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Language Arts Standards Vocabulary 1-24

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Noun
a word or group that is used to name a person, place, things, or idea
Verb
is a word that expresses action or a state of being
Adjective
is a word that is used to describe a noun or pronoun
Adverb
is a word that desrcibes a verb, adjective, or another adverb
Pronoun
a word that is used in place of one or more nouns
Preposition
is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word
Conjunction
is a word that joins words or word groups
Interjection
is a word that expresses emotion
Acronym
a word formed from the initial letter or letters of each word in a set of words
Analogy
a method of explaining something based on a similarity between two unlike items
Antagonist
Person or force in society or nature that opposes the central character
Anecdote
a brief narrative about an interesting or amusing event
Antonym
a word opposite in meaning to another word
Appeal to authority
to call upon an expert to support an argument
Appeal to reason
to call upon rational thinking to support an argument
Bait and switch
a method in business to attract a costumer with a low price then encourage them to buy a high price item
Bandwagon
to join a popular or successful group
Bias
to favor one side over another
Characterization
physical,emotional,and or personality description of a character
Chronological
the order of events as they occurred in time
Compound word
two words that form one word
Concrete image
whenimages hen an author uses words that help the reader form pictures in their minds
Conflict
the struggle between opposing forces
Connotation
attitudes and feelings associated with a word