45 terms

Ohio 5th Grade ELA AIR Review

STUDY
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Quote
Copying a group of words from a text.
Must use " " to show that the words are not your own.
Explain
to make something clear or easy to understand by describing or giving important information.
inference
An guess based on what you know and what is stated in the text.
theme
The lesson learned in the story.
drama
a play
poem
a piece of writing that consists of stanzas, rhythm, and uses of various types of figurative language.
characters
a person in a novel, play, or movie.
respond
act or behave in reaction to someone or something.
challenge
To test someone or something
speaker
The person who says the story or speaks in a story/text.
reflect
To think deeply or carefully about
summarize
Giving the main parts of a story (SWBST) or the main ideas of a nonfiction text.
compare
What is similar
contrast
What is different
setting
Where and when a story takes place
event
An important thing that happens
interact
How people or things work together (or work against each other)
figurative language
painting pictures with words
simile
a comparison using like or as
metaphor
a comparison
stanza
a paragraph in poetry
structure
the way the text is organized
explicit
What is stated in the text
narrator
Who is telling the story
point of view
Who is telling the story. Can also mean someone's opinions about something.
influence
A character, setting, action that has the ability to change something.
analyze
To think hard about something.
tone
The feeling you get from a story, poem, or drama.
visual and multimedia elements
pictures, videos, graphs, songs
fiction
Not real.
folktale
A story passed down from generation to generation usually orally.
myth
A made up story usually involving heroes.
conclusion
The final part or the end. An idea based on prior knowledge and what is stated in the text (similar to inference).
main idea
The most important part of a paragraph or text.
supporting details/key details
Information that supports the main ideas
chronology
In order from first to last.
cause/effect
What happened (effect)? Why did it happen (cause)?
problem/solution
a text structure that poses a problem and then gives a solution(s).
evidence
Information that proves something.
adage/proverb
A common saying, sometimes giving advice.
idiom
A common saying that you can't take literally.
synonym
a word that has the same meaning
antonym
a word that has the opposite meaning
homonym
words that sound the same but have different spellings and meanings.
homograph
words that are spelled the same but have different meanings.