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Reading Benchmark 1

Reading Vocabulary Benchmark 1

TermDefinition
Setting The time and location a story takes place.
Theme The message of a piece of literature.
Story A fictional tale, designed to entertain the reader.
Drama A piece of writing that tells a story through action and speech and is meant to be acted out.
Poem A composition in verse.
Prose Ordinary language that people use in writing.
Structual Elements Components that build a story such as character and setting.
Verse Lines of words arranged in a rhythmic pattern.
Rhythm A flow of rising and falling sounds in language that is produced in a verse.
Meter The repeated pattern of musical beats in a measure.
Dialogue A conversation between two or more people.
Event Something that happens in the story.
Character A person in the story.
Setting When and where a story takes place.
Character Traits How a person acts, feels, and thinks.
Actions Something done by someone in the story.
Stage Directions An instruction written into the script of the play.
Created by: knicolds