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13 terms
Language Arts
Laborious
flagstaff
Arable
Malignity
a task requiring effort
flagpole
a land suitable for growing crops
Intense ill will, a strong desire to inflict harm
Laborious
a task requiring effort
flagstaff
flagpole
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
Holt Literature Language Arts 6th grade------Just Once
Devastating
Nurturing
Anonymous
Tolerant
Causing great damage
Promoting the growth of; nursing
Unknown; Unidentified
Patient; accepting of others
Devastating
Causing great damage
Nurturing
Promoting the growth of; nursing
48 terms
Language and Literature
Theme
Setting
Indirect Characterization
Direct Characterization
-A universal comment, idea or observation about human nature…
The place or type of surrounding where something is positione…
-The author shows things that reveal the personality of a cha…
The author tells the audience what the personality of the cha…
Theme
-A universal comment, idea or observation about human nature…
Setting
The place or type of surrounding where something is positione…
42 terms
Language Arts
ann,enn
aqu
aud
bene
year,yearly
water
sound
good, well
ann,enn
year,yearly
aqu
water
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.
24 terms
Learning language arts through Literature American Lessons 1-3
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Narrator
The act of describing the character
Method that describes character by what he does and says
Method that describes the character by giving mere details in…
The person who tells the story
Characterization
The act of describing the character
Direct characterization
Method that describes character by what he does and says
27 terms
Language Arts - Literature Test #1 Study Guide - Mrs. Sorrentino
Plot of "Thank You, M'am"
Plot of "The Interlopers"
Plot of "The Most Dangerous Game"
Plot of "The Cask of Amontillado"
Exposition:... -11:00p.m. in Harlem, NY - walking home from work…
Exposition:... -Ulrich is patrolling the forest for Georg (human…
Exposition:... -Witney and Rainsford are sailing to Rio to hunt…
Exposition:... -Montresor is preparing to kill Fortunado.... Compli…
Plot of "Thank You, M'am"
Exposition:... -11:00p.m. in Harlem, NY - walking home from work…
Plot of "The Interlopers"
Exposition:... -Ulrich is patrolling the forest for Georg (human…
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…
42 terms
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…
36 terms
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…
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…
5 terms
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…
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.
10 terms
Language arts
Exempt
Unnerving
Excruciating
Successor
Free from an obligation or liability to which others are subj…
Depriving of courage, strenghth, determination, or confidence…
Extremely painful; causing intense suffering; unbearable dist…
A person who follows or replaces another by descent, election…
Exempt
Free from an obligation or liability to which others are subj…
Unnerving
Depriving of courage, strenghth, determination, or confidence…
47 terms
Language & Literature
involve sth. as a necessary or inevita…
The course .... a lot of self-study an…
have or hold sth within
This document ... the whole outline of…
entail
entails
contain
contains
involve sth. as a necessary or inevita…
entail
The course .... a lot of self-study an…
entails
42 terms
Language Arts
ann,enn
aqu
aud
bene
year,yearly
water
sound
good, well
ann,enn
year,yearly
aqu
water
Language Arts Parts of Speech
noun
proper noun
common noun
pronoun
person, place, thing, or idea
a specific person, place, thing or idea; starts with a capita…
a general person, place, thing, or idea; starts with a lowerc…
a word that takes the place of a noun
noun
person, place, thing, or idea
proper noun
a specific person, place, thing or idea; starts with a capita…
10 terms
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
51 terms
Language Arts
ann,enn
aqu
aud
bene
year,yearly
water
sound
good, well
ann,enn
year,yearly
aqu
water
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
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
10 terms
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
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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
14 terms
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
18 terms
Language Arts
Language Arts
Basic Math and Advanced Math
Spanish and English
Social Studies
Language Arts
Basic Math and Advanced Math
10 terms
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
10 terms
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
18 terms
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
52 terms
Language Arts
Active voice
Alliteration
Allusion
Analyze
when the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subje…
repetition of consonants at the beginning of words. Ex. -Fred…
quick, unclear, or vague mention of something (I am no Prince…
to examine carefully and in detail so as to identify causes,…
Active voice
when the verb of a sentence is in the active voice, the subje…
Alliteration
repetition of consonants at the beginning of words. Ex. -Fred…
18 terms
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
32 terms
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
19 terms
Language arts
Direct object
Direct address
Subject
Predicate
Receives the action verb for example: Brandon crushed a rock
Person spoken to for example: Stop that , Caleb.
