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19 terms

OAA 3rd grade reading terms

STUDY
PLAY
setting
The time and place of a story
selection
another word for story
passage
another word for story
characters
people in the story
main character
most important character in the story
characteristics
words to describe a character (how they are feeling or what they do)
character traits
Words to describe a character (how they are feeling and
what they do)
events
something that happens in the story
author
person who wrote the story
Author's Purpose
Why did the author write the story? To inform? To entertain?
Antonym -
Opposite...Examples...hot/cold, up/down, big/little
Synonym -
Same meaning....Examples....pretty/beautiful, tardy/late
Definition -
What does the word mean?
Central Idea -
What the whole story is about?
Main Idea -
What the whole story is about?
Theme -
What the whole story is about?
Fiction -
A made-up story
Non-Fiction -
A true story
Prediction -
A guess of what will happen