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Sixth Grade Common Core Vocabulary

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)






2. The continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past






3. Reasoning from detailed facts to general principles






4. Someone who investigates






5. An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up






6. A detective who follows a trail






7. Someone who sees an event and reports what happened






8. The thought processes involved in solving a problem






9. The reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation






10. The ability to form mental images of things or events






11. The ability to form mental images of things or events






12. An unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance






13. Knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote






14. Reasoning from detailed facts to general principles






15. An account of the author's personal experiences






16. What a person leaves behind when he or she dies






17. (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question






18. Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained






19. A short passage added at the end of a literary work






20. Knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote






21. A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as')






22. The thought processes involved in solving a problem






23. A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as')






24. The totality of surrounding conditions






25. The character who works against the protagonist in the story






26. A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings - thoughts - or attitudes






27. A detective who follows a trail






28. The continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past






29. Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained






30. Someone who sees an event and reports what happened






31. (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question






32. The questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited)






33. A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings - thoughts - or attitudes






34. Any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue






35. Your basis for belief or disbelief






36. An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up






37. Regard as untrustworthy






38. The totality of surrounding conditions






39. An unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance






40. Someone who investigates






41. The questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited)






42. Reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)






43. The attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth






44. The sequence of events in a literary work






45. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse






46. A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity






47. A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity






48. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse






49. A short passage added at the end of a literary work






50. The attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth