R.C.S. 1
R.C.S. 2
R.C.S. 3
Lit. Elements 1
Lit. Elements 2
100

Reading a text again to double check information or understand better. 

What is reread?

100

Looking for true pieces of information in a text.

What is finding facts?

100

Anticipate what will happen in the text or story.

What is making predictions?

100

The narrative voice through which an author tells a story. 

What is POV?

100

The sequence of events in a story?

What is plot diagram?

200

Read quickly down the page to focus on titles, headings, subheadings and words in bold to find the most important ideas in a text.

What is skimming?

200

Hints that an author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word.

What is context clues?

200

A conclusion made from facts in a text.

What is inference?

200

The narrator relates only their own thoughts, feelings, and knowledge about various situations and the other characters.

What is third-Person POV Limited

200

The protagonist of the story is...

What is the main character?

300

A restatement of a text, passage, or work giving the meaning in another form.

What is paraphrasing?

300

Important information that tells more about the overall idea of a paragraph or section of a text.

What is the main idea?

300

What you already know about a topic.

What is prior knowledge?

300

The narrator knows all of the thoughts and feelings of all of the characters in the story.

What is third-Person POV Omniscient?

300

A character or situation opposing the main character.  

What is the antagonist?

400

To give a brief statement of the main points of a text.

What is summarizing?

400

Details that support the topic sentence in a paragraph. These details can be reasons, descriptions, examples, explanations or comparisons.

What is supporting details?

400

Bring ideas together to make a new idea.

What is synthesize? 

400

A struggle between two opposing forces.

What is conflict?

400

The author of the story introduces the setting, the main character and the initial conflict. 

What is the exposition?

500

Read quickly down the page, seeking specific words and phrases to locate specific information in a text.

What is scanning?

500

To form a visual image in your mind by using your 5 senses.

What is visualize?

500

Connect what you read to what you already know. 

What is making connections? 

500

The writer’s attitude toward the subject matter or audience of a literary work.

What is tone?

500

The turning point or the most intense moment of a story. 

What is climax?

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