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G7 - Unit 1

Grade 7 - Unit 1 ELA Vocabulary Terms

figurative language is writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally
simile is a comparison using like or as
metaphor is a direct comparison that states one thing is another
personification when a writer describes an object as if it were a person
hyperbole is exaggeration beyond belief
alliteration is the use of the same sound to start several words in a row
theme - is a central message or universal truth - a lesson one of the main characters learns
point of view the perspective from which a story is told
narrator is a speaker or a character who tells a story
1st person is told by a character who uses the first-person pronoun"I"
2nd person - often feels likes the narrator is talking to the audience - this is the “you” perspective - it uses second-person pronouns like you, your, yours, yourself, yourselves.
3rd person limited - the narrator relates the inner thoughts and feelings of only one character and everything is viewed from this character's perspective - the narrator uses third person pronouns like he or she
3rd person omniscient - the narrator knows and tells about what each character feels and thinks - the narrator uses third person pronouns like he or she
central idea is the most important point or idea that the author is making in a text
Created by: mochateacher