Terms in this set (12)
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning.
the making of a judgment about the amount, number, or value of something; assessment.
smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
Relating to, involving, or providing an interpretation or explanation of something.
Exactly true, rather than figurative or metaphorical
Language that evokes images and triggers memories in the reader of the five senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell.
connections / making connections
readers relate what they read to personal experiences (text-to-self), to information from other texts (text-to-text), and to information about the world (text-to-world) in order to enhance understanding of self, text, and life
Example: A text to self connection I can make is between Sheila from Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and a girl that used to be in my fourth grade class. Both girls were always bossy and acted like know-it-alls which made it difficult for them to make friends.
A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
an order or sequence that makes sense and is easy for readers to follow
give a brief statement of the main points of (something).
evidence from a text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments
sight, taste, touch, smell, and hearing
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