Character I Name: Trait: Evidence: Character II Name: Trait: Evidence: Character Analysis
Title/Event Who is the character or person and what is the characters relationship to others? Name Relationship to others: What does the character look like?How does the character act? What was the problem and how was the problem solved? What was the problem the character faced? How was the problem solved? How did the character affect the outcome, mood and tone of the selection?
Understandings After Reading UnderstandingsPage UnderstandingsPage UnderstandingsPage
Important Information Web or Representation Picture Representation Summarizing and Note Taking Summary Statements:______________________________________ _________________________________________________________
Summarizing and Note Taking Questions for Investigation Answers to Questions Picture Representation Summary Statements:________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________
Identifying Similarities and Differences Analogies A is to B as C is to D = A : B :: C : D Relationship:_______________________________________ as is to Analogies A is to B as C is to D = A : B :: C : D Relationship:_______________________________________ as is to
Metaphors Element #1 Element #2 Literal Pattern #1 Literal Pattern #2 AbstractElement #2 Element #1 Another Way to Say It ___________________ is ____________________ __________________ is ____________________
Sequence of Events - Timeline _________________________________ Notes :_________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________
Cause and Effect Effect Cause
Authors Purpose Inform – This text informed me about … This text wanted me to understand, learn about or be able to: Influence – This text influenced me to … This text wanted to convince me to, or persuade me that: Express – This text expressed to me that … This text wanted to show me that, or make me think about: Entertain – This text entertained me by … This text wanted to make me feel like I was… Because the author of the text is…He/She is probably presenting to me information that… An expert, teaching me. A salesman, persuading me, convincing me. Making a point, wanting me to think about something. A storyteller. Is relevant or useful. Makes me think a certain way, or to do or buy something. Makes a point or gets me to think about something. Makes me want to turn the page to see what happens next.
Clues, Inferences and Predictions CluesInferencesPredictions
Inference Chart and yield Details from the story What I know from reading Or experience My inference
Context Builder In this sentence The word Helped me understand that the word means New sentence: _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________
Fact and Opinion Opinion Expressed Facts that support opinion Opinion Expressed Facts that support opinion
Observation Chart Description of overall impressionFirst hand observation or quotes from text that support impression Effect on style, tone and mood Visual Details Sounds Smells Tastes Tastes/Texture Other Features
Summarize and Paraphrase Who? What? When? Where? How? Why? Summarize or Paraphrase Use direct quotes from the text when possible.
Story/Event Analysis Title/Event: Where does the story take place? When does the story take place? Details that tell where the story takes place.Details that tell when the story takes place. How does the setting affect the outcome, mood and tone of the story?
Story Boards Introductory EventRising Action Climactic EventFinal Result Summarize: _________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Conclusion Drawn: ___________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________
Subject Analysis Subject: Circle One: Significant Events Outcomes Influenced Was Influenced By Impacts An Example of Which Is Reflects Is Important Because Other:_______________ Details: Summary Of or Conclusion Drawn: _________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________
Word Diagram Word: PrefixRoot Word Suffix Sentence with word underlined Meaning of the word: Synonym: (same as) Antonym: (opposite) Other meanings: Picture of the word
Problem and Solution What is the problem? Consequence What is a possible solution? Consequence What is another possible solution? Consequence Which solution has the best chance of succeeding? Consequence Result
Problem Solution Chart Problem or Situation: Possible Solution Probable Outcome PRO CON PRO CON PRO CON Best Solution: _______________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
Narrative Frame for: Who are the main characters and what distinguishes them from the others? When and where did the story take place? What were the circumstances? What prompted the action in the story? How did the characters express their feelings? What did the main characters decide to do? Did they set a goal, and, if so, what was it? How did the main characters try to accomplish their goal (s)? What were the consequences?
Topic-Restriction-Illustration Frame T – What is the general statement or topic? R – What information narrows or restricts the general statement or topic? I – What examples illustrate the topic or restriction?
Definition Frame What is being defined? To which general category does the item belong? What characteristics separate the item from other things in the general category? What are some different types or classes of the item being defined?
Argumentation Frame What information is presented that leads to a claim? What is the basic statement or claim that is the focus of the information? What examples of explanations are presented to support this claim? What concessions are made about the claim?
Conversation Frame How did the members of the conversation greet each other? What question or topic was insinuated, revealed, or referred to? How did their discussion progress? Did either person state facts? State facts. Did either person make a request of the other? State request. Did either person threaten specific consequences if a demand was not met? State consequence. Did either person indicate that he/she valued something that the other had done? State valued action. How did the conversation conclude?