Unit 3 Week 2
"When Marian Sang"
generalizations: a broad statement that applies to many examples. There are two types of generalizations: valid & faulty.
Valid (true) generalizations: supported by facts & logic. Example: Many people like pizza.
Faulty (false) generalizations: NOT supported by facts & logic. Example: All people like pizza.
*To evaluate generalizations, ask yourself, "Is this statement accurate?" "Do facts support this statement?"
Clue words include: most, all, always, never
questioning: active readers ask questions while they read. This can help us understand and evaluate the text, make predictions, and determine the author's purpose. Questioning is also useful when deciding whether an author's generalizations are valid or faulty.
simile: a type of figurative language that compares two things using "like" or "as."
Sally is as gentle as a lamb.
Pete acts sly like a fox.
metaphor: a type of figurative language that compares two things directly (does NOT use "like" or "as")
The storm is a raging beast.
application: an official request for something, such as a job, and education, or a loan
dramatic: like a drama; of or about plays
enraged: very angry; furious
formal: accordign to set customs or rules; official; orderly
momentous: very important
opera: a play in which music is an essential and constant part
prejudice: unreasonable dislike of an idea or group of people
privileged: having special rights, advantages, or favor
recital: a musical entertainment, usually given by a single performer
Principal Parts of Irregular Verbs:
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