Reading & Writing
Famous People
Fiction or Nonfiction?
Plot
Vocabulary

100

Brainstorming and planning your ideas before writing

What is prewriting?

100

German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity

Who is Albert Einstein?

100

My Social Studies textbook

What is nonfiction?

100

This is the most exciting or suspenseful moment in the story.

What is the climax?

100

The person who tells the story

What is the narrator?

200

To make changes by adding, deleting, or changing the text, especially spelling and grammar

What is editing?

200

The first Latin American person to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Who is Roberto Clemente?

200

A biographical narrative

What is nonfiction?

200

This is the name for all the events leading up to the climax.

What is rising action?

200

A long trip from one place to another

What is a journey?

300

A written text before it has been edited and revised

What is a draft?

300

The first woman to serve on the US Supreme Court

Who is Sandra Day O'Connor?

300

"The Tortoise and the Hare"

What is fiction?

300

This is the last part of the plot diagram when all the issues in the story are solved.

What is the resolution?

300

A chance to do something good, new, or exciting

What is an opportunity?

400

To make rewrite and improve your writing 

What is to revise?

400

The woman who worked to gain rights for farm workers during the Civil Rights Movement

Who is Dolores Huerta?

400

"The Hunger Games"

What is fiction?

400

This is the inciting incident which begins all the action in the story.

What is the conflict?

400

The author's style or use of language

What is voice?

500

To turn in your work, share it with the class, or print the work in a publication

What is to publish?

500

The second woman to serve on the US Supreme Court

Who is Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

500

"How to Read Literature Like a Professor"

What is nonfiction?

500

In the beginning of the story, the reader is introduced to the characters and setting.

What is the exposition?

500

The sentence or sentences at the beginning of a story that grab the reader's attention

What is the hook?