Preview. Visualize. Question. KWL Summarize. GIST Connect. TTTTTS TTW Understand Author’s Purpose. PIE Identify Text Structure. Make Inferences. Predict. Use details to support generalizations. Respond and Evaluate. Reading StrategiesWhat Good Reader’s Do!
Filling in information not directly stated from the CLUES and WHAT YOU KNOW Predictions Interactive QuiaQuiz Context Clues Context Clues Inference
Try It Out 1. What can you conclude from this sentence? Two children were walking in the woods? Automatic AssumptionReasoned Conclusion What details can we add to imply a bad ending or a good ending without actually revealing it? 2. Boy: “I just saw your best friend and she dyed her hair purple”. Girl: No way Did the girl believe him? Why or why not? How can you lead the reader to think one way or the other without revealing it? If it were a play, what would you do?
Slideshare What do you observe? What do you think happened? Inference or Observation?
Elements of Plot Characterization Setting Theme Imagery Figurative Language Irony Websites Literary Elements Literary Terms Literary Elements
Exposition Conflict Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution Websites Plot Diagram Plot Interactive (Jack and the Bean Stalk) Test Your Skills (Cinderella) Name That Literary Element game Elements of Plot
Speech What does the character say? How does the character speak? Thoughts What is revealed through the character’s private thoughts and feelings? Effecton others toward the character. What is revealed through the character’s effect on other people? How do other characters feel or behave in reaction to the character? Actions What does the character do? How does the character behave? Looks What does the character look like? How does the character dress? Character
When the audience or reader knows something that the characters do not, something which adds suspense or humor. For example, if the audience knows that Juliet only drank a sleeping potion and is not dead but Romeo doesn't know. Dra Dramatic Irony
When what someone says something different from what they really mean, or something different from what would be the expected statement in that particular situation. This includes both sarcasm (for example, if your little brother is sitting on the couch scowling because he doesn't want to go out to dinner. And you say, with a smirk, "I'm glad to see you're so happy about going to dinner.") and verbal irony that is not sarcastic (for example, if a grieving widow says at her husband's funeral: "He would have loved to be here for this.” Verbal Irony
When the outcome of a situation is totally unexpected and not anticipated based on earlier events. For example: if a championship swimmer drowns, or a firehouse burns down. Situational Irony
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