ELA Editable Grammar & Literature Terms Bank CCSS Aligned

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Description

This glossary of grammar and literature terms and their definitions will help any English teacher be more organized, and save time when creating activities and assessments.

You can add, remove, or edit terms and definitions to meet your needs, then quickly copy and paste into other applications like slideshows, worksheets, documents, etc.

You can distribute copies to students for reference and study.

You'll receive:

  • A bank of 144 CCSS-aligned grammar and literature terms and definitions in an editable Excel spreadsheet, numbered, and organized into sections and sheets
  • The same collection of terms and definitions in a ready-to-print PDF file

Grammar terms included:

noun • verb • preposition • conjunction • interjection • pronoun • adjective • adverb • concrete noun • abstract noun • count noun • non-count noun • proper noun • common noun • collective noun • compound noun • action verb • state of being verb • helping (or auxiliary) verb • linking verb • transitive verb • intransitive verb • active voice • passive voice • verbal • gerund • participle • infinitive • object of the preposition • compound preposition • subjunctive • coordinating • correlative • antecedent • nominative (or subjective) • objective • personal • indefinite • demonstrative • possessive • intensive • proper adjective • possessive • period • comma • exclamation point • question mark • semicolon • colon • hyphen • dash • quotation marks • apostrophe • parentheses • brackets • declarative • interrogative • imperative • exclamatory • subject • verb • predicate • complement • predicate noun (nominative) • predicate adjective • direct object • indirect object • phrase • dependent clause • independent clause • simple • compound • complex • compound-complex

Literature terms included:

theme • main idea • moral • tone • mood • plot • conflict • setting • characters • protagonist • antagonist • point of view • dialogue • narrator • first-person POV • second-person POV • third-person POV • third-person limited • third-person omniscient • objective POV • dynamic character • static character • flat character • drama • fable • poetry • biography • autobiography • fairytale • mythology • science fiction • historical fiction • tall tale • folk tale or folk lore • legend • essay • screenplay • novel • memoir • narrative nonfiction • epic • allegory • alliteration • allusion • analogy • anecdote • anthropomorphism • aphorism • archetype • assonance • cacophony • caesura • connotation • denotation • euphemism • euphony • flashback • foil • foreshadowing • hyperbole • imagery • verbal irony • dramatic irony • situational irony • juxtaposition • metaphor • monologue • motif • onomatopoeia • oxymoron • paradox • parallelism • personification • pun • satire • simile • stream of consciousness • symbol • synecdoche understatement

*Please note: Not every single term and definition will be applicable to every single grade- please plan on using the portion of the material that fits your curriculum. If you teach multiple grades, this resource will be a huge time-saver for you!

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5 pages
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Standards

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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., hyperbole, paradox) in context and analyze their role in the text.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Observe hyphenation conventions.
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., euphemism, oxymoron) in context and analyze their role in the text.

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