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JEOPARDY STUDY MODE FOR THE READING FCAT

ANSWERQUESTION
This can be its THEME What is, The Main Idea
This includes calandars, weather forecasts, information about the geography of the earth What is , An Almanac
"Unlike", "on the other hand", "however", "by contrast", and "differently" What are, Words that signal difference
You read why an event happened or what happened because of an event. It is often used in passages about science topics. What is, Cause and Effect or Cause and Effect Results Order
The same as time sequence. It begins with the event that happened first, a long time ago. then the passages tells what happened each year after that, in order by date. It is usually used in passages about history or someone's life (a biography) What is, Chronoloical Order
the same as similarities and differences. An author may write about the characteristics or qualities two things have in common. What is, Comparison and Contrast
Happens when the person telling the story remebers something that happened a long time ago (a memory). then, the narrator will return to the present time and tell what's happening now. What is, A Flashback
A one sentence summary of the ENTIRE passage. Answer choices may include details of the story as distractors. What is, Main Idea
It is often used in a fiction story. Something goes wrong and the story tells how the problem is solved. What is, Problem/ Solution
Presents a controversial issue. the author may give his point of view or write about a problem and then tell how he thinks it should be solved. What is, author may use the Question and Answer organization of a passage
Organized from top to bottom or left to right What is, Spacial Order
Facts, Examples, Definitions, Compare, Contrast, Anecdote What is, How do writers support topic sentences and develop paragraphs
Chronological Order, Cause and Effect, Compare, contrast, Most Important Arguement to Least Important Arguement, Problem and Solution, Main Idea followed by Details What is, Patterns for organizing details in a paragraph
First, Before, After, While, Next, Then What is, Transitional Words that might be useful in a paragraph that uses chronological order as its pattern
The context is a synonym, an antonym, or the general meaning of the passage What are, Clues that help define a word in context
A logical deduction based on evidence What is, An Inference
this BEST states the central idea of the passage What is, Main Idea Question
Primary Purpose Question What is, questions that ask what "the primary purpose of this passage is to...?" questions
Main Idea Question What is, questions such as "the main topic of the passage is...?
Title Question What is, questions that ask 'What would be an appropriate title for this passage?
Specific Detail or target Questions What is, questions that ask "According to the passage...?
Main Idea Question What is, questions asking "Which of the following most accurately states the main idea of the passage?"
Inference Question What is, questions stating that "It can be inferred that the author makes which of the following assumptions?..."
Specific Detail or Target Questions What is, questions that say "the passage states that..."
Main Idea Question What is, questions asking "Which of the following is the principle topic of the passage?"
Primary Purpose Question What is, questions which say "the primary focus of this passage is on which of the following?..."
Inference Question What is, questions that ask "Which is an assumption underlying the last sentence of the passage?
Title Question What is, questions that ask "Which os the following titles BEST summarizes the passage as a whole?
Primary Purpose What is, questions that say "The primary purpose of the passage as a whole is to...?"
Inference Question What is, questions asking "Which of the following statements regarding ...would the author be MOST LIKELY to agree?"
Primary Purpose Question What is, questions that say "the passage is chiefly concerned with...?
Author's Attitude Question What is, questions that say "the author's attitude towards...could BEST be described as one of...?"
Inference Question What is, questions that say "Which of the following, if true, would MOST strengthen the hypothesis mentioned in ...?"
Primary Purpose Question What is, questions that say "In this passage, the author is primarily interested in ...?"
Primary Purpose Question What is, questions that say "The main concern of the passage is to...?"
You are asked to identify the CORE TOPIC of the passage What is, what main idea questions ask you to identify
You are asked to identify the author's intention What is, what do primary purpose questions ask you to identify
Look in the first and last paragraphs of the passage What is, where you should look , primarily, for the main idea of a passage
Conclusion words such as "therefore", "thus", "so", "hence", etc What is, types of words most that MOST LIKELY introduce the main idea
More likely than not, it is NOT STATED explicitly What is, is the main idea ALWAYS stated explicitly in the passage? or What is, Implied Main Idea
This should give you a general structure or outline of the arguement , with which you can answer the main idea question What is, why its important to RE-READ the 1st line of EVERY paragraph, and the last line of the first and last paragraphs
After determining the general structure or content of the arguement What is, when should you eliminate answer choices that are too broad or too specific
Notetaking, while reading, helps you to recall specific details What is, why should you "TAG" your text while regarding the main idea on the test booklet
What the author 's trying to do or what the author's intentions are What is, what do Primary Purpose questions ask
His primary purpose might be to "critique" new studies What is, if the primary purpose is to criticize two new books, then what is the author's intention
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