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Language Arts
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Caption
Character Development
Sound-effect word: bam, swish, boom, fizz
Same letter or sound at the beginning of most or all of the w…
Brief description in a newspaper or magazine telling who or w…
Way in which an author shows how a character changes as the s…
Onomatopoeia
Sound-effect word: bam, swish, boom, fizz
Alliteration
Same letter or sound at the beginning of most or all of the w…
166 terms
Language Arts Vocabulary
Abbreviation
Acronym
Active voice
Address
a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to r…
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
when the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subje…
a speech or written statement, usually formal, directed to a…
Abbreviation
a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to r…
Acronym
a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
Literature and Language Arts: English Language Conventions Study Guide
Decide if this is a fragment: Nice to…
Choose the predicate and tell if it is…
What is a noun?
What is an of an abstract verb?
Yes
Complete: broke the sound barrier... Simple (verb): broke
a person, place, thing, or idea
love
Decide if this is a fragment: Nice to…
Yes
Choose the predicate and tell if it is…
Complete: broke the sound barrier... Simple (verb): broke
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8th Grade Language Arts Unit 1 Literature Vocab
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
provides background information for the story; the exposition…
all events that lead up to the climax. Complications, conflic…
is the point of greatest interest or suspense in the story. I…
includes events that occur after the climax. Loose ends are t…
Exposition
provides background information for the story; the exposition…
Rising Action
all events that lead up to the climax. Complications, conflic…
6th Grade English Language Arts Academic Vocabulary-Literature Standards
textual evidence
analyze
inference
explicit
"word for word support"
to discover or reveal something through detailed examination
a logical guess that is made based on facts and one's own kno…
"right there answers"
textual evidence
"word for word support"
analyze
to discover or reveal something through detailed examination
10 terms
Language Arts
inference
schema
declarative sentence
interrogative sentence
an idea or conclusion made about a text using schema and cont…
prior knowledge or experience on a certain topic
tells something and ends with a period
asks a question and ends with a question mark
inference
an idea or conclusion made about a text using schema and cont…
schema
prior knowledge or experience on a certain topic
70 terms
Language and Literature
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
a story, poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
a character that is opposite the protagonist, up to no good.…
Allegory
a story, poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
33 terms
Language in Literature
Homophone
Homonym
Idiom
Repetition
A word that is pronounced the same as another word but differ…
A group of words that share the same spelling AND the same pr…
An expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of…
The recurrence of an action, event, word, or string of words.
Homophone
A word that is pronounced the same as another word but differ…
Homonym
A group of words that share the same spelling AND the same pr…
Language Arts
autobiography
biography
character
character traits
The story of a person's life narrated by the same person
a form of non-fiction in which a reader tells the life story…
refers to what someone is like - what their qualities are
the quality of a character, what a character is like
autobiography
The story of a person's life narrated by the same person
biography
a form of non-fiction in which a reader tells the life story…
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Language Arts Terms
Author's Purpose
Persuade
Inform
Entertain
The author's intent either to inform/teach, to entertain, or…
To convince someone to agree with an opinion, an idea, or a r…
To give knowledge and facts about a subject with the intentio…
To hold the reader's interest; to amuse; to make the reader w…
Author's Purpose
The author's intent either to inform/teach, to entertain, or…
Persuade
To convince someone to agree with an opinion, an idea, or a r…
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Language Arts Vocabu-Lit (Vocabulary in Literature) Lesson Five
(41) agitation (n.)
(42) avalanche (n.)
(43) bough (n.)
(44) capsize (v.)
state of being shaken, stirred up, disturbed, or excited
a large mass of snow, ice, earth, rock, etc., which suddenly…
a branch of a tree, especially a large branch
to overturn or upset
(41) agitation (n.)
state of being shaken, stirred up, disturbed, or excited
(42) avalanche (n.)
a large mass of snow, ice, earth, rock, etc., which suddenly…
30 terms
Language Arts Terms
Prefix
Suffix
Root Word
Context Clues
A group of letters added to the beginning of a word that modi…
A group of letters added to the end of a word that modifies o…
A word that contains the core meaning of the word
A vocabulary strategy in which the reader looks at the words…
Prefix
A group of letters added to the beginning of a word that modi…
Suffix
A group of letters added to the end of a word that modifies o…
38 terms
The Language of Literature
Characterization
Flashback
Simile
Metaphor
Actions, dialogue, and description that reveal a character's…
A scene in a story that interrupts the action to show an even…
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A direct comparison between two things that are not alike (us…
Characterization
Actions, dialogue, and description that reveal a character's…
Flashback
A scene in a story that interrupts the action to show an even…
38 terms
The Language of Literature
Characterization
Flashback
Simile
Metaphor
Actions, dialogue, and description that reveal a character's…
A scene in a story that interrupts the action to show an even…
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A direct comparison between two things that are not alike (us…
Characterization
Actions, dialogue, and description that reveal a character's…
Flashback
A scene in a story that interrupts the action to show an even…
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Language Arts Vocabu-Lit (Vocabulary in Literature) Lesson Four
(31) bond (n.)
