Genres
Concepts
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Poetry Terms
Parts of Language
Figurative Language
100

A story that is made up or not true

What is Fiction?

100

This is "what happens" in a story the "reason that it happens".

What is cause and effect?

100

This is a picture or drawing to add to the selection

What is Illustration?

100

This is the name of an author or writer of a poem

What is a Poet?

100

When and where the story takes place

What is Setting?

100

This is a comparison using like or as.

What is a simile?

200

A selection that is true or factual

What is Non-Fiction?

200

This is what a story is mainly about

What is the main idea?

200

These are words that are usually written darker than others

What is Bold Print?

200

This is a person who reads the poem out loud

What is the Speaker?

200

These are words that have the same meaning

What are Synonyms?

200

This is a comparison NOT using like or as.

What is a metaphor?

300

Another name for a story

What is a narrative?

300

This is a how are things similar and different when written in a selection.

What is compare and contrast?

300

This is a small dictionary in the back of a book

What is a Glossary?

300

A group of lines that make up a paragraph in a poem

What is a Stanza?

300

Some stories are written in the 1st person and use the word I. Others are written in the 3rd person and use the words: he, she….This is an example of ________.

What is Point of View?

300

This is the repetition sound at the beginning of words within a sentence.

What is alliteration?

400

A story passed down from generations that explain historical events

What is a Myth/Legend?

400

This is a special kind of guess or opinion based on facts and often requires the reader to read between the lines of what is being stated.

What is an Inference?

400

These are words under an illustration in a book explaining what the illustration is about.

What is a Caption?

400

This type of language is used in poems to help the reader visualize the poem and add humor or flare to the writing.

What is Figurative Language?

400

This is when you use the words or sentences around the word to find a meaning.

What are Context Clues?

400

This is giving human-like qualities to an object that is not human.

What is personification?

500

This is when the author tells his own life story

What is an autobiography?

500

This is why the author wrote the passage

What is Author's Purpose?

500

This is a sequence of events of a person or place in time.  It often has dates listed in chronological order.

What is a Timeline?

500

A short poem with only 3 lines

What is a Haiku?

500

This is the message the author wants you to understand at the end of reading a selection.

What is the theme? (I will also take moral.)

500

This is an extreme exaggeration.

What is a hyperbole?

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