What is the definition of dis?
Two examples of the prefix dis?
dislike and disable
Definition of the root duct/duce
Defintion of tract
Two exmaples of duct
conduct and product
Two examples of duce
reduce and seduce
Two exmaples of tract
distract and subtract
Definition of able/ible
able, can do
Two examples of able
comfortable & unable
Two examples of ible
legible & visible
What are some of the elements of myth
- Extradinary powers
- teaches a lesson
- shows how something came to exiting
What are the elements of a legend
- how something can to be
- realistic characters
How are myths and legends the same
They both describe how something came to be.
How are myths and legends different?
- Legends have realistic chracter and myths don't.
- Myths-gods have powers
What is a metaphor?
Metaphor- compares two different things without using like or as
What is a smilie?
Compares two different things using like or as.
What is personification?
A form of figurative language in which an idea, object, or animal is given the characteristics of a person.
What is onomatopoeia?
the use of word whose sound makes you think of its meaning as in buzz, gunk, swish, gushy, zigzag, zing, or zip.
What is a rhyme?
two words that end with the same sound
What is hyperbole
an exaggeration or over statement used for emphasis
What is a thesis statement?
A thesis statement is telling the reader what the paper is about.
What should a persuasive essay do?
to persuade someone to agree with you.
Anonymously written. Dont know who wrote it.
Describes facts to explain religious doctrine cultural belief or some mystery or nature.
Characters with extradinary powers.
Characters may be gods, goddesses, demi-gods, or humans
Purposes: To explain how something can to exist
To explain histrocical and scientific aspect of life culture and nature
To teach a lesson
Historical story (before recorded history) about a hero, (protagonist) a people or a natural phenomenon
Perceived to be true by the teller and listener.
Centers around the lives and deeds of famous individiuals
Realstic: characters and setting (where/when) are more believeable than myths.
Purposes: To tell how something can to be.
participle- a verb ending in -ing,-ed, or -en that functions as an adjective
What is a adjective and a noun?
A words that describes a noun. A noun is a person, place, or thing
What is a phrase?
A group of words that cannot stand alone as a sentence
What is participal phrases?
A group of words consisting of a participial and the modifier that function as the difect object's action .
Wbat us a adverb?
A words that modifies or descirbes a vern, adjectives or another adverb.
What is a clause?
A group of words containing both a subject and a verb (predicate)
Subordinate clause notes
Contains both a subject and a verb
In complete though-cannot stand alone as a sentence
Connected to the independent clause with a subordinating conjunction or relative pronoun.
Adverbial Subordinate clause notes
Function modifies verbs, adjective, or adverbs
Begins with a subordinating conjunction: after, although, as , as if, as long, as soon, as though, because, before, even, though, if, in order, that, once, provided that, since, so that, then, though, unless, until, when, whenever, where, while.