Common Core Reading terms aligned with MAP RIT band 191-200
Short stories, novels, plays, and poems written by authors from the United States.
A similarity or comparison between two different things or the relationship between them. For example, "I am going to be toast when I get home." This is usually said when someone is in trouble with their mom or dad.
To disagree verbally with someone stating the reasons for or against an issue.
Brief explanation or description of an illustration or a picture usually found in a textbook, magazine, or newspaper.
A visual aid that organizes data visually such as a story map, or graphic organizer.
Most exciting moment of the story or the story's turning point.
To examine and note the similarities or differences between two things.
Compare and Contrast
A text structure that tells how two or more things, people, places, or ideas are alike and different.
Any careful detailing of a person, place, thing, or event through words.
This is a smaller piece of information that is used to support a main idea.
To elaborate or expand in detail.
A story that is written to be acted out in front of an audience.
To interest and amuse an audience.
A short piece of nonfiction writing about a particular subject.
Something specific used to illustrate or to represent an idea, experience, or definition of a word.
Fact and Opinion
Knowing the difference between what can be proven and what is a personal viewpoint.
Figure of Speech
Language used in a figurative or non-literal sense often times an expression not meant to be taken literally.
A printed note or definition placed below the text at the bottom of the page.
The words at the top of a dictionary page that tell you the first and last words on that page.
To draw a conclusion based on evidence from the story or text.
A logical conclusion based on observations or evidence from the story or text.
A written statement describing the duties and responsibilities of a specific position.
Descriptive text used to identify parts of a page, picture, or graph.
A statement expressing the most important fact, idea, or opinion within a selection.
The story of a person's life, written by that person (also called autobiography).
The regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables that can establish the rhythm of a poem.
A traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to explain the natural world or the customs and beliefs of a society.
The person who is TELLING the story.
New information about specific events.
A printed book that is a longer work of fiction usually consisting of chapters.
To convince somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action.
A plan, set of rules, or written way to act or behave.
Someone's intention or objective in a speech or piece of writing.
Directions for making something.
The ending to the story that states the final outcome of the conflict and/or what might lie ahead for the characters in the story.
The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry.
The series of conflicts or struggles that build a story toward a climax.
A textbook about science.
The voice that communicates with the reader of the poem or play or the voice that talks to the audience.
A group of lines in a poem.
Words that have similar or the same meaning.
The subject of a conversation, discussion, or text.
A group of words that a person knows or should know.
the word part that is the base of the word.
to tell someone something important or relevant to the subject