Saddleback Books Vocabulary
Verb Agreement
Prepositions
Plot/Conflict
Parts of Speech: Nouns/Adjectives
100

Name a holiday.

Thanksgiving

Christmas

New Years Eve

Valentines Day

Halloween

100

The parents discuss/discusses the bad behavior.

discuss

100

I am under the desk.

.

100

What is rising action? What is falling action? How are they the same/different?

Rising action: between exposition and climax

Falling action: between climax and resoltuion

they are on opposite sides of the climax; both are key events within a story leading to either the climax or the end of the story (resolution)

100

The black cat eats food.

Nouns: cat, food

Adjective: black

200

"Wow you have good drip!"

Casual language between friends

slang

200

Dennis celebrate/celebrates his birthday.

celebrates
200

I am between Ms. Windham's room and the hallway.

.

200

Describe "Resolution."

The end of the story; how the story concludes; after the falling action

200

The dictionaries can be red, blue, or yellow.

noun- dictionaries

adjective- red, blue, yellow

300

A promise you make in public/in a courtroom/to a judge

oath

300

Andrea and Karla laugh/laughs at the phone.

laugh

300

I jump above the dictionary.

.

300

Describe "Conflict."

The problem in the story that starts the rest of the plot; after the exposition; before the rising action; main problem

300

The silly dog chased the fast rabbit.

noun- dog, rabbit

adjective- silly, fast

400

Name at least two types of stores.

grocery store

convenience store

ethnic store

discount store

farmers market

400

I smile/smiles after the test.

smile

400

My hand is in the blue organizer.

.

400

Describe "Climax."

The grand moment in a story; when the story changes directions; "Gran momento"

400

Miguel likes Mexican restaurants, but my son loves Italian food.

noun- Miguel, restraurants, son, food

adjective- Mexican, Italian

500

Name each of the coins provided and tell me how much they are worth.

quarter- .25

dime- .10

nickel- .05

penny- .01

500

You clap/claps in the gym.

clap

500

I am behind the stapler.

.

500

Put all elements of a plot diagram on the floor diagram using the notecards.

.

500

The American flag has 50 white stars and white and red stripes.

noun- flag, stars, stripes

adjectives- American, 50, white, red

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