2E reading vocab

alphabetical order
arrange in the order of the letters of the alphabet.
antonym
a word that means the opposite of another word.
character
a person in a book, play, or story.
chronological order
arranged in the order in which events occur.
compound word
a word made up of two words.
comprehension
to understand.
conclusion
the end of something.
contraction
two words combined with an apostrophe.
fiction
stories about characters and events that are not real.
glossary
explains the meaning of words in a book.
literature
written works such as fiction, poetry, short stories, and plays.
main idea
tells what the story is mostly about.
nonfiction
information about real things, people, and events.
noun
a word that names a person, place, or thing.
plot
a sequence of events in a story.
prediction
making a statement about what will happen.
problem and solution
a situation that needs to be figured out and the way it is resolved.
punctuation
use of a period, commas, and other marks to organize writing.
setting
the time and place of a story.
summary
a short statement that gives the main points of of something that is written.
syllable
a set of sounds that form a word.
synonym
a word that means the same or nearly the same as another word.
table of contents
a section of a book that shows the major parts of a book.
verb
a word that shows action.