7th Grade Review
a list of the hard or unusual words found in a book
an alphabetized list at the end of a book giving the page or pages on which specific items are mentioned.
table of contents
lists the topics in a document along with their page numbers
the written list of all the books used in a report or book
short description of a picture
a picture drawn to explain an idea
story of a person's life written by another person
story of a person's life written by that person
a story made up of characters and creatures, such as witches, goblins and fairies, and usually begins with the phrase "Once upon a time...."
short story that uses animals and teaches a lesson (moral)
words that imitate sounds
giving human qualities to animals or objects
comparing to unlike things without using like or as
comparing two unlike things using like or as
the words spoken by characters in a book, movie, or play
the first part of plot. Provides the reader with setting, character, tone and mood.
the series of conflicts or struggles that build a story toward a climax.
the point of highest interest in a literary work; the turning point.
events after the climax, leading to the resolution
the final unraveling or solution of the plot; where loose ends are tied up.
the time and place of a story
a story's atmosphere or the feeling it evokes
the attitude a writer takes toward the reader, a subject, or a character (anger, sarcastic, humorous etc.)
a struggle between opposing forces
the central idea of a literary work; often an insight about human life.
1st person point-of-view
when the main character tells the story
3rd person point-of-view
the narrator is outside the characters and talks about the characters.
one whose character changes in the course of the play or story
a character that does not change from the beginning of the story to the end
The main character, who must overcome obstacles and resolve the conflict
a character, or force, in conflict with the main character
comparison made between two things to show how they are alike
language using figures of speech; language that cannot be taken literally or only literally.
an expression with a meaning different from the literal meaning of the individual words.
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
a traditional story; in some cultures, a legend that explains people's beliefs
a syllable or word that comes before a root word to change its meaning
follows a word root to change its meaning or part of speech
the basic word you start with before adding prefixes or suffixes
a word that means the same as another word
a word that means the opposite of another word