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English II Terms 1. Context Clues - words or phrases in a sentence or a paragraph that are understood and can be used to determine a word or phrase that is not understood Analogy - comparison between two items (English uses analogies to find relationship between two words)

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english ii terms 1
English II Terms 1

Context Clues -words or phrases in a sentence or a paragraph that are understood and can be used to determine a word or phrase that is not understood

Analogy - comparison between two items (English uses analogies to find relationship between two words)

Synonyms - words that have the same or similar meaning

Antonyms - words that have the opposite meanings

Juxtaposition - placing side by side to compare and contrast

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Inference - using logic or reasoning to figure something out that isn’t stated specifically

  • Conclusion - using inference to make an assumption or a judgment based on the information or evidence given
  • Analyze -to examine by separating into parts and studying their relationships
  • Evaluate - to examine and judge carefully / to give value to something (the verb)
  • Synthesize - putting together information from more than one source
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Impact - influence or effect

  • Accurate - free from error; precise
  • Appropriate - suitable or fitting for a particular purpose
  • Emphasize - to stress or give importance to something
  • Effective - adequate to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result
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Explication - type of explanation that interprets or clarifies the text (a lot like main idea)

  • Paraphrase - putting text in your own words
  • Summary/Precis – a shorter version of the text that gives only the main points
  • Abstract - a very brief summary of a much longer text that is used during research to scan an article
  • Excerpt - a passage or segment taken WORD FOR WORD from a longer work