Summarize, review and study your reading assignment, whether book, chapter, handout, article, textbookr, etc.: REVIEW YOUR TEXT, COMPLETE, AND PRINT (as of 01/17/2013, handwritten, except for the “header” is not acceptable; the pdf file can be edited!)
What is the general topic (theme/ main idea)?
The main idea of this story is being a good person. There are different types of being a good person. Being proactive, be balance and nonviolent communication.
What is the main issue or problem (conflict)?
The main issue of this story is having a positive attitude.
What conclusion YOU have reached?
I haven’t reached any conclusion
What conclusion is the narrator/writer attempting to reach?
The Narrator reached that having a positive attitude can lead you a long way I life.
Is your conclusion based on fact, theory?
Is the narrator’s/writer’s conclusion based on fact, theory, or faith?
My conclusion is a fact.
The narrators conclusion is a theory
Types Of Unfamiliar Words
How are sentences created [Parts of Speech]
Traditional grammar classifies words based on eight parts of speech: the verb, the noun, the pronoun, the adjective, the adverb, the preposition, the conjunction, and the interjection.
Characteristics of Great Critical Readers
They are honest with themselves
They resist manipulation
They overcome confusion
They ask questions
They base judgments on evidence
They look for connections between subjects
They are intellectually independent
Discover 6 important words in the text (this means words that is new to you!)
What part of speech used in context? Remember, there