Benchmark I Review LA 7

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Foreshadowing

clue in the story that hints at a possible event or happening

Conflict

struggle between two opposing forces can be external or internal

External Conflicts

individual vs. nature, society, technology, individual, or supernatural

Setting

where and when a story takes place

Mood

the feeling or emotion the author would like the reader to experience as the story is read

Characterization

process the author uses to develop character in the story usually by their actions, words, appearances etc.

Context Clues

a good reader can define unfamiliar words while they are reading

Point of View

refers to the perspective of the person telling the story

Cause-Effect

refers to one event or thing causing something else to happen

Fiction

genre of literature that has been made up

Non-Fiction

genre of literature that is based on facts

Synonym

word with a meaning similar to a given word

Antonym

word with a meaning opposite of given word

Climax

the most exciting point or turning point in the story

Organizational Pattern

method of arranging details in writing to its text structure. Chronological (time order), cause and effect, description, compare/contrast

Summary

stating the main idea of the story in several sentences

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