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Units 1 7th ELA

A specific detail, such as a fact or expert opinion, that supports a reason evidence
A guess that readers make using the clues that authors give them in a piece of writing inference
What the text is mostly about in 1-2 sentences. central idea
To use clues in a text to make predictions about the story or to create opinions about the characters, etc... infer
A word or words that tell whom or what the sentence is about subject
Something that stands for something else in literature; for example, a dove may be a symbol for peace (When writers use symbols in their writing we call that "symbolism") symbols
The quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult. perseverance
A story that is usually passed orally from one generation to another folktale
Language that creates a mental picture by appealing to the senses, that makes readers see, hear, smell, taste, or feel things in their imagination; for example, "the coal-black night," "the stinging cold," "the rapping and tapping of rain on the roof" imagery
The perspective from which a story is told point of view
The imaginary person who speaks the words of a poem, not the poet speaker
Something that stands for something else in literature; for example, a dove may be a symbol for peace symbols
The emotions or feelings that are conveyed in a literary work mood
The standpoint, perspective, or attitude of a narrator or character in a literary text viewpoint
The reason for writing (author's write to entertain, persuade, inform, etc...) purpose
The author or speaker´s attitude toward the audience or subject matter tone
When a poet write a poem, they put the words into a group of lines (in a book we call this "paragraphs") stanza
A figure of speech that suggests or states a comparison between two unlike things, without using such words as like or as; for example, "The cat´s eyes were emeralds shining in the night." metaphor
The moral or lesson that an author wants to teach/communicate to a reader theme
A quality that a person has (example-bravery, red hair, short, funny, etc...) character trait
What happens in the story. When story have a beginning, middle, & end. Plot