(32) clangor (n.)
(33) diffident (adj.)
(34) ecstasy (n.)
a force or influence that holds people or things together
a harsh, ringing, metallic sound; a clang
lacking confidence in oneself; timid; shy
overpowering emotion, especially joy, which carries one beyon…
(31) bond (n.)
a force or influence that holds people or things together
(32) clangor (n.)
a harsh, ringing, metallic sound; a clang
Language Arts: Academic Language
cite
text evidence
subhead
margin
make reference to or to give credit
to use specific details or parts of a text to prove a stateme…
a heading of a smaller section of a text
space on either side of a text
cite
make reference to or to give credit
text evidence
to use specific details or parts of a text to prove a stateme…
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Hannah -Language Arts 600 -BIBLE LITERATURE Quiz 3
History
Biographies
the prophetical books
Acts of the Apostles
can be found in the New Testament and the Old T and is the te…
can contain historical writings
contain some historical writings
is a historical book, major historical book of N.T.
History
can be found in the New Testament and the Old T and is the te…
Biographies
can contain historical writings
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Language Arts Vocabu-Lit (Vocabulary in Literature) Lesson Three
(21) affliction (n.)
(22) compassion (n.)
(23) despise (v.)
(24) dungeon (n.)
a source of continued physical or mental pain
sorrow or pity for the suffering of another; sympathy
to look upon with contempt; to scorn
a dark prison, usually underground
(21) affliction (n.)
a source of continued physical or mental pain
(22) compassion (n.)
sorrow or pity for the suffering of another; sympathy
Language Arts: Literature: Rikki Tikki Tavi & The Green Mamba
Segowlee cantonment
Brahm
cultivated
cower
living quarters for British troops in the town of Segowlee in…
the creator of the universe according to Hindu religion
prepared for growing plants
shrink and tremble as from anger, threats, or blows
Segowlee cantonment
living quarters for British troops in the town of Segowlee in…
Brahm
the creator of the universe according to Hindu religion
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Language Arts Vocabu-Lit (Vocabulary in Literature) Lesson Two
(11) aggravate (v.)
(12) bellow (v.)
(13) hardhearted (adj.)
(14) inclined (adj.)
to irritate or annoy
to utter with a deep, loud voice; to roar
unfeeling; cruel; pitiless; merciless
having a tendency; likely to do something
(11) aggravate (v.)
to irritate or annoy
(12) bellow (v.)
to utter with a deep, loud voice; to roar
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Language Arts Vocabu-Lit (Vocabulary in Literature) Lesson One
(1) conceal (v.)
(2) dash (v.)
(3) drawback (n.)
(4) imp (n.)
to hide from view or to keep it a secret
to throw violently, especially so as to break to pieces
an unfavorable condition; a disadvantage or shortcoming
an evil spirit
(1) conceal (v.)
to hide from view or to keep it a secret
(2) dash (v.)
to throw violently, especially so as to break to pieces
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8th grade Language Arts -Literature Unit 1- Raymond's Run
relay
prodigy
sidekick
liable
race
young athlete
teammate-good friend
on him if he gets hurt
relay
race
prodigy
young athlete
6th Grade English Language Arts Academic Vocabulary-Literature Standards
textual evidence
analyze
inference
explicit
"word for word support"
to discover or reveal something through detailed examination
a logical guess that is made based on facts and one's own kno…
"right there answers"
textual evidence
"word for word support"
analyze
to discover or reveal something through detailed examination
15 terms
Language Arts/Writing
subject
predicate
verb
Declarative sentence
who or what the sentence is about
what the subject is or does
the word or words in a sentence that express action or state…
a sentence that states a fact... Example: It was raining on Sund…
subject
who or what the sentence is about
predicate
what the subject is or does
11 terms
language arts
exasperate
disdainfully
sabbath
synagogue
to make someone very angry or annoyed
full of strong feelings of dislike or disapproval for somethi…
the seventh day of the week observed for rest and worship
a building used for Jewish religious services
exasperate
to make someone very angry or annoyed
disdainfully
full of strong feelings of dislike or disapproval for somethi…
17 terms
Learning Language Arts Through Literature (British | Gold) Lesson 6 - 10
Sentimentalism
Romanticism
Primitivism
Blank Verse
The technique to arouse emotion that exceeds the normal, usua…
The emphasis on the spiritual and the emotional.
