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Language Arts 9th grade
Protagonist
Antagonist
Round
Flat
Drives the plot
Hinders the protagonists
Character is well developed/ readers know much about him or her
Character is not developed/little is known
Protagonist
Drives the plot
Antagonist
Hinders the protagonists
8 terms
9th Grade Language Arts
Immortal
Pluck
Shepherd
Penalty
Not liable to perish or decay;everything
To pull with sudden force or with a jerk;to pull of or out fr…
Person who protects,guides,or watches over a person or group…
A punishment imposed or incurred for a violation of law or rule
Immortal
Not liable to perish or decay;everything
Pluck
To pull with sudden force or with a jerk;to pull of or out fr…
18 terms
Language Arts 9th Grade
Independent clause
Dependent clause
Syntax
Diction
Is a complete sentence.
Contains a subject and a verb but cannot stand alone.
Sentence structure
Informal or formal and in other words choice of words.
Independent clause
Is a complete sentence.
Dependent clause
Contains a subject and a verb but cannot stand alone.
15 terms
9TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS
Bewail
Destitute
Detract
Emancipate
V. To express regret or sorrow over
Adj. without the necessities of life
V. To take away
V. To set free
Bewail
V. To express regret or sorrow over
Destitute
Adj. without the necessities of life
41 terms
Language Arts 9th grade
An interruption in the sequence of eve…
A recurrent image, symbol, theme, char…
The sequence of related events that ma…
The circumstances or conditions in whi…
Flashback
Motif
Plot
Context
An interruption in the sequence of eve…
Flashback
A recurrent image, symbol, theme, char…
Motif
18 terms
Language Arts (9th Grade) Vocabulary
Characterization
Dialogue
Setting
Point of View (POV)
Act of developing a character through physical attributes, ac…
Conversation between characters that reveal traits and advanc…
Time and place of narrative's action
Perspective/Way a story is told... - 1st and 3rd Person... - Omnisc…
Characterization
Act of developing a character through physical attributes, ac…
Dialogue
Conversation between characters that reveal traits and advanc…
34 terms
9th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Antebellum
Bellicose
Belligerence
Bell (root)
Existing before the war, especially the American Civil War
Warlike, aggressive, quarrelsome
Aggressiveness, combativeness
War
Antebellum
Existing before the war, especially the American Civil War
Bellicose
Warlike, aggressive, quarrelsome
13 terms
Language Arts 9th Grade Set 2 Definitions
Insipid
Lament
Laud
Obscure
boring and stupid
To be sad
to praise
vague
Insipid
boring and stupid
Lament
To be sad
10 terms
9th grade Language Arts Review
the thing or idea or person that the c…
is a group of words that contain both…
a group of words that contains both a…
clause expresses a complete idea/compl…
subject
sentence
clause
INDEPENDENT CLAUSE
the thing or idea or person that the c…
subject
is a group of words that contain both…
sentence
50 terms
Vocabulary 9th Grade Language Arts
Abase
Abstruse
Acumen
Adroit
To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem
Difficult to understand
Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight
Dexterous; deft
Abase
To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem
Abstruse
Difficult to understand
72 terms
9th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Indifferent
Disdain
Obscure
Ambiguous
Neutral, unconcerned (adj.)
To scorn, regard as beneath (v.)
Faint, not easily seen (adj.)
Vague, not clear, more than one meaning (adj.)
Indifferent
Neutral, unconcerned (adj.)
Disdain
To scorn, regard as beneath (v.)
