Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Literary Terms

6th grade Literacy Terms

TermDefinition
Conotation The way the word makes you feel
Denotation The dictionary Definition
Exposition The characters, conflict and setting is introduced.
Rising Action The plot is building, becoming more intense.
Falling Action The plot is calming down, after the most intense part of the story.
Climax The most intense part of the story, the turning point.
Resolution The way the story ends.
1st Person Point of view The Narrator is in the story using words like I, we, me, us.
3rd Person Point of view The Narrator has not in the story using words like him, her, they, them.
Context Clues Words or phrases around the unknown word that help and give hints to the meaning of the word.
Figurative Language Speech or writing that departs from literal meaning in order to achieve special effects.
Idiom A statement not meant to be taken literally.
Personification Giving human qualities to non human things
Imagery Using the 5 senses
Simile Comparing two things using "like" or "as"
Metaphor Comparing two things NOT using "like" or "as"
Hyperbole A statement that exaggerates
Onomotopoeia The sound copies the word
Alliteration The same beginning sounds
Person vs. Person Two characters in a text are struggling against one another.
Person vs. Self One character in the text is struggling against him/herself, their conscience or discussion making.
Person vs. Nature One character in the text is struggling against the elements of nature.
Person vs. Society Characters in the text struggle again a community, law, or group of people.
Conflict A struggle or problem in the text.
Created by: tksmith13
Popular Reading sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards