You will be working with Text for Close Reading for this part of your flexible learning opportunity. If you don't have your copy of Text for Close Reading at home, please access the Text for Close Reading PDF.  

MINI LESSON #1

Directions:

Read pages 100, 101, 102. Write down your answer to the following question, either on a piece of paper or in a GoogleDoc. You can share the GoogleDoc with me. 

"Decide the author's purpose for writing each passage. Was it to persuade the reader, inform the reader, or entertain the reader? Write one sentence for each passage explaining the purpose and why you think that."

MINI LESSON #2

Directions:

Read pages 103 and 104. Write down your answer to the following question, either on a piece of paper or in a GoogleDoc. You can share the GoogleDoc with me. 

"Decide the author's purpose for writing each passage. Was it to persuade the reader, inform the reader, or entertain the reader? Write one sentence for each passage explaining the purpose and why you think that.”

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