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!a Vocabulary for grade 9 English
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
TO CORRUPT OR MAKE IMPURE
able to use both hands equally well
(v.) to make larger, increase
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
adulterate
TO CORRUPT OR MAKE IMPURE
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well
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English gods grade 9
Adad
Anunnaki
Anu
Aruru
God of storms and weather
Anu's sons, God of the underworld
Father of gods, the God of the heavens
Godness of creation
Adad
God of storms and weather
Anunnaki
Anu's sons, God of the underworld
18 terms
English Terms Grade 9
Rhetoric
Alliteration
Anecdote
Allusion
the study of effective speaking and writing.
The repetition of continent sounds at the beginning of words.…
Brief "slice of life" A brief account of an interesting or am…
A reference to a work of art (in history, in art, in literatu…
Rhetoric
the study of effective speaking and writing.
Alliteration
The repetition of continent sounds at the beginning of words.…
33 terms
Mr. Stoddart grade 9 English
What are the purposes of a short story?
The five elements of a short story are:
Plot
Plot Outline of a short story:
1. To teach... 2. To entertain... 3. To raise questions
1. Plot... 2. Character... 3. Setting... 4. Atmosphere... 5. Style
the arrangement of incidents or events in a story."What happe…
1. Exposition... 2. Inciting force (or Complication)... 3. Rising A…
What are the purposes of a short story?
1. To teach... 2. To entertain... 3. To raise questions
The five elements of a short story are:
1. Plot... 2. Character... 3. Setting... 4. Atmosphere... 5. Style
15 terms
English Sonnet Grade 9
Sonnet
Iambic pentametre
Pentametre
Are these lines pentametres? ... In days…
A 14 lined poem.
A unit of rhythm called a foot that shows a stressed and then…
There are 5 metres in the line. (2x5=10 syllables) ex. Two ho…
Yes, 10 syllables each line.
Sonnet
A 14 lined poem.
Iambic pentametre
A unit of rhythm called a foot that shows a stressed and then…
29 terms
Grade 9 Academic Terms
Alliteration
Content
Form
Metaphor
Repetition of closely connected words beginning with the same…
Simply what the poem is about - its themes, ideas and story-l…
How the poem is structured or organised. What are the effects…
A direct comparison, without using the words, like, as or tha…
Alliteration
Repetition of closely connected words beginning with the same…
Content
Simply what the poem is about - its themes, ideas and story-l…
14 terms
Personal Narrative Vocabulary (Grade 9)
Resolution
Tone
Mood
Conflict
The outcome of the conflict
The writer's feelings and attitude
The general feeling in a narrative
A problem
Resolution
The outcome of the conflict
Tone
The writer's feelings and attitude
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Grade 9 Vocabulary Hit Parade!
abscond
aberrant
alacrity
anomaly
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
deviating from the norm
eager and enthusiastic willingness
deviation from the normal order, form or rule; abnormality
abscond
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
aberrant
deviating from the norm
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Vocab 9 Grade 9
temptation
clasp
wretch
gloom
an attraction to choose sin
to grasp or hold tightly
a person of despicable or base character
total or partial darkness; dimness
temptation
an attraction to choose sin
clasp
to grasp or hold tightly
35 terms
Short Stories - Grade 9
Plot
Theme
Setting
Elements of Setting
The part of the story that outlines the events that occur in…
The main message about life conveyed by a story.
The background against which the action of a story takes place.
1) time of year... 2) time of day... 3) time in history... 4) place- g…
Plot
The part of the story that outlines the events that occur in…
Theme
The main message about life conveyed by a story.
