11th grade vocabulary list

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					                            Key Terms/Concepts
                                11th Grade

CAUTION: The list is intended as a supplementary resource to be used with the
Georgia Performance Standards; however, it is neither exclusive nor inclusive. It a
suggested list of terms across strands of the Georgia Performance Standards for the
eleventh grade.
Students should know all 9th grade terms and the following additional terms:

Reading and American Literature

allegory
allusion
drama
     dramatic elements
             expressionism
             fourth wall
             minimalism
             stage directions
     political drama
     modern drama
     theatre of the absurd
literary periods
     Colonial/Revolutionary/National
        Literature
     Modernism (Harlem Renaissance)
     Native American Literature
     Naturalism
     Post Modernism
     Realism
     Romanticism/Transcendentalism
literature types
     classical
     mythic
     traditional
paradox
parody
pastoral




poetry
     assonance
     ballad
     blank verse
     conceit
     consonance
     end rhyme
     extended metaphor
     internal rhyme
     metonymy
     slant rhyme
     sonnet
     synecdoche
satire
structures
     epistolary novel
     flashback
     frame narrative
     in medias res
understatement
universal themes
     American dream
     American individualism
     cultural diversity
     tolerance




Writing
elements of expository discourse
    audience
    form
    purpose
    speaker
rhetorical devices
    analogy
    parallelism
    repetition


Conventions

phrases
    gerund
    infinitive
    participial
punctuation
    colons
    ellipses
    hyphens


Listening, Speaking and Viewing

dialect
positive and negative stereotypes
strategies used by the media
     advertisements
     language
     perpetuation of stereotypes
     special effects
     use of visual representations

				
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