3rd Grade Cards - Language Arts

Words for students of 3rd Grade, the page is for arts words (List 1), which are essential vocabulary for 3rd Grade academic classes.
 3rd Grade Cards - Language Arts (click the card to toggle it.)
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apostrophe
text character used to mark the possessive or to show the omission of letters or numbers
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article
essay; editorial; individual thing or element of a class
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background
the state of the environment in which a situation exists; information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
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biography
an account of the series of events making up a person's life; accounts of people's life
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cause
something produces a result; basis for an action or response; a reason
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compose
produce a literary work; put together out of existing material
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conclusion
the last section of a communication; a final; the act of making up your mind about something
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conflict
fight; struggle; incompatibility of dates or events
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create
make or cause to be or to become; invest with a new thing
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define
determine the nature of; give a definition; describe the nature or basic qualities of; explain
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determine
fix the boundaries of; mark off and separate; set bounds to; decide conclusively and authoritatively
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dictionary
a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
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discuss
consider or examine in speech or writing; speak with others about
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effect
something brought about by a cause or agent; a result
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fable
a deliberately false or improbable account; a short moral story; a story about mythical beings or events
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fairy tale
a story about fairies; told to amuse children
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fantasy
dream; daydream; imagination unrestricted by reality
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glossary
brief explanation of words, often placed at back of book
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imagery
ability to form mental images of things or events; figurative writing
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inference
inferring by deduction or induction; truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; conclusion; deduction
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investigate
explore; observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically
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knowledge
the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
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lesson
a unit of instruction; a task assigned for individual study
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limerick
humorous short verse; nonsense song or verse
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message
communication, usually brief
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metaphor
implied comparison; one thing conceived as representing another; symbol
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moral
of or concerned with the judgment of the goodness or badness of human action and character
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narrative
story; art, technique, or process of telling story
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novel
previously unknown; strikingly new, unusual, or different; young
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paraphrase
restate text in one's own words, especially to clarify thought of others
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point of view
a mental position from which things are viewed; the spatial property of the position from which something is observed
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proofread
read copy or proof for purposes of error detection and correction
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proverb
a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
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represent
stand for; describe or present; play a role or part
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research
inquire into; attempt to find out in scientific manner
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resolution
determination; resolving to do something; formal statement of a decision
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respond
show a reaction to something favorably or as hoped
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riddle
pierce with numerous holes; perforate; permeate or spread throughout
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short story
a prose narrative shorter than a novel
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simile
comparison of one thing with another, in English generally using like or as
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vocabulary
a list of words and often phrases, usually arranged alphabetically and defined or translated