To make an _______ is to figure out something based on prior knowledge and evidence from the text.
To _________ means to make a decision or generalization based on evidence from the text.
draw a conclusion
___________ is when the narrator is a character in the story and uses pronouns I and me.
First person point of view
__________________ is when the narrator is outside the story and knows the thoughts and feelings of all characters.
Third person omniscient point of view
________________ is when the narrator is outside the story but limits the narration to a single character's perspective.
Third person limited-omniscient point of view
A _______ is a type of figurative language which compares two unlike things using like or as, such as cute as a button.
A __________ is a type of figurative language which compares two unlike things without using like or as, such as a wave of justice.
__________ is a type of figurative language that gives human qualities to animals or objects, such as howling wind.
____________ is a type of figurative language that makes an exaggeration or overstatement. (e.g., This backpack weighs a ton.)
____________ is a sound device in which a word imitates the sound it represents, such as crash and buzz.
_________ is a sound device in which the initial sounds in words are repeated, such as leaping leopards and happy hands.
A ________ is an event or thing that makes something else happen.
An _______ is something that happens after and as a result of a cause.
A _________ is the main character or hero in a story.
An _________ is the character or group of characters opposing the protagonist in a story.
The is the time and place of a story.
A ________ is a crisis between two opposing forces in a story.
An _________ is within the mind of one character.
An _____________ takes place between a character and an outside force or person.
The ______ is the attitude of the writer in a story.
A ________ is an interjected scene in a story that takes place at an earlier time.
________ is when the author gives hints about what is to come in the story.
A main idea is a _________ or ______.
central thought or idea
To ________ means to look at the similarities and differences between two things.
To _________ means to look at the differences between two things.
A __________ is a verse in poetry where the lines are written together using a pattern.
A ________ is the pattern of rhyming lines in a poem.
_________ is when sounds, words, phrases, or patterns are repeated throughout a poem for emphasis.
A ________ is a word, phrase, line, or group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem.
__________ is a type of poetry that does not have regular meter or rhyme scheme.
A _________ poem tells a story through poetry.
A ________ is a story written to be performed by actors.
A ________ is a lengthy speech by one person.
___________ are italicized instructions in a drama meant for the actor.
________ is text with plot, character, point of view, setting, and theme, such as legends and myths.
A _______ is a story about a human being that is passed down through history and often teaches a lesson.
A _______ is a story passed down through history that is meant to explain the supernatural or unknown.
__________has real and invented characters and takes place during a specific time period.
________ is text written to explain, argue about, or describe, such as biographies and personal essays.
________ are works that were originally spoken to an audience.
A ________ is a narrative written in first person that centers on an aspect of the author or his life.
A ________ is a written account of a real person's life.
An _________ is a written account of a real person's life written by that person.
The ________ is the main idea or key point made in the text.
An _________ is his preference toward a specific point of view.
_______ are statements that can be proven true.
________ are statements that reflect personal feelings or beliefs.
__________ give the reader information about the main ideas in the coming passage.
__________, such as bold and italics, give the reader information about key terms or main ideas.
An __________ is a visual representation meant to explain or clarify a concept.
_______ and ________ are visual representations of data and information.
Graphs and charts
A __________ is a visual representation of the parts or operations of something.
A ________ is a visual representation of a city, country, or area of the Earth.
A _________ organizes information in a visual system, such as a Venn diagram or web.
A ___________ is a listing in the front of a book of all its chapters or sections in order by page.
table of contents
A __________ is an alphabetical listing in the back of a book of difficult words or concepts from the text and their meanings.
__________ is a type of persuasive advertising that tends to be biased or one-sided.
___________ is a type of propaganda in which a celebrity endorses a product or process.
_________ is a type of propaganda that claims everyone is using a certain product or process.
_________ is a type of propaganda that presents only favorable information about the claim and omits negative information.
__________ are words or phrases in a sentence that provide examples, definitions, or restatements of unfamiliar words.
_______________ are words that have different definitions in different contexts, such as drive (drive a car, a line drive, etc).
Multiple meaning words
________ and __________ are word parts borrowed from other languages that form new words by adding prefixes and suffixes, such as bene- and -ology.
Greek and Latin roots
_________ are sounds added to the beginning or end of a root to make another word.
An _______ is an expression that cannot be literally understood from the meanings of its separate words but must be learned as a whole, such as raining cats and dogs.
A ________ is a harmless word or phrase that stands in for another word or phrase that is thought to be unpleasant, such as using passed away instead of died.
A word's _______ is its literal dictionary definition.
A word's _________ includes the emotional feelings it carries and implies.
___________ is the first stage of writing when a writer gathers and organizes ideas using graphic organizers, free writing, and outlining.
A _________ always has at least one independent clause.
An __________, or main clause, has a subject and a verb and can stand alone as a complete thought.
A __________, or subordinate clause, has a subject and a verb but cannot stand alone as a complete thought.
A _________ consists of one independent clause.
A __________ consists of two independent clauses connected by either a semicolon or a comma and coordinating conjunction.
A ___________ consists of an independent clause and at least one dependent clause.
A _________ consists of a group of sentences on a single subject with a topic sentence and supporting details.
A _____________ is a written piece that contains more than one paragraph.
multiple paragraph composition
____________ are words or phrases in writing that smoothly lead from one idea to the next, such as therefore and next.
_____________ are facts or ideas in a paragraph that prove the main idea.
____________ do not have a specific antecedent or number, such as many or some.
The ___________is the noun for which it is standing in.
antecedent of a pronoun
_________________is when a pronoun has the same number and gender as its antecedent. (e.g., Bob walked to his house.)
Verbs must have ____________ throughout a sentence, paragraph, or essay.
A _______ is used to connect two independent clauses that pertain to a similar topic.
An ________ is a word or phrase that renames a noun and is set apart by commas unless necessary to the meaning of the sentence. (Bob, my neighbor, plays tennis.)
__________ should be set apart from the rest of the sentence with a comma. (e.g., Before the game started, we got some nachos.)
________ is the process of improving writing by rearranging concepts and words, improving statements, or adding words and explanation for clarity.
The ___________ is the person or group that a piece of writing is intended to benefit.
_________ and _______ are informational materials that address the needs of a particular audience.
brochures and pamphlets
A ________ is a text that describes a sequence of real or unreal events, such as a story.
The ___________ is the sequence of events, including the exposition, crisis, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.
plot of a narrative
___________ are descriptive details in writing based on the five senses of taste, smell, touch, hearing, and sight.
____________ is meant to convince the reader to a certain course of thought or action.
__________ is the process of gathering information on a specific topic from a variety of sources such as periodicals, books, encyclopedias, and professional sources.
A __________ is the exact representation of what someone else has said or written.
To __________ is to state in your own words the meaning of what someone else has said or written.
To ________ is to retell the important ideas from what you read or heard in fewer words.
A ___________ is a list of sources referred to in a piece of writing.
A __________ tells the author, title, and publication details of works cited in writing.
The _________ is the reason the author crafts a piece of writing, such as to entertain, inform, or persuade.
____________ are used to arrange research into the most effective order for its purpose and audience.
_________ are print or electronic images that can be used to enhance the message of a written text.
___________, such as almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, glossaries, and periodicals, provide useful information on a variety of topics.
The _________ is the subject of a research project.