Teas Studying (Reading)

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9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, College: First year, College: Second year, College: Third year, College: Fourth year, Graduate school, Professional
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Primary Sources

  • firsthand records, events, theories, opinions, or actions
  • may not always be accurate
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Facts

  • information based on real, provable events, or situations
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Opinions

  • beliefs based on personal judgements rather than indisputable facts
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Biases

  • opinions or beliefs that affect a person's ability to make fair, unclouded judgements or decisions
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Stereotypes

  • oversimplified opinions that do not account for individual differences, about an entire group of people or things
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Critical Reading

  • a reading style in which the reader carefully analyzes the text, judging its credibility and the author's intentions rather than accepting the material as fact
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Author's Purpose

  • the author's main reason for writing a particular piece
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Narrative (forms of text)

  • tells a story or relates a chain of events
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Expository (forms of text)

  • explains a subject
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Technical (forms of text)

  • passes along precise information
  • usually in formal or semiformal style
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Persuasive (forms of text)

  • tries to get the reader to agree with the author
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Topic

  • the general subject matter covered by the work
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Main Idea

  • the work's specific message
  • the reason the text is written
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Supporting Details

  • explains the main idea
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Themes

  • subjects that a written work frequently touches on
  • ideas or concepts that the book comes back to again and again
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Topic Sentences

  • express the main point of a paragraph or of a larger text
  • appears early in the structure
  • usually in the begin of a text
  • usually makes a statement that the remaining sentences will explain
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Summary Sentences

  • usually appears at the end of a paragraph, chapter, section, or document
  • conclusions based on topic
  • provides closure to a text