictures, or other features
manual
..., a small handbook, instruction book
mood
..., the overall emotion created by a work of literature
moral
..., a lesson taught by a literary work
multisyllabic
..., having more than one syllable
order of events
..., things that happened arranged by when they occurred
phrase
..., Group of words that express an idea.
play
..., a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
plot
..., the sequence of events in a story
poet
..., a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
poetry
..., type of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery to appeal to the reader's emotions and imagination
point of view
..., who is telling the story
predict
..., to say what will happen before it occurs
reference book
..., a book, such as a dictionary, used to find information
resource
..., anything that can be used to produce something else
source
..., a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to
summarize
..., to tell a story in short form
text
..., the words of something written
theme
..., central idea of a work of literature
thesaurus
..., a book which lists words with the same meaning
topic sentence
..., a sentence that states the topic of its paragraph
Venn diagram
..., A graphic organizer that shows a compare and contrast relationship between two things, people, places, or ideas.