Informational Text Vocabulary
Terms in this set (15)
Quick, short summary of the central idea. What is the article about? 5 words
Making marks. "Active Reading"
Putting in your own words. #hashtag
Proof in the writing to explain your answers.
factual writing about real people, places, events, ideas, or things.
The main idea. What the article is mostly about. "Gist"
Reason for writing. To persuade, inform, explain, express or describe.
Words or phrases that connect ideas to show their relationship.
Helps readers locate and visualize information while reading.
Organization of informational writing. Helps you understand how parts of the text relate to the whole article.
Author provides several details of something to give the reader a mental picture.
Problem & Solution
Author gives information about a problem and explains one or more solutions.
Sequence- Chronological Order
Author provides readers with chronological events or a list of steps in a procedure.
Cause & Effect
Author describes an event and the result of that event.
Compare & Contrast
Author discusses similarities and differences between people, things, concepts, or ideas.
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