10 terms

Unit 1 Academic Vocabulary

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analyze
to study something closely and carefully
sequence
a particular order in which related events, movements, or things follow each other
cause-effect
A relationship between events whereby one is the reason for the other occurring
transitions
Words or phrases used to connect one idea to the next
coherence
the clear and orderly presentation of ideas in a paragraph or essay
exposition
the beginning of the story in which characters, setting, and conflict are introduced
rising action
a character struggles with a problem or problems; the suspense begins to build towards the climax
climax
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
falling action
the part of a story which follows the climax or turning point, suspense begins to wind down toward resolution
resolution
End of the story where loose ends are tied up