Flashcards - NES ELA: Reading & Comprehension Strategies

Flashcards - NES ELA: Reading & Comprehension Strategies
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Close reading
In literary criticism, the term close reading describes the careful, sustained interpretation of a brief passage of a text
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mood
A mood is an emotional state
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tone
In literature, the tone of a literary work expresses the writer's attitude toward or feelings about the subject matter and audience
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analogy
Analogy is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject to another , or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process
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allusion
Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context
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inference
Inferences are steps in reasoning, moving from premises to conclusions
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inference
Inferences are steps in reasoning, moving from premises to conclusions
allusion
Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context
analogy
Analogy is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject to another , or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process
tone
In literature, the tone of a literary work expresses the writer's attitude toward or feelings about the subject matter and audience
mood
A mood is an emotional state
Close reading
In literary criticism, the term close reading describes the careful, sustained interpretation of a brief passage of a text
denotation
Denotation is a translation of a sign to its meaning, precisely to its literal meaning, more or less like dictionaries try to define it
antonyms
In lexical semantics, opposites are words that lie in an inherently incompatible binary relationship as in the opposite pairs big : small, long : short, and precede : follow
Four-Square Strategy
The Four Square Writing Method is a simplified graphic organizer for teaching writing to children in school
synonyms
A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language
expository instruction
Expository preaching is a form of preaching that details the meaning of a particular text or passage of Scripture
Symbols
A symbol is a sign that represents, stands for or suggests another idea, visual image, belief, action or material entity

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