Presentation on theme: "Unit 1 Week 5. Narrative Nonfiction tells the story of real people, places, or events. The narrator, or teller of the story, presents information in."— Presentation transcript:
Narrative Nonfiction tells the story of real people, places, or events. The narrator, or teller of the story, presents information in sequence.
Readers can use suffixes to help determine the a word’s meaning. If a word ends in –ist, it means “one who is an expert in that topic”. Ex: biologist –an expert in biology The suffix –ive can make a word mean “tending or inclined to do something”. Ex: active – tending to act If you are not sure about a word, try covering up the suffix with your finger to see what the base word is. This can help you determine the meaning of words.
The topic is what a story is all about. The MOST IMPORTANT THING the author has to say about the topic is the MAIN IDEA. The little pieces of information telling more about the main idea are supporting details.
Active readers often use graphic organizers to help them understand what they read. Graphic organizers can be used before, during, or after reading. Graphic organizers help readers to determine the main idea and details. Main Idea Detail