Reading


We will cover the following Non-Fiction topics:

Main Idea & Supporting Details
Organizing and Outlining
Summarizing Informational Text
Author's Purpose
Description
Compare & Contrast
Order & Sequence
Problem & Solution
Cause & Effect
Primary & Secondary Source

Literary topics:

Story Vocabulary: setting, plot, protagonist, antagonist and complications
Plot Structure: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action & resolution
Conflict: internal and external
Types of Conflict: Man vs. Man, Man vs. Nature, Man vs. Society & Man vs. Self
Story Devices: Flashback, suspense, cliffhanger & foreshadowing
Character Traits
Types of Characters: flat, round, static, dynamic, minor & sympathetic