repeating the same sound at the beginning of several words in a phrase or sentence. For example, “The bees buzzed in the back of the blue barn.
words that describe nouns
describe the verb (quickly, slowly)
words that have opposite meanings
The people who read a written piece or hear the piece being read
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, express, & entertain)
The attitude a writer takes towards a subject or a character in the text
base word ( root word)
The central part of a word that other word parts may be attached to
a form of nonfiction in which a writer tells the life story of another person
The reason for the action, feeling, or response
A person or an animal in a story, play, or other literary work
examples to show how things are alike
examples to show how things are different
many small parts which help tell a story
to create a clear picture of a person, place, thing, or idea by using vivid words
an order or instructions on how to do something or how to act
To make a decision or form an opinion after considering the facts from the text
a result of the cause
things that happen
A statement that can be proved.
A story that is not true or is made up
The way a published piece of writing looks, including the font, legibility, spacing, margins, and white space.
To come to a broad idea or rule about something after considering particular facts
Categories of literary and informational works
An illustration, chart, table, diagram, map, ect…
used to help interpret information about the text.
a word or group of words at the top or front of a piece of writing
To make a guess based on facts and observations
An important idea or conclusion drawn from reasoning rather than directly stated in the text
to give knowledge; to tell
informational text or narrative text
text that describes actions or events, usually written as fiction. Examples are novels and short stories.
the main reason the passage was written;
A comparison between two unlike things without using the words “like” or “as.
The feeling or emotion the reader gets from a piece of writing
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real people, such as biography or history.
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
What one thinks about something or somebody. Feelings and experiences are used
A writing that may be fiction or nonfiction
To cause to do something by using reason or argument
A method of doing something that has been thought out ahead of time.
A series of events that make up a story…
..Tells what happens in a story
The order of events in a story
A type of writing that uses images and patterns to express feeling
point of view
the way a story is toldThe perspective from which a story is told
The ability of the reader to know or expect that something is going to happen in a text before it does
group of letters added to the beginning of a word
A word that links another word or group of words to other parts of the sentence
An issue or question in a text that needs to be answered
The final writing draft shared with the audience
Sources used for writing that are trustworthy
A source of help or support
Repetition of sounds at the ends of words
A group of words that express a complete thought. It has a subject and a verb.
sequential order/ chronological order
Arrangement or ordering of information, content, or ideas
time and place a story or play
Compare two unlike objects using like or as
An answer to a problem
Lines or poetry grouped together
an account of something that happened
Character, setting, plot, problem, and solution
A way of writing that is individual to the writer
A group of letters added to the end of a word
To retell what happens in a story in a short way by telling the main ideas, not details
Details that help to explain the central idea/main sentence
A person, place or object which has a meaning in itself but suggests other meanings as well
words that have the same meaning almost the same meaning
A central message or insight into life revealed through a literary work
Name of a book, film, play, piece of music, or other work of art
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character
A sentence that expresses the main idea of the paragraph in which it occurs.
A word that shows action or being
To express a choice or opinion