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18 terms
Vocab for language arts honors 8th grade
Acute
Dissmimulation
Profound
Sagacity
sensitive
hiding of one's feeling or purposes
Intellecutually Deep
high intelligence
Acute
sensitive
Dissmimulation
hiding of one's feeling or purposes
12 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
genre
literary text
literary device
textual evidence
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
special technique used in writing, like imagery or figurative…
direct words from the text that help support your ideas
genre
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
literary text
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
91 terms
Language Arts 8th Grade
Fiction
Nonfiction
Historical Fiction
Characters
a made-up story
a true story
a made-up story with real characters, places, or events from…
the people, animals, or other things that the story is about
Fiction
a made-up story
Nonfiction
a true story
12 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
genre
literary text
literary device
textual evidence
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
special technique used in writing, like imagery or figurative…
direct words from the text that help support your ideas
genre
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
literary text
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
15 terms
8th Grade Honors Language Arts Vocabulary Lesson 1
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
(adjective) marked by keen interest and enthusiasm Synonym; e…
(adjective) abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteous…
(adjective) expressing much in few words; clear and succinct…
(verb) lower self esteem; lower character Synonym; belittle;…
Avid
(adjective) marked by keen interest and enthusiasm Synonym; e…
Brusque
(adjective) abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteous…
15 terms
8th Grade Honors Language Arts Vocabulary Lesson 2
Abrasion
Clad
Corroborate
Cursory
(n.) a scraped spot or area; the result of rubbing or abradin…
(adj.) covered Synonym; Draped
(v.) To make more certain or confirm Synonym; Confirm
(adj.) Hastily or superficially performed Synonym; Brief
Abrasion
(n.) a scraped spot or area; the result of rubbing or abradin…
Clad
(adj.) covered Synonym; Draped
15 terms
8th Grade Honors Language Arts Vocabulary Lesson 4
Abhor
Entreat
Haunt
Recluse
(v.) To regard with loathing; hate
(v.) To ask for or request seriously; To beg, implore, plead…
(v.) to visit habitually or appear to frequently as a spirit…
(n.) A person who lives in seclusion or apart from society; A…
Abhor
(v.) To regard with loathing; hate
Entreat
(v.) To ask for or request seriously; To beg, implore, plead…
15 terms
8th Grade Honors Language Arts Vocabulary Lesson 3
Anonymous
Anthology
Conjecture
Disposition
(adj.) Nameless; Done by an unidentified person
(n.) a book or other collection of selected writings by vario…
(n.) Inference or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplet…
(n.) the predominant or prevailing tendency of one's spirits;…
Anonymous
(adj.) Nameless; Done by an unidentified person
Anthology
(n.) a book or other collection of selected writings by vario…
20 terms
Vocabulary 8th grade Language Arts
aghast
ample
apparition
assert
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
more than enough
(n.) a ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual app…
(v.) To declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put fo…
aghast
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
ample
more than enough
65 terms
Language Arts - 8th Grade
Alliteration
Allusion
Ballad
Concrete Poem
Repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginnings of s…
Reference to something with which the reader is likely to be…
Song-like poem that tells a story usually dealing with advent…
Entire poem is written to form the shape of the subject of th…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginnings of s…
Allusion
Reference to something with which the reader is likely to be…
18 terms
8th Grade Language Arts VVMS
alliteration
onomatopoeia
imagery
metaphor
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
the use of words whose sound suggests their meaning.
words that appeal to one or more of the five senses; sensory…
a figure of speech in which something is described as though…
alliteration
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
onomatopoeia
the use of words whose sound suggests their meaning.
