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ELA Glossary - Part 1

To study for ELA PSSA up to Genre

Terms

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Evaluate
Examine and judge carefully.
Characterization
The method an author uses to reveal characters and their various personalities.
Evaluate:
Examine and judge carefully.
Analysis:
The process or result of identifying the parts of a whole and their relationships to one another.
Allusion
An implied or indirect reference in literature to a familiar person, place or event.
Antonym:
A word that is the opposite of another word.
Context clues:
Information from the reading that identifies a word or group of words.
Focus:
The center of interest or attention.
Figurative language:
Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a special effect or feeling.
Characterization:
The method an author uses to reveal characters and their various personalities.
Genre
A category used to classify literary works, usually by form, technique or content (e.g., prose, poetry).
Context clues:
Information from the reading that identifies a word or group of words.
Compare:
Place together characters, situations or ideas to show common or differing features in literary selections.
Fluency:
The clear, easy, written or spoken expression of ideas. Freedom from word-identification problems which might hinder comprehension in silent reading or the expression of ideas in oral reading.
Alliteration:
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in neighboring words.
Antonym:
A word that is the opposite of another word.
Fluency:
The clear, easy, written or spoken expression of ideas. Freedom from word-identification problems which might hinder comprehension in silent reading or the expression of ideas in oral reading.
Analysis
The process or result of identifying the parts of a whole and their relationships to one another.
Allusion:
An implied or indirect reference in literature to a familiar person, place or event.
Compare:
Place together characters, situations or ideas to show common or differing features in literary selections.
Genre:
A category used to classify literary works, usually by form, technique or content (e.g., prose, poetry).
Focus
The center of interest or attention.
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in neighboring words.
Figurative language:
Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a special effect or feeling.
Conventions of language:
Mechanics, usage and sentence completeness.
Conventions of language:
Mechanics, usage and sentence completeness.

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