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implicit directions

directions that are clearly stated

literal understanding

the act of understanding something at surface meaning


how a problem is solved or what happens at the end of the story

supporting evidence

facts that back up a main idea, theme, or thesis


an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with the page numbers where the topics or names are discussed


the beginning of a written work that explains what will be found in the main part


changes into something else


well known and important


gently and carefully


full of mischief

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