"I do not want to go to school because I do not like math homework."
Third Person Narrator
"They were outside playing baseball."
Telephone is to communication as _____________ is to transportation.
1 + 1 = 2
Apples are better fruit than oranges are.
The rhyming pattern:
A. I do not like them Sam I am A. I do not like green eggs and ham B. I do not like them on a boat B. I do not like the with a goat C. I will not eat them in the rain C. I will not eat them on a train
The strong and weak beats in a poem - think of how verses form songs.
The repetition of sounds at the end of a line:
A. I do not like them Sam I AM A. I do not like green eggs and HAM B. I do not like them on a BOAT B. I do not like the with a GOAT C. I will not eat them in the RAIN C. I will not eat them on a TRAIN
A group of two or more lines in a poem
LIKE OR AS:
My dog is AS smelly AS dirty socks
DOES NOT USE LIKE OR AS:
Life is a journey You are a jem
The repetition of sound at the beginning of words:
She Sells Sea Shells on the Sea Shore.
Exposition - Story Element
The introduction, setting, characters, and background information
Rising Action - Story Element
The introduction to the conflict of the story
Climax - Story Element
The turning point of the story
Falling Action - Story Element
The part of the story where the problem is solved
Resolution - Story Element
The ending of the story
Bald Eagle - Freedom, liberty American Flag - United States
"I would rather sail across the Atlantic Ocean in a bucket than babysit my little sister."
Separation of words into syllables (clapping)
The feeling created in the reader
Sad, down, depressed happy, excited, elated
Appeals to your senses
Sight Touch Hear See Smell
Words that sound like the noises the describe
POOF BANG POW BUZZ POP
stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem
HAT CAT BAT SAT
Means something other than the literal meaning of words
"It is raining cats and dogs"
"Don't spill the beans"
Referencing something the reader is likely to know
"When she lost her job, she acted like a Scrooge, and refused to buy anything that was not necessary."
Alluding to Scrooge - extremely negative, angry
"They must go to war to make peace"
Switching words that are alike in sound
"When a clock is hungry it goes back four (for) seconds."
Use of words that really mean the opposite of what one wants
- You study all week for a spelling test, then misspell your name on the test - Going to Camp Greenlake, realizing there is no lake and it is not green.
The author's attitude
Bitter Happy Sad Negative Angry Optimistic
5 syllables 7 syllables 5 syllables
"Sand scatters the beach Waves crash on the sandy shore Blue water shimmers"
A feeling in favor of one thing over another
I like turkey more than ham, therefore my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving.
To bring about or start some action
She was on her phone while driving, so she hit the car in front of her.
Cause = on her phone
The result of an action
She was on her phone while driving, so she hit the car in front of her
Effect = she hit the car
The information used to prove an authors point -
Facts Quotes Action
She did not like to eat vegetables because she only took brownies and strawberries to eat at the barbecue.
The explain the meaning of....
"Interpret the quote by Abraham Lincoln and describe the importance."
Point of View
The way a person thinks or feels about an issue, situation, or action.
"I am sad because it is raining outside."
Authors point of view - sad
Newspaper Images Quotes Speeches
The group the reading is intended for.
People that like to read People that play baseball People that live in the town of Jordan
Main points in your own words
Cinderella was once the non-wanted daughter, until one day she met the prince. As the clock struck 12 she ran home, and lost her shoe in the process. The prince searched the whole town until Cinderella tried the shoe on and it fit. Happily ever after.
Use clues to figure out the main idea.
The most important idea of the reading.
Rollercoasters - details 1. They loop upside down 2. They twist and turn 3. The rise high and low
Main idea - rollercoasters move in different directions
Third Person Omniscient
Narrator is all knowing!!
"Chris had liked Emma since 3rd grade. Little did he know that Emma had liked him too. They both admired one another from a far, and waited. One day Chris said to Emma, "So you want to go out with me?" Emma felt sick to her stomach. She couldn't believe it. Blushing, she said, "Okay." Chris smiled."
Third Person Limited
Narrator is limited to 1 character
"Chris had liked Emma since the 3rd grade, but he never found the nerve to tell her. One sunny day, Chris said to Emma. "So... you want to go out with me?" Emma blushed and said, "Okay." Chris smiled."
Third Person Objective
Narrator does not reveal any characters thoughts
"Chris slowly walked up to Emma with his hand behind his back. "So... you want to go out with me," he said nervously. Emma blushed. "Okay." Chris smiled.