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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…
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…
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
80 terms
Language Arts Important Terms
setting
exposition
protagonist
antagonist
time and place... can help create the mood
beginning of story where you are introduced to characters, se…
main character (usually the good guy, but not always the case)
character who opposes or goes against the protagonist
setting
time and place... can help create the mood
exposition
beginning of story where you are introduced to characters, se…
10 terms
Language Arts Terms
Theme
Summary
Main Idea
Metaphor
The lesson or moral in the story/passage
A shorter form of the passage
What the book/story is mainly about
Two things being compared without using like or as
Theme
The lesson or moral in the story/passage
Summary
A shorter form of the passage
11 terms
Poetry Terms for Language Art
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
A comparison between two unlike things through the use of con…
A figure of speech that compares two subjects without the use…
Applying characteristics that normally belong to humans to in…
The use of obvious and deliberate exaggeration. Not meant to…
Simile
A comparison between two unlike things through the use of con…
Metaphor
A figure of speech that compares two subjects without the use…
28 terms
Language Arts Terms to Know
acronym
compare
contrast
connotation
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
Give an account of the similarities between two (or more) ite…
Difference between things
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
acronym
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
compare
Give an account of the similarities between two (or more) ite…
6 terms
Vocab *Language Arts Terms*
IRONY
INFER
ANNOTATE
HYPERBOLE
A contrast between expectation and reality
A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
comment; make explanatory notes
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
IRONY
A contrast between expectation and reality
INFER
A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
40 terms
Language Arts - Literature Terms
Act
Alliteration
Blank Verse
Iambic Pentameter
An act is the largest section of a play. Plays are divided in…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
Unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter
A common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with…
Act
An act is the largest section of a play. Plays are divided in…
Alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
29 terms
Language Arts Terms
analogy
alliteration
prefix
fact
a comparison of two things, based on their being alike in som…
the use of words that begin with the same or similar sound. F…
a word part that can be added to the beginning of a word to c…
a statement that can be proven to be true
analogy
a comparison of two things, based on their being alike in som…
alliteration
the use of words that begin with the same or similar sound. F…
31 terms
Language Arts Terms to Know
acronym
compare
contrast
connotation
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
Give an account of the similarities between two (or more) ite…
Difference between things
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
acronym
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
compare
Give an account of the similarities between two (or more) ite…
101 terms
Language Arts PARCC Terms
adjective
adverb
alliteration
analogy
a word used to describe a noun or pronoun
a word used to describe a verb, adjective, or other adverb, o…
repetition of the initial sound at the beginning of words... Ex…
a comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
adjective
a word used to describe a noun or pronoun
adverb
a word used to describe a verb, adjective, or other adverb, o…
11 terms
Language Art terms
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
A comparison between two unlike things through the use of con…
A figure of speech that compares two subjects without the use…
Applying characteristics that normally belong to humans to in…
The use of obvious and deliberate exaggeration. Not meant to…
Simile
A comparison between two unlike things through the use of con…
Metaphor
A figure of speech that compares two subjects without the use…
12 terms
language art terms
setting
point of view
character
character traits
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
The perspective from which the story is told
A person in a story
A character trait is a word that describes a person
setting
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
point of view
The perspective from which the story is told
8 terms
Language art terms
Simile
Metaphor
Onamonapia
Hyperbole
Two very different things are compared using "like" or "as"... E…
Two very different things are compared, often a more direct c…
A word that imitates the sound of something, it creates a sou…
Exaggerating an idea within writing to create more emphasis.…
Simile
Two very different things are compared using "like" or "as"... E…
Metaphor
Two very different things are compared, often a more direct c…
9 terms
Language Arts Terms
personal narrative
noun
verb
adjective
short story about an event in your life
person, place or thing
action, do
describes the noun, tells what kind of
personal narrative
short story about an event in your life
noun
person, place or thing
61 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 Important terms
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…
37 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…
8 terms
LANGUAGE ARTS TERMS
Conflict
Motive
Charachter
Plot
Problem in story (Man vs Man, Man vs self, Man vs Nature, Man…
Reason to do something
person or object in story
the outline of a story
Conflict
Problem in story (Man vs Man, Man vs self, Man vs Nature, Man…
Motive
Reason to do something
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…
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…
20 terms
Language arts terms
plot
play
fate
archaic language
series of events that make up a story or drama
a short story written to be acted at loud on stage.
destiny or inevitable course of events
words and definitions of words that are not longer use or has…
plot
series of events that make up a story or drama
play
a short story written to be acted at loud on stage.
