1. Facts
    Information based on real, provable, provable events, or situations
  2. Opinio
    beliefs based on personal judgements, rather than on indusputable facts.
  3. Biases
    Opinions or beliefs that affect a person's ability to make fair, unclouded judgements or decisions
  4. Stereotypes
    Oversimplified opinions, that do not account for individual differences, about an entire group of people or things.
  5. Criticle reading
    A reading style in which the reader carfully analyzes the text, judging it credibility and the author's intensions, rather than simply accounting the material as facts, is generaly preferable to passive reading
    Main reason for writing a particular piece. Tearms like narrative, expository, technical.
  7. Narrative
    Text that tells a story or relates a chain of events
  8. Expository
    A passage that introduces or explains a subject, gives ground work information that is necessary for understanding latter ideas, or analyzing information objectively.
  9. Technical
    Writing that passes along precise information, usualy about specific topocs, usualy in a formal or a semi formal style
  10. Persuasive
    Writing that tries to get the reader to agree with the author.
  11. Topic
    The general subject matter covered by the work.
  12. Main Idea
    The works specific message
  13. Supporting details
    Flush out and explain the main idea.
  14. Themes
    Subjects that a written work frequently touches apon
  15. Sentences
    Expres the main point of a paragraph, or of a large text structure. Usually, a paragraph starts with a topic sentence
  16. Summary sentences
    Generally appear at or near the end of a sentence, chapter section or document. Sometimes they sum up the point of the earlier text.
  17. Logical conclusions
    An idea that follows from the facts or ideas presented in the text. NOTE: A logical conclusion does not need to be factual or true; it may be completely logical when viewed on its own.
  18. Inferences
    A next step or logical conclusion that is not actually written in the text; rather it is deducted by the reader, based on information that is in the text.
  19. Persuasive, Informative, Entertaining and expressive passages.
    • * Inform: the reader about some fact or event; newspaper articles often fall into this category.
    • * Persuade the reader to a particular viewpoint; this sort of writing is often called persuasive writing.
    • * Entertain the reader
    • * Express feelings: such as poetry.One of the reader's most important jobs is figuring out this purpose(author's intent)
  20. Text structure
    The way in which a given text is organized.
  21. Cause-effect
    Author presents an action then describes the effects that result or may result from that action.
  22. Problem-Solution
    Might be illustrated by presenting the problem in one paragraph, and the solution in another. The author may write one solid paragraph and use one font for the problem and another font for the solution.
  23. Comparison-Contrast
    Author may present two different cases with the intent of making the reader consider the differences between the two cases.
  24. Description
    Passages that use description tend to describe or characterize a person thing or idea.
  25. Context
    Consists of surrounding words, sentences or paragraphs that usually help to reveal the word's meaning.
  26. Legend
    A small portion of a typical map. Small area that explains the symbols and notations used on the map.
  27. Compass rose
    Contained in the legend and indicates the cardinal direction, North, South ect
  28. Distance scale
    Contained in the legend. Tells the reader how to interpret distance on the map.
  29. Headings
    Titles that preface a section of text.
  30. Subheadings
    Headings that appear below other headings within the same category.
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