11 terms
BJU Reading Vocabulary Grade 9
Dachshund
Embankments
Maneuver
Crayfish
a small dog with a long body, drooping ears, and very short l…
a mound of earth or stone built to hold back water or hold up…
to move or guide in a clever, planned way
a water animal that looks like a lobster but is much smaller
Dachshund
a small dog with a long body, drooping ears, and very short l…
Embankments
a mound of earth or stone built to hold back water or hold up…
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Short Stories Vocabulary grade 9
appropriation
banished
consequently
degraded
money set aside for a specific purpose
forced out
as a result
fallen into a life of wickedness; depraved
appropriation
money set aside for a specific purpose
banished
forced out
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English Grade 9 Term 1 Literary Definitions
Plot
Characterization
Conflict
Setting
The sequence of events in a story
The way a writer creates and develops characters' personaltie…
A struggle between opposing forces- usually the story's main…
The time and place of the action of the story
Plot
The sequence of events in a story
Characterization
The way a writer creates and develops characters' personaltie…
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Grade 9 Term 3
Eradicate (v.)
Phenomenon (n.)
Conceivable (adj.)
Abolish (v.)
wipe out, completely destroy
something that happened, an extraordinary event
possible to imagine, believable
to end, to cancel, to get rid of
Eradicate (v.)
wipe out, completely destroy
Phenomenon (n.)
something that happened, an extraordinary event
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The Flying Machine Grade 9 Vocabulary
Emperor
Dominion
Writhed
Nestled
The supreme ruler of an empire.
a partially self-governing country with close ties to another…
turned, twisted, wrenched as if in pain or suffering
(v) to settle or lie comfortably within or against something
Emperor
The supreme ruler of an empire.
Dominion
a partially self-governing country with close ties to another…
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Grade 9 English Literary Terms
Imagery
Tone
Symbolism
Irony
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
A device in literature where an object represents an idea.
A contrast or discrepancy between what is stated and what is…
Imagery
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
Tone
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
20 terms
Grade 9 - Vocabulary List 5 (2015-2016)
upbraid
goblet
chicanery
fatuous
(v.) to speak in an angry or critical way to (someone who has…
(n.) a container used for drinking liquids that has a round b…
(n.) actions or statements that trick people into believing s…
(adj.) foolish or stupid
upbraid
(v.) to speak in an angry or critical way to (someone who has…
goblet
(n.) a container used for drinking liquids that has a round b…
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Grade 9 List 7
calamity... (noun)
comprehensive... (verb)
conventional... (adjective)
flagrant... (adjective)
a tragedy
covering or including everything
usual, customary; ordinary
obvious, extremely or deliberately shocking or noticeable
calamity... (noun)
a tragedy
comprehensive... (verb)
covering or including everything
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Literature Terms/ Figurative Language Terms Grade 9
conflict man vs. self
conflict man vs. man
conflict man vs. nature
dynamic (round) character
A struggle between opposing forces
A conflict between two humans
A conflict between man and nature
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
conflict man vs. self
A struggle between opposing forces
conflict man vs. man
A conflict between two humans
38 terms
moi vocab for english semester 1 grade 9
prospects
incessantly
vexation
pauper
chances or possibilities, especially for financial success
without interruption; continuously
irritation; annoyance
a poor person, especially one who depends on public charrity
prospects
chances or possibilities, especially for financial success
incessantly
without interruption; continuously
18 terms
English Terms Grade 9
Rhetoric
Alliteration
Anecdote
Allusion
the study of effective speaking and writing.
The repetition of continent sounds at the beginning of words.…
Brief "slice of life" A brief account of an interesting or am…
A reference to a work of art (in history, in art, in literatu…
Rhetoric
the study of effective speaking and writing.
Alliteration
The repetition of continent sounds at the beginning of words.…
What's the Tense? (English grade 9)
Simple Present
Present Perfect Simple
Simple Past
Present Perfect Progressive
I go to school.
Surprisingly, I have never seen a platypus that flies.
When did you buy your first cell phone?
Susan has been waiting for Tim for hours.
Simple Present
I go to school.
Present Perfect Simple
Surprisingly, I have never seen a platypus that flies.
33 terms
Short Stories - Grade 9
Plot
Theme
Setting
Elements of Setting
The part of the story that outlines the events that occur in…
The main message about life conveyed by a story.
The background against which the action of a story takes place.
1) time of year... 2) time of day... 3) time in history... 4) place- g…
Plot
The part of the story that outlines the events that occur in…
Theme
The main message about life conveyed by a story.
