Vocabulary Development
Literature Comprehension
Poetry
Text Structures
Mechanics

100

The root of the word thoughtful
What is thought

100

A type of text that includes fairy tales, legends, short stories, and novels
What is fiction

100

"Big" and "dig", "can" and "man", "sing" and "ring" are examples of words that
What is rhyme

100

A statement that is always true
What is a fact

100

The action word in a sentence
What is a verb

200

The prefix mis-, as in mistake, means
What is to do something wrong

200

A type of text that includes textbooks, encyclopedias, newspapers, and biographies
What is nonfiction

200

Words that sound like what they mean (i.e. giggle, click, zoom)
What is onomatopoeia

200

A comparison of two things that does not use "like" or "as"
What is a metaphor

200

The past tense of run
What is ran

300

The suffix less-, as in sleepless, means
What is without something

300

The person or people in a story
What are characters

300

Something that is repeated over and over again
What is a pattern

300

When something happens, something else happens as a result
What is cause and effect

300

A word that describes a noun (person, place, or thing)
What is an adjective

400

Words that mean the same thing
What are synonyms

400

The where and when of the story
What is the setting

400

A peanut sat on a railroad track, Its heart was all a-flutter. Along came a choo-choo train. Toot! Toot! It was peanut butter. The onomatopoeia in the poem
What is Toot!

400

When authors write about events in the order that they happened
What is sequence

400

A word that describes a verb (action word) and typically ends in -ly
What is an adverb

500

Words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings
What are homophones

500

The beginning, the middle, and the end
What is the plot

500

The way the lines sound in a poem when you read them and can have sort of bounce that makes poems run to hear and read.
What is rhythm

500

This is what a story or passage is mostly about and it helps you understand the passage better.
What is main idea

500

The adverb in the sentence, "The beautiful horse trotted gracefully across the meadow."
What is gracefully