Reader’s Notebook Page 37.

We continue to delve into literary elements and styles by focusing on multiple pieces of literature: Author’s Purposes (inform, entertain, persuade), Author’s Perspective (attitude and/or beliefs toward a subject) Regular News Article vs Feature News Story, Reader’s Purpose. We looked  at these literary topics through working with the following pieces:

  • Flying by Reeve Lindbergh – Author’s Purposes: Anecdote, KWL (flying); Follow-up Questions 2,3,4,5,6
  • from Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad – Author’s Purpose: Biography; Active Reading: Write down questions as you read, and find answers as you read; Follow-up Questions 2,3,4,5,6
  • The Story of an Eyewitness by Jack London – Author’s Purpose: Feature News Story vs Regular News Story; Author’s Perspective; Chronological Order Graphic; Follow-up Questions 2,3,4,5
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