Author's Purpose
Text Structures
Text Features
Story Elements
Context Clues
100

The author's purpose is to make people agree with them.

What is Persuade?

100

The text provides a problem and describes how it can be or is solved.

What is Problem and Solution?

100

The words that tell you the name of a passage.

What is the Title?

100

This is when and where the story takes place.

What is Setting?

100

The family was going on a trip. Mother said, "We will leave soon." We had to hurry. It was a hectic morning. We had many things to do. The word "hectic" means ________. 

What is Busy?

200

"Every house should have a dog. They are cute, loyal and will protect your house."


What is Persuade?

200

The text describes similarities and differences between two or more things.

What is Compare and Contrast?

200

This text feature defines important vocabulary words.

What is a Glossary?

200

This is "what happened" in the story, or the sequence of events.

What is Plot?

200

After the detective spent all day studying the facts, he uncovered an important clue! The word "uncovered" means ______________.

What is Discover?

300

"Eating too much cake and not exercising will give us health problems."

What is Inform?

300

The text describes characteristics of something. 

What is Description?

300

This text feature helps the reader know what is in each section. 

What is a Heading?

300

This is a person, animal, or object that plays an important role in the plot.

What is Character?

300

There was snow on the ground. A _____ wolf came out of the woods. He was thin and very weak. He hunted for food. He could not find any. The context shows the word that fits in the blank space is ___________.

What is Hungry?

400

A child wrote a letter to Santa, asking for a bicycle because the child has been good all year.

What is Persuade?

400

The text tells about an event and what happens after or because of it. 

what is Cause and Effect?

400

This feature explains a photograph.

What is a Caption?

400

This is the most exciting part of the story.

What is Climax?

400

There are many people in the city who sell things. Some merchants sell food. Some sell clothes. I like the merchants who sell toys best. The word "merchant" means _____________.

What is People who sell things?

500

"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?

500

The text is written in order of events or chronological order.

What is Sequence?

500

This text feature is a drawing with labels to identify its parts.


What is a diagram?

500

This is the main message or lesson of the story.

What is Theme?

500

Sometimes people hurt animals. I think people should be tender and kind to animals. Most animals are nice. They do not hurt anyone.

What is Loving?

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