A group of letters placed at the beginning of a word to change its meaning (ex. re-, dis-, in-, un-).
A group of letters placed at the end of a word to change its meaning (ex. -ist, -al, -ive, -ed, -ing).
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, express ideas and feelings, and entertain).
Order of events/ order in which things happen.
- Dates, times, and clue words (first, then, next, and last) help understand order of events.
- Two events may happen at the same time (clue words: meanwhile, during, while, as).
This is a statement that can be proved to be true or false by looking in a reference book, asking an expert, or using knowledge or experience.
Cannot be proven to be true or false, it is a belief or judgement (contains words like: best, should, beautiful).