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EOG Reading Vocabulary #1

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nonfiction
writing that is true
fables
stories with talking animals that have a moral
recipe
a set of instructions for making something
fiction
writing that is made up
dictionary
book that tells what words mean
advertisement
a public notice published to get people's attention or to get them to buy something
almanac
a book that contains statistical information over a long period of time
repetition
the act of repeating something said or done
article
nonfiction piece of text usually found in newspapers or magazines
legends
folk tales full of people from history like Davy Crockett
fairy tales
stories with royalty, good vs. evil, start with "Once Upon a Time" & end with "happily ever after"
realistic fiction
a make believe story that could really happen
historical fiction
a make believe story which could have happened a long time ago based on historical facts
rhythm
the beat of a poem
folk tales
fiction stories that have been told for generations
poet
the writer of a poem
mood
the feeling you get from a piece of writing
poetry
writing that often has rhythm and rhyme, but not always
tall tales
folk tales full of exaggeration like Paul Bunyan
atlas
book of maps
biography
true story of a person's life written by someone else
autobiography
true story of a person's life written by the person
speaker
the person doing the talking in a poem
stanza
part of a poem; like a paragraph
novel
long fiction story, usually a chapter book
poem
a composition in verse, usually divided into stanzas
fantasy
make believe stories that contain magic or other things that couldn't happen in real life
moral
lesson in a fable or story
rhyme
words in a poem that sound alike