Who or what the sentence is about
What the subject is or does
Direct object
Receives the action verb for example: Brandon crushed a rock
Direct address
Person spoken to for example: Stop that , Caleb.
29 terms
language arts
LITERARY DEVICES
NOUN
ADJECTIVE
VERB
BUILDING BLOCKS OF A LANGUAGE... EX: NOUN, ADJECTIVE, VERB
PERSON, PLACE, THING EX: STUDENT, COLLEGE, NOTEBOOK
DESCRIBES A NOUN EX: TALL STUDENT, GRAYSON COLLEGE, BLUE NOTE…
WORD THAT INDICATES ACTION EX: TO WALK, TO EAT, TO STUDY.
LITERARY DEVICES
BUILDING BLOCKS OF A LANGUAGE... EX: NOUN, ADJECTIVE, VERB
NOUN
PERSON, PLACE, THING EX: STUDENT, COLLEGE, NOTEBOOK
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
60 terms
language arts
acute
appreciative
cavity
consider
sharp,keen, quick, intelligent
having or showing gratitude
vacant space a hole
to think carefully about something before making a decision
acute
sharp,keen, quick, intelligent
appreciative
having or showing gratitude
12 terms
8th Grade Language Arts
genre
literary text
literary device
textual evidence
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
special technique used in writing, like imagery or figurative…
direct words from the text that help support your ideas
genre
type of writing, like poetry, short story, novel, etc.
literary text
important and valuable writing (famous old novels, etc.)
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.
27 terms
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.
13 terms
Language and Literature
Concussion
Apparatus
Tumultuously
Resillent
Strong shaking to the brain
A device used for a specific purpose
A wild or disorderly way
Flexible or springy
Concussion
Strong shaking to the brain
Apparatus
A device used for a specific purpose
24 terms
Language and Literature
Caldecott Award
biographies
Coretta Scott King Award
cumulative tales
an annual award for excellence in illustration
true stories about an individual's life
An award that recognizes African American authors and illustr…
traditional tales displaying rhythmand a pattern with a repet…
Caldecott Award
an annual award for excellence in illustration
biographies
true stories about an individual's life
20 terms
Language and Literature
admirable
classic
climax
delineate
deserving high regard or praise (The hero's kindness, intelli…
a work of literature or art of the highest quality (Because p…
the turning point or point of highest excitement in a play or…
to sketch or outline; portray (Through a brief history of the…
admirable
deserving high regard or praise (The hero's kindness, intelli…
classic
a work of literature or art of the highest quality (Because p…
248 terms
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…
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…
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
11 terms
Literature Language
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
compares one thing to another using the words "like" or "as"
compares two things without using the words "like" or "as" A…
giving human characteristics or abilities to something that i…
expresses an obvious exaggeration.
Simile
compares one thing to another using the words "like" or "as"
Metaphor
compares two things without using the words "like" or "as" A…
13 terms
English Language Arts/ Parts of literature #1 (8.7)
Resolution
Falling Action
Climax
Rising Action
the outcome of events; the conflict & the climax have been fu…
the tension is decreasing; loose ends are being tied up & the…
turning point; the moment of greatest tension
the series of events that begin to occur as soon as the confl…
Resolution
the outcome of events; the conflict & the climax have been fu…
Falling Action
the tension is decreasing; loose ends are being tied up & the…
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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