13 terms
English grade 9 vocabulary
Tangible
Quarry
Discern
Condone
Capable of being touched
Something that is hunted
Perceive or recognize something
Accept and allow
Tangible
Capable of being touched
Quarry
Something that is hunted
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Vocabulary English Grade 9
Adjunct
Admonish
Advocate
Affliate
A subordinate or assistant
To warn or caution
To recommend or speak in favor of
Associate or partner
Adjunct
A subordinate or assistant
Admonish
To warn or caution
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To Kill A Mockingbird Vocab List 1&2 english grade 9
assuaged
taciturn
malevolent
nebulous
to less or calm... verb
silent... adj
evil, harmful... adj
hazy, vague... adj
assuaged
to less or calm... verb
taciturn
silent... adj
122 terms
English (grade 9)
What are the rules for capitals
What is the difference between good an…
What is allegory
What is alliteration
1) beginning of a sentence... 2) people, geographic place, build…
Good- an adj. so it describes a person, place, or thing... Well…
A type of story in which the characters objects and events re…
The repot ion of first constants in a group
What are the rules for capitals
1) beginning of a sentence... 2) people, geographic place, build…
What is the difference between good an…
Good- an adj. so it describes a person, place, or thing... Well…
39 terms
Grade 9 Animal Farm Vocabulary
majestic
seldom
acquire
cruelty
very grand and impressive
almost never, not very often
to get
causing unfair pain on someone, hurting them
majestic
very grand and impressive
seldom
almost never, not very often
10 terms
7th Grade 9/2/2016
adjacent
barren
foretaste
hurtle
(adj.) near, next to, adjoining
(adj.) not productive, bare
(n.) an advance indication, sample or warning
(v.) to rush violently, dash headlong; to fling or hurl force…
adjacent
(adj.) near, next to, adjoining
barren
(adj.) not productive, bare
28 terms
English Grade 9
Pun
Comic Relief
Pathetic Fallacy
Consonance
A figure of speech which consists of a confusion of similar w…
The inclusion of a humorous character or scene or witty dialo…
Literary device that attributes human qualities and emotions…
The repetition of consonant sounds in the middle or at the en…
Pun
A figure of speech which consists of a confusion of similar w…
Comic Relief
The inclusion of a humorous character or scene or witty dialo…
40 terms
English terms grade 9
Alliteration
Antagonist
Atmosphere
Climax
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
the pervading tone or mood of a place, situation, or work of…
turning point in the story for the main character
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Antagonist
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
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Ms. Waterman's Literary Terms for Grade 9 English
climax
character
exposition
external conflict
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
A person in a story
Background information on characters and events necessary for…
A struggle between a character and an outside force; ... man vs.…
climax
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
character
A person in a story
27 terms
Grade 9 English
Alliteration
Allusion
Hyperbole
Simile
Repeating a consonant sound in close proximity to others, or…
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
An exaggeration.
