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Unit 2 Crossover Terms & Vocabulary
Terms in this set (38)
Act of bouncing the ball up and down. The offensive player with the ball moves the ball around the court by doing this.
Top of the Key
The semicircle that extends beyond the free-throw line.
The act of moving the ball quickly down the court by an offensive team in hopes of getting ahead of the defense to score.
An unguarded attempt to score from a line 15 feet from the basket.
A close-in shot made when moving to the basket.
Scoring a basket by stuffing the ball into the basket from above the rim
The flat surface directly behind the basket. The basket is connected to this.
Part of the basket, along with the net
Dribbling toward the basket, also called a dribble drive.
The shape or structure of a story
The subject matter or substance of a story
The interactive art of using words and actions to reveal the elements and images of a story while encouraging the listener's imagination. A 2 way interaction between a storyteller and listener(s).
The ability to exert authority or control over others. The ability to affect others' emotions or mind.
A novel told in verse (poetry) rather than in prose (writing in paragraphs).
The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g., buzz, meow, sizzle).
Sense of Self
How a person defines herself, himself, or themselves.
a basketball maneuver in which a player dribbling the ball switches the ball rapidly from one hand to the other, to make a change in direction.
When words are used in a way that is different from the usual meaning
comparisons using "like", "as", or "than"
The formation of mental images when reading
Giving non-human objects human-characteristics
Something that represents something else
The main idea, lesson, or moral of a story
The mood or feeling an author creates in a text
the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character.
shows hints that reveal the personality of a character. Use the acronym STEAL for this type of characterization.
tells the audience exactly what the personality of the character is through the author's words.
poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter.
a lyric poem in the form of an address or dedication to a particular subject
A poem that can be a list or inventory of items, people, places, or ideas. • It often involves repetition. • It can include rhyme or not.
is a unit of rhythm in poetry, the pattern of the beats.
a single line of words in a poem
a group of lines forming the basic recurring unit in a poem; a verse.
one of two or more words or phrases that end in the same sounds.
a strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound
the action of repeating something that has already been said or written.
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
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