NWEA READING RIT 211-220
Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art
A section of additional information at the end of a document.
A person, thing or event that makes something happen
Actions, dialogue, and narrative description that reveal a sense of a character’s personality to the reader.
to describe the character
Arranged in order of time
a small advertisement you put in a newspaper to buy or sell something
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests
A small paper clipping that entitles the holder to savings on a product
A formal talk between people who have different opinions.
A drawing intended to explain how something works
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work that provides necessary background information about the characters and their circumstances.
Events after the climax, leading to the resolution
A scene or event from the past that appears in a narrative out of chronological order, to fill in information or explain something in the present.
Clues in a story that suggest later events
one or more letters at the top of the page of a reference book to guide the reader in locating the word
A line of large type used to gain the reader’s attention; the title of the copy or story.
A figure of speech in which the truth is exaggerated for emphasis or humorous effects.
A common, often used expression that doesn’t make sense if you take it literally. Example: I’m in a pickle.
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
How to do something
An unexpected twist or contrast between what happens and what was intended or expected to happen.
memo for short. A short note designating something to be remembered, especially something to be done or acted upon in the future; reminder
A comparison without using like or as
to tell a story
A word that imitates the sound it represents.Example : Pow, Boom, Bam.
a simple story illustrating a lesson
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
Attempts to convince readers to take a specific position.
a children’s story book that has lots of pictures in it
A statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events.
Means the action is happening right now. I eat cake.
Something written or spoken by someone who SAW the event
Records of historical events, such as the U. S. Constitution
a play on words.
to repeat words from (a book, author, etc.)
A research paper/project presents the results of investigation on a selected topic
Settle or find a solution to (a problem, dispute, or contentious matter)
the act of rewriting something
A subject tells what or whom the sentence is about.
Happens when the storyteller or narrator builds excitement in a scene, often prior to the climax.
A piece of writing that defends and proves a position made by the writer
Playing on words or speech sounds; Example: An orange says to a strawberry, “You are Berry special!”