Nonfiction Literature . Patterns of Organization in a Speech. Good Afternoon A-4!. Today is Monday, December 10 th , 2012. Please take out your homework to be checked and write down tonight’s homework on the board . Sit in your literature circle groups
Patterns of Organization in a Speech
Proposition and Support pattern- is text that presents an idea, or opinion. Then it provides supporting sentences to show that the proposition is true.
A Propositionstates the opinion or idea of the writer.
Supportsare sentences that help show that the writer’s opinion or idea is true.
Read the text below. Look for the proposition, an opinion or idea of the speaker. Is there support for the proposition? In your journals, write down the proposition and then the support under that now.
Christopher Reeve was the keynote speaker at the convention on August 26, 1996