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alliteration
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repetition of consonant sounds
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simile
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a comparision between two unlike things using like or as
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metaphor
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a comparision between two unlike things without like or as
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personification
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a figure of speech in which an object has human characteristics
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onomatopoeia
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a word that imitates or describes a sound (ex: pop)
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hyperbole
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an outrageous exaggeration
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idiom
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a phrase with a meaning that cannot be inferred from the actual words. There is a literal meaning and a figurative meaning.
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irony
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the exact opposite of what the words actually mean; the opposite of what one expects
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Cause and Effect
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Informational Text: Explains why something happens and then what happens as an outcome. (Because this happens, then this will happen)
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Compare/ Contrast
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Informational Text: shows how two things are similar or different.
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Sequence
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Informational Text: describes items or events that are in order or tells the steps on how to do something.
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Problem/ Solution
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Informational Text: tells about a mistake, accident or poorly planned event and then describes the outcomes to fix that.
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Description
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Informational Text: describes a person, topic, idea, place or thing by listing it's characteristics, features or examples.
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Summaries
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Includes main points from the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
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Short Answer Response
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At least three sentences. Answering the question, proving with a quote and then explaining how the quote supports the answer.
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Paraphrase
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restate the meaning of the passage in your own words.
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synthesize
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put information and ideas together from different parts of the text or different texts.
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