Posted: September 18, 2017
Today I went over how to do an annotated close reading, and you had time to start this on your Article of the Week. The article and your response are due on Friday. Remember, the late policy applies and marks are deducted for each day it is late! I've attached this week's article.
Annotated Close Reading
As you are reading the article, do the following directly on your copy of the article:
Highlight the text for the following:
a. Points that you think are important and should be stressed
b. Text-to-self, text-to-text, text-to-world connections
c. Parts that you do not understand
Make notes in the margins for:
a. Items that you highlighted (importance, connections, confusions
b. Ideas that you agree or disagree with.
c. Ideas that surprise, anger, or otherwise cause a strong reaction