STARR REVIEW TEKS
PLOT STRUCTURE
Figuarative Language
Point of view and more
Vocabulary
100

Context clues 5.3b

  • Using context to determine word meaning may include:
    • Identifying unfamiliar or multiple meaning words while reading
    • Rereading the sentence where the word(s) is located plus other sentences and/or paragraphs as necessary
    • Locating key phrases surrounding the word(s) and/or beyond the word(s) that help clarify meaning
    • Locating specific context clues such as in-sentence examples, definitions, restatements, synonyms, and/or antonyms that help clarify meaning

100

What is Resolution 

Events that happened at the end of the story 

100

What is a Simile 

Comparison of two things using like or as 

100

What is a Stanza 

 a division of a poem consisting of two or more lines arranged together as a unit

100

What is a noun 

A noun can be a person, place or thing 

200

what is 5.7c 

Use text evidence to support an appropriate response 

200

What is falling Action 

Events leading up to the end of the story 

200

What is personification 

giving non living things human characteristics 

200

Examples of words used in First person Point of view 

I,me, my 

200

What is an Adjective 

Adjective describes a noun 

300

What is Main/ Central  Idea 

What the story or text is mostly about 

300

What is Climax 

turning point of story, something happened and characters thoughts and actions changed 

300

Metaphor 

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

300

Example of words using 3rd person point of view 

He, She, they

300

What is a Verb 

Verbs are action words it is what you do! jump skip run walk etc..

400

 Inferences  5.6f 

  • Combining details read, heard, or viewed, including text/print or graphic features, with background knowledge in order to go beyond a literal interpretation of the text
  • Background knowledge text evidence concludes inference 
400

What is Expositon 

Characters and setting 

400

What is onomatopoeia 

A word that imitates the sound it represents ( sounds Boom, bam, zoom!

400

What is Theme 

the moral or lesson in the story 

400

What is Conflict 

Conflict is the problem in the story or text 

500

What is Author's Purpose 5.10a

  • Identifying genre by looking for genre characteristics and audio/visual elements (if present) in order to determine the general purpose associated with the genre
  • Identifying the author, topic, intended audience, and context that may reveal key information about the author’s purpose and message
  • Examining how the author’s use of language (voice) reveals the purpose and message
  • Identifying the author’s stated or implied purpose (e.g., to inform, persuade, entertain, describe, analyze, explain, etc.)
  • Identifying the author’s message by closely reading, annotating, and examining key ideas, supporting details, text structure(s), and the author’s use of language
  • Explaining both the author’s purpose and message in a clear statement (e.g., John Doe wrote the article “Title” to argue that school uniforms increase student success in school. Jane Doe wrote the personal narrative “Title” to explain the positive impact her grandmother had in her upbringing.)
  • Making inferences about the author’s purpose for including specific details, paragraphs, sections of text, text/print and graphic features, figurative language, literary devices, etc.
  • Using well-chosen evidence from the text to support ideas, predictions, conclusions, and inferences about the author’s purpose
  • Author’s purpose — the reason an author writes about a particular topic (e.g., to persuade, to entertain, to inform, to explain, to analyze, etc.); the reason an author includes particular details, features, or devices in a work
500

Analyze plot evidence 5.8c 

exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution 

500

What is Alliteration 

The use of the same beginning consonant sound in a line or verse ex Sally sold seashells by the seashore.

500

Examples of prepositions 

In, at, on, of and to

500

What is end rhyme 

two or more lines that end in rhyming syllables or words

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