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Flashcards - Reading Strategies & Practice

Flashcards - Reading Strategies & Practice
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scaffolding
Instructional scaffolding is a learning process designed to promote a deeper level of learning
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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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vocabulary
A person's vocabulary is the set of words within a language that are familiar to that person
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vocabulary
A person's vocabulary is the set of words within a language that are familiar to that person
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
scaffolding
Instructional scaffolding is a learning process designed to promote a deeper level of learning
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
short-term memory
Short-term memory is the capacity for holding, but not manipulating, a small amount of information in mind in an active, readily available state for a short period of time
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
Symbols
A symbol is a sign that represents, stands for or suggests another idea, visual image, belief, action or material entity
long-term memory
Long-term memory is the final stage of the dual memory model proposed in the Atkinson-Shiffrin memory model, in which information can be stored for long periods of time
glossaries
A glossary, also known as a vocabulary or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms

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