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

ISTEP+ Words 2

accuracy reading words with no errors
climax the point in the story where it is the most intense
dialogue conversation between two or more people
flashback looking back at ones life in a written text
summarize an approach to thinking and writing that expresses the main points of one or several resources, including readings, research findings, events, the writer’s own ideas, etc.
voice a writer's unique use of language particular to his/her style
structure the way a text is organized (e.g., chronological, cause and effect)
purpose the reason an author decides to write about a topic (e.g., entertain, persuade, inform)
plot the action or sequence of events in a story. The plot includes exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and denouement (ending)
myth a traditional story passed down through generations that explains why the world is the way it is
literature this genre includes stories, novels, poetry, and plays
folktale a short narrative handed down through oral tradition, with various tellers and groups modifying it, so that it acquired cumulative authorship
evidence support for an idea or claim
conflict a struggle between opposing forces in a story or play, usually resolved by the end of the work
Created by: shunt2006