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10 terms

OGT Reading I

STUDY
PLAY
Main Idea
what the story is mostly about
Theme
the lesson about life the author wants the reader to learn
Summary
a brief retell using only the most important facts
Context Clues
clues around the word that help determine its meaning
Literal Meaning
the real or true meaning without exaggeration
Figurative Meaning
a hidden meaning that you have to figure out; emphasizes ideas and emotions
Denotation
dictionary meaning
Connotation
meaning that includes the emotions associated with the word
Etymology
word origins; where a word originated from
Analogy
comparing one word to another word