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Language arts, Grades 1-5 – 215 Words

abbreviation

shortening something by omitting parts of it

actor

a performer in theater, television, or film

adjective

the word class that qualifies nouns

adverb

a word that modifies something other than a noun

advertisement

a public promotion of some product or service

affix

attach to

alphabet

a character set of letters and is used to write a language

animation

quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

antonym

a word that expresses an opposite meaning

apology

an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone

apostrophe

a mark used to indicate the omission of one or more letters

appendix

a small sac attached to the large intestines of some animals

audience

a gathering of spectators or listeners at a performance

author

a person who writes professionally

auxiliary verb

a verb that combines with another verb in a verb phrase to help form tense, mood, voice, or condition of the verb it combines with

blend

mix together different elements

book

an object consisting of a number of pages bound together

brainstorm

try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it

capitalization

writing in uppercase letters

card catalog

a library catalog in which each publication is described on a separate file card

cartoon

a humorous or satirical drawing in a newspaper or magazine

chapter

a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled

character

a property that defines the individual nature of something

chart

a visual display of information

checklist

a list of items to be checked or consulted

citation

an official award usually given as formal public statement

colon

the part of the large intestine between the cecum and rectum

comma

a punctuation mark (,) indicating the separation of elements

command

an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

commercial

connected with or engaged in the exchange of goods

common noun

a noun that denotes any or all members of a class

complex sentence

a sentence composed of at least one main clause and one subordinate clause

composition

the way in which someone or something is put together

comprehension

an ability to understand the meaning of something

conclusion

a position or opinion reached after consideration

contraction

the act of decreasing in size or volume or quantity or scope

contrast

the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared

conversation

the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas

cue

a reminder for some action or speech

cursive

handwriting in which letters are connected within words

custom

accepted or habitual practice

declarative sentence

a sentence (in the indicative mood) that makes a declaration

decode

convert code into ordinary language

definition

a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase

detail

a small part considered separately from the whole

diary

a daily written record of experiences and observations

dictionary

a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words

director

someone who controls resources and expenditures

discussion

an extended communication dealing with a particular topic

double negative

an affirmative constructed from two negatives

draft

a current of air

drama

a work intended for performance by actors on a stage

drawing

a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines

e-mail

(computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient’s terminal when the recipient logs in

edit

prepare for publication or presentation by revising

encyclopedia

a reference work containing articles on various topics

ending

the act of ending something

essay

an analytic or interpretive literary composition

example

an item of information that is typical of a class or group

explanation

making something plain or intelligible

expression

the communication of your beliefs or opinions

fable

a short moral story

facial expression

a gesture executed with the facial muscles

fairy tale

a story about fairies; told to amuse children

fantasy

imagination unrestricted by reality

fiction

a literary work based on the imagination

first name

the name that precedes the surname

first person

pronouns and verbs used to refer to the speaker or writer of the language in which they occur

folktale

a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk

genre

a kind of literary or artistic work

gesture

motion of hands or body to emphasize a thought or feeling

glossary

an alphabetical list of technical terms in a field

grammar

the branch of linguistics that deals with sentence structure

graphic artist

an artist who designs and makes prints

graphics

photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication

greeting

an acknowledgment or expression of good will

group discussion

a discussion among participants who have an agreed topic

heading

a line of text indicating what the passage below it is about

headline

the heading or caption of a newspaper article

humor

a message that has the power to evoke laughter

illustration

a visual representation to make a subject easy to understand

imagery

the ability to form mental pictures of things or events

indentation

the space left between the margin and a line set in

index

alphabetical listing of names and topics with page numbers

inference

drawing a conclusion on the basis of circumstantial evidence

internet

a worldwide network of computer networks

interrogative sentence

a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

introduction

the act of beginning something new

investigate

conduct an inquiry of

invitation

a request to be present or take part in something

journal

a daily written record of experiences and observations

key word

a significant word used in indexing or cataloging

language

a means of communicating by the use of sounds or symbols

last name

the name used to identify the members of a family

legend

a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events

letter

a written message addressed to a person or organization

linking verb

an equating verb (such as `be’ or `become’) that links the subject with the complement of a sentence

