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8th Grade ELA Vocabulary and Strategies Use your Interactive ELA Notebook to study for DQA #3

Genres

Non-fiction

Fiction

Drama

Poetry

Persuasive

Expository/Informational

Inference What you know + What the text says = Inference Stated inference (words directly from the text) Implied inference (a conclusion drawn by making a strong prediction about what the text states)

Expository/Informational Text Captions Text Structure Compare/Contrast Problem/Solution Descriptive Sequence Chronological Cause/Effect

Summary What, Who, Where, When, Why, How (G.I.S.T) Main Idea Supporting Details Beginning, Middle, End Whole Summary Paragraph Summary Line Summary

Author’s Purpose P.I.E.E. - Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain Perspective Point of View Theme Central message

Root Words Prefix Suffix Base word Latin root

Author’s Craft/Literary Techniques Word Choice Sensory Language

8th Grade ELA Vocabulary and Strategies Use your Interactive ELA Notebook to study for DQA #3

Figurative Language Imagery Claim Fact Opinion Perspective Premise Assertion Rhetorical Question

Poetry

Lines Stanza Repetition Theme Alliteration Symbolism Rhyme (internal and external) Rhyme Scheme Rhythm Meter Simile Imagery Sensory Language Metaphor Extended Metaphor

Fiction

Plot Development Exposition Conflict Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution

Characterization Character Traits (qualities) FASTR - Feelings, Actions, Sayings, Thoughts, Relationships Character Motives Character Conflict (internal, external) Protagonist Antagonist

8th Grade ELA Vocabulary and Strategies Use your Interactive ELA Notebook to study for DQA #3

So What Strategies Can Readers Use to Interpret the Texts?

Title - Predictions, Main Idea of text Text Evidence MTT- Mark the text Key words Inside, Outside, Outside (vocabulary) Signposts (word gaps, numbers and statistics, contrasts and contradictions, quote words, absolute and extreme language) Process of Elimination (POE) Dictionary Tally System - Self Monitoring Strategy Inferences Inside-outside-outside Writing In The Margin Signal Words Summary - BME and Whole, Part, Sentence S.N.O.T.S (Small notes on the side) Q.E.G. - Question Exploration Guide (critical thinking about a question) Concept Comparison (synthesis, make connections) Double Bubble Thinking Map (synthesis, make connections) TGPRSITE (mnemonic) - Tim’s Grandmother Picked Red Strawberries in the Evening