Narrative Text. What does it say?. How does the text say it?. Find examples of figurative language: (metaphor/simile, descriptive language, symbolism). Summary of chapter/how did the story advance?. This is your summary. This is the author’s craft & structure. The gist/central idea
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What does it say?
How does the text say it?
Find examples of figurative language:
(metaphor/simile, descriptive language, symbolism)
Summary of chapter/how did the story advance?
This is your summary
This is the author’s craft & structure
What does it mean?
So . . . What does it mean to me?
Make a connection (to a book/movie, your life, current events)
Consider: shifts in character, conflict, dialogue
This is where you make a connection to your life
This is the claim; the author’s intent
Reading Strategy: Close and Critical Reading
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