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Week 111: College Reading and Writing Herrera and Risher

Week 111: College Reading and Writing
Herrera and Risher: Annotating, Summarizing, Analyzing, Imitating to annotate: to make notes on something to help you understand it better to summarize: to put something in your own words to analyze: to consider a question on the text, providing supporting examples from the text to imitate: to create an original piece of writing based on something you have read
We are doing the twenty-fourth poem and response in the book today, starting on page 81. 
Exercise: Read and annotate 1. Read the poem and response out loud and underline any words you need to look up 2. Write any questions you have in the margins or in your notebook 3. Put tricky parts into your own words in notes in the margins or in your notebook
Exercise: Questions for Comprehension of the poem 1.     What do you think is significant about the spaces between words in poem? 2.     What do you think the speaker means “we do not know/ you have a poem to offer”? 3.     What does the speaker mean “give yo…

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