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A Touch of Genius by Patricia Millman. 1 Which sentence from the selection is an opinion? Ο A. The same process happens with me. Ο B. He lost his sight.

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1 A Touch of Genius by Patricia Millman

2 1 Which sentence from the selection is an opinion? Ο A. The same process happens with me. Ο B. He lost his sight and partial use of one hand. Ο C. I had no words to describe the emotion I felt. Ο D. Behind this statement lies a remarkable story. 1 Which sentence from the selection is an opinion? Ο A. The same process happens with me. Ο B. He lost his sight and partial use of one hand. Ο C. I had no words to describe the emotion I felt. Ο D. Behind this statement lies a remarkable story. LT08: Analyze authors purpose and evaluate effectiveness for different audiences (includes fact/opinion; authors point of view, tone, and use of persuasive devices) (Reading GLEs 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4)

3 2 Which sentence best states the main idea of the selection? Ο A. Michael served in Vietnam. Ο B. Michael is a talented artist. Ο C. Michael teaches sculpture in the pueblo. Ο D. Michael has displays in museums around the world. 2 Which sentence best states the main idea of the selection? Ο A. Michael served in Vietnam. Ο B. Michael is a talented artist. Ο C. Michael teaches sculpture in the pueblo. Ο D. Michael has displays in museums around the world. LC01: Demonstrate understanding of theme/message/main idea and supporting details (Reading GLE 2.1.3)

4 3 Explain how Michael became an award winning artist. Include two details from the selection in your answer. LA07: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1) LA07: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1)

5 2A 2-point response provides two text-based details to explain how Michael Naranjo became an award-winning artist. Example: Michael Naranjo became an award-winning artist by helping his mother make clay pots and making sculptures after he was blinded in the war. 1A 1-point response provides one text-based detail to explain how Michael Naranjo became an award-winning artist.

6 Text-based details may include, but are not limited to: A.His mother was a potter / he helped her fix her clay B.Playing with clay as a child C.I knew that what I wanted to do was be an artist someday. D.Making small animals in hospital after blindness / after Vietnam, continued to sculpt E.Sculptures were photographed by newspapers F.I get a picture in my mind / make his memories come to life G.Inspires / leads sculpture workshops H.Sculptures can be seen in museums / public buildings / Vatican / White House I.People collect his work

7 3 Explain how Michael became an award winning artist. Include two details from the selection in your answer. Michael became an award winning artist by playing with clay as a child with his mother, who was a potter. he was in the hospital & asked for clay to make something. he made an inch worm & eventually a horse with an native American on it which got photographed by the newspapers. now he is seen in museams all over the world. B....playing with clay as a child... A....his mother, who was a potter. D....he made an inch worm & eventually a horse with an native American on it... E....got photographed by the newspapers. H....seen in museams all over the world 2 2

8 3 Explain how Michael became an award winning artist. Include two details from the selection in your answer. When he lost his sight in his eyes he was able to picture things more clearly in his mind and sculpt them. Another reasin is because his mother tought him how to sculpt when he was young. F....able to picture things more clearly in his mind... A....his mother tought him how to sculpt when he was young. 2 2

9 3 Explain how Michael became an award winning artist. Include two details from the selection in your answer. when he was young he would play with clay as he got older his talent was more developed. B. When he was young he would play with clay. 1 1

10 3 Explain how Michael became an award winning artist. Include two details from the selection in your answer. Michael became an award winning artist because he practiced for years and he still made sculptures after he was wounded that were very good. D....still made sculptures after he was wounded... 1 1

11 3 Explain how Michael became an award winning artist. Include two details from the selection in your answer. Michael became a award winning artist by... 1. being a hero 2. by making the sculpture 3. also fought for our country. 0 0 This response engages the prompt but does not explain how Michael Naranjo became an award-winning artist.

12 4 Which statement is the most important conclusion that may be drawn from the selection? Ο A. War teaches people to be strong. Ο B. Art can make a difference in a childs life. Ο C. Hardships can motivate a person to greatness. Ο D. Mothers have a great influence on their children. 4 Which statement is the most important conclusion that may be drawn from the selection? Ο A. War teaches people to be strong. Ο B. Art can make a difference in a childs life. Ο C. Hardships can motivate a person to greatness. Ο D. Mothers have a great influence on their children. LT09: Evaluate reasoning and ideas/themes to draw conclusions and develop insights related to the text (Reading GLEs 2.4.1, 2.4.5)

13 5 After reading this selection, what generalization can you make about Michael? Ο A. Michael is a motivated individual. Ο B. Michael is an excellent teacher. Ο C. Michael likes military service. Ο D. Michael loves animals. 5 After reading this selection, what generalization can you make about Michael? Ο A. Michael is a motivated individual. Ο B. Michael is an excellent teacher. Ο C. Michael likes military service. Ο D. Michael loves animals. LT10: Extend information beyond text, (make generalizations beyond the text to a broader idea or concept, or apply information to other texts and situations, and support the generalization with details from the text) (Reading GLEs 2.4.1, 2.4.5)


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