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100
same repeating sound usually at the beginning of words
What is alliteration?
100
to tell how things are alike and how they are different
What is to compare and contrast?
100
words that sound alike but have different spellings and meanings
What are homonyms?
100
a guess of what might happen next or in the future
What is a prediction?
100
a person, place, or thing doing the action in a sentence
What is a subject?
200
a comparison between two sets of different things
What is an analogy?
200
a grammatical error of using two or more negative words instead of one negative word in a sentence
What is a double-negative?
200
an alphabetical listing in the back of a book of major concepts and the page on which each word appears
What is an index?
200
exactly what a person says
What is dialogue?
200
the action or state of being word in a sentence
What is a verb?
300
a group that reads a piece of writing; often influences an author's purpose
What is an audience?
300
when a reader comes to a decision based on the text and the reader's prior knowledge
What is drawing a conclusion?
300
an educated guess based on the text and the reader's prior knowledge
What is an inference?
300
punctuation marks that who when someone is speaking
What are quotation marks?
300
a form of a verb that tells when something takes place - past, present, or future
What is verb tense?
400
the reason an author writes a selection - to entertain, to persuade, to express ideas and feelings, to inform
What is author's purpose?
400
a short story that has a lesson, usually using speaking animals as characters
What is a fable?
400
a comparison of two unrelated things without using the words "like" or "as"
What is a metaphor?
400
a complete thought that has a subject, predicate, beginning capitalization, end punctuation, and expresses a complete thought
What is a complete sentence?
400
words that show sequence - (i.e., first, next, then, last, finally, meanwhile, etc.)
What are time order or transitional words?
500
a sentence or label that appears near a graphic to explain what it means
What is a caption?
500
a type or style of writing or the kind of story
What is genre?
500
nouns that show ownership
What are possessive nouns?
500
a group of words that is missing the subject, verb, or does not express a complete thought
What is a sentence fragment or incomplete sentence?
500
the sentence that tells the main idea
What is the topic sentence?
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