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17 terms

Baseball Saved Us, and Eleven

2 stories form the lit. book
STUDY
PLAY
foreshadowing
hints or clues about what will happen later in the story
climax
the most exciting part of the story
alley
a narrow street behind of between buildings (noun)
glinting
shining or reflecting with flashes of light (v)
funneled
moved toward a central area (v)
mumbled
said in a soft or unclear manner (v)
glanced
took a quick look (v)
internal conflict
when a character has a problem in his heart or mind
external conflict
when people struggle with an outside force
raggedy
tattered or worn out (adj.)
except
but, or (prep)
plot
the theme of the story
setting
anything to do with the place or time
suspence
uncertainty a reader feels about what will come next in a story
complications
problems that come up in the story
resolution
loose ends that are tied up
conflict
the problems in the story