PSSA 3rd Grade
words that mean the same
words that mean the opposite
re-, pre-, in-, un-, dis-, mis-, non-
word parts at the BEGINNING of words
word parts at the ENDS of words
what the passage is MOSTLY about
This is WHY the author wrote the article, story, passage, etc.
A person, animal, or thing in the passage.
The person telling the story
subject of a biography
The person that the biography is about
something that HAPPENS in a story
how the problem is solved in the story
Non-humans acting like humans
how the author organized his/her writing
first, second, next, after, finally
on the other hand, but, in contrast, like, similar, difference
who, what, when, where, why
because of, since, as a result
problem, solution, effect, hopeful
These are BOLD words and phrases at the TOP of passages
a shortened version of a passage
A life story written about a person by ANOTHER person
to heat again
to arrange again
to read again
to view before
school before regular school
to heat before you cook
the opposite of do
the opposite of wind
the opposite of caring
un- and -dis mean....
the opposite of
in- and non- mean.....
the opposite of appear
the opposite of like
full of hope
full of care
-ful, -less, -ble, -ly, -or, -ness, -ment
in a happy way
in a loving way
in a careful way
in that way
An author might write to make you laugh, to enjoy yourself, to have a good time reading, to make you feel strong emotions....
An author might write to try to change your mind, convince of something....
An author might write to try and tell you about something, explain directions....