Narrative Text . . .
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What does it say?
Summary of chapter/how did the story advance?3-5 sentences for an excerpt5-7 sentences for longer textParagraph formNo evidence
How does the text say it?
What does it mean?
You must provide textual evidence for your responses. Restate and use complete sentences.Which theme and message are being discussed in the selection?How is the theme and message supported with ideas & details?
So . . . What does it mean to me?
Make a connection (to a book/movie, your life, current events)TexttoWorld:What does this remind me of in the real world?How does this relate to the world around me?How is this similar/different to things that have happenedaround me?TexttoText:How is the text similar to other things I’ve read/watched?Have I read something like this before?Restate and use complete sentences.
You must provide textual evidence for your responses. Restate and use complete sentences.What is thespeaker’s tone?What figurative language is used (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, allusion)?What type of literary speech is this (monologue, soliloquy, aside, foil)?