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2 ACE Strategy A…Answer the question! C…Cite evidence from the text! E… Explain your citations!

3 What kind of girl was Goldilocks? A…Goldilocks was a very naughty little girl. C…She broke in the Bear’s house and ate their food. “ First, she tried a spoonful from Papa Bear’s great big bowl…Next, she tried a spoonful from Mama Bear’s medium- sized bowl... Finally, Goldilocks tried a spoonful from Baby Bear’s tiny”. She also broke their furniture.” First, she sat in Papa Bear’s great big armchair….Next she sat in Mama Bear’s medium-sized chair…Finally, she sat in Baby Bear’s tiny little rocking chair.” E…It’s illegal, not to mention rude, to go into someone’s house without their permission. If Goldilocks was not rude, when she noticed no one was home she would have left the bears things alone. Explain in your own words what the citations prove! Turn the question into a statement Copy and use the exact words of the text that illustrates your opinion.

4 What would this look like as a paragraph response? Question: What kind of girl was Goldilocks? Response: Goldilocks was a very naughty little girl. She broke in the Bear’s house and ate their food. “First, she tried a spoonful from Papa Bear’s great big bowl…Next, she tried a spoonful from Mama Bear’s medium-sized bowl... Finally, Goldilocks tried a spoonful from Baby Bear’s tiny”. She also broke their furniture.” First, she sat in Papa Bear’s great big armchair….Next she sat in Mama Bear’s medium-sized chair…Finally, she sat in Baby Bear’s tiny little rocking chair. "It's illegal, not to mention rude, to go into someone’s house without their permission. If Goldilocks was not rude, when she noticed no one was home she would have left the bears things alone.

5 Let’s Look at this like a “Super Paragraph” Topic Sentence: (The main idea of the paragraph is stated) Goldilocks was a very naughty little girl. Supporting Details : (Identify details that support the main idea) She broke in the Bear’s house and ate their food. “ First, she tried a spoonful from Papa Bear’s great big bowl…Next, she tried a spoonful from Mama Bear’s medium-sized bowl... Finally, Goldilocks tried a spoonful from Baby Bear’s tiny”. She also broke their furniture.” First, she sat in Papa Bear’s great big armchair….Next she sat in Mama Bear’s medium-sized chair…Finally, she sat in Baby Bear’s tiny little rocking chair.” Closing Sentence(s): (Summarize the main idea of the paragraph) It’s illegal, not to mention rude, to go into someone’s house without their permission. If Goldilocks was not rude, when she noticed no one was home she would have left the bears things alone.

Answer the question (1 pt) Cite evidence from the text (.5 pt) Explain in your own words what the citations prove (.5) Scoring the ACE Strategy for Reading…

The Goldilocks story referred to can be found on: http://www.storybus.org/stories_and_activities/goldilocks_ and_the_three_bears/story http://www.storybus.org/stories_and_activities/goldilocks_ and_the_three_bears/story