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CONTENTS SET THREE

Readings to Learn about Abraham Lincoln while in Springfield (HOME PAGE) On-Line Hunt-a-Puzzle  READING ANALYSIS FORM

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READING ARTICLE ANALYSIS FORM

. . . to be used with Learning On-Line Reading Article Response Activities

 

ARTICLE TITLE:________________________________________________________ AUTHOR:__________________________

STUDENT NAME:______________________________  DATE:____________________

What is the author's purpose? to inform or describe.

 

  • What is the point of view?   It differs depending on the author's purpose, to inform or describe.

 

  • Describe sensory details in the article to create imagery.

 

  • Describe figurative language in the article to create imagery.

 

  • If non-fiction, locate and describe how chunk information is gathered together using headers.  

 

 

  • Describe how the article author used transitions to indicate change in time.

 

 

  • Describe how the article author used flashback, transitioning from biographical writing to expository writing to inform the reader of the topic.

 

 

  • Describe how the article author used text features such as headers, pictures, and captions to add information beyond that of the text.

 

 

 

  • Describe which type of writing the article author used:   informational writing or descriptive  to depict a historical event.  How did the article author use his type of writing?

 

 

 

  • How did the authorís choice of words gives clues about how he or she felt about the subject (tone).

 

 

 

 


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