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Context Clue
Important words from passage that tell you what a word means
Prefix
Comes before the root word
Suffix
Comes after the root word
Connotation
Feeling you get from the word
Denotation
Dictionary Definition
Chronological Order
Time Order
Plot
Events in the story (what happened)
Characterization
Information about the character
Main Idea
What happened in the story?
TWICE
How many times I promise to read a passage on the TAKS test
Strategies
What I promise to use to understand the story
Cause and Effect
One thing happens, and it makes the second thing happen
Mood
The feeling in the story
Theme
Lesson from the story
Conflict
Problem
Resolution
How the problem is fixed
Setting
Where the action takes place
Flashback
Interrupting the story to go back in time
Symbolism
One thing means another
Foreshadowing
A hint or warning about what is to come