Through the McWhorter Strategies there are 5 ways that I use to help identify my paper. In these step there are ways to get a better understand on the paper in a different a view. The first step will be previewing, with previewing you take the story and read the title, the first and last sentences and every first sentences of a paragraph. If you have a highlighter, that’s a great way to use to highlighting those ways. The next step, will use activate prior knowledge connect the story to your own knowledge u already know. Also, this help you to see if you can relate to the story or at least have a clue on what you might be reading about. Then the next step through the McWhorter Strategy is to read the entire story. Now you have to comprehend, by this you ask yourself if you understand the vocabulary, the story, and what the author is trying to say. Finally, you strengthen your comprehension, this you take any vocabulary and look up and any unknown words and define them and reuse it in the story to get a better understanding. When I preview the story I use the rule by reading the title, which helps me to known that the story is about flirting. I’m also able to know what each paragraph is talking about by just reading what is told in the steps for previewing. Next, I did activate prior knowledge, this help me to know if have a little knowledge on what might the story be about; also connect to the story better. I use my knowledge by treading the title and ask myself if I know about the story. Examples, by just reading the title I can have an idea that this is about flirting. Also, I can relate to it because I have done flirting before. So, it’s easy to relate to the story and have clue on what to expect to read. So now I read the entire story “The New Flirting Game” When read the entire passage you won’t be puzzle about what the story because you took the time to go through the first two step of the McWhorter Strategy. I was able to understand each paragraph. Example just because I read the first sentences to…
Breaking Through the Barriers:
The Ultimate Love Story
By: Yanelly Torres
Dr. Laura Meyer
Art History 131
February 28, 2013
Throughout art history there have been many artists who refer back to mythological figures and tales as artistic inspiration. Mythological stories, as well as the ideas of classic history, became increasingly reverted back to with the start of Neoclassicism. Rationality and tradition were rediscovered and implemented into artwork more frequently in the mid-eighteenth…
The story of Samson and Delilah is a story of love, deceit and money. I want to begin with Delilah's story. She was a beautiful woman with a deep past and many lovers. She was a Philistine and by tradition, an enemy to any Hebrew. She lived in one of the cities in the valley of Sorek. Delilah chose Samson to be one of her lovers.
Samson, a Hebrew warrior had already been married once. That marriage ended in death for his wife and her family. He thought himself to have been the cause of their…
me this whenever I was sick, back in the day,” Kurt cheerfully spoke.
5.Veronica was impressed on how well he cooked it. But one thing came into her mind. “Why are you here, shouldn’t you be at your home?” questioned Veronica. Kurt told her the story of how he practically lives on his own now due to the fact that his mother is always working late and his father left him. “In a way I’m like Castro. I have Carte Blache. I can do whatever I want,” he told her sadly.
6.”Well I’ve got to go now. I…
I put my elbows up.(I point the obvious.)
This shadow keeps on following.(these clues aren't giving hints.)
Depart it from me. (Tell me now.)
Is this real or is it made-up?(do you want me for reals or is it another story for you?)
Because this is too psychotic.(this is way too confusing.)
Let me idolize you.(I want to love you.)
If your the one ,come and say it.(let me be yours.)
I've got you. (Here we are.)
But, this journey doesn't go nowhere.(just being friends…
In life there are always going to be consequences, if you represent bad actions or
choices in life depending on the level and how bad the action is.
In the short story “The Painted door” by Sinclair Ross. In the beginning of the story
john knew there was going to be a snow storm, but he choose to still go help his
father to tend to his care and didn’t realize how he was ignoring his wife warning
him about the weather outside. His actions…
Instructor: Lauren Edmondson
Love is the most common theme that is used in literature by many authors. Chopin author of “The Story of an Hour” and Carver author of the “What We Talk about When We Talk about Love” touch this theme in their stories in a unique way. Both authors try their best to explain true love and those problems that arise in love through their characters. The main themes of “The Story of an Hour” lead to self-love, freedom, and marriage. In addition, the foremost…
all over the place. A lot of Christmas lights filled the place and it was bright as the shining stars on a late night sky. We walked towards the escalator and we were in front of the Lego’s store; by the doorway there was the cowboy Woody from Toy Story made out of Lego's. He was taking picture a of the figure when suddenly he decided to get a picture of us together so he asked the first person he saw if he could take the picture for us. He and I smiled and we looked so happy. We kept walking and…
The Scarlet Letter tells the story of hypocritical preacher by the name of Arthur Dimmesdale and his secretive lover Hester Prynne. As a result of their affair, Hester gave birth to a baby girl name Pearl. Choosing to keep their illicit liaison a secret, Hester takes on the critical blame of committing adultery with her pastor Dimmesdale. Because she wouldn’t give up the name of Pearl’s father, she was compelled to wear an “A” on her chest. Secluding herself from the rest of the world…
in love is completely different from any modern love story. A modern love story nowadays has two people using their phones to text people their feelings or social media to help them fall in love. While in Eleanor and Park, neither of them even owned their own phone and the only way to every communicate was in person or using their home phones. Eleanor and Park does not classify as a modern love story.
Eleanor and Park don’t use phones to communicate in their relationship. In modern day love stories…