7th Grade STAAR Reading Vocabulary
Terms in this set (22)
Hints or clues suggesting what may happen later in a story.
The anxiety the reader feels about what may happen next in a story.
Interrupting the plot of the story to recreate an incident of earlier time.
Point of View
The standpoint from which a story is told.
Conversation between two or more people
One person/character doing all the talking.
Time and place the story takes place.
The series of events within a story.
The most interesting event in the story, the most exciting.
Lesson learned about life in a story. What the story teaches you.
To cause a character to act in a certain way.
The atmosphere or feeling created by a writer. "READER CENTERED" Influenced by the setting. Ex. romantic, soothing, chilling.
The attitude the writer takes over the subject or the reader. Writer Centered. Ex. Serious, Nervous, Depressed.
Not just what you see, but all five senses: touch, smell, sight, taste, and sound.
an educated guess based on the information within the story.
Main Idea/central Idea
A statement that tells what a passage is mostly about
*The reader can determine this AFTER reading and
comprehending, because it is not always stated outright in the passage.
For what reason did the author write the passage.
Overstating something- in other words "stretching the truth.
The reader gathers information, considers the thoughts, and comes to a decision.
To reduce large sections of text to their important points.
A story of connected events.
The details in the text that support a claim or an opinion.