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Figurative Language Terms grade 8
Simile
Metaphor
Idiom
Connotation
Comparing 2 things using the words "like" or "as"
Comparing 2 things without using the words "like" or "as". Wh…
An expression that doesn't literally mean what it says
The emotion or feeling behind the word
Simile
Comparing 2 things using the words "like" or "as"
Metaphor
Comparing 2 things without using the words "like" or "as". Wh…
17 terms
Sheets/Mosher Figurative Language Grade 8
simile
personification
metaphor
onomatopoeia
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
A comparison of two unlike things
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
simile
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
personification
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
8 terms
Grade 8 M1a (body language)
palms sweat
scratch one's head
tap one's foot
bite one's lip
ладони потеют
почесать голову
постукивать ногой
кусать губу
palms sweat
ладони потеют
scratch one's head
почесать голову
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Figurative Language ISN Grade 8
allusion
smile
metaphor
hyperbole
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
a comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"... He is…
A direct comparison between two things that are not alike (us…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
smile
a comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"... He is…
58 terms
Grade 8 Mainstream Language Arts Vocabs
accede
affluent
arbitrary
assail
(v) to agree to
(adj) wealthy
(adj) determined by chance
(v) to attack violently; to trouble in the mind
accede
(v) to agree to
affluent
(adj) wealthy
20 terms
Academic Vocabulary Language Arts-Grade 8
Editing
conclusion
description
paraphrase
to make changes, correct mistakes, and to prepare the written…
the end of an essay or paragraph that serves to summarize
a spoken or written account of a person, object, or event
a restatement of a text or passage giving the meaning in anot…
Editing
to make changes, correct mistakes, and to prepare the written…
conclusion
the end of an essay or paragraph that serves to summarize
30 terms
ERMSRAVENS Grade 8 Language Arts and Social Studies
Assume
Assumption
Bias
Biased
To think that something is probably true.
A belief about something that is not always true
An opinion about someone or something that is not always fair…
Unfairly favoring one thing, idea, person, or group over others
Assume
To think that something is probably true.
Assumption
A belief about something that is not always true
120 terms
Language Arts Grade 8
Context
Connotation
Denotation
Subject
The meaning of surrounding sentences and paragraphs.
The meaning of a word when used in a certain context.
The dictionary definition of a word.
A noun or pronoun with a verb related to it.
Context
The meaning of surrounding sentences and paragraphs.
Connotation
The meaning of a word when used in a certain context.
23 terms
ABRSM Compositional Forms - Grade 8
Anthem
Aubade
Canon
Chorale
Hymn of praise or loyalty, often sacred (like chorale)
Informal composition for dawn or morning music (opposite of s…
Composition in which one passage precisely follows another
Harmonized hymn tune (like anthem)
Anthem
Hymn of praise or loyalty, often sacred (like chorale)
Aubade
Informal composition for dawn or morning music (opposite of s…
25 terms
ELA Grade 8 Language Arts - The word within the word
archy
ard
cide
ician
Government
Always
Kill
Specialist
archy
Government
ard
Always
15 terms
Language Arts Grade 8
subconscious
opportunist
tangible
refute
beneath the level of consciousness
one who uses all opportunities to their advantage
observable through the senses, especially touch
prove to be false; argue against
subconscious
beneath the level of consciousness
opportunist
one who uses all opportunities to their advantage
10 terms
Language and style grade 8
Extravaganza
Coordinated
Synchronised
Technicians
A spectacular entertainment or production
Efficient relationship
Occur at the same time
Do practical work in the laboratory
Extravaganza
A spectacular entertainment or production
Coordinated
Efficient relationship
62 terms
Grade 8 Mainstream Language Arts Term 4 Vocabulary
Alleviate
Pungent
Antidote
Bedlam
v. To relieve or make more bearable
adj. Having a sharp taste or smell.... Sharply critical; painful…
n. A remedy that relieves the effects of a poison.... Anything t…
n. A very confused and noisy scene.
