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8th Grade ELA Terms

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  • Q1
    You have to make an inference to understand what the poet, author, playwright is trying to tell the reader. An example would be a metaphor in the poem or a symbol within a novel.
    Implied
    30s
  • Q2
    the author, poet, playwright tells us exactly what he/she means.
    Explicit
    30s
  • Q3
    an idea that represents something else.
    Symbol
    30s
  • Q4
    a group of words that cannot be taken literally.
    Idiom
    30s
  • Q5
    Using harsh or bitter words that are meant to hurt or make fun of another person
    Sarcasm
    30s
  • Q6
    Written words including poems, fiction and non-fiction
    Text
    30s
  • Q7
    Clues in the text that can help the reader discovered the meanings of words and phrases
    Context Clues
    30s
  • Q8
    a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings.
    Puns
    30s
  • Q9
    A comparison that uses like or as
    Simile
    30s
  • Q10
    A comparison that does not use like or as
    Metaphor
    30s
  • Q11
    Using the same beginning sounds
    Alliteration
    30s
  • Q12
    Repeating of a line or word
    Repetition
    30s
  • Q13
    The writer or speaker's attitude toward the subject
    Tone
    30s
  • Q14
    Occurs over and over
    Recurring
    30s
  • Q15
    Object that recurs over and over in a work of fiction; for example, the color pink or an oak tree.
    Motif
    30s

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