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PSSA Vocabulary Grade 4

PSSA Vocabulary Grade 4
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events
the action that happens in the plot of a story
phrase
part of a sentence
personification
when an author writes about a thing, but uses words to make it seem like a human
opinion
feelings about something
antonym
opposite (hot/cold)
response
answer to a question
summarize
tell about something that you read in your own words
similarity
the way two things are alike
compare
show how two things are alike or different
synonym
a word that has the same meaning as another (angry/mad)
main idea
what a paragraph or story is all about; topic
difference
the way two things are NOT alike
author's purpose
why a person wrote a passage
simile
comparing two things using like or as
alliteration
repeated beginning sounds
supports
proves, gives proof