Derived from the belief that people are born with a natural i…
A un-rhymed iambic pentameter.
Sentimentalism
The technique to arouse emotion that exceeds the normal, usua…
Romanticism
The emphasis on the spiritual and the emotional.
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Learning Language Arts Through Literature (British | Gold) Lesson 1 - 5
Rhyme
Meter
Diction
Couplet
The repetition of similar sounding syllables usually at the e…
The rhythmic pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
The choice and use of words, phrases, sentence structure, etc…
two consecutive lines of verse, usually having the same rhyme…
Rhyme
The repetition of similar sounding syllables usually at the e…
Meter
The rhythmic pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
Tom Cox-Language Art- Traditional Literature Vocabulary-2015
traditional literature
myth
legend
tall tale
a story passed down from generation to generation
a story created to explain the mysteries of the universe. Fea…
based on real people, events. Features hero /heroine, superna…
humorous story about events and characters that are exaggerat…
traditional literature
a story passed down from generation to generation
myth
a story created to explain the mysteries of the universe. Fea…
Language and Literature
Romanticism
Novels of manner
Epistolary novels
Samuel Richardson
identified with gained momentum from the French Revolution, a…
fictional stories that observe, explore, and analyze the soci…
told in the form of letters written by their characters rathe…
best know author of epistolary novels.
Romanticism
identified with gained momentum from the French Revolution, a…
Novels of manner
fictional stories that observe, explore, and analyze the soci…
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Language Arts Terms to Know
noun
verb
acronym
adverb
A person, place, thing, or idea
An action word
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
Describes a verb
noun
A person, place, thing, or idea
verb
An action word
14 terms
Language Arts
Relegate(v)
Assertion(n)
Tentative ( adjective)
Secularized (v)
To send or to consign to an inferior position, place, or cond…
A positive statement or Declaration, often without support or…
Unsure; uncertain; not definite or positive; hesitant
Two separate from religious or spiritual connections.
Relegate(v)
To send or to consign to an inferior position, place, or cond…
Assertion(n)
A positive statement or Declaration, often without support or…
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Praxis Middle School Content 5146 (Literature and Language Arts)
Prose
Characteristics of prose
Which form of literature is more ancie…
Fiction
language as it is ordinarily spoken as opposed to verse or la…
May have some sort of rhythm, but there is no formal arrangem…
Poetry
A literary work that is based on facts.
Prose
language as it is ordinarily spoken as opposed to verse or la…
Characteristics of prose
May have some sort of rhythm, but there is no formal arrangem…
Language Arts
Intractable
Disgorged
Charismatic
Ken
Not easily controlled or directed
To eject or throw out
Having an influence or authority over large numbers of people
Range or sight or vision
Intractable
Not easily controlled or directed
Disgorged
To eject or throw out
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Language Arts Vocabulary #3
opinion
fact
contraction
setting
what someone thinks about a particular thing
a true piece of information
the short form of two words, where the missing letters are re…
the time and place a story takes place
opinion
what someone thinks about a particular thing
fact
a true piece of information
Grant's Lick Elementary Language Arts - award winning and classic literature
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story fro…
Black and White -- 1991 Caldecott
Tuesday -- 1992 Caldecott
Mirette on the High Wire -- 1993 Calde…
Three sisters, Shang, Tao, and Paotze, who are staying home a…
This is a collection of four unrelated stories, each occupyin…
Slowly and quietly, a few fat frogs begin hovering over a swa…
In this picture book set in 19th-century Paris, a child helps…
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story fro…
Three sisters, Shang, Tao, and Paotze, who are staying home a…
Black and White -- 1991 Caldecott
This is a collection of four unrelated stories, each occupyin…
Language arts
Analyze
Compare
Explain
integrate
break something down methodically ... (a baker would need to ana…
Identify similarities or differences between items
provide reason for what happened or for ones actions
make whole by combining the different parts into one
Analyze
break something down methodically ... (a baker would need to ana…
Compare
Identify similarities or differences between items
Language Arts
Ab
Moll
Peri
Vest
Off, away from, apart
Soft
Around
Clothe, garment, dress
Ab
Off, away from, apart
Moll
Soft
8 terms
Language Arts
Static
Dynamic
Round
Flat
Stays the same does not change
A character who becomes different. Experiences an internal ch…
Complex layered. Deep. Many sides to them.
