Updated: Feb 10, 2019

"Wolves"

  1. Annotate the word choices and portions of the text that contribute to people's impression of wolves.

  2. Annotate the word choices and portions of the passage that communicate how the author feels about wolves.

  3. Highlight the part of the passage that most closely communicates the author's central idea. In the margin, re-write the author's main idea in your own words.

"Amy Tan"

  1. In the margin, write a statement that summarizes how the author feels about Amy Tan. Draw arrows to the parts of the text that support your response.

  2. In the margin, write a statement that summarizes how the author feels about Amy Tan's novels. Draw arrows to the parts of the text that support your response.



Updated: Feb 10, 2019

“Earthquake Damage”

  1. Highlight and summarize significant details.

“Leading Women”

  1. Chunk the text.

  2. Highlight Golda Meir’s comment to the King of Jordan in the third paragraph. In the margin, explain her tone and summarize what you think she meant be her comment.

  3. Highlight and annotate diction and details which support how the author feels about Golda Meir.

  4. Highlight significant information detailing Golda Meir and Aung San Suu Kyi. Choose three most important details for each woman and record the three details in the margin.

  5. After analyzing and synthesizing your annotations, compose a sentence which states the author’s central idea.



Updated: Feb 10, 2019

"Charles Dickens"

  1. Annotate the word choices and portions of the passage that communicate how the author feels about Charles Dickens.

  2. Highlight the act of “listening to the rats” mentioned in the fourth paragraph. In the margin, explain the image created and summarize why this is important to the passage.

Will's Journal

  1. Annotate components of tone. After each entry, briefly summarize the entry and use a tone word to capture how Will feels. Then examine tone consistencies/changes. Compose a statement which identifies a connection among the tones.

  2. At the bottom of the passage, compose a sentence which explains how Will feels about saving energy. Annotate portions of the text that specifically support your statement. Connect these portions to the statement by drawing arrows from the evidence to the statement.





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