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a quick recap of a story or selection - usually just a few sentences
proof, located in the passage
message, moral, or lesson of a story
figurative language that compares two things (no like or as) such as "October is the treasurer of the year."
giving human qualities to an inanimate object (something not living) such as "The flowers stood tall and smiled under the sun."
figurative language that compares two things with like or as such as "She was as tall at the Empire State Building."
using images to represent bigger ideas such as an old, grouchy man being represented by the cold dark month of December
point of view
perspective of the narrator; first (I, me) second (you), or third person (he, they, it)
How does _____ and ___ approach the subject of...
A question that is asking you to compare/contrast how two different passages are written
I, you, me, he, she, they, it, him, her
functions like a period - use when you are connecting two complete ideas (It's almost the end of the year; I can't wait until summer.)
use when you are writing a list (This summer I'm doing a lot of traveling: France, Egypt, Prague, and Germany).
use when you are either interrupting the speaker such as in a play, or when information will follow (As you know, I recently won a citywide competition - the first I ever entered.)
How does _______ contribute to the whole...?
A question that is asking you how one part of the story fits into the overall story - why is it important?
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