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Vocabulary Recognition: Adrianna Johnson

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HUM
Active reading strategy when you can annotate in the text. Highlight, Underline, and Margins (write in your own words).
FIRES
The details of a nonfiction piece which presents Facts, Incidents, anecdotes, Reasons, Examples/evidence, and Statistics.
Nonfiction
Writing which is based on facts, documents, evidence, proof.
Fiction
Entertainment literature based on a writer's imagination and creation: includes romance, fairy tales, detective/mystery, ghost/horror, fantasy, science fiction, etc.
Pre-reading
An active reader plans ahead for reading using a pre-reading strategy, also called "previewing."
Active reading
Thinking while reading: making predictions, visualizing, monitoring, correcting gaps in comprehension.
Fair Use
The use of copyrighted work...for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship or research is not an infringement of copyright, as long as you borrow for educational purposes, but you have to cite and document your sources.
Plagerism
the use of someone else's work, creation, intellectual property for personal gain (which includes money, recognition, and grades).
Documentation
Recording the publication and byline of a source from which you borrow information. This includes either "footnotes" or "citations".
Authority
Using recognized experts as backing for your observations in nonfiction writing.
Credentials
Experience in the field of study, education in the field of study, use of the vocabulary in the field of study.
Topic sentence
The central idea stated in a declarative sentence in a paragraph.
Thesis sentence
The main idea of a multi paragraph essay in a sentence (usually the last sentence of the first paragraph.
Ethics
The moral principles, standards, code which govern in individual's acceptable actions.
Integrity
The personal codes upon which the individual basses personal and professional actions and standards.
Process description
Describes how something works in narrative form: for example; the formation of a tornado.
Visuals
All photographs, maps, charts, pictures, diagrams.
Elaboration
To explain by giving specific details/facts in a logical manner.
Application
To perform an action. If you can add and subtract, to put into application is to keep a checkbook and balance it every month.
Reactive
Instead of planning for the "worst case" scenarios, you wait until something happens; then you hope your reaction works.
Proactive
Planning for "worst case" situations before they occur: Having fire drills and tornado drills.
Time theft
Service industry considers personal activity, such as phone calls, computer use, game-playing (time while you are "on the clock" or "punched in") as time theft.
Repetitive motion injury
Physical injury which occurs through repetitive motions in the workplace.
Footnotes
Identifies the source (Fair Use) and borrowed information, at the bottom of the page where the information is cited.
Expose
A publication, book or an article that reveals details of wrongdoing, scandal or crime by giving documented facts.
Investigated report
Journalist interviews, researches, reads about some social issue and writes a report based on findings.
Acronym
word formed by the first letters of a title: "laser" = Light Amplification by Simulated Emission of Radiation.
Annotation
Active Reading strategy in which you write in the text and improve meta-cognition.
Cognition
"cognition" is knowledge and skills we possess. When we "know" how to read, we operating on a cognitive level.
Metacognition
"meta" refers to understanding. "Metacognition" implies that you have understanding and awareness of thinking processes involved, and you are able to regulate, correct, and direct these processes in reading and writing.
Text Coding
Using symbols while reading to record thoughts, ideas, questions and pictures.