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