20 terms

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Biography
The story or a person's lire written by another person
legend
a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
fairy tale
fantasy story involving good and evil
main idea
what a piece of writing is mainly about
contraction
a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds
compound word
A compound word is made when two words are joined to form a new word.
atlas
a collection of maps in book form
fable
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
bias
Feeling toward or against a certain person, group or idea
synonym
A word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other.
tall tale
An exaggerated, unreliable story: Paul Bunyan
antonym
two words that express opposing concepts
syllable
unit of sound in a word
setting
arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
root word
the base component of a term which gives it a meaning that may be modified by other components
science fiction
literary fantasy involving the imagined impact of science on society
plot
the main sequence of events in a story
prefix
an affix that added in front of the word
point of view
"eyes" through which the story is told
suffix
an affix that is added at the end of the word