Cougar Time Terms
Terms in this set (45)
To study something closely and carefully.
An expression of a point of view about a subject supported with evidence.
To make a judgment about something.
The most important or central thought of a text.
The person who takes part in the action of a story, novel, or play.
To describe the character and their qualities (actions, thoughts, speech)
Cite Textual Evidence
To quote directly or indirectly from a text in order to provide evidence.
An arguable statement.
To make something less confusing and more clearly understandable.
To form or state (an opinion); to decide (something) after a period of thought or research.
Accurate usage of capitalization, punctuation, subject/verb agreement, indentation, paragraphing, mechanics, etc.
Using words or sentences around an unfamiliar word to help clarify its meaning.
To cause (someone) to believe that something is true.
Arguable statements intended to counter or dispute other claims.
To explain the appearance, sound, smell, events, etc., of (something or someone).
A particular fact or piece of information about something or someone.
To set forth and create or make clear in detail.
Conversation between two or more people that advances the action in a text.
To determine the significance, worth, or condition of something by close study.
To select (a passage) for quoting.
To make something clear and easy to understand by showing or telling.
Very clear and complete; leaving no doubt about the meaning.
Categories of texts including broad ones like fiction and nonfiction, or divided more specifically like historical fiction, etc.
To explain something by giving vivid details to provide a clear understanding.
To have a strong effect on someone or something.
To form (an opinion) from evidence; To reach (a conclusion) based on known facts.
Nonfiction writing in narrative or non-narrative form that is intended to inform.
When evidence is not connected or relevant to something.
Characterized by clear, sound reasoning.
A story about fictional or real events.
In conflict with something or referring to the opposite.
Rewording or restating something from a text in a different way.
The action or sequence of events in a story.
Point of View
The perspective through which events in a story are conveyed to the reader.
A statement that argues or proves that your point is valid (comes after counterclaim).
To call attention or allude to something.
When evidence is proven to be appropriate or closely connected to an issue.
To make something known by showing or proving something plainly and clearly.
To create a new version of writing by correcting or changing it.
The time and location of an action in a work of literature.
To tell information again using fewer words (typically recalling the main points).
Giving (quotes, data, statistics) proof to back up a claim or idea.
Putting different parts together to form a new whole.
The underlying meaning of a literary text.
A position or proposition that a person states (located at end of introduction) to maintain by argument.
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