99 terms
Language arts 8th grade
Ant, anti
Hyper
Hypo
Loqu, loc
Against, opposite... Anthesis... opposition; contrast: the antithes…
Too much, excess... Hyperbole... obvious and intentional exaggerati…
Too much, under... Hypochondriac... pertaining to or suffering from…
Speech, thought... Loquacious... talking or tending to talk much or…
Ant, anti
Against, opposite... Anthesis... opposition; contrast: the antithes…
Hyper
Too much, excess... Hyperbole... obvious and intentional exaggerati…
61 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
act
alliteration
analogy
analyze
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
is the use of two or more words that begin with the same cons…
a comparison of two things; similes an metaphors are two type…
To examine carefully; study closely
act
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
alliteration
is the use of two or more words that begin with the same cons…
15 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
images
rhyme
rhyme scheme
analogy
vivid pictures that sticks in the mind of the reader
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words; creates music
the pattern of rhyming in a poem
a comparison of two things; similes an metaphors are two type…
images
vivid pictures that sticks in the mind of the reader
rhyme
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words; creates music
40 terms
language arts 8th grade
atmosphere
cause and effect
character
protagonist
the use of specific type of objects/details to support the se…
when one event brings about or causes another event to happen
the people in the story
the major or central character
atmosphere
the use of specific type of objects/details to support the se…
cause and effect
when one event brings about or causes another event to happen
9 terms
Language Arts 8th grade
textual evidence
analysis
explicit
inference
details in the text that support a conclusion
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
is something that is clearly expressed or communicated.... (adj.…
A logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experie…
textual evidence
details in the text that support a conclusion
analysis
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
13 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
Prediction
Plot
Exposition
Conflict
Informed guess about what you think will happen next based on…
Sequence of related events in a short story
The basic information about the characters and the story
A struggle between two opposing forces in a story
Prediction
Informed guess about what you think will happen next based on…
Plot
Sequence of related events in a short story
9 terms
8th grade language arts
Plot
Exposition
rising action
Climax
Storyline; series of events in a story
beginning of the story(usually introducing setting and charac…
building of action; problem or conflict builds
Highest point of conflict; turning are tied up
Plot
Storyline; series of events in a story
Exposition
beginning of the story(usually introducing setting and charac…
28 terms
8th grade language arts
agri
aud
bene
circum
field
hear
well;good
around
agri
field
aud
hear
Language Arts 8th Grade
appositive
appositive phrase
nonrestrictive appositive
restrictive appositive
follows a noun and helps identify it
appositive and its modifiers
commas
no commas
appositive
follows a noun and helps identify it
appositive phrase
appositive and its modifiers
16 terms
8th Grade Language Arts Important Vocabulary
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting
Internal Conflict
Good guy/gal (Hero)
Bad guy/gal (Villain)
Where and when the story takes place, including time and weat…
Person vs. themselves
Protagonist
Good guy/gal (Hero)
Antagonist
Bad guy/gal (Villain)
10 terms
Vocabulary List 11 8th Grade Language Arts
clandestine
contingency
egocentric
exonerate
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded
(noun) A possible future event that must be prepared for or g…
(adj) selfish; believing that one is the center of everything
(v.) to clear from a charge or accusation
clandestine
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded
contingency
(noun) A possible future event that must be prepared for or g…
34 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
Dramatic Lead
Lead
Symbolism
Figurative Language
This type of lead grabs the reader by the throat; it is inten…
Establishes the direction your writing will take at the begin…
The use of one object or action to represent or suggest somet…
Expressing ideas indirectly; language used in a special way t…
Dramatic Lead
This type of lead grabs the reader by the throat; it is inten…
Lead
Establishes the direction your writing will take at the begin…
21 terms
language arts 8th grade
first person
second person
third person
static
I, we, me, us, my/mine, our/ours
you, your/yours
he/his/him, her/hers, she, she it, him, it, its/ it's
stays the same through-out the story
first person
I, we, me, us, my/mine, our/ours
second person
you, your/yours
24 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
Symbol
Allusion
Dialect
Point of View
something used to represent something else
a reference within a work to something famous outside it such…
the way people speak in certain locations or culture groups
who is telling the story (narrator, main character)
Symbol
something used to represent something else
Allusion
a reference within a work to something famous outside it such…
39 terms
Language Arts 8th Grade
Internal Confict
External Conflict
Complication
Conflict
a struggle within a character
a struggle between a character and another character or oppos…
problems that arise as characters struggle to reach their goals
A struggle between characters or between opposing forces ofte…
Internal Confict
a struggle within a character
External Conflict
a struggle between a character and another character or oppos…
11 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
Moniker
Lament
Innocuous
Hinder
nickname
grief or sorrow
harmless
to prevent something
Moniker
nickname
Lament
grief or sorrow
49 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
Symbol
Allusion
Dialect
Point of View
Something used to represent something else
A reference within a work to something famous outside it, suc…
The way people speak un certain locations or cultural groups
Who is telling the story(narrator, main character)
Symbol
Something used to represent something else
Allusion
A reference within a work to something famous outside it, suc…
25 terms
Language Arts - 8th grade
advertise
analyze
characterize
compromise
to make information known publicly
to separate into parts or basic principles
to describe the qualities of
to settle by concessions
advertise
to make information known publicly
analyze
to separate into parts or basic principles
19 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
Summarizing
alliteration
onomatopoeia
imagery
...