list

a database containing an ordered array of items

literature

writings in a particular style on a particular subject

lowercase

relating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor’s type case

magazine

a periodic publication containing articles and pictures

margin

the boundary line or area immediately inside the boundary

mental image

an iconic mental representation

message

a communication that is written or spoken or signaled

miscue

a faulty shot in billiards

mood

a characteristic state of feeling

motive

the reason that arouses action toward a desired goal

mystery

something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained

myth

a traditional story serving to explain a world view

negative

characterized by denial or opposition or resistance

news

information about recent and important events

newspaper

a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets

nonfiction

prose writing that is not formed by the imagination

noun

a content word referring to a person, place, thing or action

novel

an extended fictional work in prose

object

a tangible and visible entity

opinion

a personal belief or judgment

oral presentation

delivering an address to a public audience

organization

a methodical and orderly manner or approach

outline

the line that appears to bound an object

pamphlet

a small book usually having a paper cover

paragraph

one of several distinct subdivisions of a text

passage

the act of moving from one state or place to the next

past tense

a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past

peer review

evaluate professionally a colleague’s work

pen pal

a person you come to know by frequent friendly correspondence

period

an amount of time

personal letter

a letter dealing with personal affairs

personal pronoun

a pronoun expressing a distinction of person

photographer

someone who takes photographs professionally

phrase

an expression consisting of one or more words

picture book

a book consisting chiefly of pictures

pitch

the high or low quality of a sound

plot

a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation

poem

a composition in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

point of view

a mental position from which things are perceived

posture

the arrangement of the body and its limbs

preface

a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book

prefix

an affix that is added in front of the word

preposition

a word before a noun or pronoun connecting to another word

prepositional phrase

a phrase beginning with a preposition

presentation

the activity of formally giving something, as a prize

preview

an advertisement with short scenes from a motion picture

print

the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication

pronoun

a function word that is used in place of a noun

pronunciation

the manner in which someone utters a word

proofread

read for errors

proper noun

a noun that denotes a particular thing; usually capitalized

publish

prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

punctuation

the use of marks to clarify meaning of written material

purpose

what something is used for

question

a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

question mark

a punctuation mark (?) placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a question

quotation

a passage or expression that is cited

rating

standing or position on a scale

request

express the need or desire for; ask for

reread

read anew; read again

retell

to say, state, or perform again

revise

make changes to

rhyme

correspondence in the final sounds of two or more lines

root word

the form of a word after all affixes are removed

scan

examine minutely or intensely

science fiction

literary fantasy involving the impact of science on society

second person

pronouns and verbs used to refer to the person addressed by the language in which they occur

sentence

a string of words satisfying grammatical rules of a language

sentence structure

the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences

setting

the physical position of something

short story

a prose narrative shorter than a novel

sign

a visible clue that something has happened or is present

signature

your name written in your own handwriting

skim

remove from the surface

sound effect

an effect that imitates a sound called for in the script of a play

source

the place where something begins

special effect

an effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)

speech

communication by word of mouth

spelling

forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage

subject

some situation or event that is thought about

suffix

an affix that is added at the end of the word

summarize

present the main points in a concise form

summary

a brief statement that presents the main points

suspense

an uncertain cognitive state

syllabication

forming or dividing words into syllables

syllable

a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme

symbol

something visible that represents something invisible

symbolism

the practice of investing things with arbitrary meaning

synonym

a word that expresses the same or similar meaning

table

furniture having a smooth flat top supported by legs

table of contents

a list of divisions and the pages on which they start

take turns

do something in turns

tall tale

an improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story

target language

the language into which a text written in another language is to be translated

television program

a program broadcast by television

tense

taut or rigid; stretched tight

text

the words of something written

textbook

a book prepared for use in schools or colleges

theater

a building where performances can be presented

theme

the subject matter of a conversation or discussion

thesaurus

a book containing a classified list of synonyms

third person

pronouns and verbs that are used to refer to something other than the speaker or addressee of the language in which they occur

title

the name of a work of art or literary composition

title page

a page of a book displaying the title and author and publisher

tone

the distinctive property of a complex sound

topic sentence

a sentence that states the topic of its paragraph

typeface

a specific size and style of type within a type family

typing

writing done with a typewriter

uppercase

relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor’s type case

usage

the act of employing

verb

a word denoting an action, occurrence, or state of existence

videotape

a relatively wide magnetic tape for use in recording visual images and associated sound

villain

someone who does evil deliberately

vocabulary

a language user’s knowledge of words

voice

the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds

volume

the property of something that is great in magnitude

vowel sound

a speech sound made with the vocal tract open

website

a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
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