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Dremann- 4th Grade ELA Academic Vocabulary Weeks 1-8 Test
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Letters placed in front of the base, which changes the word's meaning or makes a new word.
A unit of speech heard as a single sound; one "beat" of a word or phrase.
can + not = can't
A shortened form of a word or phrase.
The root meaning of the word.
A letter or syllable added to the end of a word.
A prefix or suffix.
The author's central thought; the chief topic of a text expressed or implied in a word or phrase; the topic sentence of a paragraph.
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) characterized by a particular form, style, or content.
A story that is not true or is make believe.
An action word.
A word that describes a verb.
A person, place or thing.
A word that takes the place of a noun. Ex: He, she, they.
Names a specific person, place or thing and is capitalized. Ex: John, Oklahoma.
A word that describes a noun.
Punctuation mark used to indicate either possession or the absence of letters. (')
The symbols ( ) that are put around a word or phrase that are meant to be separate from the sentence.
A punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence.
Writing that is slanted to the right.
A word that can stand alone. It is a complete word all by itself, although other word parts may be added to it to make new words.
A reference book with facts and figures.
A book of words with synonyms and antonyms.
Material added at the end of a book.
The investigation into a topic using sources in
order to find facts and reach new conclusions.
To look at something carefully.
To find out by reasoning; to hint or suggest.
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, express, & entertain)
Reasons for a character's actions.
The people at an event, such as a play or the person reading a book.
A vocabulary strategy in which the reader looks at the words around an unfamiliar word to find clues to its meaning.
To look at things together to see how they are the same.
To look at things together to see how they are different.
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of events.
The reason why something happens.
The result of a cause.
To read a text in order to check whether there are any mistakes in spelling, grammar, punctuation etc.
Tell in your own words what a passage is about including only the central idea and most important supporting details. Does not include opinions or judgement.
Expressing the same idea in different words to clarify and stress key points
to state again or in a new way.
To back up with details.
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