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
the use of words whose sound suggests their meaning.
words that appeal to one or more of the five senses; sensory…
Summarizing
...
alliteration
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
15 terms
language arts 8th grade
avid
brusque
concise
demean
1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed... 2. Eager…
1. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff... 2. The quality or state…
Short and to the point
1. to cause a lowering of self esteem; to lower in reputation…
avid
1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed... 2. Eager…
brusque
1. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff... 2. The quality or state…
29 terms
Language Arts 8th grade
Quantify
Firsthand
Trajectory
Adolescent
Use as a quantifier
Received directly from a source
The path followed by an object moving through space
A juvenile the onset of puberty and maturity
Quantify
Use as a quantifier
Firsthand
Received directly from a source
16 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
intrigued
ecstatic
aptitude
obsolete
made curious; interested (Ant.-bored)
exceedingly happy or excited (Ant.-depressed)
natural ability ... (Ant.-inability)
no longer used ... (Ant.-currently necessary)
intrigued
made curious; interested (Ant.-bored)
ecstatic
exceedingly happy or excited (Ant.-depressed)
20 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
adage
bonanza
churlish
citadel
wise saying, proverb... Syn: saw, maxim, aphorism
a rich mass of ore in a mine, something very vauleable, profi…
lacking politeness or good manners, lacking sensitivity, diff…
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city, any strong or…
adage
wise saying, proverb... Syn: saw, maxim, aphorism
bonanza
a rich mass of ore in a mine, something very vauleable, profi…
15 terms
Language Arts 8th grade
Bewail
Destitute
Detract
Emancipate
To express deep regret or sorrow over
Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities…
To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importanc…
To set free from slavery; to liberate
Bewail
To express deep regret or sorrow over
Destitute
Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities…
14 terms
8th grade language arts
How to contact mrs graham if needed
The purpose of the launguage arts class
What grades make up the independent re…
What to do when you are absent, be it…
By email at grahamp@lisd.net
To become strong,life-long,fluent readers and writers.
Your 100 pages from the novel you are reading. (1 point per p…
1: Before you return to school, head to your google classroom…
How to contact mrs graham if needed
By email at grahamp@lisd.net
The purpose of the launguage arts class
To become strong,life-long,fluent readers and writers.
12 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
Brush Stroke 1 (Participles)
Brush Stroke 2 (Absolute)
Brush Stroke 3 (Appositives)
Brush Stroke 4
a. Verbs ending in -ing or -ed... b. acts as an adjective
a. Noun & participle... b. Used to describe another noun
a. A noun or noun phrase... b. It adds a second image to ... bc. A…
...
