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Summary
the most important ideas in a passage
Rhyme
words that end with the same sound
Rhyme Scheme
pattern of rhyme in end of a line of a stanza of poetry
Free Verse
poetry that does not rhyme or follow a pattern
Entertains
author's purpose:provide amusement for the reader
Informs
author's purpose: provides information for the reader
Encyclopedia
reference book that contains information (arranged alphabetically)
Describe
to write or tell about
Thesaurus
reference book that provides "another word" for a given word (synonym)
Dictionary
reference book that provides definitions (pronounciation key, part of speech, meanings)
Narrator
person in the story that is telling the story
Subheading
headings within a passage that breaks the paragraph up into groups
Research Report
a report that requires a careful study and investigation for the purpose of gaining knowledge