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1st quarter vocab

extra credit english

TermDefinition
audience the assembled spectators or listeners at a public event, such as a play, movie, concert, or meeting
capitalization means using capital, or upper-case, letters
central idea is the central, unifying element of the story, which ties together all of the other elements of fiction used by the author to tell the story.
character the person in a book play movie etc.
cite quote (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement, especially in a scholarly work.
comma a punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence. It is also used to separate items in a list and to mark the place of thousands in a large numeral.
conclusion the wrap-up in a book play movie etc.
connotation/denotation connotation is the socil meaning of the word like she is having a cow , denotation is the dictionary meaning of the word
elaborate involving many carefully arranged parts or details; detailed and complicated in design and planning.
elict evoke or draw out (a response, answer, or fact) from someone in reaction to one's own actions or questions.
conventions correct grammar usage
coordinate adjectives are adjectives that appear in sequence with one another to modify the same noun
evidence clues and proof
formal style to write formally
inference a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
the main idea is important information that tells more about the overall idea of a paragraph or section of a text.
objective of a person or their judgment) not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.
parts of speech a category to which a word is assigned in accordance with its syntactic functions. In English the main parts of speech are noun, pronoun, adjective, determiner, verb, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection.
plot the main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work, devised and presented by the writer as an interrelated sequence
prefix a group of letters placed before a root word which change the meaning
pre-write is a blanket term for a wide range of techniques to start thinking about your paper before you begin the formal process of writing a draft
punctuate occur at intervals throughout
purpose the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.
reference the action of mentioning or alluding to something.
reflect (of a surface or body) throw back (heat, light, or sound) without absorbing it.
relevent closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand.
revise the step in the writing process that comes before proofread and publishing
rhyme correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry.
role an actor's part in a play, movie, etc.
root basic cause, source, or origin of something.
stanza a paragraph practically
style a manner of doing something
suffix a morpheme added at the end of a word to form a derivative, e.g., -ation, -fy, -ing, -itis.
summery summing a story etc.
supporting details extra details
technical meaning f or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles. Synonyms
theame the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic.
tone the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc.
Created by: lukehopk9636