Brush Stroke 1 (Participles)
a. Verbs ending in -ing or -ed... b. acts as an adjective
Brush Stroke 2 (Absolute)
a. Noun & participle... b. Used to describe another noun
78 terms
language arts 8th grade
revere
cajole
vehmently
bourgeois
to honor
to persuade
intensely
middle class
revere
to honor
cajole
to persuade
18 terms
8th Grade Language Arts GMS
alliteration
onomatopoeia
imagery
metaphor
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
the use of words whose sound suggests their meaning.
words that appeal to one or more of the five senses; sensory…
a figure of speech in which something is described as though…
alliteration
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
onomatopoeia
the use of words whose sound suggests their meaning.
61 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
act
alliteration
analogy
analyze
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
is the use of two or more words that begin with the same cons…
a comparison of two things; similes an metaphors are two type…
To examine carefully; study closely
act
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
alliteration
is the use of two or more words that begin with the same cons…
12 terms
Language Arts 8th grade
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
The begging of the story; Setting and characters are introduced
Main events in the story; Inciting incidents
The most exciting moment
The events after climax
Exposition
The begging of the story; Setting and characters are introduced
Rising Action
Main events in the story; Inciting incidents
Language Arts 8th grade
tout
quell
extol
brawn
to publicly brag
to calm
to praise highly
muscular strength
tout
to publicly brag
quell
to calm
37 terms
language arts 8th grade
Noun
Subject Agreement
verb tense consistency
Adjective
A person, place, or thing.
The verb agrees with its subject in number.
do not change needlessly from one tense to another
Modifies the noun
Noun
A person, place, or thing.
Subject Agreement
The verb agrees with its subject in number.
13 terms
Language Arts: 8th Grade
Profoudly
Instill
Wary
Regalia
Deeply thought, felt, or experienced
To put in gradually, over time
Cautious and careful
Special clothes for decoration for ceremonies
Profoudly
Deeply thought, felt, or experienced
Instill
To put in gradually, over time
40 terms
8th Grade Language Arts Midterm
Simile
Mataphor
Personification
Alliteration
A comparison using like or as
a comparison of two different things not using like or as
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Simile
A comparison using like or as
Mataphor
a comparison of two different things not using like or as
100 terms
8th Grade Language Arts Exam
A sentence must contain at least one _…
List 4 kinds of sentences
The _______________ is the who or the…
The _____________________ is the actio…
subject... verb... complete thought
declarative... interrogative... imperative... exclamatory
subject
predicate
A sentence must contain at least one _…
subject... verb... complete thought
List 4 kinds of sentences
declarative... interrogative... imperative... exclamatory
16 terms
8th Grade Language Arts 5
synonyms
antonyms
connotative
denotative
words with roughly the same meaning
words with the opposite meaning
language with suggested, emotional meaning
the basic agreed upon definition of a word
synonyms
words with roughly the same meaning
antonyms
words with the opposite meaning
57 terms
8th Grade Final Language Arts
Negate
Barter
infiltrate
Cryptic
to nullify, deny, bring to nothing ... Syn: Cancel, invalidate…
an exchange in trade to exchange good ... Syn: trade, swap ... Ant:…
to pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealthy ... S…
puzzling, mystifying or enigmatic ... Ant: Crystal clear, unambi…
Negate
to nullify, deny, bring to nothing ... Syn: Cancel, invalidate…
Barter
an exchange in trade to exchange good ... Syn: trade, swap ... Ant:…
10 terms
Vocabulary list 9 8th Grade Language Arts
bolster
depreciate
indiscriminate
inquisitive
to provide support or reinforcement
To decrease in value
(adj.) without restraint or control; unselective
Curious; eager to learn
bolster
to provide support or reinforcement
depreciate
To decrease in value
12 terms
8th Grade Week 29: Language Arts (Informational)
valid source
coherent
plagiarize
dialogue
(n.) a true and correct place to find information for your re…
(adj.) writing that is ordered logically, all parts making a…
(v.) to directly copy another person's writing without giving…
(n.) a conversation between characters
valid source
(n.) a true and correct place to find information for your re…
coherent
(adj.) writing that is ordered logically, all parts making a…
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