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21 terms

reading 4

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main idea
what the passage is mainly about
supporting detail
information that proves your main idea.
sequence
order in which things happen in a text
cause
reason something happens
effect
result of a cause
dictionary
a book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
encyclopedia
book(s) that give facts about many topics
periodical
a newspaper or magazine that is distributed monthly, weekly, or daily
atlas
book of maps
online directory
internet reference that gives a list of internet sites related to a topic
government website
any Web address ending with .gov
college/university website
any Web address ending with .edu
relevant evidence
information in a piece of persuasive writing that is related to its issue and supports its position
plot
events in a story
compare
identify ways things are alike
contrast
identify ways that things are different
dialect
the way a person who lives in a specific geographical area might speak
composite number
a number that has more than two factors
prime number
a number with only 2 factors....one and itself.
greatest common factor (GCF)
The largest factor that 2 or more numbers have in common.
least common multiple
The smallest multiple (other than zero) that two or more numbers have in common.