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shortening something by omitting parts of it - like Dr. is Doctor


A word that describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. They generally answer one of four questions: how, when, where, or to what extent.


words that have opposite meanings


the mark ( ' ) used to indicate the omission of one or more letters from a printed word -ie. don't = do not

chronological order

arranged in order of time-what happens first, next, last

complete sentence

has two basic parts: a subject and a predicate

context clues

find meaning of a word based on other words around it


to tight enough to get smaller


to make it clear or anderstandable


ask questions to come out with the true

multi-meaning words

words that has several meanings


what one thinks or believes obout something


a group of people who work together for ceirtain reason


More than one


having or showing a desire to control or dominate


part of the sentence that says something about the subject


a group of letters added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning or form a new word.


the use of certain marks to clarify written material

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