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BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE
SUMMARIZING
FINDING THE THEME
VISUALIZING
MONITOR COMPREHENSION
FORMULATING QUESTIONS
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
MAKING INFERENCES
AUTHOR'S PURPOSE
MAKING CONNECTIONS
USING TEXT EVIDENCE
POINT OF VIEW
CHARACTER TRAITS & FEELINGS
SYNTHESIZING
MAKING PREDICTIONS
COMPARE & CONTRAST

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All About Reading Word Search

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paragraph
write
reading
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English 2 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a brief statement or account of the main points of something. Summary
combine (a number of things) into a coherent whole. Synthesize
Connecting background knowledge to what you are reading Making connections
of or relating to sensation or the physical senses; transmitted or perceived by the senses. Sensory
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reason Inferences
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, especially information), typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation. Analyze
evidence from a text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments. Textual evidence
Refers to information that is implied or inferred because it's not clearly stated Draw conclusions
the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment Critical thinking
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic. Theme
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurative language
the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry. Prosody
a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such formal elements as meter, rhyme, and stanzaic structure. Poem
elements are a strong visual means of indicating relationships. Graphic elements
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature. Poetry
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. Symbolism
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Allegory
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference. Allusion

12 Powerful Words Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the traditions and achievements of a group of people heritage
text that builds up a claim or backs up your ideas support
to read between the lines infer
to shorten a text and give only the main points summary
to list in steps trace
to judge evaluate
to make an educated guess based on prior knowledge and text evidence predict
to tell in your own words explain
to create or put together formulate
to tell about in details describe
to break apart and study each individual part analyze
to tell the differences of two or more things contrast
to tell the similarities of two of more things compare

Reading Strategies Word Search

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Description

note taking
use context clues
self monitoring
book selection
use graphic aids
visualization
paraphrase
summarize
confirm predictions
make predictions
self question
retell
use prior knowledge
read ahead
adjust reading rate
reread

english II Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

rhyme meter writing poem
five senses sensory
combine evidence synthesize
sarcastic Figurative language
thinking about passage critical thinking
reference to a noun allusion
emotional association of a word connotation
overall message Theme
A story with a hidden meaning Allegory
literal word Denotation
Detailing a story with information analyze
background knowledge making a connection
B.M.E Summary
use symbols to represent ideas symbolism
across across
making a connection off of knowledge inference
patterns of rythym prosody
DIDLS graphic elements
inferencing the meaning of a text Drawing conclusions
personal story of lines or stanzas poetry

STAAR Vocabulary Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the most exciting point in the story climax
a sound word onomatopoeia
comparing two things using like or as simile
a piece of text that is not real fiction
if we read and understand the text, the questions are _______ easy
a type of organizational text structure that uses dates chronological
words that have similar meanings synonyms
words that have opposite meanings antonym
the ending of the story where conflict is resolved resolution
the problem in the story conflict
the time and location in which a story takes place setting
a type of conflict that only involves one character internal
a type of conflict that happens between a character and some type of negative force external
when people are speaking to each other dialogue
unspoken parts of a drama that tell characters where to go or how to act stage directions
a statement that is true and can be proven fact
a personal belief that cannot be proven to be true opinion
compares two things without using like or as metaphor
gives human characteristics to objects or non human things personification
repeating the same beginning sound alliteration
a point of view that uses pronouns such as I, we, me, my, us first person
organizational text structure that tells how things are similar or different compare and contrast
the lesson or moral of a story theme
using text evidence and prior knowledge to make a _____ inference
hints in the text that predict the future foreshadowing
a feeling the reader feels during the most exciting parts of a book/story suspense
when authors use your senses to paint a picture of what is happening in the story imagery
point of view that uses pronouns such as you, your second person
point of view that uses pronouns such as he, she, him, her, they, them third person

Informational Text Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an event that happens and what happens because of it cause and effect
tell how things are the same compare
tell how things are different contrast
the who and the what, the overall topic main idea
the conflict, something to be figured out and solved problem
the way to get rid of a problem solution
briefly retell what the selection is about summarize
something that can be proven true fact
something someone thinks feels or believes opinion
what line(s) in the text prove your answer evidence
the perspective point of view
the supports and information for the maid idea details
to see in one's head what is being read visualize

Literary Terms Word Search

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Description

thinking
text
reading
synthesize
visualize
inference
make connections
ask questions
monitor
preview
prediction
purpose
problem and solution
chronological
sequence
cause and effect
compare and contrast
spatial
description
sidebar
textbox
photograph
map
label
italics
subheading
heading
graph
diagram
compass rose
color
chart
caption
bold type
text features
text structure

12 Powerful Words Word Search

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predict
formulate
trace
explain
support
describe
contrast
compare
summarize
infer
evaluate
analyze

12 Powerful Words Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

trace list in steps
analyze break apart
infer read between the lines
evaluate judge
formulate build create
describe tell about it
support back it up
explain tell how
summarize short version
compare alike
contrast different
predict what will happen next