61 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…
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…
37 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…
37 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…
13 terms
Language Arts terms to know
plot
setting
conflict
resolution
the sequence of events in a story
where and when the story takes place
the problem or issue in the plot of the story
End of the story where loose ends are tied up
plot
the sequence of events in a story
setting
where and when the story takes place
80 terms
Language Arts Important Terms
setting
exposition
protagonist
antagonist
time and place... can help create the mood
beginning of story where you are introduced to characters, se…
main character (usually the good guy, but not always the case)
character who opposes or goes against the protagonist
setting
time and place... can help create the mood
exposition
beginning of story where you are introduced to characters, se…
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…
37 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…
29 terms
PSSA Language Art Terms
Alliteration
Antonym
Author's Purpose
Context clues
When a writer puts two or more words near each other that sta…
Words that mean the opposite. For example: speedy and slow
Why the author wrote the text. Usually to entertain, persuade…
Using the words/sentences around a tricky word to figure out…
Alliteration
When a writer puts two or more words near each other that sta…
Antonym
Words that mean the opposite. For example: speedy and slow
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
34 terms
Language Art Vocab Terms
Mort/mori
Post
Immortalize
Mortify
Death
After
If someone or something is ------- in a story, film, or work…
If you say that something ------ you, you mean that it offend…
Mort/mori
Death
Post
After
15 terms
language art terms
habitual
melancholy
relish
wisp
of the nature of a habit
a gloomy state of mind
pleasurable liking of anything
a person or thing that is small or delicate
habitual
of the nature of a habit
melancholy
a gloomy state of mind
75 terms
Language Arts Literary Terms
Action
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
what happens in a story: the events or conflicts.
a story in which people, things, and actions represent an ide…
when words that start with the same sound are used close toge…
a reference in literature to a familiar person, place, thing,…
Action
what happens in a story: the events or conflicts.
Allegory
a story in which people, things, and actions represent an ide…
31 terms
Language Arts Terms to Know
acronym
compare
contrast
connotation
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
Give an account of the similarities between two (or more) ite…
Difference between things
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
acronym
A word formed from the first letter of each word in a series
compare
Give an account of the similarities between two (or more) ite…
16 terms
English Language Arts Terms
character
characteristic
climax
conflict
people or animals in a story
physical or personality traits
most exciting part of a story
the problem in a story
character
people or animals in a story
characteristic
physical or personality traits
106 terms
ALL Language Arts Terms
drama
character
prop
scenery
a story written to be performed by actors.
a person or an animal that takes part in the action of a lite…
any movable item or physical object used in a drama
painted backdrop or other structure used to create the settin…
drama
a story written to be performed by actors.
character
a person or an animal that takes part in the action of a lite…
39 terms
Language of the Media - Art/Visual Terms
Advertise
Animation
Balance
Center of Interest
Call attention to something by emphasizing qualities to influ…
Cartoon-like movies with separate pictures drawn by artists.
A planned arrangement in which the parts appear equally impor…
The main thing noticed.
Advertise
Call attention to something by emphasizing qualities to influ…
Animation
Cartoon-like movies with separate pictures drawn by artists.
22 terms
Language Art Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
assonance
ballad
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
a brief reference to a real or fictional person, event, place…
the repetition of vowel sounds in a chunk of text.
a story/narrative in poetic form.
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
allusion
a brief reference to a real or fictional person, event, place…
40 terms
Language Art: Poetry Terms
form
couplet
free verse
quatian
the way a poem is arranged
a pair of rhymed lines; in a sonnet it summarizes or concludes
no pattern of rhythm or rhyme
a 4-line stanza of a poem
form
the way a poem is arranged
couplet
a pair of rhymed lines; in a sonnet it summarizes or concludes
8 terms
Lit Terms language arts
flashback
foreshadow
conflict
characters
A literary device that takes the reader back to a past event
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds…
A serious disagreement or argument
people in a narrative, may include a narrator or speake
flashback
A literary device that takes the reader back to a past event
foreshadow
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds…
31 terms
language art terms (plot)
a series of events which present and r…
stage one of plot
stage two of plot
stage three of plot
plot
introduction
complication/problem
climax
a series of events which present and r…
plot
stage one of plot
introduction
39 terms
Language Arts-Fiction Terms
Atone
Smirk
Coherent
Scavenge
To make up for something
Smile in a rude or insulting way
Clear Thinking
Search for old discarded food
Atone
To make up for something
Smirk
Smile in a rude or insulting way
28 terms
Literary Terms 1 Language Arts
plot
conflict
setting
theme
the story itself; a series of interrelated events/actions tha…
opposition between or among characters or forces in a literar…
Where and when the story takes place
The central idea or insight into life that the author wants t…
plot
the story itself; a series of interrelated events/actions tha…
conflict
opposition between or among characters or forces in a literar…
31 terms
Language Arts terms
Oral History
Biography
Autobiography
Point of view
A history that is told using words; a history that is spoken
The history of someone's life as told by someone other that t…
The history of someone's life as told by themselves
Someone's perspective on something. Hints are words and phras…
Oral History
A history that is told using words; a history that is spoken
Biography
The history of someone's life as told by someone other that t…
44 terms
Language Arts Terms
predict
predict
infer
infer
(verb) to have an idea what will happen next, based on what h…
EXAMPLE: I predict that at the end of the story Jack and Anni…
(verb) to be able to "fill in the blanks" in what has happene…
EXAMPLE: Because the author said that John's friend could not…
predict
(verb) to have an idea what will happen next, based on what h…
predict
EXAMPLE: I predict that at the end of the story Jack and Anni…
56 terms
AA Language Art Term Vocabulary
Aspire
Envy
Inclination
Persevere
verb:... to have a great ambition or desire; to strive for
noun a. a feeling of jealousy... verb:b. to feel jealous
a. a preference; a tendency to act in a certain way... b. a slan…
verb:... to continue trying despite difficulties
Aspire
verb:... to have a great ambition or desire; to strive for
Envy
noun a. a feeling of jealousy... verb:b. to feel jealous
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…
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