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40 terms
Reading PSSA
Adjective
Adverb
Affix
Alliteration
A word or phrase that modifies or describes a verb, adverb, o…
A word that modifies or describes a verb, adverb, or adjective.
One or more letters occurring as a bound form attached to the…
The repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words
Adjective
A word or phrase that modifies or describes a verb, adverb, o…
Adverb
A word that modifies or describes a verb, adverb, or adjective.
70 terms
PSSA READING
Prefix
Suffix
Inference
Generalization
a syllable or word that comes before a root word to change it…
a syllable or word that comes after a root word to change its…
logical conclusion based on observations, prior knowledge, an…
a conclusion that is used to make a broad statement about a t…
Prefix
a syllable or word that comes before a root word to change it…
Suffix
a syllable or word that comes after a root word to change its…
28 terms
PSSA Reading
1st person point of view
2nd person point of view
3rd person point of view
allegory
where the story is told through a main character's eyes, uses…
told from the you perspective
when a character outside the story tells the story, uses: he,…
a work with 2 levels of meaning, a literal one and symbolic o…
1st person point of view
where the story is told through a main character's eyes, uses…
2nd person point of view
told from the you perspective
29 terms
5th Grade PSSA Reading
informational text
literary devices
literary elements
literary nonfiction
a nonfiction text, written to share factual information
tools used by the author to make the story interesting
important techniques used in literature
this type of text includes literary elements and devices norm…
informational text
a nonfiction text, written to share factual information
literary devices
tools used by the author to make the story interesting
36 terms
PSSA Reading Vocabulary
imperative
interrogative
declarative
exclamatory
command; telling you what to do
question; ends with a question mark (?)
statement; just telling something; ends with a period (.)
shows strong feeling; ends with an exclamation mark (!)
imperative
command; telling you what to do
interrogative
question; ends with a question mark (?)
26 terms
PSSA Reading Terms
Compare/ contrast
Conflict
Connotation
Context clues
A text structure showing similarities(comparison) and differe…
The main problem the character faces(with others, self, or na…
The extra meaning a word may have when used (ex. Lame- denota…
Words, phrases, or sentences that give meaning to unknown words
Compare/ contrast
A text structure showing similarities(comparison) and differe…
Conflict
The main problem the character faces(with others, self, or na…
57 terms
PSSA Reading & Writing Vocabulary
Hyperbole
Idiom
Metaphor
Simile
an exaggeration or overstatement
a phrase or expression that means something different from wh…
a comparison of two things without like or as
a comparison of two things using like or as
Hyperbole
an exaggeration or overstatement
Idiom
a phrase or expression that means something different from wh…
37 terms
PSSA Reading Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antonym
Author's purpose
two or more initial consonant sounds used in a sentence (Exam…
A reference in literature to a familiar person, place or event.
A word that is the opposite of another word.
The reason why the author wrote the text - to persuade, to in…
Alliteration
two or more initial consonant sounds used in a sentence (Exam…
Allusion
A reference in literature to a familiar person, place or event.
12 terms
Reading PSSA Words
Author's Purpose
Conclusion
Contrast
Fiction
The author's intent either to inform or teach someone about s…
The ending of the story or the summarization of ideas or clos…
To compare differences.
Any story that is the product of imagination rather than a fa…
Author's Purpose
The author's intent either to inform or teach someone about s…
Conclusion
The ending of the story or the summarization of ideas or clos…
34 terms
PSSA Reading Vocabulary
figurative language
hyperbole
metaphor
simile
language that cannot be taken literally since it was written…
an exxaggeration or overstatement (I felt like I had slept fo…
a comparison of two unlike items (The heart is a pump.)
