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37 terms

NWEA Reading RIT 171-180 All

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announcement
public or formal notice announcing something
article
a written piece often found in a newspaper or magazine
atlas
a collection of maps in book form
author
a person who writes books, stories, or plays
author's purpose
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, express, & entertain)
bias
a preference that prevents one from being impartial; prejudice
biography
a form of nonfiction in which a writer tells the life story of another person
business letter
a letter dealing with business
category
belonging to a certain group of things
chapter
a section of a book
character
a person or animal who takes part in the action of a literary work
cookbook
a book of recipes and cooking directions
dictionary
a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
effect
something brought about by a cause or agent
fable
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
fact
a statement that can be proven
fantasy
A story containing unreal, imaginary features
journal
a daily, or periodic, account of events and the writer's thoughts and feelings about those events.
label
to name
main character
the most important character in a story, poem, or play
make-believe
to pretend; imagine
newspaper
A daily or weekly publication of current events.
nonfiction
writing that tells about real people, places, and events
opinion
a statement that expresses a person's judgment or belief
outline
Use a specific and shortened form to organize main ideas, supporting details, and examples.
persuasive essay
presents arguements and tries to convince readers to have a certain point of view
root word
the basic word you start with before adding prefixes or suffixes
rule
An instruction telling what must or must not be done.
schedule
an ordered list of times at which things are planned to occur
science fiction
writing that tells about imaginary events that involve science or technology
short story
a work of fiction generally read in one sitting
statement
something that is said/written
suffix
a letter or syllable added to the end of a word
tall tale
an outrageously exaggerated, humorous story that is obviously unbelievable
textbook
a book used in the study of a subject
title
the name of a work of literature
title page
a page of a book displaying the title and author and publisher