CDs with Context. Concrete Details (CD's). Use a transition word Use the quote . Insert the context. Use proper notation (Curtis, 71). Context. The circumstances or facts that surround a particular event, situation, etc. The "when" and "what" of a situation. Highlight the Context.
Highlight the context you write in a CD sentence.
A quote by itself is NOT a CD sentence.
Here are some possible lead-in words with which you can start your sentence:
After Kenny told the story about the lipless wonder, “Byron flipped me a dirty sign.”(Curtis, 19).
Since Kenny knew LJ was stealing his dinosaurs Byron told him“the way I see figure it one or two of them stupied little monsters ain’t a real high price for you to pay to get someone to play with you." (Curtis, 37)
Write 2 CD sentences for 2 different characters from The Watson’s go to Birmingham.
Use your character chart as a quide.