Common Core Reading terms aligned with MAP RIT band 211-220
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A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art.
A section at the back of a book that gives additional information
A person, thing or event that makes something happen
Actions, dialogue, and narrative description that reveal a sense of a character's personality to the reader.
Arranged in order of time
To describe a character in a story.
a small advertisement you put in a newspaper to buy or sell something
All the meanings, associations or emotions that a word suggests
A small paper clipping that entitles the holder to savings on a product
Discuss the pros and cons of an issue
A chart or graph usually used to illustrate a concept or describe the relationship of parts to a whole.
Introduces the characters, settings, and opening situations of a story
Events after the climax, leading to the resolution
A device that enables a writer to refer to past thoughts, events, or episodes.
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds suspense or anxiety in the reader.
one or more letters at the top of the page of a reference book to guide the reader in locating the word
A phrase to a sentence to summarize a story and draw the reader into the story; the present tense is used
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
A common, often used expression that doesn't make sense if you take it literally.
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
All sources that contribute to a student's learning. This term includes the teacher, the textbook, the principal, and any others who promote education.
A statement that means the opposite of what it seems to mean.
figure of speech comparing two different things
to tell a story
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
A simple story illustrating a moral or religious lesson
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
writing quick notes about a subject
a type of writing that convinces the reader to take a certain point of view
a children's story book that has lots of pictures in it
A statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events.
something happening in the present; verb that tells something that is happening now; example: Dena LAUGHS at the jokes.
An original source that informs directly, not through another person's explanation or interpretation.
written articles from the past that contain important information about a person, place, or event
the use of words that are alike or nearly alike in sound but different in meaning; a play on words; a saying that usually involves a life lesson; example: I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it 'hit' me.
To repeat or copy a group of words from a text or speech, typically when you are not the original author or speaker
A paper or project that presents the results of investigation on a selected topic
Find a solution to; firmly decide to do something;
Rearranging, and clarifying, checking sentence variety and correct usage; revise (v)
It tells what or whom the sentence is about. What a story is mainly about
A feeling of uncertainty and curiosity about what will happen next in a story; what a writer uses to keep audience interested
A piece of writing that defends and proves a position made by the writer
the skillful manipulation of words, often for humorous effect; I'm glad I know sign language, it's pretty 'handy'.