A figure of speech comparing two unlike things using "like" o…
Alliteration
Repeating a consonant sound in close proximity to others, or…
Allusion
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
10 terms
8th Grade 9-2-16
citadel
collaborate
evolve
excerpt
(n.) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any stron…
(v.) to work with, work together
(v.) to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
(n.) a passage taken from a book, article, etc. (v.) to take…
citadel
(n.) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any stron…
collaborate
(v.) to work with, work together
11 terms
English Vocabulary : Grade 9
Alienate
Aperture
Baffle
Conceit
To make someone feel isolated or like a outsider
A space, gap or opening
Confused/fustrated
Favorable opinion, fanciful metaphor
Alienate
To make someone feel isolated or like a outsider
Aperture
A space, gap or opening
48 terms
Grade 9 English Terms
Theme
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting
what an author believes to be true on a subject presented in…
the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other l…
a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
the act of a person or thing that sets.... the surroundings or e…
Theme
what an author believes to be true on a subject presented in…
Protagonist
the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other l…
34 terms
English Vocabulary Grade 9
Insubstantial
Petulant
Contempt
Indigent
Lacking substance; flimsy
Childishly sulky or bad tempered
The feeling of intense dislike and a lack of respect for some…
Impoverished
Insubstantial
Lacking substance; flimsy
Petulant
Childishly sulky or bad tempered
11 terms
English words grade 9
Astute
Unsavory
Moonlight
Cacophonous
Clever
Unpleasant
Work at a second job
Harsh sound
Astute
Clever
Unsavory
Unpleasant
11 terms
English vocab grade 9
mal
re
vert
mono
bad
again
to turn
one
mal
bad
re
again
40 terms
English grade 9 words
Aberration
Abhor
Acquiesce
Alacrity
A fluke
To hate, detest
To agree with no protest
Eagerness, speed
Aberration
A fluke
Abhor
To hate, detest
79 terms
Grade 9 English Vocabulary
adherent
atrocity
continuity
convoluted
n. a believer in a particular idea
n. an act that is horrifying in its brutality and wickedness
n. the uninterrupted flow
adj. intricate to the point of being confusing
adherent
n. a believer in a particular idea
atrocity
n. an act that is horrifying in its brutality and wickedness
45 terms
Grade 9 English terms
Argumentative essay
Autobiography
Beliefs
Bias
An essay that attempts to persuade the reader to the writers…
A personal account of ones whole life especially for publicat…
Concepts and / or ideas that are held to be true by an indivi…
A slanted viewpoint that prevents a fir and open minded asses…
Argumentative essay
An essay that attempts to persuade the reader to the writers…
Autobiography
A personal account of ones whole life especially for publicat…
40 terms
English Vocab Grade 9
Ameliorate
Conserve
Detriment
Exotic
To improve
To save
Injury/damage or something that causes it
Foreign
Ameliorate
To improve
Conserve
To save
61 terms
grade 9 terms english
narrator-a person who narrates somethi…
author-a writer of a book, article, or…
Allusion
Antagonist
...
...
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
A character or force in conflict with the main character
narrator-a person who narrates somethi…
...
author-a writer of a book, article, or…
...
25 terms
Grade 9 English Vocab
Brigand
Salvage
Feint
Terse
a bandit, robber, outlaw
to save from fire or shipwreck
a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense
breif and to the point
Brigand
a bandit, robber, outlaw
Salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck
18 terms
Grade 9 English
Simile
Characterization
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
Direct comparison using the words like, as or than
The prosess where thr author adds qualities to a character to…
Words that sound how they are spelled
When two words beside each other have opposite meanings
Simile
Direct comparison using the words like, as or than
Characterization
The prosess where thr author adds qualities to a character to…
15 terms
Grade 9 Vocab English
dyslexia
dyspepsia
dysphoria
dystopia
impairment of the ability to read
difficult digestion; indigestion
sense of great unhappiness or dissatisfaction
imaginary place where living conditions are dreadful
dyslexia
impairment of the ability to read
dyspepsia
difficult digestion; indigestion
27 terms
English Grade 9 Vocab
allegory
Allusion
Alliteration
Apostrophe
a story that offers both a literal and figurative interpretat…
a reference to something in history, literature, culture, soc…
repetition of consonant sounds
addressing something that is dead, not human, or nor present
allegory
a story that offers both a literal and figurative interpretat…
Allusion
a reference to something in history, literature, culture, soc…
90 terms
Grade 9 English Vocab
apathy
anticlimatic
concede
conspire
without emotion, enthusiasm or concern (noun)
less exciting than expected, dissapointing (adj)
to admit something after resisting or denying (verb)
to plot together (verb)
apathy
without emotion, enthusiasm or concern (noun)
anticlimatic
less exciting than expected, dissapointing (adj)
Grade 9 English
protagonist
antagonist
static character
dynamic character
-main character who is involved in and must resolve some type…
-the character who opposes or challenges the protagonist ... -is…
a character that remains the same throughout the story
a character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
protagonist
-main character who is involved in and must resolve some type…
antagonist
-the character who opposes or challenges the protagonist ... -is…
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