a comparison of two unlike items using the words "like" or "a…
figurative language
language that cannot be taken literally since it was written…
hyperbole
an exxaggeration or overstatement (I felt like I had slept fo…
17 terms
PSSA Reading 4th grade
genre
text structure
author's purpose
main idea
a type or category of literature
the way a piece of writing is organized; this is especially t…
reason for writing - persuade, inform, entertain, etc
the author's most important point, usually found in the topic…
genre
a type or category of literature
text structure
the way a piece of writing is organized; this is especially t…
71 terms
PSSA Reading Vocab- 6th grade
alliteration
analogy
climax
cause and effect
a repetition of initial, or beginning, sounds in two or more…
a comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
the moment in a story when the action reaches its greatest co…
the relationship in which one condition brings about another…
alliteration
a repetition of initial, or beginning, sounds in two or more…
analogy
a comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
15 terms
PSSA terms reading 4th grade
metaphor
simile
figurative launguage
fairy tale
comparing thing without using like or as
comparing things using like or as
using colorful language
a type story good winning over evil
metaphor
comparing thing without using like or as
simile
comparing things using like or as
10 terms
Critical Reading
thoughtful
text
analyze
previous
always thinking of the things you can do to make people happy…
any written material
to examine or think about something carefully, in order to un…
having happened or existed before the event, time, or thing t…
thoughtful
always thinking of the things you can do to make people happy…
text
any written material
35 terms
PSSA Reading Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antonym
Author's purpose
two or more initial consonant sounds used in a sentence (Exam…
A reference in literature to a familiar person, place or event.
A word that is the opposite of another word.
The reason why the author wrote the text - to persuade, to in…
Alliteration
two or more initial consonant sounds used in a sentence (Exam…
Allusion
A reference in literature to a familiar person, place or event.
81 terms
PSSA Reading Terms
Affix
Alliteration
Allusion
Antonymn
One or more letters attached to the beginning or end of a wor…
The repetition of beginning sounds in a group of words (e.g,…
A reference to a literary or historical person or event to ex…
A word that is the opposite of another word (e.g., hot-cold).
Affix
One or more letters attached to the beginning or end of a wor…
Alliteration
The repetition of beginning sounds in a group of words (e.g,…
83 terms
6th Grade PSSA Reading Vocabulary
alliteration
analogy
climax
cause and effect
A repetition of initial or beginning sounds in two or more... co…
A comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
The moment in a story when the action reaches its greatest... co…
A relationship in which one condition brings about another ... c…
alliteration
A repetition of initial or beginning sounds in two or more... co…
analogy
A comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
51 terms
PSSA Reading Terms
Affix
Alliteration
Allusion
Antonymn
One or more letters attached to the beginning or end of a wor…
The repetition of beginning sounds in a group of words (e.g,…
A reference to a literary or historical person or event to ex…
A word that is the opposite of another word (e.g., hot-cold).
Affix
One or more letters attached to the beginning or end of a wor…
Alliteration
The repetition of beginning sounds in a group of words (e.g,…
208 terms
PSSA Reading Glossary
Accuracy
Affix
Alliteration
Allusion
Correctness or precision
To add a prefix or suffix to a word
Words that repeat beginning consonant sounds (Ted tiptoed tow…
An implied reference in writing to a familiar person, place o…
Accuracy
Correctness or precision
Affix
To add a prefix or suffix to a word
75 terms
PSSA reading vocabulary words
action
adjective
adverb
affix
the thing that a character does
a word that describes a noun
a word that describes a verb
a group of letters added to the beginning or ending of a root…
action
the thing that a character does
adjective
a word that describes a noun
108 terms
PSSA Reading Glossary
Accuracy
Affix
Alliteration
Allusion
Correctness or precision.
To add a prefix or suffix to a word.
Words that repeat beginning consonant sounds (Ted tiptoed tow…
An implied reference in writing to a familiar person, place o…
Accuracy
Correctness or precision.
Affix
To add a prefix or suffix to a word.
108 terms
PSSA Reading Glossary
Accuracy
Affix
Alliteration
Allusion
Correctness or precision.
To add a prefix or suffix to a word.
Words that repeat beginning consonant sounds (Ted tiptoed tow…
An implied reference in writing to a familiar person, place o…
Accuracy
Correctness or precision.
Affix
To add a prefix or suffix to a word.
24 terms
PSSA 3rd Grade Reading
synonyms
antonyms
prefixes
suffixes
words that mean the same
words that mean the opposite
word parts at the BEGINNING of words
word parts at the ENDS of words
synonyms
words that mean the same
antonyms
words that mean the opposite
15 terms
PSSA- Vocab for reading sections
compare-contrast
resolution
problem-solution
cause-effect
the author tells how two things are alike and how they are di…
the set of events that bring the story to a close
the author presents a dilemma and suggests a way to solve it
the author explains why something happened and explains the r…
compare-contrast
the author tells how two things are alike and how they are di…
resolution
the set of events that bring the story to a close
63 terms
PSSA 3rd Grade Reading
synonyms
antonyms
re-, pre-, in-, un-, dis-, mis-, non-
prefixes
words that mean the same
words that mean the opposite
prefixes
word parts at the BEGINNING of words
synonyms
words that mean the same
antonyms
words that mean the opposite
56 terms
PSSA Common Core Reading
analyze
appropriate
argument
assess
to look at something carefully by attention to its parts
Proper; suitable to the situation.
