Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

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.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read 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.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
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

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