6 terms
9th grade Language Arts Vocab
grosteque
droll
futile
palpable
a distorted or comically ugly look
curios in a way that provokes amusement
incapable of producing any useful result
able to touch or felt something, able to touch something
grosteque
a distorted or comically ugly look
droll
curios in a way that provokes amusement
16 terms
Language Arts 9th grade #1
Pernicious
Commandeered
Inexplicably
Synonymous
Intending to cause harm
Officially take possession of something
Something that cannot be explained
Closely asociated with something
Pernicious
Intending to cause harm
Commandeered
Officially take possession of something
12 terms
9th Grade Language Arts Vocab
Admonish
Breach
Circumspect
Cumbersome
(v)-To Caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
(n)-An opening, gap, rupture; a violation of interaction... (v)-…
(adj.)-Careful, cautious
(adj.)-Clumsy, hard to handle; slow moving
Admonish
(v)-To Caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
Breach
(n)-An opening, gap, rupture; a violation of interaction... (v)-…
26 terms
9th Grade Language Arts Vocabulary
Climax
Utopia
Direct Ch.
Flashback
turning point of story
a perfect ideal world
tells us directly what the personality of the character is
tells audience what happened before
Climax
turning point of story
Utopia
a perfect ideal world
Vocabulary 9th grade language arts
Revene
Wizened
Convalescent
Oblivion
State of dreamy meditation Daydream
Withered shriveled
Recovering from illness
The state of being completely forgotten or unknown
Revene
State of dreamy meditation Daydream
Wizened
Withered shriveled
59 terms
Vocabulary Language Arts 9th Grade
Phototropic
Phosphorescent
Photogenic
Lucid
Tending to grow or move toward light
Giving off light without heat
Attractive in pictures or photographs
Easy to understand; clear
Phototropic
Tending to grow or move toward light
Phosphorescent
Giving off light without heat
120 terms
Language arts vocab ( 9th grade )
absurdly
acquiesce
ascend
beneficent
adv. ridiculously
v. to go along with; to consent
v. to climb; to rise
adj. charitable
absurdly
adv. ridiculously
acquiesce
v. to go along with; to consent
9th Grade English/ Language Arts
Allergory
Assonance
Consonance
Figurative
A short moral story
The repetition of similar vowels in successive words
The property of sounding harmonious
Not literal
Allergory
A short moral story
Assonance
The repetition of similar vowels in successive words
17 terms
English Language Arts 9th Grade
Setting
Point Of View
Theme
Conflict
Time and location in which a story takes place
Angle from which the story us told
Controlling idea or underlying meaning to a work of fiction
Opposition of forces which ties one incident to another
Setting
Time and location in which a story takes place
Point Of View
Angle from which the story us told
33 terms
9th Grade English/Language Arts
allegory
alliteration
analogy
argument
a short moral story
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity
a dispute where there is strong disagreement
allegory
a short moral story
alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word
12 terms
Language Arts 9th Grade Set 1 Definitions
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
unselfish
undecicive
lean, sharp cornered
overconfident
altruistic
unselfish
ambivalent
undecicive
10 terms
Language Arts Chapter 1 Vocab (9th Grade)
Adamant
Amoral
Eccentric
Absolve
not giving in; stubborn
lacking moral sense; without principles
differing from what is customary; odd
to find innocent or blameless
Adamant
not giving in; stubborn
Amoral
lacking moral sense; without principles
10 terms
Language Arts Chapter 3 Vocabulary (9th Grade)
Elicit
Terminate
Methodical
Adjacent
to draw forth
to stop; bring to an end
orderly; systematic
close; near (to something)
Elicit
to draw forth
Terminate
to stop; bring to an end
20 terms
9th grade language arts-unit 1 vocab
Admonish
Breach
Brigand
Circumspect
Scold
Opening
Criminal
Cautious
Admonish
Scold
Breach
Opening
10 terms
9th grade language arts vocab week four
civ
civility
intro
introspection
Latin citizen
n. formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech polit…
Latin Iintroduction
n. the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and cod…
civ
Latin citizen
civility
n. formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech polit…
59 terms
9th Grade Honors Language Arts Terms and Definition
5 types of conflict
