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adventure story
a work of literature in which the characters take risks
advertisement
a public notice degined to attract attention or customers
applying ideas
taking an idea and using it in another sistuation
autobiography
the true story of real person's life written by that person
bias
a strong preference for a particular point of view
biographer
the writer of a biography
biography
the true story of a real person's life written by another person
brochure
a booklet or pamphlet containing informative or advertising material
cause
a person, thing, or event that brings about a result
character
a person in a story or play
classic literature
literature that has set a high standard of excellence, remains meaningful, and continues to be read after many years
comedy
a play that is meant to be funny
compare
to find the ways things are alike
conclusion
a judgement or opinion based on facts and details
conflict
a struggle or problem between characters of forces
context clues
the words and sentences surrounding a word or pharse. The context of a word helps show what that word means
contrast
to find the ways things are different
detail
a fact about a person, place, thing, event, or time.Details answer the question who, what, when, where, why, and how
dialogue
the conversation between characters
document
an official paper used as the basis, proof, or support for something
drama
a story written in dialogue and meant to be acted on a stage
effect
the result of a cause
essay
a short piece of nonfiction writing that gives the author's opinion about something
fact
a statement that can be proved true
fiction
writing that is about people, places, and events invented by the author
figurative language
words used in a special way to make a point. Personification is an example
folk novel
an elaborate work of fiction that people tell over and over for generations. Folks novels explain people's beliefs of how things began and include many events,people, and experiences.
folktale
a story that people tell over and over for many generations. Folktales often explain how people believe things began
form
a printed document with blank spaces to be filled in with specific information
handbook
a concise reference book covering a particular subject
head
a headline; an important main caption or title
implied main idea
a main idea that is not directly stated but is suggested by the author
inference
an idea that the reader figures out based on clues an author present and what the reader already knows
legal document
an official paper based on laws
magazine article
an informational piece that apperas in a magazine
main idea
the most important point in a paragraph or passage
manual
a reference book used to give instructions on how to do something or operate something
mood
the atmosphere the author creates in a written work
mystery novel
a story about solving a puzzle.The main character of a mystery is usually a detective who has to figure out who commited a crime
narrator
the character telling the story
nonfiction
writing that is about real people, places and events
novel
a long work of fiction that can include many events, people, and experiences
opinion
a judgement or belief
personification
a type of figurative language that gives human qualities to something that is not human. Example: The leaves danced in the wind
persuasive essay
an essay that is meant to get the reader to think or act a certain way
play
a story that is written in dialogue and is meant to be acted on a stage
plot
the series of events that create the action of a story
poet
a writer of poetry
poetry
literature that uses words in speciall ways to show feelings and create images. Poetry is usually arranged in short lines
point of view
the way the action is seen by the narrator or author of a story
popular drama
recently written plays
popular fiction
recently written works including short stories, novels, and plays. Fiction comes from the author's imagination
popular novel
a recently written book about people and events that are not real
popular poetry
recently written poetry
popular short story
a recently written work of fiction that is shorter than a novel but has a full plot and a single theme
predict
to tell what you think will happen in the future
preview
to look at somthing beforehand
purpose
the reason something is done
restating
to say something again using different words
review
a short piece of writing that tells what a writer to critic thinks of a book, movie, TV program, musical performance, or work of art
rhythm
the reception of sounds or phrases that make up the beat of a poem
scan
to look at quickly; to browse for specific information
science fiction
fictional stories based on the possibilities found in science. science fiction shows what life and people might be like in another time or place, usually in the future
sequence
the order in which events occur; time order
setting
the time and place in which the events of a story take place
short story
a work of fiction that is shorter than a novel but has full plot and a single theme
skim
to read somthing quickly, looking for main ideas and main characters
social drama
a play that deals with a major social issue
stage directions
the directions in a play that tell the actors where to move on the stage or how to say their lines
stated main idea
a statement thet clearly tells the most important point of a paragraph or story. To restate a main idea means to put in different in words
subhead
a heading of a part( as in an outline); a caption, title, or heading of less importance than the main heading
summarize
to state briefly the most important ideas of a longer piece of writing
summary
a short statement of the main idea and most important supporting details of s passage
synonymus
words that have the same or nearly the same meaning. Examples: paste and glue
synthesizing
putting together several elements to form a whole idea
theme
a general truth about life or human nature that is suggested in a work of literature
thriller novel
a work of fiction that is meant to scare the reader; also called a horror novel
tone
the author's attitude or feeling about a subject
visualize
to form a picture in your mind