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