Testing Vocabulary

Contribute
to help bring about
establish
to set up
character attitude
how a character’s mood and personality change
development
the process of forming or coming together
plot
the events and how they unfold in a story
central idea(s)
the main purpose or event in a passage
main strategy
the plan of action the author uses to write the story
describes
tell all about
explain
tell how
support
back it up with details
summarize
give the short version
predict
what happens next
trace
list the steps
analyze
break apart
evaluate
to judge based on details in the story OR from your opinion
formulate
to make or create
claim
the primary point to prove or support an argument
argument
expressing a point of view with supporting evidence
expresses
to show or prove through the use of evidence
infer
read between the lines
compare
all the ways they are alike
contrast
all the ways they are different