Informational Text. What does the text say?. How does the text say it?. CC4: Text Features, Support, Evidence, Style. CC1: Summary, Gist, Topics. This is the author’s craft & structure. This is your summary. How is the information organized?
Informational Text . . .
What does the text say?
How does the text say it?
CC4: Text Features, Support, Evidence, Style
CC1: Summary, Gist, Topics
This is the author’s craft & structure
This is your summary
3. What are the style., mood, tone?
4. What are the sources of information and fact? Is
there more than one source?
5. What word choice, imagery and figures of speech (simile, metaphor, alliteration, irony, repetition, personification) does the author use?
So . . . What does it mean to me?
What does the text mean?
CC7: Relevancy CC9: Personal Connection
CC2: Purpose CC6: Claim, Author’s Message
This is where you make a connection to your life
This is the claim; the author’s intent
Reading Strategy: Close and Critical Reading
Bookmarks can be found at: http://missionliteracy.com/page68/assets/Close%20and%Critical%Reading%20bookmarks%20June%202010.pdf