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Reading Benchmark 2

Reading Vocabulary Benchmark 2

Inference An educated guess about what will happen next using evidence from the text.
Firsthand Account A description of an experience or event that is told by someone who participated in the event described.
Secondhand Account A description of an experience or event that is told by someone who did not directly participate in the events.
Primary Source Information from a firsthand account; original documents ( diary/journal, photographs, autobiography, letter, and speeches).
Secondary Source Information from a secondhand account; NOT original (biography, dictionary, textbooks, encyclopedia, atlas).
Graphic Features Pictures that give you information about the text.
Main Idea The central idea in a piece of writing.
Supporting Details Statements that support the main idea or theme.
Expository (Informational) Text A non-fiction text that provides information about a topic.
Structure How a piece of text is built/written.
Chronology A record of events in the order that they occured.
Comparison When an author explains how two things are alike and different.
Cause The reason why something happens.
Effect The result of something happening.
Conflict The problem in the story.
Resolution How the problem is solved.
Created by: knicolds