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ELD 2 Elements of Literature, Text Features, and Reading Strategies

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elements of literature
the things an author does to create texts, particularly stories
text structure
the way a text is put together that makes a particular type of text
character
people in a narrative or story
setting
the place and time of a story
plot
what happens in a story
conflict
the problem the character has
dialogue
what the characters in a story say
point of view
the way a story is told that controls what the characters and the reader know about the plot and other characters and who tells the story
genre
a type of literature with particular text features and particular types of characters,plots, and settings
characters'thoughts
one way an author creates a character
character's actions
one way an author creates a character
text features
parts of a text that tell you about the text type, genre
personal narrative
a text type that includes first person point of view and information about the author
poem
a text type that includes rhyme, rhythm, stanzas, irregular punctuation and capitalization, and vivid language
song
a text type that is set to music that has lyrics, verses, rhyme, rhythm
reading strategies
ways to understand the text
inference
figuring something out that is not in a text by using other things that are in the text and reasoning
cause and effect
how one action or event makes another one happen
comparison
looking at how things are the same
contrast
looking at how things are different
chronological order
time order
sequence
order
fact
what is true
opinion
someone thinks or says about something
characterization
the way an author creates a character including motivation, thoughts, actions, and dialogue