Reading and Writing Vocabulary

  • Here are words we will be working with in ELA during the first several weeks of school.

    Reading: reading fluency   illustrations   character traits    fact   fiction

    character motivation  literal language   figurative language  synthesizing

    summarizing   text evidence text-based questions   non-fiction

    non-fiction text structures   non-fiction text features

    mystery   suspect   detective   private eye   clues   red herring   evidence   proof

    framed   alibi   notebook  magnifying glass  fingerprints   DNA   



    Writing: ideas   organization   voice   word choice   sentence fluency  conventions  presentation   bold beginning   mighty middle   excellent ending

    details  grammar  punctuation  capitalization   spelling content