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Process of shortening or making smaller, two words put together by omitting a letter and adding an apostrophe (I'll, I'm...)
something that stands for something else; i.e, the blind woman holding scales is a _ _ _ _ _ _ for justice
repetition of beginning sound in poetry ex: (Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers)
A series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.
short stories, novels, plays, and poems written by authors from the United States
the act of making up your mind about something, the last sentence or paragraph in an essay
two words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings
a bibliography that includes brief explanations or notes for each reference
the repetition of vowel sounds, vowel rhyme, the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words: Please bake me a date cake.
convinces readers to think the way the author does about a subject, a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ive essay or letter
an original source that informs directly, not through another person's explanation or interpretation, the first source of information
a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts: encyclopedia, atlas, almanac, dictionary, thesaurus
Text and/or artifacts that are not original, but written from something original (biographies, magazine articles, research papers).
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