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U3 - Setting and Mood

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  • Q1
    the time and place of the action in a story, poem or play (including geographic location, historical period, season, time of day, and culture)
  • Q2
    the feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for a reader - descriptive words, imagery, dialog/thoughts and figurative language all influence the mood of a work.
  • Q3
    the voice that "talks" to the reader in poetry; similar to the narrator in fiction
  • Q4
    an expression that has a meaning different from the meaning of its individual words - for example "raining cats and dogs"
  • Q5
    details that appeal to one or more of the five senses.
    imagery/sensory detail
  • Q6
    when the "whom or what" of the sentence match in number with the verb of the sentence. Pay attention to compound subjects and follow the rules you've learned for 'and' as well as 'or/nor'
    subject-verb agreement
  • Q7
    the main idea that a writer attempts to support in a piece of writing. It is the sentence that tells what the entire essay is about.
    thesis statement
  • Q8
    when a reader gathers evidence from the text, adds it to his or her own knowledge/experience and fills in the blanks left by the writer.
  • Q9
    a reading strategy that involves using textual evidence/clues and common sense to make a reasonable guess about what will happen next in the story.
  • Q10
    a word part that contains the core meaning of the word
    root word
  • Q11
    words or phrases surrounding an unknown word that provide hints about the word's meaning
    context clues
  • Q12
    a short story or novel set in the past that includes real places and events of historical importance
    historical fiction
  • Q13
    reports events in a factual way without sharing any character's hidden thoughts or feelings
    objective narrator
  • Q14
    recounts events with a character's thoughts, feelings, and observations
    subjective narrator
  • Q15
    identify what you want to accomplish as you read
    purpose for reading

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