22 terms

MAP Reading 151-170

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suffix
syllable at the end of a word, that when added to a word may change the meaning
table of contents
list of topics or chapters at the beginning of a book
title page
first page in a book that includes the title, author,and other information
personal narrative
story about the writer
folk tale
fictional story that is spread by its retelling
dictionary
book of words in ABC order, which includes their meaning, usage, and pronunciation
fairy tale
imaginary children's story (ex. Cinderella)
main idea
what the passage is mostly about
index
list of terms located in the back of a book that gives the page number
prefix
syllable at the beginning of a word, that when added to a word may change the meaning
atlas
book containing maps
bias
personal judgment or prejudice
compound word
word made when two words are joined to make a new word (ex. babysit)
contraction
a new word formed when two words are shortened and an apostrophe is added (ex. can't)
biography
the history of a person's life written by someone else
describe
to write or tell about something using the five senses
synonym
two words with similar meanings (ex. baby and infant)
legend
a story that has been handed down by a people for many years, and that often has some basis in fact
journal
diary or a record of daily events
fable
story where animals teach us lessons about life, morals and values
business letter
formal letter written to a company
advertisement
a public notice published to get people's attention or to get them to buy something