Presentation on theme: "Unit 1 Vocabulary Connection--something from the book that I can connect to my own life Inference--what I guess is happening now or in the past using a."— Presentation transcript:
Unit 1 Vocabulary Connection--something from the book that I can connect to my own life Inference--what I guess is happening now or in the past using a clue from my book Prediction--what I guess might happen in the future using a clue from my book Question--when I don’t understand something happening in the book
Unit 1 Vocabulary Open-Ended Question--A question that CAN’T be answered with a simple YES or NO and usually begins with… Why, What, Where, When, Who, or How. Closed-Ended Question--A question that CAN be answered with a simple YES or NO and usually begins with… Have, Do, Did, Is, Are. Follow-Up Question--An open-ended question that follows an interviewees original answer, and is intended to gain more information on the topic of the original question.
Diction--a writer’s choice of words when writing Connotation--a positive, negative, or neutral emotional overtone of a word other than its literal definition. Denotation--the literal definition of a word Syntax--the way a sentence is structured Voice--the way a writer or speaker uses diction to express ideas and his/her personality
Narrative—a story that includes character development, plot, and themes Narrator—the person telling the story Prose—written or spoken language that isn’t poetry or a song Imagery—words used to help you imagine a picture in your head Anaphora—the repetition of words at the beginning of two or more clauses or lines
Strategize--planning the actions you will take to complete a task Juxtaposition—to arrange two or more things for the purpose of comparison (usually opposite) Analogy—a comparison between two things that are similar Transcript--a written copy of a conversation between two or more people.
Claim—a statement or thesis that makes an argument for a position on a topic Counterclaim—an opposing position of a topic Rhetorical appeals—using emotional, ethical, and logical arguments to persuade someone Logos—to use facts or logic to appeal to an audience’s sense of reason Ethos—to use ethics or the character or qualification of the speaker to appeal to an audience Pathos—to use emotion to appeal to an audience
Argument—a discussion in which reasons and evidence are put forward in support of and against a claim Debatable—a claim that has two opposing sides Concession—a valid counterclaim made by the opposing side Refutation—valid arguments with evidence against opposing viewpoints
Unit 1 Vocabulary Convey--to tell or explain Glimpse--to see Phony--fake Refine--to make better Element--part of something Convincingly--to make someone believe or agree Engaging--interesting Academic--related to school
Unit 1 Vocabulary Genre--type of book or movie Authentic--real Enhance--to make better, refine, revise Concept--an idea Coming of Age--to learn lessons that help you become a better person