Alleviate
v. To relieve or make more bearable
Pungent
adj. Having a sharp taste or smell.... Sharply critical; painful…
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TOMS Language Art Grade 8 Quarter 3 Week 1 Vocabulary
retribution
bravado
impotent
deduce
something given in repayment, usually as a punishment
a false show of bravery
he or she is lacking strength or vigor
to receive (derive) reasoning/understanding from a source
retribution
something given in repayment, usually as a punishment
bravado
a false show of bravery
30 terms
Grade 8 English language
What is the purpose of the book cover
What is a theme
What are three different themes
How long was world war
it gives the reader an idea of what the book is about
A universal ides or concept in a work
Death,peace and hope
6 years 1939-1945
What is the purpose of the book cover
it gives the reader an idea of what the book is about
What is a theme
A universal ides or concept in a work
30 terms
Animal Farm Vocab Terms. Grade 8 Language Arts. Union School
articulate
blithely
capered
capitulated
eloquent; able to speak clearly (adj.)
cheerfully; without care or concern (adv.)
jumped playfully (v.)
gave in to an argument; surrendered (v.)
articulate
eloquent; able to speak clearly (adj.)
blithely
cheerfully; without care or concern (adv.)
59 terms
Language Arts Grade 8 Definitions
Plot
Characterization
Point of view
Suspense
the sequence of events in a story. (introduction, rising acti…
developed by what the person says, does, thinks and what othe…
the perspective from which a story is told.
a feeling of excitement and curiousity about what is going to…
Plot
the sequence of events in a story. (introduction, rising acti…
Characterization
developed by what the person says, does, thinks and what othe…
34 terms
Language Arts terms - grade 8
literal meaning
figurative meaning
figurative language
metaphor
a summary of a poem in your own words. You have to include th…
the meaning is hinted at by using figurative language such as…
expressions that are not literally true and are used to give…
a comparison between 2 nouns without using like or as.
literal meaning
a summary of a poem in your own words. You have to include th…
figurative meaning
the meaning is hinted at by using figurative language such as…
57 terms
Grade 8 Enlish 1st language
Something you can hear/see/touch/smell…
They're identified by THE, A, AN prece…
A-consonant ... An-vowel
Persons, places, days, months, subject…
What are common nouns?
How are common nouns identified?
A comes before....... An comes before....
What are proper nouns?
Something you can hear/see/touch/smell…
What are common nouns?
They're identified by THE, A, AN prece…
How are common nouns identified?
51 terms
language arts grade 8
synonym
antonym
tone
atmosphere
two words that mean the same thing but are spelt differently
two word opposite to eachother
General character/attitude
also known as mood, creates and emotional setting enveloping…
synonym
two words that mean the same thing but are spelt differently
antonym
two word opposite to eachother
40 terms
Grade 8 Language Art Term 1 Vocabs
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Evoke
Having strong desire for something
Abrupt in manner or speech
Short and to the point
To call forth
Avid
Having strong desire for something
Brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech
26 terms
Language arts grade 8 poetry
Ballad
Fable
Ambience
Ambiguity
A poem or song narrating a story in shirt stanzas
A story that often has animals as characters (usually a child…
The character and setting of a story
Uncertainty to the meaning of a word from a different language
Ballad
A poem or song narrating a story in shirt stanzas
Fable
A story that often has animals as characters (usually a child…
10 terms
Language Arts Vocabulary (Grade 8)
Phase
Portray
Potential
Potentially
A stage in a process of change or development
To depict in words
Capable of being or becoming
Possibly or not yet actually
Phase
A stage in a process of change or development
Portray
To depict in words
10 terms
language arts vocab grade 8
euphoria
alacrity
trepidation
inept
feeling of intense excitement and happiness
cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness
a feeling of fear or anxiety of something that may happen
lacking skill, ability, or competence
euphoria
feeling of intense excitement and happiness
alacrity
cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness
32 terms
Language Arts - Grade 8 - Holocaust
Anti-Semitism
Aryan
atrocity
barrack
Opposition to and discrimination against Jews; a form of bigo…
Hitler's ideal superior race.
