Presentation on theme: "Context Clues. When you come to a word you do not understand look at the words surrounding to help give you clues to the unknown word. Underline context."— Presentation transcript:
Things about the character that help to describe who the character is. Also shows us how the character will respond in different situations. Traits can be external (looks) or internal (how a person feels)
Problem – some sort of conflict between two characters or just the main idea of the passage. The climax in the passage Resolution – When the characters in the passage or main idea has been finished or come to an end. Is the falling action in the passage.
Cause and Effect Bobby got an F on his report card. Bobby was grounded from television Bobby had to attend tutorials. Bobby did not get to have his birthday party.
When something happens that is directly linked to something else. Cause leads to an effect When the boy won the race he received a trophy. Any more ideas?????
The order in which things happen in the passage. Chronological order, time order, putting things in order of what happened first to what happened last History is in chronological order Key words – first, second, lastly, finally, next, then, followed by…
When answering questions make sure that which answer choice you choose makes sense. The answer will be in the passage, don’t pick one that is not there. Remember the characters and if they would really do what you are choosing. Use what you already know from the passage, don’t make up answers
Putting the clues together that are in the story to make a conclusion about what will happen. The answer is not written word for word in the passage, you have to use what you have read to make the correct choice Use the evidence in the story to make a conclusion
Fact and Opinion F O F F F F F F F O O O O O O O
Fact – true, can actually find it somewhere Luke is in the third grade Opinion – something that is not based on fact, can not be proven. I really love jolly ranchers.
Using the text (words) to help define what things have in common Connect – taking what is written and finding how it relates to something else in the passage Connect – taking what is written and seeing what you can compare it to in your own life