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Reading Notes

  • Traditional Literature, Fiction (Realistic, Historical, Science), Non-Fiction, Biography, Autobiography, Poetry, and Drama


Story Elements
  • Characters, Setting, Plot

Character Traits
  • A character trait is a word that describes a person. A physical trait describes a person's physical features and physical abilities, but a character trait focuses on a character's personality/demeanor.

Text Structure
  • Compare & Contrast, Problem & Solution, Description, Chronological, and Cause & Effect


Text Features
  • Titles, Headings, Sub Headings, Italics and Bold fonts, Diagrams, Charts, Keys, and more text features that help readers understand what they are reading.


Theme & Main Idea
  • Determine the theme of a text with supporting details based on how the character respond to events or situations.

  • Determine the 2 or more main ideas from a text and how they are supported with details in the text.


Making Inferences
  • Making Inferences


Author's Purpose
  • Author's Purpose


Point of View
  • 1st person point of view

  • 3rd Person point of view


Synonyms, Antonyms, Homographs, & Homophones
  • Synonyms, Antonyms, Homographs, and Homophones


Figurative Language
  • Similies & Metaphors

  • Idioms, Adages, & Proverbs 

  • Onomatopoeias, Alliterations, & Personification


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