4th Grade Reading STAAR Vocabulary
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an ancient tale of gods, supernatural beings, and heroes that may explain something in nature
a tale that has animal characters that act like humans and contain a moral
a tale passed down from one generation to another with no known author
a story passed down through time that may be partly based on something that actually happened or someone who actually lived
a tale with magical being and events
story that features larger than life characters who solve problems
a word that means the opposite of another word
a word that has the same meaning as another word
gives a word's pronunciation, meaning, and part of speech
words at the top of a page of dictionaries and glossaries that help you locate entries
to find things that are the same
to find things that are different
to mean something different from the meaning of the exact words
representing the exact words
the use of language to create vivid pictures in the readers' minds
the central idea or message of a work; what the author wants to tell you about life
story that is made up
made up story that COULD take place in real life
made up story that COULD NOT take place in real life
a person in a story, novel, or play
where and when the story takes place
the events in the story, what happens
the way the character, setting and plot are organized
problem in the story
who the story is mostly about
the solution to the problem in the story
using prior knowledge and text evidence
person who tells the story
first person narrator
uses words like I and we to tell the story
third person narrator
tells the story using words such as he, she, and they
one line of a poem; often called a line
a group of verses that describes an image or idea
words at the end of two or more verses that have the same sound
a pattern of rhyming words in a poem
a pattern of weak and STRONG sounds throughout a poem
a verse's number of syllables plus its pattern of weak and STRONG sounds
giving a non-human object human like qualities
an expression that does not mean what it literally means
the repetition of a sound at the beginning of two or more words
a comparison using the words "like" or "as"
a comparison NOT using "like" or "as"
the actors in the play
big chunk of a play like a chapter
has the dialogue, the monologue, and the stage directions for each actor
One character giving a long speech
out of view of the audience
how the stage should look with props and equipment
The person who writes the play
A small chunk of a play
Tells the actors how to move and speak
the words that are spoken
An explanation for a picture that can be found under the picture.
A picture in a book, magazine, article, etc.
A list of difficult words and their meanings that are in a book
table of contents
A list in the beginning of a book that shows where each chapter begins.
A list of different topics that can be found in the back of a book and page numbers where to find them.
A drawing that shows how something works or a picture with labels.
Information that is placed in chronological order.
A visual image of a geographic feature or location.
the story of a person's life written by that person
the story of a person's life written by someone else
gives facts and information about a topic
restating the main ideas in your own words
reference guide to help you learn the pronunciation and meaning of a word
sentence at the beginning of the paragraph that tells what the paragraph or text is about
the parts of a text that stand out (diagram, table of content, graphs, etc.)
bold printed words at the beginning of a section that help you find different ideas within the text
a form of writing that presents information to influence what the reader thinks or does
reason that something happens
what happens as a result
statement that can be checked against an objective source to determine if it is true or false
a statement that can not be proved true because it tells how a person feels about something
the main part of a word
set of letters attached to the beginning or end of a word
set of letter attached to the beginning of the word that changes the meaning
set of letters attached to the end of the word that changes the meaning
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