Presentation on theme: "OL Agenda for October 8-10, 2012 Analyzing a Prompt and Creating a Do/What Chart Read Thank You, Mam by Langston Hughes and reflect on the characters paradigms."— Presentation transcript:
OL Agenda for October 8-10, 2012 Analyzing a Prompt and Creating a Do/What Chart Read Thank You, Mam by Langston Hughes and reflect on the characters paradigms as revealed through direct and indirect characterization. Mark the text as you read. Answer Critical Reading Questions Write an epilogue to reveal whether the character had a paradigm shift. Epilogue- in literature, a short chapter or section at the end of a literary work, sometimes detailing the fate of its characters
Thank You, Mam by Langston Hughes Read the story and make connections to paradigms and principles. Use what the characters say and do to draw conclusions and make inferences about their beliefs and principles. Use text evidence as to support your thoughts and ideas.
Warm Up: Copy this Prompt in Your Journal As you read Thank You, Mam by Langston Hughes, summarize the key events of the plot and describe the paradigms guiding the behavior of each character. Does either character experience a paradigm shift due to their encounter?
Steps for Analyzing the Prompt Circle the directive verbs Underline the words, phrases or clauses the directive verbs apply to. Number the circled verbs in the order you feel they should be addressed in your response. Box the intended audience (if none, indicate General Academic Audience). Using TAPFG and Do What? Strategies, develop 2- column notes following the Analyzing a Prompt strategy from LiteracyTA.com