the traditions and achievements of a group of people
text that builds up a claim or backs up your ideas
to read between the lines
to shorten a text and give only the main points
to list in steps
to make an educated guess based on prior knowledge and text evidence
to tell in your own words
to create or put together
to tell about in details
to break apart and study each individual part
to tell the differences of two or more things
to tell the similarities of two of more things
to Quote or mention
evidence from the text
a part of a physical abstract whole
precisely and clearly expressed
the main body of a printed or written work
the statement in the text
art or process of growth
to make a summary
signifying or suggestive of an accusative
the story of a persons life told by another
the story of a persons life told by that person
short piece of writing on a single subject
provides facts about a single subject
a conversation in witch one person asks questions to obtain information
a word or phrase that captures the main idea of the selection
a word or phrase that introduces subtopics related to the main topic.
text attached to a photograph
writing that presents events or steps in time order
writing process in which the events or step in which they happened
writing in which one event results in another event
writing that explains the similarities or differences between two or more subjects
writing that identifies an issue and proposes a possible solution.
writing that helps the reader picture relationships among objects
A writer's position on an issue or problem.
To create something
To show to be right or just
Feeling or atmosphere the writer creates
A life learned lesson
To tell all about an event
Writing that persuades, informs or entertain
To read between the lines
point of view of the author
To break apart or inspect closely
Takes individual information; combine with other pieces to get a better understanding
Guide for citing proof from the text
attitude towards a subject that the writer takes
A shortened version of the text
Implication of a word or its abstract meaning
A dictionary definition
To tell how something happened
elements that indicate the organizational structure of text
To back up information with details
An evaluation or critical review by a critic or reviewer
A memorable statement; a lesson taught
evidence that is thoroughly clear and understood
to judge something
Main idea; most important in the text
to take notes
to determine its accuracy
evidence where there is no doubt
to show how something is different
to show how something is alike or similar
to tell what may happen before it does
to list the steps
a brief statement or account of the main points of something.
combine (a number of things) into a coherent whole.
Connecting background knowledge to what you are reading
of or relating to sensation or the physical senses; transmitted or perceived by the senses.
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reason
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, especially information), typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation.
evidence from a text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments.
Refers to information that is implied or inferred because it's not clearly stated
the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic.
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation.
the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry.
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.
elements are a strong visual means of indicating relationships.
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.
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
a persuasive appeal that is used to show the credibility of the speaker (expert or celebrity)
a persuasive appeal that is used to evoke the emotions of the audience
a persuasive appeal that is uses logic through definitions, facts, or statistics to prove a point
an error in thinking or arguing
the author/creator of the persuasive appeals ethos, pathos, and logos
to state something to be true with or without evidence
a claim plus supporting reasons
a statement that creates an inferred conclusion
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief
language used to persuade an audience
the degree to which an objective is achieved
Judging the value or character of something; discussing the positive and negative advantages or disadvantages.
A summary based on evidence or facts
the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.
point of view