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7th Grade Literature2nd Semester Test Review2012-2013I. VocabularyStudy from your notebook and emailed exercises:AntonymsSynonymsHomographsHomophonesHomonymsBase WordsRootsAffixesDenotationConnotationIdiomsSlangContext CluesII. GrammarStudy from your notebook, emailed exercises, and practice book:ConjunctionsSubordinating ConjunctionsPrepositionPrepositional PhrasesPhrases (all kinds)AnalogiesFragmentsDependent ClausesIndependent ClausesCompound SentencesComplex SentencesAppositivesII. Literary TermsAll of the following terms were discussed and explained in class:Static CharacterDynamic CharacterParts of the PlotPoints of ViewSummaryScience FictionAuthor's PurposesPrimary SourceSecondary SourceFictionNon-FictionMoodToneOral Traditions (all)SequenceFantasyInternal ConflictExternal ConflictForeshadowingHistorical FictionSubjectThemeRetellingDramaAutobiographyBiographyFactOpinionFlashbackIV. WritingWhat are the elements of?APASteps of the Writing ProcessCause and EffectCompareContrastCharacter SketchOpinion StatementProcess DescriptionResponse to LiteratureV. ReadingYou could be asked questions about:"Titanic""The Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde""Oral Traditions"VocabularySynonymsA synonym is a word that has the same or almost the same meaning as another word.AntonymsAn antonym is a word with a meaning opposite of that of another word.HomographsHomographs are words that are spelled the same but have a different meaning.HomonymsHomonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings.HomophonesHomophones are a type of homonym that also sounds alike and have different meanings, and different spelling.Base WordsBase words are complete words that can stand alone.RootsRoots are word parts that convey the core meaning of a word.AffixesAffixes are word parts that can be attached to base words to make new words.DenotationDenotation is a word's dictionary meaning.ConnotationConnotations are the images or feelings you connect to a word to give it finer and shades of meaning.IdiomsAn idiom is an expression whose overall meanings different from the meaning of the individual words.SlangSlang is informal language containing made-up words and ordinary words used to mean something different.Context CluesThe context of a word is made up of the punctuation marks, words, sentences, and paragraphs that surround it.General Clues: to infer the meaning of an unfamiliar word by reading all the information in the sentence or paragraphs that support it.Definition Clues: followed by a definition of its meaning. Commas, dashes or other punctuation marks.Restatement Clues: a word or term in easier language.Example Clues: suggest meaning or word with one or two examples.Comparison Clues: word's meaning suggested by a comparison to something similar.GrammarConjunctionsConjunctions are words that link other words or group of words.Subordinating ConjunctionsA subordinating conjunction introduces a subordinate clause. (after, although, as…)PrepositionA...

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