An act of extreme cruelty and wickedness.
A large, plain building where soldiers or prisoners sleep.
Anti-Semitism
Opposition to and discrimination against Jews; a form of bigo…
Aryan
Hitler's ideal superior race.
21 terms
Elements of Fiction & Figurative Language (Grade 8)
Plot
Character
Characterization
Conflict
The series of events that make up a story.
A person, an animal, or an imaginary creature that takes part…
The techniques the writer uses to develop a character.
The big struggle between opposing forces in the story.
Plot
The series of events that make up a story.
Character
A person, an animal, or an imaginary creature that takes part…
20 terms
BI Grade 8 Language Arts Semester 1
verbal irony
tragedy
personification
allegory
A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of w…
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
verbal irony
A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of w…
tragedy
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic…
68 terms
MAP Language Usage RIT 211-220 (Grade 8)
abstract
active voice
alphabetical order
analyze
a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of th…
Method of organizing information
break down into components or essential features
abstract
a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
active voice
the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of th…
19 terms
Language Arts Grade 8: Literature Vocab
Guile
Myriad
Subtleties
Vile
(noun) Trickery; deception.
(adj) Amounting to a very large indefinite number; many.
(noun) delicacies or niceties; small talk.
(adj) Hateful and unpleasant; repulsive.
Guile
(noun) Trickery; deception.
Myriad
(adj) Amounting to a very large indefinite number; many.
30 terms
Language Arts Comp Grade 8 (Troublesome Words)
Accept
Except
All ready
Already
to recieve
other than
completely prepared
before; by this time
Accept
to recieve
Except
other than
140 terms
Language arts/English Root-words Grade 8
Aster-/Astro-
Aud-
Bibl-
Chrom-
Star
Hear/Listen
Book
Color
Aster-/Astro-
Star
Aud-
Hear/Listen
46 terms
Language Arts Grade 8 EOG Review
literal
figurative
simile
metaphor
words function exactly as defined
you have to figure out what it means
comparison of two things using like or as
comparison of two things without using like or as
literal
words function exactly as defined
figurative
you have to figure out what it means
5 terms
SBHS Grade 8 English Literature terms
protagonist
antagonist
setting
plot
The chief or major characters in a narrative
The character who creates conflict for the hero
The place where the story takes place to add atmosphere
The sequence of events in the narrative
protagonist
The chief or major characters in a narrative
antagonist
The character who creates conflict for the hero
46 terms
Grade 8 Language Arts Key Terms and Definitions
Setting
Theme
Mood
Conflict
Time, place and circumstance
Main message or life lesson the author is trying to communicate
The feeling you get when you read a certain piece of writing
A struggle between two opposing forces. There are three diffe…
Setting
Time, place and circumstance
Theme
Main message or life lesson the author is trying to communicate
31 terms
Language Arts Vocabulary #1 (Grade 8)
Hydr/Hydro
Agri
Ab
-ee
Water
Fields
From or away
One who receives an action
Hydr/Hydro
Water
Agri
Fields
25 terms
Poetry Terms Grade 8
Figurative Language
Prose
Rhyme
Cadence
Writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meani…
written or spoken language in its ordinary form
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
Rhythm
Figurative Language
Writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meani…
Prose
written or spoken language in its ordinary form
30 terms
TRI 1 Grade 8
Health
Consequence
Relationships
Trustworthy
a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-…
the outcome or result of an action
connections we have with the people around us
honest and reliable
Health
a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-…
Consequence
the outcome or result of an action
46 terms
Hebrew Vocabulary Grade 8 (August 31)
אוצר מילים
ביטויים
בכתב
בעיה
Vocabulary
Expressions
In writing
Problem
אוצר מילים
Vocabulary
ביטויים
