Term Definition
Number of multiple choice questions 24 multiple choice questions
How many multiple choice questions do I need to answer correctly? I need to answer 16/24 multiple choice questions correctly to pass this part of the exam
Types of Multiple Choice Questions Central IdeaKey DetailsVocabularyText StructureAuthor’s Purpose
Central Idea A Central Idea (main idea) of a story is the point the author wants you to remember most
Central Idea Example It is important for people to feel like they are accepted. -Aria: Memoirs of a Bilingual Childhood
Tips To Find The Central Idea 1. Some writers may say give you the main idea, but usually the reader needs to find it by making an inference.2. The central idea should be written in a complete sentence expressing a complete thought.
Key Details Key details (supporting details) are pieces of information/evidence that help the reader understand the story and figure out the central idea
Tips to find key details Key details usually answer questions about…Who (the story is about?)What (is happening in the story?)When (events happen?)Where (events happen?)Why (events happen?)How (events happen?)
Vocabulary Vocabulary words are words that may have multiple definitions.Vocabulary words are words that may have multiple definitions.
Tips/Strategies to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words Strategy #1:Determine the type of wordStrategy #2:Use background knowledgeStrategy #3:Use synonyms/ antonyms
Text Structure Text structure describes how sentences, paragraphs and the entire texts are organized.
Tips to figure out Text Structure 1. Identify text features (e.g., titles, sub-headings, graphics)2. Know the text structures (e.g., cause/effect, compare/contrast, problem/solution, description, narration).
Author’s purpose The Author’s Purpose can be defined as the specific choices the author makes when writing a story.
Literary non-fiction Written works based on real events or people.
What Information Can I Expect From Literary Non-fiction? ? Character(s) = who or what the story is about? Setting= when & where the story happens? Situation= the event happening/ what the character is doing? Lots of detail
What is Evidence? Evidence is information about the characters, setting and situation.
Inference An inference is a conclusion the reader can come to based on evidence in the text
Context Clues Hints in the sentence that help good readers figure out the meanings of unfamiliar words.
What does it mean to make an inference? Inferences are implied? Not directly written in the text.? Reader must use evidence come to a conclusion.
Before Reading Strategies ? Find the title of the story.? Make a prediction based on the title.? Read and re-write the multiple choice questions in student-friendly language? Label the text for specific lines to look out for
During Reading Strategies ? Refer the title.? Determine if your prediction was true/not true with evidence from the text.? Refer to the student-friendly re-write of questions to answer the MC questions.? Justify your answer with evidence from the text
How can I re-write multiple- choice questions? Questions To Ask Myself? Where will I find the answer? ? Student-friendly re-write.? What Information Do We Need To Figure Out?? What Should We Look For To Figure Out The Answer?
How do I know what information I need to figure out? Look at what the multiple choice answers have in common
What are the types of readings you will see on the multiple choice? Passage A- fictionPassage B- PoemPassage C- Literary non-fiction
LEAP Multiple Choice unit 2 common core stack

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