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13 terms

PSSA Vocabulary List 3

STUDY
PLAY
drama
literature written to be spoken and performed on stage
(skits, plays)
characters
people who are in the story
narrator
person telling the story
conflict
main problem faced by the main character(s)
inference
guess based on a known fact
main idea
what a passage is mainly about
genre
a style or kind of literature
(ex. fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama)
rhyme
words that have the same vowel sounds and the same final consonant sounds
(ex. cat, sat, hat)
sensory words
words that describe something we can taste, feel, hear, smell, or see
valid generalization
a true statement
point of view
the position or angle from which a story is told
first person
one of the characters tells the story
(I, me, we)
third person
someone on the outside of the story who is telling the story
(he, she, they)