Reading Vocabulary

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tamberlyn.burrow
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Reading Vocabulary
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2014-10-13 23:02:19
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reading vocabulary for STAAR
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  1. story's ideas
    author's attitude towards those ideas
    author's "statement" about ideas
    story's message or main point
    theme
  2. people/ideas oppose each other
    decisions the characters make
    between what 2 things he/she is deciding
    problem
    conflict
  3. kinds of person/people are the characters
    their beliefs/hopes/dreams/ideals/values/fears
    how the conduct themselves
    what they say or do to reveal themselves
    your opinion or feelings about the character
    classification of the type of character they are
    characterization
  4. concrete, specific objects have been used to represent the abstract idea(s)
    colors, names, settings, recurring objects have been referred to
    what the ideas represent
    symbolism
  5. time, place, & environment
    setting
  6. the way the writer chooses to arrange his sentence structure, as well as the words chosen in the sentence.
    style
  7. author's attitude towards what he/she is writing that translates into your attitude
    tone
  8. kinds of comparisons are made that add layers to the meaning of the poem or story
    figurative language
  9. text told from the character's point of view only
    1st person point of view
  10. most exciting point of the text
    turning point
    climax
  11. narrator telling the story 
    while knowing what ALL characters are thinking and feeling
    3rd person omniscient point of view
  12. to make it where it is understood better
    to make it easier
    clarify
  13. to understand completely
    comprehend
  14. to bring text into action
    how did the story operate
    apply
  15. to study or determine the nature and relationship of the parts

    to study items closer
    analyze
  16. the combination of 2 genres
    telling the similarities & differences
    synthesis
  17. to give the main points of the text
    summarize
  18. to see how things are different
    distinguish
  19. to gather information, & come to a conclusion based on what was read
    "read between the lines"
    text evidence + connection =
    infer
  20. to judge text closely (choose information)
    critique
  21. narrator tells the story,
    only telling what ONE character is thinking & feeling
    3rd person limited point of view
  22. give warning of events in future
    foreshadow
  23. to establish
    to make known
    identify
  24. to get the meaning of
    understand
  25. when comparing it is where things are different
    contrast
  26. to settle or decide by choice
    determine
  27. to bring in or gather from a specified group or area
    draw
  28. to bring story to an end
    conclude
  29. to restate the text in another form
    paraphrase
  30. when comparing it is where things are the same
    compare
  31. to create idea based on what was read
    form
  32. to confirm
    to make sure
    verify
  33. to determine the importance
    assess

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