A. Synonyms
B. Antonyms
C. Context Clues
D. Main Idea
E. Summarizing
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What is a synonym of "Prodigy"?

Smart, genius, intelligent, wise, knowledgeable 

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Give two examples of opposite meaning of the term: frigid

hot, heat, burning, warm, boiling, etc

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Using your context clues, what is the meaning of this word?

When he didn’t understand the instructions, the student asked the teacher to clarify them.

to clear up, resolve, sort out
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______  ________ most important point the author is trying to make. 

Main Idea

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True or False:

When summarizing you must add your opinion to the summary to add all the key details. 

False

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What's a synonym for the bolded word below?

The cruel girl stole her sister’s cookie

Mean, evil, and unkind

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Give three examples of antonyms for the word; sad

excited, happy, cheerful, amusing, etc. 

200

The beaver gnawed on the branch before dragging it into the pond. What does gnawed mean?



chew on, bit on

200

__________ __________ ideas that explain or prove the author's point. 

Supporting Details

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When you summarize a text you are...

briefly restating the main idea and key details

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The pioneers who had endured the long winter welcomed the warm spring. 

Survived, experience, brave, and encounter

300

What is an antonym for the bold term below; avid?

While she was indifferent to golf, however her husband was an avid fan.

Indifferent

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The vacant house had nobody living in it. What does vacant mean?

Empty

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What is the central idea?

Carson's older sister, Madison, is a very good student. She isn't satisfied to just get by in school. She is involved in extra activities at school, including the school's music program and the math club. She also always tries to answer the teachers questions in class. 


Madison is a very good student. 

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True or False: When you write a summary, you should include all of the details given in the text. 

False

400

The mood was somber at the funeral of the former president.

Dark, dull, sad, depressing,and serious

400

What's an antonym for the term, gullible?

Stacey was suspicious when the clown handed them a box, but her gullible little brother opened it anyway.

suspicious, cynical 

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When we go camping, my father will ignite the fire so we can roast marshmallows. What does ignite mean?

catch fire, burst into flame, erupt

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Supporting Detail: Sometimes when you eat ice cream really fast you get a headache. This "ice cream headache" usually lasts about 30 seconds. 

Which of the following would be the best main idea? 

A. Eating ice cream can cause a sensation known as "brain freeze."

B. Main Idea: Americans love ice cream! 

C. Yoga balls improve student posture and help get more oxygen to the brain 

D. Main idea: Not everyone's family is the same 

A. Eating ice cream can cause a sensation known as "brain freeze."

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True or False: A summary should be long and written in your own words.

False: It should not be long, however you should write it in your own words.

500

The lost campers sweltered in the heat of the desert sun.

burned, hot, humid, sticky, muggy, and stuffy

500

What is the opposite meaning of the word reclusive?

While James is very outgoing, his older brother is very reclusive.

outgoing

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The delightful aroma of food cooking in the kitchen made my mouth water. What does aroma mean?

Smell

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Do you ever wonder how you taste things? You owe your sense of taste to your taste buds. We have nine thousand taste buds just on our tongue alone. There are also taste buds on the roof of our mouth. You even have taste buds on the back of your throat.

Where taste buds are found.

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True or False: A summary is a short retelling of a text with only the important details

True
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