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8A URR Vocab Feb. 22-Mar 5
Nonfiction Literature that is based on fact.
Primary Source Text written by a person directly involved in the events he or she is describing. Examples: speeches, journals, documents, and letters.
Secondary Source Text written by someone who was not directly involved in the events he or she is describing. Examples: history books, encyclopedias.
interview A meeting in which information and opinions can be collected from a person. *Transcripts of interviews can serve as useful primary sources.
Historical documents Dated documents that recount a transaction or event.
Diaries Personal records of daily thought and events, also referred to as journals.
Essay A short piece of prose writing that deals with a subject in a tightly focused way or expresses a particular point of view.
biography A nonfiction narrative about a person’s life.
Autobiography A nonfiction narrative in which the writer tells his or her own life story.
Headline The title of a news article.
subheading A secondary title of a news article.
Chronological Order A nonfiction format in which events are told in the order they happened.
Cause and effect A nonfiction format that examines the roots and impact of an event.
Compare and Contrast A nonfiction format that examines the similarities and differences between people, things, or events.
Fact Information verified as true.
Opinion A view or judgment on a particular matter or event.
Evidence Factual information that supports an author’s argument or point of view.
Bias A leaning or slanting toward a particular point of view.
Propaganda Information spread with the intent of promoting a particular cause. Propaganda is often manipulative, emotional, and logically flawed. http://www.martinlutherking.org/
Introduction to Nonfiction with We Beat the Street
Elements of Non-Fiction
WHAT IS NON-FICTION?. is not always a straightforward reflection of reality is primarily concerned with describing and informing us about the real world.
Nonfiction is a factual account of a person, place, or event
(look at your chart). The form of nonfiction refers to its structure The authors is the structural genre the author uses There are 5 main forms of Nonfiction.
Words to Know. Nonfiction is writing that primarily deals with real people, events, and places. It has a basis in fact, not fiction.
Nonfiction is the broadest category of literature
Elements of NONFICTION. PURPOSE: reasons for writing POINT OF VIEW: perspective or opinion about a subject TONE: attitude projected by certain words.
Nonfiction Learning to understand and appreciate forms of non- fiction.
Elements of Fiction & Non-fiction
Literary genres: nonfiction
Non-Fiction Terms. What is Nonfiction? Nonfiction is writing that primarily deals with real people, events, and places. It has a basis in fact, not fiction.
NONFICTION Is prose that deals with real events and people, not with imagined events and imagined people.
Key Forms of Nonfiction Name _______________ Mrs. S’ class.
Understanding Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir
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Author’s Purpose and Point of View
Fiction Verses Non-Fiction
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