Vocabulary words

Second Semester Week 2 Vocabulay Quiz ( February 23)
1. verse- same as a stanza, another form of a paragraph in a poem.
2. stanza- In a poem you use stanza instead of paragraph. ( the same as a paragraph)
3. tone- The way the author feels. Ex: The tone was funny.
4. alliteration- alliteration is when the beginning of the words start the same.The words are near each other. Ex: Flickity, flockity, flick
5. imagery- imagery is when you can imagine something throughout reading.
6. repetition- repetition is when a phrase repeats itself more than 1 time in a poem or an article (passage). Ex: Isabel, Isabel didn't scream or scurry...,Isabel Isabel didn't scream or scurry... ( from the poem in poetry folder.)
7. personification- when you give objects or animals human traits. Ex: The clouds were crying so loud this morning.
8. hyperbole- hyperbole is a big exageration. Ex: I was the happiest person in the entire world.
9. onomatopoeia- onomatopoeia is like what it sounds like. Ex: woosh, zipper, pop, etc.
10. metaphor- a metaphor never uses the words like or as. Ex: " a sea of troubles."
11. simile- a simile uses like or as, Ex: She was as fast as a cheetah.

Week 17 Vocabulary Quiz (Friday, January 16)
1. fact- It's something true. Ex: Obama won the election and know he is president.
2. opinion-Your way of thinking about something. Ex: Six Flags is the best place in the world.
3. persuade- You're trying to convince someone about something.
4. source- Place where you get information from. It can be a book, person, article, newspaper, and etc.
5. excerpt- Like a piece of a passage, maybe a quote.
6. passage- It's a section of some sort of reading. A newspaper, article, online, and etc.
7. pamphlet-It's like a booklet.
8. implies- It's to suggest or infer something ,but not saying it directly.
9. support- Proof of something.
10. Internet keywords-Google
11. keyword entry-Google
12. begin an online search-The same as google.

Week 15 Vocabulary and Spelling Quiz (Friday, December 12)
1. your- It means it belongs to you. Ex: I love your sweater.
2. you're- It is short for you are. Ex: You're my best friend.
3.there- It means a location. Ex: She's over there with your mom.
4. their- It means it belongs to some one else. Ex:That's their book.
5. they're- Short meaning for they are. Ex:They're going to the movies on Saturday.

6. caption- The writing under a picture.
7. factual report- A report with facts.
8. book review- When you give your opinion about the book, (it can include a summary.)
9. business letter- It's when you're writing to some one that's not your friend, it's for business.You put a colon. Ex: (Dear Sir or Madam:)
10. personal letter- When you're writing to a friend, it can also be known as a friendly letter. You put a comma. Ex: (Dear Bella,)
11. personal narrative- It's when you write about a personal experience you have had.

Week 14 Vocabulary Quiz (Friday, December 5)
1. news magazine- Magazine that has news.
2. editorial page- Where the author writes his/her it's opinion.
3. editorial- Where the writer gives his/her opinion.
4. letter to the editor- Where readers say what they think about the news. They write it to the editor.
5. business news- Anything having to do with money. $$$$$$
6. classified advertisements- Small advertisments. Little ads.
7. local news- News about neighborhood, city, or state.
8. front page- Main section of newspaper, not really news.
9. opinion page- Columns where different columnist write. Most of the time it's experts.

Week 12 Vocabulary Quiz (Friday, November 21)
1. expository writing- It's real stuff.
(patterns of organization)
2. chronological order- By time order.
3. spatial order- Where something happened.
4. compare and contrast- Different and alike.
5. comparison- alike and different (synonms)
6. order of importance- Putting things in order by importance.
7. cause and effect- Why something happens, then the results.
8. problem and solution- When there's a problem then you solve it.

Week 11 Vocabulary Quiz (Thursday, November 13)
1. historical fiction- Real people, or made up events.
2. topic sentence- Main idea of a paragraph.
3. thesis statement- The main idea of the passage.
4. supporting detail- The details that give proof for the main idea.
5. evidence- Proof.
6. assertion- A positive statement.
7. citation- Quote, the prove of an assertion.
8. inform- Verb, expository.
9. novel- A fiction book.

Week 4 Vocabulary Quiz (Friday, September 26)
1. first person narrator- Characters telling their own story. I, me, etc.
2. third person narrator
3. plot
4. autobiography / autobiographies- When you write about yourself.
5. biography / biographies- When someone else writes about another person.
6. support- It's the proof.
7. quotation- It's out of the passage, book, newspaper, ect.

Week 3 Vocabulary Quiz (Friday, September 19)
1. short story
2. myth
3. theme
4. plot- events that happen in a story
5. qualities
6. first person- using words like I, my, me
7. third person-using words like them, he, she
8. narrator- a person who tells the story
9. fiction- a made up story
10. fictional-

Week 2 Vocabulary Quiz (Friday, September 12)
characteristics of fiction
1 character
2 climax
3 conflict
4 events
5 plot-events that happen in a story
6 resolution- How the problem gets solved.
7 theme
8 short story