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Benchmark I Review LA 7

STUDY
PLAY
Foreshadowing
clue in the story that hints at a possible event or happening
Conflict
struggle between two opposing forces can be external or internal
External Conflicts
individual vs. nature, society, technology, individual, or supernatural
Setting
where and when a story takes place
Mood
the feeling or emotion the author would like the reader to experience as the story is read
Characterization
process the author uses to develop character in the story usually by their actions, words, appearances etc.
Context Clues
a good reader can define unfamiliar words while they are reading
Point of View
refers to the perspective of the person telling the story
Cause-Effect
refers to one event or thing causing something else to happen
Fiction
genre of literature that has been made up
Non-Fiction
genre of literature that is based on facts
Synonym
word with a meaning similar to a given word
Antonym
word with a meaning opposite of given word
Climax
the most exciting point or turning point in the story
Organizational Pattern
method of arranging details in writing to its text structure. Chronological (time order), cause and effect, description, compare/contrast
Summary
stating the main idea of the story in several sentences