Genres
Literary Devices
Test Taking Tips
Text Features
Vocabulary

100

A story that could happen but are mostly from the author's imagination 

What is Realistic Fiction? 

100

What is a simile?

a comparison of two things by using "like" or "as"

100

What does RACE stand for?

Restate, Answer, Cite, Explain

100

An alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed

What is an index?

100

What the text is mostly about

What is main idea?

200

True life story someone writes about themselves

What is a autobiography?

200

My backpack weighs a million pounds.

What is a hyperbole?

200

Use this strategy to answer the short answer question AND in your essay body paragraph 

What is RACE?

200

A short dictionary of important words used in the book

What is a glossary?

200

To create something over time

 What is develop?

300

"One Inch Tall" by Shell Silverstein. This piece of literature is broken up into three stanzas and tells what life would be like if you were just one inch tall.

What is Poetry? 

300

The wicked witch of the West went on her own way.

What is alliteration?

300

What is the very first thing we need to do when answering multiple choice questions?

What is read the directions?

300

This explains what is being shown in a picture or illustration

What is a caption?

300

A statement that you say is true that must be supported with evidence

What is a claim? 

400

Harcourt Horizon. This textbook is broken up into lessons on the life of people in Ancient Civilizations such as Ancient Egypt, China, Greece and Rome. 

What is Nonfiction? 

400

The wind slammed the door shut, bam!

What is an onomatopoeia?

400

The author's purpose: PIE. What does PIE stand for?

To Persuade 

To Inform 

To Entertain

400

What is the purpose of a table?

Answers might vary: 

Organize large amounts of information in a small space

400

When an author takes a position on something

What is author's argument?

500

What is a folktale?

A story that is passed down from generation to generation; has a moral or lesson

500

The bad news hit me like a ton of bricks. 

What is an idiom?

500

When we see the passage say it is an article, we can assume the genre is..?

What is non-fiction?

500

How an author organizes information in expository texts 

What is text structure?

500

The reason an author writes a text

What is author's purpose?