Reading Vocabulary
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Reading Vocabulary
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What is the central message of a story?

What is the lesson, moral, or message
100

I have a dog named Boots. I taught him lots of tricks. When I tell him to, Boots will sit or lie down. He can also wave his paw to greet people. When I say, "Dance, Boots", he will stand up on two legs and walk. I don't know of many dogs that can do such amazing tricks. What is the main idea of this paragraph?

What is Boots is very smart.

100

Cause and effect: The basket ball team practiced everyday therefore they won the tournament.

What is the Cause?

What is the Effect?

What is The basketball team practiced everyday- cause

What is therefore they won the tournament- effect

100

What is the aurthor's purpose of a book about nature and how to take care of it?

What is Inform or Persuade.

100

What does persuade mean?

What is making people agree with you.

200

What is inference?

What is and educated guess.

200

What's the meaning of this simile? "My mom can be as fiery as a volcano when I don't do my chores on time."

What is She gets really angry.

200

Jessica wanted to be a dancer. She knew that dancers must work every day. She took dance lessons every Tuesday. She practiced a few hours each day. The effect is Jessica practiced every day.

What is the Cause?

What is She wanted to be a dancer. 

200

What can you infer from the paragraph?

" Can you get my ball?" asked Robert. "I threw it too high and it landed on the roof." "I can't get the ball without a ladder," said Robert's older brother. "We'll have to wait until our neighbor, Mr. Green, comes home from work. Then I'll be able to get the ball."

What is Mrs. Green has a ladder. 

200

What does inform mean?

What is giving information.

300

What is a cause in cause and effect?

What is the reason or why something happened in the text.

300

How do you know the author is writing in first person?

What is the author uses pronouns like I, my, and we.

300

What is the author's purpose of the text.

"She threw the paper airplane. It looped through the trees, under the dogs belly, up into the sky and landed in the hot air balloon."

What is entertain. 

300

What point of view is the author writing in?

He went to bed because he was so tired.

What is 3rd person.

300

What does entertain mean?

What is making people enjoy something.

400

What is Main Idea?

What is what a paragraph or text is mostly about.

400

Lucy is a superhero. There is an evil villain approaching Lucy's small-town of Gray. Lucy hears of this news, and she instantly begins training so she can defeat him.

What theme can we take away from this summary of a story?

What is you must work hard to reach your goals. 

400

Three butterflies notice an overturned honey pot. Two of the butterflies decide to land in the honey and start eating it. But the oldest butterfly stays back. The two butterflies tease the older butterfly, but then get stuck in the honey. What is the moral of this story?

What is some treats aren't worth risking your safety. 

400

What part of the story tells when and where something happens?

What is the setting.

400

A comparison of two seemingly unlike things that does not use like or as.

What is a metaphor.

500

What is an opinion?

What is the author's belief about a topic.

500

Jack was on an egg hunt. He found one egg under a bush. He found another one by a rock. As he was walking, he tripped and fell. One of the eggs broke and made a mess on his shirt. Infer, why did the egg break?

What is Jack fell on it.

500

Mary was turning eight today. Her friends were coming to a surprise party for her. There would be lots of food and games. Her friends would bring her gifts too. Why will there be a party today? What can you infer?

What is it is Mary's birthday.

500

The bike skidded out of control. It slammed against the sidewalk. The rider hit the ground hard. His pant leg was ripped. His knee was scraped and bleeding. He began to sniff. What can you infer why the bike rider sniffed?

What is he was starting to cry.

500

When a reader looks for how two or more things are not alike looking for clue words such as however, yet, but, while, on the other hand they are?

What is comparing and contrasting.

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