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Charlie Leng

myth a traditional story that explains beliefs, customs, or natural phenomenon through the actions of gods or heroes
sentence structure the way a sentence is arranged grammatically
entice to attract (someone, your reader) especially by offering or showing them something that is appealing or interesting
plot the sequence of events that make up a story
sentence fluency the readability of your writing
elaborate to give more details about something; to discuss something more fully
character people, animals, or imaginary creatures that take part in a story
characterization the methods a writer uses to develop characters through details, descriptions, actions, & dialogue
character trait the way a person or a character in a book acts it’s a part of their personality and it comes from inside
Natural phenomenon an interesting fact or event that is unusual or difficult to explain and understand fully. not man-made, having to do with nature
conflict a struggle, problem, or obstacle in a story
setting the time and place in which a story takes place
theme a writer’s central idea or main message about life
exposition background information or events necessary to understand a story
rising action the key events, conflicts and complications that develop a story
climax the peak of the action the most intense or suspenseful moment often represents a turning point in the story
resolution the end result or conclusion - “tying up any loose ends”
textual evidence details from the text that support your opinion
symbol a figurative use of an object or image so that it
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