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Non Fiction Terms
to analyze, read, or recite, glance from point to point of often hastily, casually, or in search of a particular item
look over a whole page
thuroughly looking through a story or an essay
a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
an analytic or interpretive literary composition
the central thought or message
story of a person's life written by that person
A written account of one's life, actions, and character.
a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses
who, what, when, where, why
presents arguements and tries to convince readers to adopt a certain point of view
author describes events and feelings by including images and details showing how things look, sound, smell, taste, or feel (5 senses)
a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
A detail that has to do with personal experience rather than some objective reality
a detail that has an existing independance of any particular person's attitude, ideas, or beliefs
tells about real life events using elements of storylife
presents or explains information or ideas in a formal format
cause and effect
how one event leads to another
a way of recording events as they happen
Is using one or more of your senses - sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch to gather information about the world.
Is explaining or interpreting an observation or statement reasonable or unreasonable.