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MAP Reading Vocabulary RIT 181-190

Vocabulary for RIT score of 181-190
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Advertise
a public promotion of some product or service
almanac
A reference book with facts and figures
antonym
A word that means the opposite of another word
bibliography
A list of sources used in a research paper
cause and effect
The reason something happens and the result of it happening.
characteristics
A feature or quality of a person, place, or thing
classify
Group together based on similar traits
Conclusion
The end of the story
Conflict
A problem
definition
A statement that gives the meaning of a term.
describe
give a description of
encyclopedia
A book or set of books containing articles, usually in alphabetical order, and covers all branches of knowledge
fiction
A story that is not true or is made up
genre
A division or type of literature includes: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama
glossary
A place in the back of the book that gives the definitions or tell the meaning of certain words in the book.
historical fiction
A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past. Often the setting is real, but the characters are made up from the author's imagination.
instructions
Directions for how to do something
invitation
Request to attend a special event or to celebrate an occasion.
legend
A story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
magazine
a publication that typically contains essays, stories, poems, etc., by many writers, and often photographs and drawings, frequently specializing in a particular subject or area, as hobbies, news, or sports.
manual
A handbook; a book of directions
mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
moral
A practical lesson about right and wrong often stated at the conclusion of a story such as a fable.
multisyllabic
having more than one syllable
Order of events
Sequence of events or plot
Phrase
A group of words, not a complete sentence
Play
A story acted out, live or onstage
plot
Sequence of events in a story
poet
the author of a poem
poetry
A type of literature that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells a story in a specific form
point of view
the perspective from which a story is told: first person, third person
predict
Make an educated guess of what is going to take place
reference book
a book of facts, ex. atlas,encyclopedia,dictionary
resource
A source used to support an author's thoughts
source
A person, book, document, website or record that provides information.
summarize
give the main point or idea
text
a book, passage, or written work
theme
A message about life or human nature that the writer shares with the reader.
thesaurus
A book of synonyms.
topic sentence
a sentence that states the topic of its paragraph
Venn Diagram
A diagram that uses circles to display elements of different sets. Overlapping circles show common elements.

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