A word that expresses action. Example: Run, jump, write, walk, etc. The boy walked home from school with his friend Sally.
Examples: is, are, was, were, am, be, and being. The girls are at school today. I am in the third grade.
AA person, animal, or imaginary creature that carries out the action of the plot. EExample: In the story “Cinderella”, some of the characters would be the evil step-mother, Cinderella, and the two step-sisters. CHARACTER
Words that have several meanings depending upon how they are used in a sentence. Examples: shot, track, post, pet, etc. The player made the shot and got two points for her team. Cody’s mom was taking him to the doctor to get a shot school.
AA statement that can be proven true. EExamples: TThe butterfly is blue. TThe dog is brown. TThe girl has brown hair.
AA personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty. EExamples: BBunnies are beautiful. JJumping rope is a fun way to exercise.
IIs a sentence that shows surprise or emotion; usually ending with an exclamation mark. EExamples: SSomeone stole my cookie!
TThe reason something happens. EExample: TThe effect of the man forgetting to tie his shoes is that he fell.
AA shortened form of a word or phrase. EExamples: TTennessee- TN NNew York- NY
SSetting is the place where and time when the story occurs.
SSingular means being only one; individual. AAntonym for “plural.” EExample: TThe boy ran home. TThere’s only one boy.
TTwo-complete sentences, totally together, made up of two or more sentences that are incorrectly run together as a single sentence. EExample: II like cats I like dogs. TThat should be: I like cats and dogs.
FForm of nouns and pronouns that shows ownership. UUse an apostrophe before the ‘S’ with singular nouns, and an apostrophe after the ‘S’ with plural nouns. EExample: BBilly’s hat LLadies’ restroom
Lines grouped together to form a division of a poem, separated from other lines by space. Example: II have a dog. His name is Fred. HHe won't play fetch. HHe won't play dead. HHe won't shake hands oor sit or stay or bark or beg or run and play. HHe won't roll over, sshake or crawl. This is one stanza.