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research vocabulary

Bibliography List of sources referenced in a research paper
Journal A scholarly publication that is written by experts in a specific field
Search engine A program that searches for information on the internet (ie- Google)
Website A page on the internet
Paraphrase To put something in your own words
Summarize To give a brief statement of the main points of a text
Plagiarize Improperly citing, or representing someone else’s words or thoughts as your own
Atlas A book of maps or charts
Almanac An annual calendar containing important dates and statistical information
Climax the point of greatest emotional intensity or suspense in a plot when the outcome of the conflict becomes known
Exposition The beginning of the story where the characters and the setting is revealed
Rising Action the events in the story become complicated and the conflict in the story is revealed
Falling Action The events and complications begin to resolve themselves
Resolution The conflict of the plot is resolved, usually takes place after the highest emotional moment of the novel
Glossary A brief dictionary of words relevant to a text
Index an alphabetical list of names, subjects, etc., with references to the places where they occur, typically found at the end of a book
Table of Contents a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start. contents
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