Subtest 1 Reading.txt

  1. Allegory
    A story in which people, things, and events have another meaning.
  2. Allusion
    A reference in a work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work.
  3. Attitude
    A speaker's, author's, or character's disposition toward or opinion of a subject.
  4. Connotation
    The implications of a word or phrase, as opposed to its exact meaning (denotation)
  5. Convention
    A device of style or subject matter so often used that it becomes a recognized means of expression.
  6. Denotation
    The dictionary meaning of a word, as opposed to connotation.
  7. Diction
    Word choice
  8. Euphenism
    A figure of speech using indirection to avoid offensive bluntness such as deceased for dead or remains for corpse.
  9. Figurative Language
    Writing that uses figures of speech (as opposed to literal language)
  10. Genre
    A literary form, such as an essay, novel, or poem. Within genres like the poem, there is also more specific genres based upon content (love poem, nature poem or form.
  11. Grapheme
    • The smallest part of written language that represents a phoneme in the spelling of a word.
    • It may be just one letter ( b,d,f,p,s) or several letters (ch, sh, th, ea, igh)
  12. Hyperbole
    Deliberate exaggeration, overstatement.
  13. Imagery
    The images of a literary work, the sensory details of work, the figurative language of work.
  14. Irony
    A figure of speech in which intent and actual meaning differ.
  15. Jargon
    The special language of a profession or group:
  16. Onset
    • The initial consonant(s) sound of a syllable
    • Ex: the onset of bag is b-
    • Swim is sw-
  17. Phoneme
    • The smallest part of spoken language that makes a difference in the meaning of words.
    • Ex: if -2 phonemes /i/ /f/
    • check-3 phonemes- /ch/ /e/ /k/
  18. Phonics
    The understanding that there is a predictable relationship between phonemes and graphemes
  19. Phonemic awareness
    • The ability to hear, identify, and manipulate the individual sounds-phonemes-in spoken words.
    • Understanding that they work together to make words.
  20. Phonemic Manipulation
    When children work with phonemes in words, they are manipulating the phonemes.
  21. Rime
    • A rime is the part of a syllable that contains the vowel and all that follows it
    • Ex: the rime of bag is -ag
  22. Segmenting
    When children break words into their individual phonemes . They are also segmenting when they break words into syllables and syllable into onsets and rimes
Card Set
Subtest 1 Reading.txt