ELA Vocabulary Terms
repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginnings of the several words
a combination of elements used to create a feeling or special effect: Includes, alliteration, metaphor, simile, personification, onomatopoeia.
a phrase of everyday words that don't exactly mean what they say. For example, raining cats and dogs.
language which appeals to the 5 senses: hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch.
comparing two things without using the words like or as.
feeling created by the poet through the use of words, phrases, repetition, rhyme, exaggeration
words used to create noises
giving an animal, object, or idea, human like qualities.
comparison between two things using the words 'like' or 'as'
an opinion statement formed from background knowledge or evidence from the text.
fact and opinion
fact can be proven true or false by doing research. An opinion is a belief or judgement.
a group of two or more lines within a poem.
a crazy exaggeration
compare and contrast
alike or different
arranged in the order of time
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of the literal meaning
to show or indicate beforehand
the pattern of rhymes in a poem
a personality or their everyday mood of a character
the most important idea about a story
surrounding or location
a memory to the past
the volume of a voice
the following of one thing after another
a story line or plan
small pieces of information that tell more about the main idea.
a humorous use of words to suggest a different meaning
to persuade, to inform, to entertain, to express feelings
making a general statement about several ideas or facts
to recognize as being a part of a particular person or thing
a word having the same meaning as another word
the main message the author wants you to learn.
a word meaning the opposite of another word
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