active voice
affixes
alliteration
-Person against person (problem with another character)... -Pers…
writing in which the subject of the sentence performs the act…
one or more sounds or letters attached to the beginning or en…
repetition of sounds at the beginning of words. ... -Ex. Slug i…
5 types of conflict
-Person against person (problem with another character)... -Pers…
active voice
writing in which the subject of the sentence performs the act…
165 terms
Language Arts Vocabulary Words 9th Grade
aesthetic
acumen
adroit
abstruse
having to do with the appreciation of beauty; the girl was so…
quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgement or insight;
deft, dexterous, demonstrating neat skill or cleverness; the…
difficult to understand; the man was chewing food during his…
aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty; the girl was so…
acumen
quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgement or insight;
30 terms
Language Arts Midterm 9th Grade
Plot
Irony
Climax
Personification
the main event in a story and the events that make the plot,…
The use of words to convey a meaning that is opposite of its…
Most exciting part of a book and usually the most intense. Af…
Giving an object human qualities.... Example: The car laughed as…
Plot
the main event in a story and the events that make the plot,…
Irony
The use of words to convey a meaning that is opposite of its…
10 terms
Language Arts Chapter 7 Vocab (9th Grade)
Flagrant
Venture
Comprehensive
Rehabilitate
shockingly obvious; outrageous
to take the risk of; dare
including all or much
to restore to a normal life through therapy or education
Flagrant
shockingly obvious; outrageous
Venture
to take the risk of; dare
10 terms
Language Arts Chapter 8 Vocabulary (9th Grade)
Enigma
Dispatch
Nocturnal
Attest
a mystery or puzzle
to send to a specific place or on specific business
of, about, or happening in the night; active at night
to make a statement about something on the basis of personal…
Enigma
a mystery or puzzle
Dispatch
to send to a specific place or on specific business
76 terms
Literacy terms for 9th grade Language arts
Alliteration
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
Repetition f the beginning consonant sound
Reference to something outside of work, usually mythical, bib…
Short summary of a funny even
The person or thing that opposes the protagonist. Sometimes c…
Alliteration
Repetition f the beginning consonant sound
Allusion
Reference to something outside of work, usually mythical, bib…
10 terms
Language Arts Chapter 2 Vocabulary (9th Grade)
Inclination
Curt
Wary
Retort
a tendency to think, act, or behave in a certain way; a leaning
rudely brief when speaking to someone
cautious; on guard
to reply, especially in a quick, sharp, or witty way
Inclination
a tendency to think, act, or behave in a certain way; a leaning
Curt
rudely brief when speaking to someone
10 terms
Language Arts Chapter 4 Vocab (9th Grade)
inequity
innovation
subjective
deterrent
injustice, unfairness; an instance of injustice
a new custom, method, or invention; something newly introduced
based on personal opinions, feelings, and attitudes; not obje…
something that discourages or prevents certain action
inequity
injustice, unfairness; an instance of injustice
innovation
a new custom, method, or invention; something newly introduced
20 terms
Language arts Unit 1, 9th grade vocab
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
grasping; concerned with acquiring wealth or property
to claim to take without right
hackneyed,trite,commonplace, bland
to work on excessively (a point, argument, or statement)
acquisitive
grasping; concerned with acquiring wealth or property
arrogate
to claim to take without right
13 terms
9th Grade Language Arts Unit 2 Section 2
Dramatic Irony
Figurative Language
First Person
Irony
occurs when the reader knows something that the characters in…
the language of imaginative comparisons; includes words or ph…
the point of view in which a character in the story is the na…
a literary devise that occurs when exceptions or appearances…
Dramatic Irony
occurs when the reader knows something that the characters in…
Figurative Language
the language of imaginative comparisons; includes words or ph…
12 terms
Unit 1 Language Arts (9th Grade)
Elements of a Short Story
Components of Plot Structure
Developing Complex Characters
How do characters move the story along?
