Reading Strategies for STAAR Testing of READING
Terms in this set (10)
The time and place in which a story takes place. Clue Words: When, Where, at what time.
The MOST important parts and Main Idea of a selection. Clue Words: Beginning, Middle, and End (BME)
Skill: Context Clues
Hints the author gives you to help you define a difficult or unusual word. Clue Words: Meaning of words, Which words int a paragraph.
Skill: Sequence of Events
The order in which events happen in a story. Clue Words: First, after, end
Skill: Main Idea
A sentence that tells what the paragraph is mostly about. Clue Words: Mainly about
To reach a conclusion based on TEXT EVIDENCE and Prior Knowledge. Clue Words: the reader can tell what if, probably might, conclude,
Skill: Author's Purpose
Why did the author write the selection? Clue Words: Author probably wrote.
Skill: Fact and Opinion
Fact: something that is true and can be proven.
Opinion: What someone believes. Clue Words: Fact or Opinion
The small bits of information from the selection. Clue Words: Information, sentences from the story...
Skill: Feelings and Emotions
How a character feels inside. Clue Words: Feel.
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