Close Reading

By Tom Morley 29 Apr 15:27
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WhatA type of Active Reading
- detail focus
- pairs thought with evidence
- leads to analysis
- applicable to any text
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How #1multiple reading of a text
- explore types of details in each read
ex. verbs, adjectives, images, etc
- create detailed notes
- think back to Dream Deferred or chimpanzee ex.
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How #2After reading, organise evidence - what does it suggest?
- create a thesis statement using the following procedure:
- state details you will focus on (clown make up on the chimp)
- use an active verb (suggests)
- abstract concept (inhumanity)

Slides in Close Reading

A type of Active Reading - detail focus - pairs thought with evidence - leads to analysis - applicable to any text
multiple reading of a text - explore types of details in each read ex. verbs, adjectives, images, etc - create detailed notes - think back to Dream Deferred or chimpanzee ex.
After reading, organise evidence - what does it suggest? - create a thesis statement using the following procedure: - state details you will focus on (clown make up on the chimp) - use an active verb (suggests) - abstract concept (inhumanity)
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