Predictable, simple.
Static
Stays the same does not change
Dynamic
A character who becomes different. Experiences an internal ch…
10 terms
Grade 6 Language Arts Lesson18 -Words about Literature
autobiography
biography
flashback
folklore
noun ... the story of a person's life, written by that person
noun... the story of a person's life, written by someone else.
noun ... a scene that is set at a time earlier than the main ev…
noun... the traditional tales and beliefs of a people
autobiography
noun ... the story of a person's life, written by that person
biography
noun... the story of a person's life, written by someone else.
18 terms
Praxis II English Language Arts Content Knowledge: English Literature Timelines and Literature
Old English (Anglo-Saxon) Period
Middle English Period
The Middle English Period Literature (…
The Renaissance
450-1066
1066-1500
Chauncer: ... Canterbury Tales... Malory: ... Le Morte d' Arthur... Ever…
1500-1660
Old English (Anglo-Saxon) Period
450-1066
Middle English Period
1066-1500
Language Arts
Alliterarion☼
Haiku☆
Onomatopoeia ✎
Free Verse ⚛
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of fiv…
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is…
poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter.
Alliterarion☼
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Haiku☆
a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of fiv…
27 terms
language arts
affix
almanac
analogy
appositive
a prefix or suffix
n. A series of tables giving the days of the week together wi…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Noun Phrase..modifies the noun set next to it., A noun or nou…
affix
a prefix or suffix
almanac
n. A series of tables giving the days of the week together wi…
21 terms
Language Arts
adjective
adverb
gerund
transitive verb
describes nouns or pronouns by answering "what kind?", "which…
modifies verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs, answer "how?",…
the -ing form of a verb when functioning as a noun
verb accompanied by a direct object
adjective
describes nouns or pronouns by answering "what kind?", "which…
adverb
modifies verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs, answer "how?",…
Language Arts
name the singular pronouns
name the singular pronouns
name the singular pronouns
name the singular pronouns
another; Everyone;... nothing; anybody
everything; one; anyone... little
other; anything; much; somebody;
each; neither; someone; either
name the singular pronouns
another; Everyone;... nothing; anybody
name the singular pronouns
everything; one; anyone... little
72 terms
Language of Literature
Genre
Fiction
Non-fiction
Satire
a class or category of artistic endeavor having a particular…
works of imaginative narration, especially in prose form.
works of narrative prose dealing with or offering opinions or…
a story that makes fun of something; a story in which the aut…
Genre
a class or category of artistic endeavor having a particular…
Fiction
works of imaginative narration, especially in prose form.
51 terms
Language Arts
ann,enn
aqu
aud
bene
year,yearly
water
sound
good, well
ann,enn
year,yearly
aqu
water
20 terms
language Arts
flammable
noticeable
available
collectible
easily set on fire
you can see it very well
ready to use
having a lot of the same stuff
flammable
easily set on fire
noticeable
you can see it very well
Language Arts
barren
germinate
foretaste
humdrum
not productive, bare, empty, nothing - the town was barren, t…
To begin to grow, to sprout - the plants are germinating from…
An advance indication, sample, or warning- an alert, a hint.…
adjective: dull and lacking excitement, ordinary, without var…
barren
not productive, bare, empty, nothing - the town was barren, t…
germinate
To begin to grow, to sprout - the plants are germinating from…
16 terms
Language Arts
Irregular Verbs
Homophones
Homographs
Verb
A verb that does not add an "ed" to form the past tense. Inst…
These are words that are pronounced the same, but have differ…
two words that look alike but have different meanings.
An action word.
Irregular Verbs
A verb that does not add an "ed" to form the past tense. Inst…
Homophones
These are words that are pronounced the same, but have differ…
Language Arts
brusque
cordial
dignity
hospitable
Rough and short in manner of speech; abrupt; curt
warm and friendly
A: a calm manner indicating self-respect and worthless... B: a…
open and welcoming
brusque
Rough and short in manner of speech; abrupt; curt
cordial
warm and friendly
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