This involves one or more reasons presented by a speaker or a writer to lead the audience or reader to a logical conclusion.
The logical, systematic presentation of reasoning and supporting evidence that proves the validity of a statement or position.
This is done to part of a text to makes it stand out as a darker, sharper image. It is an organizational feature to locate specific information.
Cause And Effect
This is the relationship between two or more events in which one event brings about another.
A type of diagram that represents large amounts of information graphically to make it more understandable.
This is a type of writing assignment given on the HSAP test that requires students to "build" or respond to a reading passage. The response must give specific and relevant examples from the passage. This type of writing uses a 3-point scoring rubric.
the subject matter or material pertaining to a particular area of study or the essential components of a work
the author's opinion or the perspective he/she wants to convey expressed through the thesis statement for an essay, or through a topic sentence within an individual paragraph
This is part of the plot and is made up of any events that occur after the resolution in a literary work.
A general term for an illustration or visual representation of information. Types of these can include tables and graphs.
This is the part of the plot that introduces the characters, the setting, and the basic situation.
This is a mode of writing whose purpose is to convey information or to explain and establish the validity of an idea in a logical, clear, and concrete manner.
First-person Point Of View
This is a point of view in which the story is told by one of the characters.
This is a list found in the back of a book that gives definitions of unusual or hard words found in the text.
-Depicted or represented with pictures or images. Noun- A picture, image or visual representation of information or an idea.
This is a pictorial way of representing knowledge. It is used to help organize ideas and present information.
A drawing, painting, photograph or other visual representation made for explaining information or furthering understanding of an idea.
This is an alphabetical list of items contained in a printed work. It is located in the back of the printed work and gives page numbers where items may be found in the work.
This is an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with the page numbers where the topics or names are discussed.
This is to get a conclusion from the facts or context; to figure out what is being implied by reading between the lines.
This is reading between the lines. It is taking something that you read and putting it together with something that you already know to make sense of what you read.
This is a type of real-world writing that presents information that is necessary or valuable to the reader.
This is the beginning of a written work that explains what will be found in the main part.
This is a point of view, in which the narrator is outside the story, reveals the thoughts of only one character, and yet refers to that characters as 'he' or 'she'.
This is the reasoning used to reach a conclusion based on a set of assumptions, or it may be defined as the science of reasoning, proof, thinking, or inference.
This is a drawing or picture that shows features of an area or particular part of the earth's surface.
"Third Person __________" is a point of view in which the narrator is outside the story and knows everything about the characters and events.
In writing, this is the trait of order, structure and presentation of information; It is the writing trait which measures logical sequencing of ideas, details, or events.
This is the restatement of a written work in one's own words that keeps the basic meaning of the original work.
This is a writer's point of view about a particular subject, and is often influenced by their beliefs or by events in their lives.
This is a short introduction to a novel, play, or long poem usually written by the author. It states the subject and/or purpose of the selection and gives background details.
This method of structuring text focuses on defining an issue, then gives a possible remedy for the issue.
This is an adjective that implies a thing closely relates to or is on the same subject matter; appropriate to the situation.
This is a drawing, sketch, plan, or chart that makes something easier to understand through visual representation.
This is a short piece of informative or descriptive material found next to a larger piece of writing, usually it is found in a box next to the main article.
to strengthen or substantiate an argument or idea by providing facts, details, examples and other information
This in a paragraph helps to clarify, describe, explain, or enhance the main idea of a paragraph.
Table Of Contents
This is a section found at the beginning of a text that lists the topics and page numbers in the order in which they occur in the text.
This is writing that communicates specific information about a particular subject, craft, or occupation.
This is the main body of a piece of writing or any of the various forms in which writing exists, such as a book, a poem, an article, or a short story.
These are common parts of nonfiction texts and are often used to design and organize pages. They help readers navigate the information and make predictions about what will be read.
This is the message, usually about life or society, that an author wishes to convey through a literary work.
In expository writing, this is the main point or central idea that a writer states and then endeavors to prove valid by means of a systematic argument.
Third Person Limited Point Of View
This is a point of view in which the narrator is outside the story and reveals the thoughts of only one character, who is referred to as "he" or "she."
This is a group of words which give the reader's first impression and set the tone for the writing.
These are connecting words used to link your sentences and paragraphs together smoothly.
This is the central message of a story, poem, novel, or play that many readers can apply to their own experiences, or to those of all people.