Chapter 7

 

CHAPTER 7 REVIEW--BRIDGING THE GAP, 11E

1. Can you explain the difference between reading at the literal level and the inferential level?

2. What two terms are used to discuss inferential thinking?  Do you understand these terms?

3. What is the connotation of a word? What is the denotation of a word?
4. Can you define and give examples of the following: idiom, simile, metaphor, literary analogy, hyperbole, personification, and verbal irony?

5. Have you practiced reading between the lines, understanding implied meanings, making inferences, and drawing conclusions in Exercises 7.1 through 7.19?   Can you apply reading between the lines, understanding implied meanings, making inferences, and drawing conclusions to readings you have never seen before?




Selection 3-“Fear The College Years”

1. Be familiar with the implied meaning used in this story.
 
2. Be familiar with the terms listed in the “Build Your Vocabulary” exercise for this selection.
 
3. What is the main idea of this selection?
 
4. What details are included to support the main idea?
 
5. What is the purpose of this selection?