27 terms

EOG Reading Vocabulary #2

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quote
to repeat someone else's words exactly
compare
to tell how two things are alike
contrast
to tell how two things are different
summarize
to tell in your own words
venn diagram
graphic organizer with 2 overlapping circles that are used to compare/contrast
supported
to be backed up or proven
statement
report; something that is stated
narrative
a story
parentheses
brackets around words used to set them off from a sentence
instruction
a synonym for direction
make-believe
a story that is made up
additional
extra or added
relationship
a synonym for a connection between things
purpose
reason for doing something
origin
beginning
phrase
part of a sentence
diagram
a plan or drawing that helps explain how something works
difference
unlikeness
interview
a question and answer session with a person
describe
to write or tell about; give details
indicate
to point out; to state or express
identify
to show the identity of; associate
qualities
traits; characteristics; what sets someone apart
strategy
a plan or method
paragraph
a group of sentences on the same topic
main idea
focus of a selection
mention
to refer to; speak about briefly