Point of View
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The War Orphan Who Became a Ballerina
Vocabulary
Literature
100

Point of view that uses  the pronouns you and your. 

second person

100

a detailed third-person account of another person's life story.

Biographical Text

100
What country in West Africa went through a violent civil war during 1991-2002?

Sierra Leone

100

The central, or most important, idea in a paragraph or passage

Main Idea

100

The most important person in a narrative.

Main Character

200

Point of view that uses pronouns such as I, My, We, Us and,Our.

First person

200

 nonfiction writing, written with the intention of informing the reader about a specific topic

Informational text

200

The children who lost both parents in the Civil War were called?

War Orphans

200

A lesson or moral of a story

Theme

200

The time and place of a story

setting

300

Name of a SPECIFIC person, place, thing, or idea.

proper noun

300

 literature created from the imagination,

Fiction

300

What skin condition did DePrince suffer from?

Vitiligo

300

An author's reason or intent for writing.

authors purpose

300

The turning point or most exciting part in a story

climax

400

Point of view that uses pronouns such as He, She, they, and them. 

Third person

400

an old story that's been told again and again, often for generations

A folktale

400
What image changed DePrince's life forever?

The photo of the ballerina.

400

It is a story

narrative

400

It is an element of the plot where the problem is introduced

rising action

500

The narrator is not a character in the story but knows what every character is thinking and feeling. 

Third-person Omniscient 

500

language that is actually true.

Literal language

500

How did Michaela finally leave the orphanage?

She was adopted by a woman who had lost two sons to AIDS.

500

One strategy which involves looking at the other words in a sentence

using context clues

500

Combining what you know with what you read and making a guess is called 

making inferences


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