A statement put forth and supported by evidence
A way of measuring progress.
analyze
to look at something carefully by attention to its parts
appropriate
Proper; suitable to the situation.
35 terms
PSSA Reading Terms - Third Grade
Alliteration
Allusion
Antonym
Author's purpose
two or more initial consonant sounds used in a sentence (Exam…
A reference in literature to a familiar person, place or event.
A word that is the opposite of another word.
The reason why the author wrote the text - to persuade, to in…
Alliteration
two or more initial consonant sounds used in a sentence (Exam…
Allusion
A reference in literature to a familiar person, place or event.
63 terms
PSSA 3rd Grade Reading
synonyms
antonyms
re-, pre-, in-, un-, dis-, mis-, non-
prefixes
words that mean the same
words that mean the opposite
prefixes
word parts at the BEGINNING of words
synonyms
words that mean the same
antonyms
words that mean the opposite
8 terms
Critical Reading
diet
advocate
bias
controversial
to select or limit the food one eats to improve one's physica…
a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of an idea
prejudice towards something (idea, person)
debatable, argumentative
diet
to select or limit the food one eats to improve one's physica…
advocate
a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of an idea
21 terms
3rd grade PSSA reading flashcards
antonyms
author's purpose
character
narrator
words that mean the opposite
This is WHY the author wrote the article, story, passage, etc.
A person, animal, or thing in the passage.
The person telling the story
antonyms
words that mean the opposite
author's purpose
This is WHY the author wrote the article, story, passage, etc.
17 terms
PSSA Reading 4th grade
genre
text structure
author's purpose
main idea
a type or category of literature
the way a piece of writing is organized; this is especially t…
reason for writing - persuade, inform, entertain, etc
the author's most important point, usually found in the topic…
genre
a type or category of literature
text structure
the way a piece of writing is organized; this is especially t…
22 terms
4th Grade PSSA Reading II
heading
graphics
charts
inference
a word or phrase in bold print that show the text's topic or…
photographs, drawings, or maps within the text
tables, graphs, lists, and other ways of showing data in the…
a conclusion based on facts, reasoning, and "reading between…
heading
a word or phrase in bold print that show the text's topic or…
graphics
photographs, drawings, or maps within the text
23 terms
4th Grade PSSA Reading Terms
antonym
synonym
prefix
suffix
two words with opposite meanings
two words with similar meanings
a group of letters (affix) attached to the front of a word to…
a group of letters (affix) attached to the end of a word to c…
antonym
two words with opposite meanings
synonym
two words with similar meanings
23 terms
4th Grade PSSA Reading Terms
antonym
synonym
prefix
suffix
two words with opposite meanings
two words with similar meanings
a group of letters (affix) attached to the front of a word to…
a group of letters (affix) attached to the end of a word to c…
antonym
two words with opposite meanings
synonym
two words with similar meanings
23 terms
4th Grade PSSA Reading Terms
antonym
synonym
prefix
suffix
two words with opposite meanings
two words with similar meanings
a group of letters (affix) attached to the front of a word to…
a group of letters (affix) attached to the end of a word to c…
antonym
two words with opposite meanings
synonym
two words with similar meanings
18 terms
critical reading
context
theory
focus
reinforcement
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning.…
A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount o…
Concentrate
A consequence that increases the likelihood of a behavior.... gu…
context
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning.…
theory
A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount o…
70 terms
6th Grade PSSA Reading Vocabulary
alliteration
analogy
climax
cause and effect
A repetition of initial or beginning sounds in two or more... co…
A comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
The moment in a story when the action reaches its greatest... co…
A relationship in which one condition brings about another ... c…
alliteration
A repetition of initial or beginning sounds in two or more... co…
analogy
A comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
22 terms
4th Grade PSSA Reading II
heading
graphics
charts
inference
a word or phrase in bold print that show the text's topic or…
photographs, drawings, or maps within the text
tables, graphs, lists, and other ways of showing data in the…
a conclusion based on facts, reasoning, and "reading between…
heading
a word or phrase in bold print that show the text's topic or…
graphics
photographs, drawings, or maps within the text
23 terms
4th Grade PSSA Reading Terms
antonym
synonym
prefix
suffix
two words with opposite meanings
two words with similar meanings
a group of letters (affix) attached to the front of a word to…
