4th Grade TN READY Review Language Arts and Reading: Dr. Wise
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Why the author is writing a particular piece. Usually to persuade, inform, or entertain.
The story of a real person's life that is written by that person.
A story of a real person's life, written by a different person.
A story including elements that are impossible, such as talking animals and magical powers
Any type of literary work. Examples: fantasy, biography, etc.
A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period of the past. Often the setting is real.
A true statement.
A belief or judgment formed about a subject matter.
Table of Contents
Located at the beginning of a book. Helps the reader locate sections.
The Writing Process
2. Rough Draft
4. Final Draft
A form of communication that is used to persuade the audience.
The group of people a piece of writing is intended for.
Written words that represent that someone is talking. Dr. Wise asked, "Do you know the answer?"
The most important or central topic in a text, story, poem, etc.
A story using made up characters, but could happen in real life.
The preliminary (first) piece of writing.
To change or make a correction to a piece of work.
A story written by a person about an event in their past, told from their perspective.
Used around text, to show someone is talking. "Hi there!" shouted Tim.
A brief explanation of a picture or drawing.
Cause and Effect
Cause is why something happened, the effect is what happens. Ex: Cause: eating a lot of candy. Effect: Stomach ache!
The title of a page or section
Tells a factual account of an event or someone's life. Biographies and autobiographies are examples.
Something added to the beginning or the end of a word. A prefix or suffix. Ex: pre-, -ed, -ing.
Added to the beginning of words. Example: reread, impossible.
Added to the end of a word. Example: standing, cooked, hopeful, helpless
To cause someone to do something or believe something.
Any way an author tries to convey a message: written, auditory, or visually.
A book published each year that contains information such as weather forecasts and astronomical data
A book of maps and charts
A book or set of books that gives information on many subjects and is arranged alphabetically.
An alphabetical list of words and their definitions, usually in the back of a book.
An alphabetical list of words with the page number(s) you can find them on. Located in the back of a book.
A book that lists words and their synonyms.
To make less confusing or to make something more clearly understood.
The opposite of a word. hot/cold
Words that have almost the same meaning: happy, glad
An abrupt remark or phrase.
Example: Oh dear!
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase describes an object; not literal.
Example: The clouds are marshmallows in the sky.
A word that shows the relationship between two things.
Example: The cat is on the bed. The bottle is under the sink.
The same letter or sound found at the beginning of words in a sentence.
Example: Fluffy feathers flying through the air.
A word that can replace a noun or phrase.
Example: I, it, he, them, what, etc.
A part of speech that compares two things using "like" or "as".
She is as sweet as honey.
Poetry that does not rhyme.
A group of lines together in a poem.
A word that means the same thing as another word.
A Japanese poem with three lines:
5 syllables, 7 syllables, and then 5 syllables.
Where the story takes place, in the woods, in space, at school
Words that describe a character, honest, brave, strong, caring, helpful
The lesson the author wants you to learn after you read a text, never give up, be honest and don't lie
paraphrase the text to support your opinion about a text, reword the text to explain what the text is saying
Use quotation marks to copy an author's words to support your opinion about a text, answer a question, or retell what the text is about, The author said," Ruth was brave when she saved the dog from drowning in a river." This sentence shows that Ruth cares for dogs and that she was brave enough to save a dog from drowning in a river.
First Person Point of View
The author uses me, I
Third Person Point of View
Objective: the author only tells what the characters are doing and saying. Limited: the author tells the story from one character's point of view and shares that characters feelings. Omniscient: the author tells about all the characters' feelings and actions
Possessive pronoun; their car
Contraction for they are: They're coming to my house.
Possessive pronoun, your computer
Contraction for you are: Do you know if you're invited Sally's party?
A possibility: I might stay up late and watch a movie tonight.
You have to do it:You must do your homework
To ask permission: May I use the restroom?
You are able to do it. I can tie my own shoes.
future progressive tense verbs
Tells that something has not happened yet. We will be taking a test in a couple of weeks.
past progressive tense verbs
Tells that something has happened already. I was riding my bike yesterday. We were playing in the yard last weekend.
present tense progressive tense
It is happening right now. We are studying for T-Cap today.
It is raining cats and dogs.
direct address comma
Tom, can you help me with my homework?
compound sentence and a conjunction (and, or, but, so, because)
Tom likes to play outside, but he also likes to play inside on his computer.
comma between city and state
Relative pronoun: ____pencil does this belong to?
Relative Pronoun. Do you know the girl _____ sits by me?
I know _____ the answer is 20.
The house ____ I live is on Oak Street.
Do you know _____ pencil is yours?
Do you know ______ the play starts?
Things such as heading, bulleted lists, side bars, pictures, captions, and graphics that help a reader find important information
singular possessive noun
shows ownership by one person or thing; example: my aunt's house
plural possessive noun
shows ownership by more than one person or thing; example: my friends' parents
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