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Review Figurative Language, Greek and Latin Roots, Vocab

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Figurative Language, Greek and Latin Roots, Grammar/Parts of Speech
Review of...
Synonym
Two or more words that have similar or the same meaning
antonym
two words that have opposite meaning
homonyms
words that sound the same but have different meanings and different spelling
alliteration
The use of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words in a sentence or poem.
onomatopoeia
Words that recreate sound
hyperbole
Exaggerated Language
Give two examples
Give two examples
Give two examples
Give an example
Give two examples
Give an example
personification
To give human qualities to non-human objects
Give an example
simile
Comparing two or more objects using like or as
Give an example
metaphor
Comparing two or more objects by stating one thing is another (not using like or as)
Give an example
cred
Believe
Vac
chron
war
time
empty
ali, allo, alter
other
luc
light
path
suffering, feeling
belli
falls, fals
to lie or deceive
birth
gen
people
pop
against
both
contra, counter
ambi
ante
before
outer,
outside
extra
circa, circum
around
acu
thousand
sharp
milli, mille
aster, astr
star
all, every
omni
above, over
super, supra
capitalization
capitalize proper nouns,
the letter I, publications ad titles
Dialogue/Quoting
Dialogue should be enclosed within quotation marks, with the punctuation mark inside the quotations. Each new line of dialogue is indented, and a new paragraph should be started every time a new person is speaking.
Run-on/Fused Sentences
has at least two parts, either one of which can stand by itself (in other words, two independent clauses), but the two parts have been smooshed together instead of being properly connected
Contractions in formal writing
The apostrophe is used in writing contractions — that is, shortened forms of words from which one or more letters have been omitted. It makes your writing appear less formal or professional.
What are the three main ideas in your thesis statement called?
Where is your thesis statement found and how does it support your introductory paragraph?
At the end of your introductory paragraph and it tells the main idea and topics to be discussed.
Subpoints or Subtopics
Is a question a good topic sentence?
No, never start with a question- start with a quote, fact, anecdote, description, or history of your topic.
A transition sentence does what for the reader?
It lets the reader know you are changing topics and what you will be discussing.
What are the four types of websites (endings) you should use in research?
.gov, .net, .edu, .org
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