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6th Grade L.A. Academic Vocab
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any learning technique that aids memory as in, "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally", for order of operations.
the traditional methods by which writing is developed such as: description, narration, exposition, and persuasion.
having more than one meaning dependent on how the word is used in a sentence.
having applicability or bearing on matters at hand.
describes the way that events follow one another in a story or passage
a typographically distinct section of a page, as in a book or magazine, that amplifies or highlights the main text.
to make use of, as in a strategy; to use as a means.
kind, category, or sort, esp of literary or artistic work.
a syntactic construction containing a subject and predicate and forming part of a sentence or constituting a whole simple sentence.
obvious and intentional exaggeration; overstatement.
figurative or descriptive language in a literary work; The mental pictures created by a piece of writing.
an interpretation or presumption arrived at by drawing a conclusion.
a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared, as in "she is like a rose."
representing ideas and emotions by indirect suggestion rather than direct expression; the use of symbols to represent.
help the reader more easily navigate the text and often provide additional information to help students comprehend the content; examples: bold, underline, italics, title, heading.
the part of the word that has the most emphasis on it; as in,"com\PU\ter"
The part of the word that has the least emphasis on it.
an explanation of the topic or purpose of a written work.
phrase in a different language
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable (ex. cat and hat)
the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements
point of view
the perspective from which a story is told (ex. 1st Person, 3rd person)
ideas, facts, or rumors spread deliberately to help one's cause or to damage an opposing cause
having importance; pertinent; referring to the case in hand; N. relevance, relevancy
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