Literature Terms Review
4th grade literature terms review for STAAR reading test
Terms in this set (30)
The pillow was a cloud.
Lemon is to yellow as sky is to __________.
The baby was like an octopus, grabbing at all the cans on the grocery store shelves.
The rabbits played hop scotch.
A wag of his tail caused a great hurricane.
The wonderful wind whistles.
I wish I may, I wish I might,
Have the wish I wish tonight.
He is just pulling your leg.
a character who tricks others
a narrator is telling the story FOR the characters (he, she, they, his, her, etc. are often found in the story)
problem------- climax -------- solution
the directions in a play that tell the characters where to move on the stage and what actions to perform
a poem with a musical quality.... usually shows the poet's feelings
a story told in the narrating character's OWN words or voice (I, my, our, we, me, etc. are often found in the story)
when a line stops in a poem
cast of characters
a list of characters in a play.... usually listed in the order they appear
the rhyming pattern in a poem...... example: ABAB or AABB
the images (a sight, sound, smell, taste or touch) that a poem or story creates for the reader...
a statement that tells a thought or a feeling
a statement that can be proved
a poem that follows NO rhyme scheme
the message or lesson that the author is trying to point out
sections of a poem (similar to paragraphs).... each section has a certain amount of lines
two words located at the top of a dictionary page.... it is always the first and last word on the page and helps guide you through the dictionary
clues around an unknown word that helps a reader find its meaning
PERSUADE, INFORM, ENTERTAIN
a poem that tells a story
short line length
when a line in a poem is cut short in order to show the importance of a word or words