Acronyms
Context Clues
Comprehension
Text Structures
Figurative Language
100

This acronym is used for a Prose Constructed Response/Literary Analysis question. 

R.A.C.E.S.

100

The type of context clue that gives a word with a similar meaning

Synonyms

100

The life lesson or moral of the text

Theme

100

The author states a conflict and how it is resolved

Problem and Solution

100

Camila was as sweet as honey when she met a new friend. What element of figurative language is used here?

Simile

200
S.T.E.A.M. stands for this

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics

200

The type of context clue that gives a word with an opposite meaning

Antonyms

200

To identify the similarities and differences between 2 topics

Compare and Contrast

200

The author discusses the similarities and differences between 2 topics

Compare & Contrast

200

He is my shining star. What element of figurative language is used here?

Metaphor

300

E.L.A. stands for this

English Language Arts

300

The type of context clue where you use the text and what you know to make a conclusion

Inferences

300

The sequence of connected events that make up a narrative/story

Plot

300

The author gives various details and information on a topic

Description

300

WHOOSH! What element of figurative language is used here?

Onomatopoeia

400

The acronym for the 5 types of context clues

IDEAS

Inference, Definition, Example, Antonym, Synonym

400

The type of context clue where the exact meaning of the word is given

Definition

400

The most important idea in a non fiction text

Main Idea

400

The author organizes the text with the events in order from first to last

Sequence/Chronological

400

Theseus heard the ocean waves roar throughout the storm. What element of figurative language is used here?

Personification

500

The acronym for the main idea sentence when writing a summary.

IVTB

Identify text, Verb, Topic, Big Idea

500

Riccardo is so arrogant. He thinks he is more important than everyone else. What type of context clue is used here?

Example

500

To find the main idea you must

Identify the text, identify the author's verb, identify the topic, and identify the big or most important idea about it
500

The author states the why an event occurred

Cause & Effect

500

Maria made macaroni on Monday morning. What element of figurative language is used here?

Alliteration

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