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PSSA ELA Vocabulary

writing a position about a topic argumentative writing
positive or negative approach bias
main point for an argument claim
type of literature genre
spelled the same with different meanings homograph
a noun that a pronoun takes the place of antecedent
type of pronoun pronoun case
understanding of a text interpret
me, you, him, her it, us, them, whom, whomever objective pronoun
shows ownership (my, mine, your, yours, his, hers, it's, our, ours, their, theirs) possessive pronoun
self form of pronoun (myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, themselves) intensive pronoun
order events occur chronology
conversation (not sequence) dialogue
details that relate relevant details
one thing after another sequence
a single line of poetry verse
alike, but not identical similarity
most important parts summarize
I, you, he, she, it, we, they, who, whoever subjective pronoun
not related irrelevant
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