Lesson 8: Writing Responses to Literature
common core: W 4.1 a-d, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9 a, 4.10; L 4.1 b & c; L 4.3 c, 4.5 a & b
an old familiar saying that expresses wisdom or a truth about human nature
people or animals that take part in the action of a story
language used in school or business settings; words are usually carefully and accurately chosen
a verb tense that indicates an ongoing action that will take place in the future, such as will be talking
a verb used with another verb to indicate possibility, ability, impossibility, and necessity
a phrase that means something different from the literal, or dictionary, meaning of the words in it
words or phrases that connect ideas to make writing flow better
the most important idea in a story or article
a kind of figurative language that compares two unlike things without using the word "like" or "as"
a verb tense that indicates a past action that was happening while another action was taking place, such as "was talking"
a verb tense that indicates an ongoing action in the present, such as "am talking"
a verb form used to express an ongoing action that doesn't have a specific end time
an old familiar saying that expresses wisdom or gives advice
response to literature
a type of writing in which the author describes and analyzes some aspect of a literary work
a kind of figurative language that compares two unlike things using the word "like" or "as"
the facts or other information an author includes to support a main idea