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Springfield, IL 62704
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Rebecca Caudill Books

Students are encouraged (but not required) to read 5 books from the 2017-2018 Rebecca Caudill list. Anyone who does so will need to complete a plot mountain on the book as evidence of their reading. A Caudill pizza book party will be held at a future date to those who accomplish this task!

Literary Terms for ABC Books

Alliteration, Autobiography
Biography
Conflict, Climax
Dialogue, Drama
Essay
Fable, Folktale, Figurative Language, Flashback
Genre
Historical Fiction
Irony, Imagery, Inference
Juvenile Fiction, Jargon
Key
Literary Device
Metaphor, Mood, Myth
Narrative, Novel, Non-fiction
Onomatopoeia
Personification, Point of View
Quatrain
Resolution, Realistic Fiction
Simile, Symbolism
Theme, Tone
Understatement, Utopia (ex. of literature)
Verisimilitude
Wit
Xenophanic
Yarn
Zeugma

Mosquitos

Resources 7 days ago

"Number the Stars": Personification on pg. 61

Blog Feb 13 Find an example of personification on pg. 61 in your book.  Explain what object is being personified.

"Number the Stars": find an example of a hyperbole on page 61

Blog Feb 11 Type out the hyperbole found on page 61 in your novel.  Then, explain why it's a hyperbole. 

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