Saturday, December 5, 2015

Teaching Students to Interpret Author's Clues

The skills making inferences and drawing conclusions are umbrella terms that include an array of literacy skills. 

The following presentation focuses on introducing students to an overview of how to analyze clues provided by writers that imply the author's purpose, perspective, viewpoint, subject, theme, tone, and mood. 

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There are cloze notes that students can fill in as they follow along with the presentation below.
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The follow-up stations that accompany this will be posted shortly. The last several slides in the presentation guide students through the analysis of print advertisements, comics, political cartoons, and public service announcements. This serves as guided practice for the upcoming stations!

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