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NBCA 6th grade ElA 2nd Tri Study Guide
Terms in this set (40)
a word that is spelled and pronounced like another word but is different in meaning, e.g. pitcher of water and pitcher in baseball
a word that is pronounced the same as another word but is different in meaning or spelling, e.g. there, their, they're
a word that means the opposite of another word, e.g. wrong and right
A word that means the same as another word, e.g. happy and content
A comparison using "like" or "as" e.g. runs like the wind
The base word you start with before adding prefixes or suffixes, e.g. unhappy "happy" is root
A person, place, thing, or idea
(adj.) intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret
serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
Names a specific person, place, thing, or idea
the section that leads into a book; the opening
A sentence that expresses the main idea of the paragraph in which it occurs.
an individual feature, fact, or item.
the end or finish of an event or process.
read and breakdown into parts to better understand a text
A person in a story
Sequence of events in a story
The time and place of a story
the question or situation that a person is trying to solve
answer to a problem
Events leading up to the climax
Events after the climax, leading to the resolution
Quotations, summaries, or paraphrases from text passages to support a position
A conclusion one can draw from the presented details.
Clues in surrounding text that help the reader determine the meaning of an unknown word
a nonfiction text, written to share factual information
A story using made-up characters that could happen in real life.
Conversation between characters
A book, article, person, or other resource consulted for information.
a conceptual framework a person uses to make sense of the world
material that provides context for a topic
gist or short version
Important details in a story that support the main idea.
Explanatory notes added to a text to explain, cite sources, or give bibliographical data.
Central idea of a work of literature
(n.) the essential part, main point, or essence
an inspiring character who demonstrates honor and integrity and does noble deeds
A statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events.
A traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to explain the natural world or the customs and beliefs of a society.
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