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NESA Reading Review
Terms in this set (43)
compares 2 things but does NOT use "like" or "as"
words that resemble real sounds they refer to
repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words
a figure of speech used when a non-human object is given human abilities or qualities
a combination of words that have a figurative (not literal) meaning
using figurative language to create a picture in our mind
a comparison that uses the words LIKE or AS
an exaggerated comment that is not to be taken literally
name 8 literary devices
metaphor, simile, alliteration, hyperbole, imagery, onomatorpoeia, personification, idiom
something attached to a word to make a new word. prefixes and suffixes.
an affix found at the end of a word
an affix found at the beginning of a word
Word that does not have a prefix or a suffix. also called a root word.
words that have similar meanings. SAME
words that mean the opposite of each other
Name some text features
headings, subheadings, captions, maps, charts, glossary, index, table of contents
Text and graphic features have....
HIDDEN information! Read it!!!!
where a story takes place including the time period
the people or animals in a story that carry out the action
the problem or struggle in a story that creates drama
series of events in a story
the strongest part of a story
the main idea in a story
resolution or solution
how the conflict in a story is solved
words that are spelled the same, but mean different things
words that sound the same, but are spelled differently
two words joined together to form a new word. EX: doghouse
The PIEE of Author's Purpose stands for...
Persuade, Inform, Explain, Entertain (and sometimes Express)
2 or more lines together in a poem
two lines that rhyme
sounds that agree at the end
repeating words or phrases
the musical beat of words (meter)
the way a poem makes you feel
individual style of an author
point of view that uses the word "I"
point of view that makes you feel like you are there
point of view that is like a "fly on a wall"
a word that is a person, place, thing or idea
a word that is used in place of a noun
an action word or a state of being
a word that describes a noun or pronoun
a word that desribes a verb, adjective or another adverb. Usually tells how, when or where. *
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