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5th grade reading terms

Mrs.Burks' and Mrs. Cole's favorite reading and language arts terms
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conflict
..., an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
dialogue
..., a conversation between two persons
alliteration
..., repetition of beginning sound in poetry
metaphor
..., a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using like or as
simile
..., comparison using like or as
personification
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
stanzas
..., Grouping of lines
rhyme pattern
..., is the pattern of rhyming lines in a poem or song. It is usually referred to by using letters to indicate which lines rhyme.
fable
..., a brief story that leads to a moral, often using animals as characters
folk tale
..., a story passed down from person to person by word of mouth
paragraph
..., A section of a piece of writing, dealing with one topic
glossary
..., a list of difficult words and their meanings that are in a book
index
an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
chronological order
the order in which events happen in time
chart, graphs, map, diagram
...a way to display information
dictionary
..., a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
thesaurus
..., a book containing a classified list of synonyms
rootword
..., the form of a word after all affixes are removed
idiom
..., An expression that cannot be understood if taken literally (ex- "Get your head out of the clouds").
figurative language
..., writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally
palindrom
..., any word, phrase or sentence that reads the same backward or forward
pun
..., a humorous play on words
multiple meaning
..., when words have more than one meaning
antonym
..., Words with opposite meanings
synonym
A word that means the same as another word
homophone
two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)