A word that means the same as another word
a book or set of books containing articles on various topics
Point of View
the perspective from which a story is told
the series of conflicts or struggles that build a story toward a climax.
the lesson a story teaches
The reason the author has for writing. ( Persuade, Inform, or Entertain, i.e. PIE)
the overall emotion created by a work of literature (excited, sad, happy)
the narrator is not part of the story and tells it using "he" or "she"
The message the reader gets from the story.
to retell the most important parts of a text in a much shorter space, and in your own words
Text containing facts and information, items that you can look at to find information: thesaurus, dictionary, internet
what happens as a result of the cause
the opposite of what is expected
a book of maps
when the narrator is telling the story from his/her point of view, they use "I" to tell the story.
the reason something happens
when the author goes back in time; a memory that interrupts the story
a following of one thing after another in time
the use of clues to hint at events that will occur later in the plot
showing the differences between two or more ideas, stories, characters, things, etc.
Words with opposite meanings
the solution to a problem
the final event of a story's plot
The way an author feels about a topic
introduces the characters, setting, and basic situation at the beginning of a story
Clues in surrounding text that help the reader determine the meaning of an unknown word.
to restate in other words
the sequence of events in a story
events after the climax, leading to the resolution
a syllable or word part that comes before a root word to change its meaning
a similarity or comparison between two different things or the relationship between them (ex. finger is to hand as toe is to foot)
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
The people or animals in a story
a statement made about the future, what you think will happen next in the story
a letter or syllable added to the end of a word
a word or group of words in a literary work which appeal to one or more of the senses: sight, taste, touch, hearing, and smell, the reader forms an image in their mind
a type of figurative language in which a nonhuman object is given human characteristics
a book of synonyms and antonyms
the history of a word; the meanings of the roots and affixes; where a word comes from
comparison using "like" or "as"
The time and place of a story
a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them (part of speech, word origin, definitions, pronunciation)
What the passage is mostly about (like the topic)
comparison not using like or as
Using what you already know plus what you read in the text to draw a conclusion or make a guess
Showing similarities between two or more things, ideas, people
reference book with helpful facts and figures
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion or make a point
the problem in a story
The message of a story