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Noun
Names a person, a place, or a thing
Conjunction
and, or, but -- joins lists & sentences
Synonym
words that mean the same
Dictionary
words are in ABC order, has entry words, shows us the spelling, part of speech, and definition
Subject
who or what the sentence is about
When do you change the ending of a plural noun to "ves"?
If the noun ends with "F" you drop the "F" and add "ves"
Index
Found at the end of the book with a list of topics and their page numbers
Interrogative
Ends in a question mark "?", a sentence that asks something, a question, an asking sentence
Glossary
Found at the back of the book and is a mini-dictionary for the book
Internet
Resource where you can find anything on any subject
Characters
people or animals in the story
Antonym
words that mean the opposite
Sentence
a complete thought (subject + verb)
Verb
shows action
Exclamatory
A sentence that shows strong feeling (shows surprise or shock), It uses an exclamation point as punctuation "!"
Proper Noun
Names a specific or particular person, place, or thing
Compound Sentence
Two or more sentences joined by a comma and a conjunction
Declarative
A sentence that tells something, A statement, Telling sentence, Uses a period as punctuation "."
When do you change the ending of a plural noun to "s"?
Usually just add "s" to a noun & If the noun ends with "Y" and the letter in front of it is a vowel!
Encyclopedia
Book with more information on topics
Commas
Punctuation used to separate lists or the day and year in a date. They also separate sentences in a compound sentence.
Plot
Events in the story
Possessive Pronouns
Pronouns that take the place of possessive nouns -- my, your, his, her, its, our, their
Simple
means one
Base Word
Root Word
When do you change the ending of a plural noun to "es"?
If the noun ends with "ch" "sh" "s" "z" or "x" or if it ends with a "y" and the letter in front of it is a consonant you add an "es" or you change the "y" to an "i" and add "es"
Compound
means more than one
Possessive Nouns
Nouns that show OWNERSHIP
Present
Happening NOW
Setting
WHERE the story take place (sometimes WHEN)
Plural Noun
Represents more than one person, place, or thing
Table of Contents
Found at the front of the book with chapter names and pages they begin with
Prefix
a word part that comes at the beginning of a base word
Pronoun
Takes the place of a noun
Compound Word
Two small words joined together to make one big word
Multiple Meaning Words
Words that are spelled alike and sound alike but have different meanings
Singular Noun
Represents one person, place, or thing
Title Page
Found at the front of the book with title, author, publisher, and year
Thesaurus
Book of synonyms and sometimes antonyms
Contraction
Two small words joined together by an apostrophe (')
Suffix
a word part that comes at the end of a base word
Linking Verbs
am is are was were have has
Past
already happened
x of y cards