Expressions
16 terms
Language Arts Grade 8 All Terms
cide
gress
cept
ped
kill
step;go
to take
children;foot
cide
kill
gress
step;go
27 terms
Grade 8 ELA - Level Blue Vocabulary: 55 - 81
Decipher
Decree
Deface
Defect
to decode or work out a hidden meaning
an official order or decision
to spoil the appearance, mar or disfigure
lack of something necessary for completeness; deficiency; sho…
Decipher
to decode or work out a hidden meaning
Decree
an official order or decision
46 terms
Hebrew Vocabulary Grade 8 (August 31)
אוצר מילים
ביטויים
בכתב
בעיה
Vocabulary
Expressions
In writing
Problem
אוצר מילים
Vocabulary
ביטויים
Expressions
20 terms
Grade 8 Character Trait List
Conflicted
Tormented
Courageous
Determined
having or showing confused and mutually inconsistent feelings
inflicted with pain or torture
brave
tenacious
Conflicted
having or showing confused and mutually inconsistent feelings
Tormented
inflicted with pain or torture
54 terms
Language Grammar Packets Grade 8
Common Noun
Proper Noun
Concrete Noun
Abstract Noun
Names any one of a class of objects(women,city,tree)
Names a particular person,place, or thing(Toronto,Ms.Lin)
Names things you see and touch(dog,fork,book)
Names an idea,quality,action or feeling(bravery, goodness)
Common Noun
Names any one of a class of objects(women,city,tree)
Proper Noun
Names a particular person,place, or thing(Toronto,Ms.Lin)
36 terms
Trimester 1 Language Arts Review grade 8
Thesis statement
Proper nouns
8 parts of speech
Topic sentence
A sentence that summarizes the main point of your writing (us…
Words used as names, cities, states, restaurants, countries,…
Noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, preposition, interjec…
A sentence that expresses the main idea of the paragraph (usu…
Thesis statement
A sentence that summarizes the main point of your writing (us…
Proper nouns
Words used as names, cities, states, restaurants, countries,…
18 terms
Grade 8 SS STAAR Review Day 10 - Reconstruction
Made the Emancipation Proclamation fed…
Extended suffrage to African-Americans
Became president after the assassinati…
Laws passed in southern states that co…
13th Amendment
15th Amendment
Andrew Johnson
Black Codes
Made the Emancipation Proclamation fed…
13th Amendment
Extended suffrage to African-Americans
15th Amendment
24 terms
Language Arts Week 1-4 Grade 8
antics-noun
avowed-adjective
banter-verb
banter-noun
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
declared openly and without shame//acknowledged
to exchange playful remarks//tease
talk that is playful and teasing
antics-noun
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
avowed-adjective
declared openly and without shame//acknowledged
31 terms
Literary terms - grade 8 T1 2015
speaker
theme
narrative poem
figurative language
the voice that talks to the reader in a poem; not always the…
idea(s) about human experience/life the author wants to express
a poem that tells a story
Words that communicate ideas that are not ordinary or literal
speaker
the voice that talks to the reader in a poem; not always the…
theme
idea(s) about human experience/life the author wants to express
20 terms
ENGLISH / GRADE 8 / LANGUAGE / END OF YEAR TERMS
ACCUSATION
ACQUAINTANCE
ALLEGE
ASCERTAIN
A statement charging a person.
Slight knowledge; a person you know only casually or slightly.
Declare, especially without proof.
To find something out for certain; make sure of.
ACCUSATION
A statement charging a person.
ACQUAINTANCE
Slight knowledge; a person you know only casually or slightly.
31 terms
Semester 1 Language Arts (Grade 8)
sentence
sentence fragment
subject
complete subject
subject + verb + complete thought
subject or verb + complete thought
what + verb
tells everything about the subject
sentence
subject + verb + complete thought
sentence fragment
subject or verb + complete thought
20 terms
Term 3, Grade 8. Language Vocab
Freelancer
Obsolete
Sustainable
Outsource
A person who works independently
No longer produced or out of date
Able to be maintained at a certain level
Obtain goods from an outside supplier
Freelancer
A person who works independently
Obsolete
No longer produced or out of date
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