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PSSA Words

Words you need to know for PSSA's
STUDY
PLAY
antonyms
opposite
argument
position toward a subject
author's purpose
entertain explain inform or persuade
bias
unfair and not based on facts
casue
person thing or event
character
person or an animal
climax
conflict is addressed
compare and contrast
similarities and differences
conclusion
an overall decision
conflict
main problem
context clues
words or phrases near an unfamiliar word that help
effect
event or situation
fact
proven true
first-person
point of view: I, we, us
generalization
a broad statement
graphics
visual aids
hyperbole
exaggeration
imagery
descriptive words
inference
a guess
main idea
mostly about
metaphor
comparison of 2 things that does not use like or as
multiple-meaning words
same but have different meanings
opinion
personal feelings
personification
human traits to animals or objects
plot
sequence of events
ponit of view
perspective of first second or third person
prefix
letters added before a root
problem and solution
problem and describes how its solved
propaganda
influences may twist facts