Vocabulary
Vocabulary Part II
Reading Comprehension
Text Features
Literary Elements
100
A word part that cannot stand alone without an affix.
What is a root?
100
An affix added to the beginning of a root or root word to make a new word with a new meaning.
What is a prefix?
100
What a story, an article, a poem, or a paragraph is mostly about.
What is a main idea?
100
Mini-dictionary at the end of a book in which each boldface word is defined.
What is a glossary?
100
A story about something that did not really happen.
What is fiction?
200
Word part added to the beginning or end of a root or root word.
What is an affix?
200
An affix added to the end of a root or root word to make a new word with a new meaning.
What is suffix?
200
Pieces of information that tell more about the main idea.
What is a detail?
200
Names a whole book.
What is the title?
200
Gives facts about the real world and/or history.
What is nonfiction?
300
Details that surround a word to help the reader figure out what the word means or how it is used in a particular passage.
What is a context clue?
300
The literal dictionary definition of a word.
What is denotation?
300
A guess about what will happen based on what has already happened in a story or article.
What is a prediction?
300
Dark type used to emphasize important words.
What is bold-face words?
300
Tells readers about something that happened in the past.
What is a flashback?
400
A phrase or expression in which words do not mean exactly what they say. A colorful way of saying something.
What is an idiom?
400
Words that have more than one meaning.
What is a multiple meaning word?
400
The similarities and differences in a piece of literature.
What is compare and contrast?
400
Lists all sections and/or chapters of a book in the order in which they occur and gives the page on which each starts.
What is the table of contents?
400
The attitude a writer takes toward an audience, a subject, or a character.
What is the tone?
500
Figurative language that says something that could be mean or harsh in a nice way.
What is an euphemism?
500
An idea or feeling suggested by or connected to the word apart from its dictionary meaning. Can be positive or negative.
What is connotation?
500
The point from which a story is told.
What is point of view?
500
Alphabetical list at the back of a book of important topics and ideas covered in the book and the pages on which they were presented.
What is an index?
500
A hint about something that will happen later in the story.
What is foreshadowing?
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