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Denotation and Connotations The DENOATION of the words are the plain dictionary meanings.The CONNOTATIONS of words are the emotional associations of words
Literal and Figurative Meaning An author may use words to tell plain facts: a literal meaning.Or the author may use words to give the text deeper meaning,to add imagenary,or to make the text poetic: a figurative meaning
Words Derivations and Analysis This is the process of constructive the meaning of words based on its smaller parts called roots(the main part of the woods),prefixes( the beginning of the word),the suffixes(the end part of the words
Word Origins The English language originates,or began,as a form of German.
Learning by Analysis This means to use all the above strategies to develop a rich vocabulary of word that you have taken apart and put back together with contex and history and smeller elements(suffuxes,prefixes,etc.) to understand the words at many levels.
Inference An INFERENCE is a reasonable and intelligent guess dranw from hints provided by the author
Generalization A GENERALIZATION is a specific types of inference in wich you formulate a general rule based on the data provided.
Conclusion A CONCLUSION means to make a judgment about something: a work of literature, a picture, a speech,etc. DRAWING CONCLUSION is an inference skill.To draw conclusion, use all the fats and details that are presented with your personal knowledge and experience.
Prediction A PREDICTION means to make a statement about future events using information alreay given.It requires you to use the given information to make and educated guess about what will happen next in a story or series of events.
Validity The degree that informationthat is correct, factual and sound.
Reliability The degree that information that can be reasearched or is from a source whose credentials are trustworthy.
Fact A statement that expresses beliefs, feelings, and judgments
Opinion A statement that expresses beliefs, feelings and judgment
PrimarySource First hand or original information that comes from a reliable source.
SecondarySource Information that has been gathered and interpreted by more than one source.
PrimarySource First hand or original information that comes from a reliable source.
SecondarySource Information that has been gathered and interpreted by more than one source.
Inference An Inferenceis a reasonable and intellegent guess drawn from hints provided by the author.
Word Meaning Meaning can be decoded using several methods.
Main Idea A sentence summary of the entire passage. the answer choices may give the details of the story.
idea a thought



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