OGT Reading Test

Vocabulary

 

 

The following are words and phrases related to the OGT Reading Test.  They are organized according to each standard.  Familiarizing the students with these words will be beneficial to them.  It is by no means all-inclusive.  We will expand the list as future tests become available, and we become more familiar with the test, its content and format.

 

Acquisition of Vocabulary:

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Affixes

Closest in meaning

Concerned with..

Context clues

Defines - definition

Describes

Examples

Explains

Figurative language

Identify

Idioms

Infer

Interpretation

Means

Means the same

Metaphor

Passage

Paragraph

Personification

Phrase

Puns

Refer

Roots

Same meaning

Similar to…

Similes

Stanza

Suffix – (-ologist)

Synonym, antonym

Text structures

Which phrase…

 

 

Reading Process:

Accurately

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Author’s purpose

Cause/effect

Compare/contrast

Consumers

Describes

Draw conclusions

Excerpt

How

Incorporates

Indicates

Infer, inference

Line of poetry..

Narrator

Paraphrase(d)

Passage

Point of view

Reflects

Restated

Subheading

Suggested

Summarizes

Theme

What

Which

Why

 

Reading Application: Informational, Technical, Persuasive

Author’s purpose, point of view

Cause/effect

Convey

Demonstrates

Details

Drawing conclusions

Effect(s)

Graphic(s) purpose

How

Image

Implies

Main idea

Main purpose

Organizational structure – cause/effect, problem/solution, chronological order, repetition

                                          of key idea..

Passage

Persuasive techniques

Promote-support

Quote

Rhetorical devices

Rhetorical questions

Statement

What

Which

Why

 

Reading Application: Literary

Characters

Character Analysis

Characterizes

Conflict

Demonstrate

Figurative language

Flashback

Foreshadowing

Genre

How

Illustrates

Interaction

Irony

Metaphor, simile

Mood

Narrator

Plausible

Plot

Point of view

References ( Using four references from the passage…)

Setting

Statement

Supported

Symbols

Theme(s)

Tone

Why

 

 

Verbs:

Analyze

Choose

Cite

Contrast

Convey

Critique

Describe

Explain, explain two ways

Give

Give effects, reasons, examples

Identify

Illustrate

Include

Refer

Select, choose

Summarize

Support

Using four references…

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Qualifiers:

Best applies

Best definition

Best describes

Best restates

Best suggests

Best summary

Explain

Least effective

Main reason, most likely

Most likely suggests

Using information

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