a group of letters (affix) attached to the end of a word to c…
antonym
two words with opposite meanings
synonym
two words with similar meanings
28 terms
Reading vocab pssa
Rendered
Propel
Distinguish
Cause and effect
To give to provide ior allow the ability to pole something fr…
To drive into a particular situation
the ability to point out a difference
Cause: the action... Effect: the reaction the result or the cons…
Rendered
To give to provide ior allow the ability to pole something fr…
Propel
To drive into a particular situation
73 terms
PSSA Reading Vocab- 6th grade
alliteration
analogy
climax
cause and effect
a repetition of initial, or beginning, sounds in two or more…
a comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
the moment in a story when the action reaches its greatest co…
the relationship in which one condition brings about another…
alliteration
a repetition of initial, or beginning, sounds in two or more…
analogy
a comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
13 terms
PSSA Reading Terms
Allusion
Autobiography
Biography
Characterization
a reference to a real or fictitious person, event or place ... E…
the story of a person's life written by himself or herself
the story of a person's life written by someone else
the way the author reveals a character's personality: charact…
Allusion
a reference to a real or fictitious person, event or place ... E…
Autobiography
the story of a person's life written by himself or herself
32 terms
5th Grade PSSA Reading I
affix
alliteration
analysis
antonym
one or more letters attached to a word to create a different…
a group of neighboring words that begin with the same sound
drawing a conclusion after conducting a thorough evaluation
one word that is the opposite of another word
affix
one or more letters attached to a word to create a different…
alliteration
a group of neighboring words that begin with the same sound
28 terms
Reading PSSA terms
Affix
Aside
Categories structure
Characterization
A prefix or suffix that is added to a root word.
A stage direction in a play that tells the actor to speak his…
The way information is divides into groups.
The way a writer reveals a character's personality-through th…
Affix
A prefix or suffix that is added to a root word.
Aside
A stage direction in a play that tells the actor to speak his…
28 terms
Reading PSSA Terms
Academic vocabulary
Act
Affix
Allusion
The words used in schools or informative texts that describe…
A large section of a long drama, made up of more than one scene
A word part that comes either before or after a root word and…
A reference to commonly known character or situation, often t…
Academic vocabulary
The words used in schools or informative texts that describe…
Act
A large section of a long drama, made up of more than one scene
29 terms
5th Grade PSSA Reading 2
informational text
literary devices
literary elements
literary nonfiction
a nonfiction text, written to share factual information
tools used by the author to make the story interesting
important techniques used in literature
this type of text includes literary elements and devices norm…
informational text
a nonfiction text, written to share factual information
literary devices
tools used by the author to make the story interesting
73 terms
PSSA Reading Vocabulary
Alliteration
Analogy
Antonyms
Autobiography
a repetition of initial, or beginning, sounds in two or more…
a comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
words with opposite meanings... Ex. hot and cold
the story of a person's life written by himself or herself
Alliteration
a repetition of initial, or beginning, sounds in two or more…
Analogy
a comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
71 terms
PSSA Reading Vocab- 6th grade
alliteration
analogy
climax
cause and effect
a repetition of initial, or beginning, sounds in two or more…
a comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
the moment in a story when the action reaches its greatest co…
the relationship in which one condition brings about another…
alliteration
a repetition of initial, or beginning, sounds in two or more…
analogy
a comparison based upon the resemblance in some particular wa…
21 terms
3rd grade PSSA reading flashcards
antonyms
author's purpose
character
narrator
words that mean the opposite
This is WHY the author wrote the article, story, passage, etc.
A person, animal, or thing in the passage.
The person telling the story
antonyms
words that mean the opposite
author's purpose
This is WHY the author wrote the article, story, passage, etc.
60 terms
PSSA Reading Vocabulary
alliteration
author's purpose
author's viewpoint
autobiography
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
The author's attitude or opinion about the subject he or she…
the story of a person's life written by that person
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
author's purpose
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
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