6th Grade Vocabulary
6th Grade Figurative Language
6th Grade Popular ELA Terms
6th Grade Text Structure
6th Grade Random ELA
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What is the definition of compare ?

Identifying similarities between two or more objects.

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WHAT IS A METAPHOR

direct comparison of things without using like or as

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What is a a summary?

The summary of the text is what the text about from beginning, middle and end, no opinions. 

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What is cause ?

Why something happens .

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What is the definition of contrast ?

Looking at the differences between two or more objects. 

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define simile

What is comparing two things using 'like' or 'as'

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"Ouch!  "Boom!"  "Pow!" are all examples of what?

onomatopoeia 

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What is the central idea ?

The main idea/ what the text is mostly about .

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What is effect .

The result of what happens. 

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What is a conflict? 

A problem a character is having with themselves. 

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What is theme ?

The lesson which the author is trying to teach

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What is imagery ?

Using the 5 senses to describe something and create a picture in the readers head. 

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When the author uses he/she/they or talk from another persons perspective.

Third person P.O.V.

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What does chronological order mean ?

Listing events in the order of when they occur. 

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What is personification ?

Giving human qualities to non-living things. 

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What does it mean to foreshadow ?

To predict

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a huge exaggeration
what is hyperbole
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What is a descriptive text structure?

Describing what's going on in the text. 


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What is a flash back ?

Looking to the past to give context to a current situation. 

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What is text structure?

How a story/text is put together.

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What does it mean to infer ?

Make an educated guess based on evidence.

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Peter Piper picked a pack of pickled peppers is an example of...

What is alliteration

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What does POV mean?

Point of view is how someone feels, how they react/act, descriptive words.

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What does include mean? 

To add or contribute something to the text.
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What is author's purpose?

Why the author wrote the passage. 

To persuade

To entertain

To inform.

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