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38 Cards in this Set

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to gather information and ideas
putting ideas and information into paragraphs
checking and correcting big mistakes (organization of paragraphs, sentence variety, and coherence)
checking and correcting small mistakes (grammar, punctuation, capitalization, spelling and etc.)
final copy (should be free of errors)
going back and reflect on how you did on your paper (Is there
something that I need to improve? What are some things that I did well?)
If you type your paper,what size font should be used when you type a paper?
12 or 14 point font
What color should be used when you write your final draft?
Black or blue ink
What should you do at the beginning of each new paragraph?
Indent at the beginning of each
What two lines must you stay between when you write a paper?
Inside the margins
How many paragraphs should there be in an essay?
Five (5) paragraphs
In what order should you write your paragraphs?
Introduction, body, body, body, conclusion
How many sentences should there be in a paragraph?
At least 5 sentences
What type of sentence should be
at the beginning of each paragraph?
Topic sentence
What should each introductory paragraph include?
A thesis statement
1. Preview
Look at the title and illustrations;skim though the selections and ask yourself what the story is about?
2. Predict
Stop occasionally to predict what might happen next or how the story might end. Ask questions as you read
3. Visualize
Can you picture a setting in your mind? You need to form a mental picture
4. Question
Ask questions about the story's events, characters and ideas
5. Clarify
Remember to pause now and then to reflect on what you read. Was your questons answered?
6. Connect
Think about experiences and feelings that you share with the characters or the narrator. Can you connect any of their feelings, ideass, and values to your own?
7. Evaluate
Do your feelings toward the characters and their actions change as you read? What is your opinion of the story? Likes and dislikes?
A prose writing that tells an imaginary story
A prose writing in which a writer explores unexpected possibilies of the past or the future.
Science Fiction
A prose writing that tells about real people, places, and events.
Non fiction
A type of literature in which ideas and feelings are expressed in compact, imaginative, and ofen musical language.
A prose writing that reflects the tradition, customs, and stories that are passed down within a culture.
Folklore (fable)
A prose writing that is set in the past. It may contain references to actual people and events of the past.
Historical fiction
A work of literature that contains at least one fantastic or unreal element.
A form of literature meant to be performed by actors before an audience.
Names a person, place, thing, idea, quality or action
Takes the place of a noun or another pronoun.
Expresses action, condition, or state of being.
Modifies nouns or pronouns
Modifies verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs
Relates one word to another (following) word.
Joins words or word grups
Expresses emotion.