Student Text X-Ray - Section 3: X-Ray the Text: A Close Reading Strategy

 
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Reading Informational Texts Using Annotating and Text X-Raying

Unit 3: Because He Hears a Different Drummer:Various Approaches for Comparing Genres and Analyzing Texts
Lesson 7 of 9

Objective: SWBAT: Annotate and X-Ray "What Sesame Street' Teaches" in order to identify the thesis and its supporting rhetoric techniques.

Big Idea: Annotating and X-Raying texts are two strategies that will assist students in understanding challenging informational texts.

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English / Language Arts, Neil Postman, Annotating, close reading
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