Literature Final

  1. Idea Circle
    When students are involved in small group peer-led discussions or concepts based on reading experiences involving multiple copies of informational text they are participating in
  2. Open Syllable
    A syllable in which nothing follows the vowel and the vowel is long.
  3. Closed Syllable
    A syllable in which the vowel is followed by a consonant and the vowel is short.
  4. Essay writing
    The purpose of this type of writing is to create a context in which the students discover, analyze, and synthesize ideas through the process of writing. (more formal)
  5. Four-Step Summary
    During this writing strategy, students identify the topic, explain how the reading passage begins, present ideas from the middle of the passage and present ideas from the closing.
  6. Concept Map
    A graphic organizer with shape-bound words or phrases radiating from a central figure that represents the main idea or concept.
  7. Double Entry Journal
    • A type of journal writing with two focuses- What
    • is it? and What does it mean to me?
  8. Flow Diagram
    A visual display consisting of shape-bound text and arrows that show direction or sequence of a concept, procedure or event.
  9. GIST
    A writing strategy used to develop the main idea or drawing conclusions for a specific passage. Students consolidate their thoughts about the passage using 20 words of less.
  10. Graphic Organizers
    Visual displays that help students understand, summarize, and synthesize the information from texts or other sources.
  11. GRASP
    A writing strategy incorporating guided reading and summarizing. Students preview a passage and develop headings for the passage. Then they read the passage and add additional details about each heading.
  12. Learning to Write
    Teaching writing as a process with specific steps all focusing on a final product.
  13. Matrix
    An arrangement of words or phrases in a table format to be read both horizontally and vertically to show relationships.
  14. Notemaking
    Refers to students recording notes from written materials.
  15. Note taking
    Refers to students written notes from an activity, lecture, or class discussion.
  16. Reader Response Theory
    The interaction between the reader and the text.
  17. Tree Diagram
    A visual display of information most frequently used to categorize or classify information in which supporting categories branch off from a general concept.
  18. Writing to Learn
    Writing that does not produce a process writing piece. This brief writing process is meant to be catalyst for furthering student learning.
  19. Writing to learn strategies
    RAFT, Admit/Entry Slips, Exit Slips, and Found Poems
  20. Think-Aloud
    A metacognitive process that allows students to “hear” what goes on inside the head of a fluent reader. The goal of think-alouds is to transfer the responsibility of thinking about ones thinking to the reader.
Card Set
Literature Final
study guide for the final.