4th Grade -- Language Arts 2009
  • 1. adjective
A) a word that is capitalized
B) a word that describes a noun
C) a word that shows action
D) a person, place, or thing
  • 2. adverb
A) a person, place, or thing
B) a word that describes an action verb
C) a word that describes a noun
D) a word that links the subject to the predicate
  • 3. cause
A) someone or something that makes something happen
B) the beginning, or first part
C) an ending to bring to a close
D) the sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph
  • 4. common noun
A) the writer's unique style of expression
B) any person, place, or thing
C) a word that shows action
D) a word that describes a noun
  • 5. compare
A) the opening of a written work
B) to look and describe how two or more things are different
C) to look and describe how two or more things are alike
D) retelling a story in your words; making it shorter
  • 6. conclusion
A) to tell how two ideas, people, or things are different
B) to bring about or come to an end
C) a word that links the subject to the predicate
D) to make changes in something
  • 7. context clue
A) a hint in the sentence that helps you figure out what another word means
B) tells about people,things, and events of places that are real
C) a reason why something happens
D) when and where a story takes place
  • 8. contrast
A) something that a person believes or feels but it cannot be proven
B) the writer's unique style of expression
C) to look and describe how two or more things are different
D) a word that links the subject to the predicate
  • 9. direct quote
A) where or when the story takes place
B) the exact spoken word of a character
C) an illustration
D) the author of a play
  • 10. edit
A) to make changes in something that is written
B) a word used to describe a noun
C) sequence of events in a story
D) a story that is not real but could happen
  • 11. revise
A) a picture or movie
B) to make changes in something; the third step of the writing process
C) names a person place or thing
D) a sequence of events in the story
  • 12. effect
A) when or where a story takes place
B) a hint in the sentence that helps you figure out what the bold face words mean
C) tells us who or what the sentence is about
D) something that happens because something else happens
  • 13. fiction
A) a story that is not real but could happen
B) a word used to describe a noun
C) tells us who or what the sentence is about
D) to make changes in something
  • 14. genre
A) a picture or movie your mind forms when you are reading
B) act so as to bring about
C) a certain kind or type of literature such as fiction, non-fiction, auto-biography, biography, science fiction,and poetry
D) a word used to describe a noun
  • 15. inference
A) parts of a narrative story
B) tells about people things and places that are real
C) story that is not real
D) a educated guess about something that is not directly stated in a passage but is strongly hinted at or implied
  • 16. introduction
A) punctuation marks used at the end of sentences
B) the opening; the part that explains what will follow in a story
C) retelling of story in your own words
D) to make changes in something that is written
  • 17. irregular plural noun
A) nouns that change form without following the rules
B) a word used to describe a noun
C) an educated guess about something you read
D) a reason why something happens
  • 18. linking verb
A) parts of a narrative story
B) a word that links the subject to the predicate
C) a reason why something happens
D) names any person, place or thing
  • 19. nonfiction
A) a writing that is true, real, and full of facts
B) a word used to describe something about a verb
C) nouns that change form without following the rules
D) names any person, place, or thing
  • 20. opinion
A) something that a person believes or feels but is not based on actual facts
B) to tell how two ideas or things are different
C) sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph
D) as so as to bring about
  • 21. plot
A) the beginning or first part
B) a reason why something happens
C) the sentence that tells the main idea of the paragraph
D) the action or sequence of events in a story
  • 22. possessive noun
A) a word used to describe something about a verb or clause
B) names an person, place, or thing
C) punctuation marks that are used at the end of sentences
D) a noun that shows ownership
  • 23. punctuation
A) an educated guess about something
B) parts of a narrative story
C) end marks or symbols at the end of a complete sentence
D) tells who or what the sentence is about
  • 24. setting
A) punctuation marks used at the ends of sentences
B) an ending to bring to a close
C) where or when the story takes place
D) a word used to describe a noun
  • 25. story element
A) names a person, place, or thing
B) nouns that change form without following the rules
C) parts of a story; narrative
D) a form of a noun that shows ownership or possession
  • 26. subject
A) who or what the sentence or story is about
B) a reason why something happens
C) a word that links the subject to the predicate
D) a certain kind of literature
  • 27. summary
A) something that a person believes in or feels
B) the beginning or first part
C) names a person, place, or thing
D) a brief retelling of the story in your own words
  • 28. topic sentence
A) a certain type of literature
B) something that a person believes or feels
C) an ending or to bring to a close
D) the sentence that states the main idea
  • 29. voice
A) a hint in the sentence that helps you
B) a certain type or kind of literature
C) the writers unique style of writing
D) to bring about change
  • 30. visualization
A) a certain type of literature
B) sequence of events in a story
C) parts of a narrative story
D) a picture or movie your mind forms when you are reading
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