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December 7, 2023 ELA UNIT 1 Lesson 1 and Unit 1 Lesson 2 Vocabulary Test:
Study List Below Unit1 Lesson 1 & 2
Academic Vocabulary Unit 1 lesson 1
- Summary - a short retelling of a text that includes the main idea and key details of a
text, or the important events and details of a text
- Summarize - to briefly retell in your own words the most important ideas, events and details of the text
- Event - something that happens in a story or in the natural world
- Detail - facts, examples, or other pieces of information in a text
- Problem - a challenge that the main character or characters face
- Solution - the answer to a problem; the way the main character resolve the conflict at the center of the story
Academic Vocabulary Unit 1 Lesson 2
- Theme - an important message or lesson that an author wants to share about people or life
- Central Message - an important message about people or life that the author of the story wants to share.
- Character - a person, animal, or made up creature in a story
- Challenge - a problem or difficulty that needs to be solved
- Key Detail - an important fact, example, or other piece of information in a text that helps explain the main idea
- Determine - to find out or figure out something
- Support - to help explain or provide evidence of the main idea
- Stanza - several lines of a poem that are grouped together to form one part of the poem
Academic vocabulary Unit 1 lesson 3
- Inference - a conclusion, or idea you have about a text, based on detail in the text and your own background knowledge.
- Text Evidence - a detail, fact, or example in a piece of writing that can be used to support an idea
- Direct Quotation - the exact words that an author spoke or a speaker read
Academic Vocabulary Unit 1 Lesson 4
- Drama - a story that is performed on a stage by actors
- Scene - a part of a play in which all the action takes place in the same setting; one or more senses make up each part of the play
- Dialog - the words that characters say in a story or a play
- Stage directions - instructions in a play that tell what actors should do, how actors should speak, and what should appear or be hidden on stage
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