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NBCA 7th grade ElA 2nd Tri Study Guide
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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
The most important point the author makes
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization on the sentence and global levels.
what a symbol represents
payment or money earned for working
the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
aggressive pressure or intimidation
Behaving differently, usually unfairly, toward the members of a group.
A worker association that bargains with employers over wages, benefits, and working conditions
using children to work in factories and businesses
Fair working conditions
When your workplace that provides breaks, is a proper temperature, and has equal treatment and payment for all
A period of rapid growth in the use of machines in manufacturing and production that began in the mid-1700s
any substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances
to communicate or work together
showing kindness by giving money or gifts to people that need them
owing thanks or having a duty to someone in return for help or a service
hesitating or doubting
harmful; poisonous; lethal
A business deal or action; exchange of money, goods, or services
a machine to weave fabric
An inn or bar
a coarse, loosely woven, homemade fabric
very clear; nothing hidden
in a way that is not directly expressed
a piece of clothing
slavery, forced labor
to act in an unkind way towards another
keeping one's thoughts, actions or intentions hidden
lightweight cotton fabrics
special skill or knowledge you learn by training or experience
make or become less
extreme evil; a hideous offense; immensity
dull, heavy, or slow
a person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them.
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