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Active Listener
concentrates on what is being said; key facts
Almanac
an annual reference book containing facts
Atlas
a bound collection of maps
Body Language
nonverbal communication made by the body
Chronology
the sequential order in which past events occur
Communication
a conversation between two or more people
Fact vs. Opinion
determining what is true versus one's feelings
Formal Speech
original work of a presenter given in a verbal format
Independent Clause
a clause in a complex sentence; can stand alone
Intonation
varying vocal pitch to show importance
Restatement
to say again in a new form
Subordinating Conjunction
what kind of conjunction is the word WHEN, in They were glad WHEN I finished
Visual Aid
a poster, chart, graph, etc. added to a presentation
Subject/Verb Agreement
must agree in number; both must be singular or plural
Descriptive Writing
writing that paints a colorful picture
Vivid Verbs
action packed words that add to your writing
Introduction
the opening or lead-in to your writing
Conclusion
reflects the intro. ties it all together
Bibliography
a list of source material used in research
Periodical
a magazine printed at regular intervals