CST 7th ELA Vocab
A smaller part of a larger reading
a word part that has meaning by itself
overall message of a passage
the theme of a passage
..Internal or External problem.
point of view
...The Vantage point from which the story is told.
...one of the characters ,using the personal pronoun I, is telling the story.
third person limited
...the narrator focuses on the thoughts and feelings of only one character.
third person omniscient
...narrator knows everything and narrator is not in the story.
...the person who tells the story
...backs it up with fact or details
...a position supported by evidence.
...newspaper or magazine
...true or accurate
...a writer uses to support a position.
...effect or what happens
...ends or finishes
first person pronouns
third person pronouns
...things that advance the story.
the voice talking in a poem.
in a poem a group of conescutive lines that forms a a single unit.
..., include or contain
an imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one is said to be another thing
..., writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
..., of primary importance
..., An aim or purpose
..., characterizing or showing skill in or specialized knowledge of applied arts and sciences
...to convince us to think or act in a certain way.
..., Any group of words that is missing either a Subject or a Verb.
...usually a technical item, how to use it
...gives prices and locations : a consumer document
...to give information
...the begining, telling what you the text is about
...The "Why it was written"
...give instructions, how to
...Telling of a story :begining, middle,end
...a small piece of text from a bigger text
...1. helps you picture or 2. actual picture
...non-related "fluffy" language : Piece of cake= very easy
...Author's opinion towards the text.
objective (as a a character trait)
...Why the character acts the way they do. Character's goal
...Text, story, article,essay
...A short story used to support a main idea
...Author gives a hint about what is going to happen
...Claim or statement. Must be supported
...Dark/Light Funny/Sad the "feeling" of the text
..., comparisons of similarities between unlike things
..., The time and place of a story
..., conversation between two or more people
..., an analytic or interpretive literary composition
..., a prose narrative shorter than a novel
..., a extended fictional work in prose
..., is a compact and rhythmic composition written in a form of a paragraph. It uses vivid figures of speech
..., traits or characteristics
..., a document showing credits and debits
..., an organized structure for arranging or classifying
Cause and Effect
..., The reason something happens and the result of it happening.
Compare and contrast
..., tell how things are alike and different
..., a series of steps leading to a result
..., where actions must be performed in a specific order, ex. a recipe.
..., an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
..., extreme exaggeration
..., comparison using like or as
..., direct a question at someone
..., a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
..., conduct an inquiry or investigation of
..., exactly correct
..., a collection of things sharing a common attribute
..., a drawing intended to explain how something works
..., to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
..., reading or glancing through quickly
..., an affix that added in front of the word
..., the vocabulary a writer chooses to convey meaning
..., an affix that is added at the end of the word
..., a word or phrase that links one idea to the next and carries the reader from sentence to sentence, paragraph to paragraph.
..., Use a specific and shortened form to organize main ideas, supporting details, and examples.
..., who or what the sentence is about
..., account or description from one point of view; interpretation
..., make a proposal, declare a plan for something
..., a complete listing of references cited parenthetically in the report and keyed on a separate page
..., the written list of all the sources used in a report or book
..., the act of rewriting something
..., a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)
..., list is a series of paragraphs, each beginning with a bullet character
..., connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
..., a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Something you can prove
..., pieces of information that support or tell more about the main idea
..., a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication
Makes the most sense
Adding periods, commas, etc.
The final/last sentence
Part of a sentence
A comma placed at the end of a sentence rather than a period.
Writing that has editing marks and is not final yet.
..., To follow the trail or tracks of; to locate.
It works well.
Think through and break into pieces.
Tell a shorter version in your own words.
Judge its worth/importance
Come up with or plan
Tell in your own words: who, what, where, when, why
Back up with details. How do you know? Tell why.
What do you think will happen next?
How are they different?
How are they the same?