to figure out by looking at clues, and by thinking about your own life
What the passage is mostly about (like the topic); the CENTRAL thought
sentences that tell more about the central thought
Two words at the top corner of a dictionary page that show both the first and last entry words on the page
Sound of words when they are spoken.
Person, Place, Thing, or Idea
action word, or state of being (is, was, are, were, will, have)
describes a noun
describes a verb; describes an action; like fast...
names an action that already happened; look for the letters "ed" at the end
a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
what is happening now
Story about fairies, or other magical creatures, princes and princesses, usually for children