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    Comprehension and Vocabulary

    How are these words related?

    S= When given a word, use an antonym and/or non example to explain its meaning.

    S= When given a word, use a synoonym and/or example to explain its meaning.

    D= Solve analogies that use antonyms and synonyms.

     

    How do I use information from the text to make and support inferences in literature?

    S=Refer to details and examples in a text to clearly explain what it explicitly says.

    S=Make inferences/predictions and support them by paraphrasing examples and details from the text.

    S=Infer the author's purpose: To entertain

    D= Introduce textual evidence with phrases such as "According to the author..." and "The text states.."

    D= Quote accurately from the text to support explanations and inferences/predictions.

     

    How do I use context to figure out or clarify the meaning of a word?

    S= Use the definitions and examples given in the text to determine or clarify the meaning of a word, including domain specifi words.

    D- Use restatements or synonyms given in the text to determine the meaning of a word, including domain-specific words.

    D= Use contrasts or antonyms given in the text to determine the meaning of a word, including domain-specific words.

    D= Use inferences to determine the meaning of a word, including domain-specific words.

     

    What is the meaning of this idiom?

    S=Use context to determine the meaning of an idiom.

    S=Explain the meaning of the idiom.

     

    How can I figure out the meaning of a word?

    S= Use the roots auto, phon, photo, graph, and tele to figure out the meanings of words.

    S= Brainstorm words with phon and photo and use the root to explain the meaning of these words.

     

    How do I use information from the text to make and support inferences in informational text?

    S= Refer to details and examples in a text to clearly explain what it explicitly says.

    S=Make inferences/predictions and support them by paraphrasing examples and details from the text.

    S=Infer the author's purpose : to inform

    D=Introduce textual evidence with phrases such as "Acording to the author..." and "the text states..."

    D=Quote accurately from the text to support explanations and inferences/predictions

     

    How do I use main ideas and details to summarize informational texts?

    S= Determine the main idea and explain how it is supported by key details.

    D=Determine two or more main ideas and explain how it is supported by key details.

    S= Use the main ideas and details to write a clear summary of a text.

    B=Write an objective summary without personal opinion or judgement.

     

    How did the author use reasons and evidence to support opinions and claims.

    S= Identify an opinion/claim in the text and describe how the author uses reasons and evidence to support it.

    S= Infer the author's purpose: to persuade.

    D=Identify which reasons and evidence support which particular points in the text.

    B= Evaluate which claims the author supported with facts and evidence, free from bias and those supported with opinions.

     

Last Modified on January 12, 2020