7th Grade Reading Achievement Test Vocabulary
The following are words, phrases related to the 7th Grade Ohio Reading Achievement Half-Length Test, the reading indicators, and benchmarks. They are organized by each standard. Familiarizing our students with these words will be beneficial to them. It is by no means all-inclusive. We will continue to add to them as we become more familiar with the test, its format, and content.
ACQUISITION OF VOCABULARY:
Context clues – definition, statement, example
Definition (V= verb, N=noun)
Definition in context
Figures of speech – metaphor, simile, idiom, personification
Kind of feeling
Prefix (es) – dis, un, re, pre
Suffix (es) – er, est, ful, less, ee
Synonym – means same as…
What does the word mean in the sentence?
Which definition of the word is used in the sentence below?
Central Idea – main idea
Complete the chart – 2-4 details
Describe 2 ways…
Explain your answer...
How does the character feel at the beginning and at the end…?
List 4 things…
Number these events in the order they happened.
Purpose for reading – to find out, understand, interpret, enjoy, solve problems
Summarize the text
Use the information from the selection to complete the table, chart etc.
Web – complete the web
What could be another title?
What does the speaker want to do next?
Which sentence describes..?
Which sentences best summarize the selection, poem etc.?
Who, what, where, when, why
READING APPLICATION: INFORMATIONAL, TECHNICAL, PERSUASIVE TEXT
Author’s purpose – explain, entertain, inform
Cause/effect (example of and T chart form)
Central, main idea
Complete the diagram, table, chart, and cutaway
Give details to support
Draw conclusions from graphics (tables, charts, graphs, diagrams etc.)
Idea, important idea
Organization of information
Text features – table of contents, glossary, index, captions, illustrations, subheadings
Use information to complete the timeline.
Use the reading selection to list two things... to summarize… etc.
Use the heading, what details support the main idea?
Which question is answered in the paragraph?
Which statement summarized the main idea?
Which title could be used for this part of the selection?
Write a sentence to explain what is described in each section of the selection.
Why, who, what, where, why and how
READING APPLICATION: LITERARY
Beginning, middle, and end
Characters, main character, character analysis
Characteristics of genre: myths, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, biographies, autobiographies
How do characters feel?
How does the speaker feel?
Point of View
Reading selection (selection)
Speaker in the poem, selection
Tell how… felt...
Theme – stated and implied
What does the author mean…?
Which phrase from the poem…?
Who is telling the story?
Complete the chart with advantages and disadvantages.
Describe the problem.
Give two reasons
Identify the opinion, the comparison of plot events etc.
Provide at least 3 examples from the selection that support your answer.
State a way…
Support each of your explanations...
Write 1 detail, example
Write your answer.