Characters, Setting, Plot, Conflict
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
-multiple, sometimes contradictory traits... -struggle with conf…
Their choices
Elements of a Short Story
Characters, Setting, Plot, Conflict
Components of Plot Structure
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
16 terms
9th Grade Language Arts Unit 2 Section 1
Active Reading
Character Foil
Characterization
Conflict
reading with a purpose; engaging your mind before, during, an…
a character that contrasts with the protagonists and is used…
the process by which an author reveals characters in a story…
a struggle between two forces in a narrative
Active Reading
reading with a purpose; engaging your mind before, during, an…
Character Foil
a character that contrasts with the protagonists and is used…
19 terms
9th grade Unit 1 language arts vocab
Admonish
Breach
Circumspect
Commandeer
To caution or advise against something
An opening
Carful, cautious
To seize for military or official use
Admonish
To caution or advise against something
Breach
An opening
29 terms
Roots #3 9th Grade Language Arts
cosm
corp
cardi
cor
universe, world; cosmic; cosmos; cosmopolitan; cosmonaut; mic…
body; corporation; corpse; corpulent
heart; cardiac
heart; core; coronary
cosm
universe, world; cosmic; cosmos; cosmopolitan; cosmonaut; mic…
corp
body; corporation; corpse; corpulent
31 terms
9th Grade Language Arts Word Clues 11
therm
hydr
hygr
bar
heat
water
moisture
weight; pressure
therm
heat
hydr
water
10 terms
Language Arts 9th grade section 1
Annals
Demoralize
Disperse
Epic
historical records
to cause someone to lose hope
to go or move in different directions
story about a hero
Annals
historical records
Demoralize
to cause someone to lose hope
20 terms
AP language arts 9th grade vocabulary
complacent
advocate
cosmopolitan
discord
showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with one shelf or one…
a person who pleads on someone else's behalf.
familiar with and at ease in many different countries and cul…
disagreement between people
complacent
showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with one shelf or one…
advocate
a person who pleads on someone else's behalf.
60 terms
Language Arts vocabulary honors 9th grade
Cit
Exigrunt
Intransigent
Cogent
To stir up to rouse
Pressing demanding
Unwilling to change one's views
Clear logical convincing
Cit
To stir up to rouse
Exigrunt
Pressing demanding
27 terms
9th Grade Language Arts Vocab 2
Arid
Futile
Impoverished
Poignantly
Lacking enough water for many types of plants to grow; dry
Useless; Vain
Used as (v.): (adj.): poor; poverty stricken
With a sharp sadness or pain; movingly
Arid
Lacking enough water for many types of plants to grow; dry
Futile
Useless; Vain
20 terms
9th grade Language Arts Vocabulary Unit 1
admonish
breach
brigand
circumspect
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
an opening,gap,rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to c…
a bandit,robber,outlaw, highway man
careful, cautious
admonish
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
breach
an opening,gap,rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to c…
12 terms
9th grade language arts unit 1 vocabulary
coherence
diction
paragraph
topic sentence
The logical interconnection of ideas in a text
The word choice in a text
a group of sentences that together discuss a single topic
the sentence that states the main idea of the paragraph
coherence
The logical interconnection of ideas in a text
diction
The word choice in a text
20 terms
Unit 2 voc. language arts/9th grade
Adjourn
Alien
Comely
Compensate
To stop proceedings for a time; to move to another place.
A citizen of another country; foreign,strange.
Having a pleasing appearance.
To make up for; to repay for services.
Adjourn
To stop proceedings for a time; to move to another place.
Alien
A citizen of another country; foreign,strange.
16 terms
language arts vocab!! 9th grade lit
Breach
Brigands
Predisposed
Commandeer
the act or a result of breaking
a bandit
to dispose beforehand.
to order
Breach
the act or a result of breaking
Brigands
a bandit
21 terms
9th Grade Language Arts Lit Terms
Explicit
Implicit
Direct Charecterization
Indirect charecterization
stated clearly in text
not stated clearly in text, leaves room for the reader to inf…
traits are described by the narrator Example: hair/eye color
traits aren't described by narrator but made apparent by narr…
Explicit
stated clearly in text
Implicit
not stated clearly in text, leaves room for the reader to inf…
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