All year r Review

Boastful
brag
Predicate Nominative
noun in predicate that renames the subject
Idiom
words that say one thing but mean another.
Originate
beginning
Paraphrase
put in own words
Summarize
short version
Accurate
correct
Alternate
different
Thesaurus
book of synonyms and antonyms
Complex Sentence
Made of up IC and DC joined together by a subordinate conjunction (AAAWWUBBIS)
Justify
prove
Past Perfect Tense Verb
the helping verb HAD + an action verb
Transparent
See through
Text Structure
Organization of text
Persuade
convince
Author’s Purpose
reason author writes text
Antonymn
opposite
Main Idea
mostly about
Sequence
order of events
Prediction
educated guess
Cause/Effect
what happened and the result
Compare/Contrast
alike and different
Vivid Language
paints a picture
Endorsement
uses celebrities or experts to sell a product
Hyperbole
statement of exaggeration
Personification
giving human qualities to a non human
Infer
read between the lines
Predicate Adjective
adjective in the predicate that describes the subject
Air and Rebut
when the other side’s point of view is offered and then criticized
Onomatopoeia
words that imitate sounds
Rhyme
repetition of ending sounds
Bandwagon
everybody else supports the idea so you should too
Index
alphabetical listing of topics in a book
Stanza
paragraph of a poem
Almanac
a book of lists
Assonance
repetition of vowel sounds
Atlas
book of maps
Dialogue
conversation between two people
Rhythm
the pattern of beats in a line of poetry
Imagery
describes sights, smells, sounds, tastes and touches.
Simile
comparison using like or as
Metaphor
comparison not using like or as
Edit
make changes in spelling and punctuation
Appositive
words that give more information about the subject