Reading by STAAR-light Kaye Price-Hawkins [email protected] www.pricelessliteracy.homestead.com This power point contains information and formatting written and designed by Kaye Price-Hawkins. Please keep intact to share with others. Writer Author Poet Playwright TEXT Variety of Genres Topic and Purpose Audience Context Culture STAAR-tested Genres… Literary Nonfiction Expository Fiction Persuasive Poetry Drama Questions: See the prepared handout for specific question models. Marzano’s High Yield Strategies 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Identifying Similarities and Differences Summarizing and Note Taking Reinforcing Effort & Providing Recognition Homework and Practice Nonlinguistic Representations Cooperative Learning Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback Generating and Testing Hypotheses Cues, Questions, and Advance Organizers 45% 34% 29% 28% 27% 27% 23% 23% 22% Information from Classroom Instruction that Works by Robert Marzano, Pickering and Pollock, 2001. http://www.schools.manatee.k12.fl.us/3160MARZANO Reading Foldable Reading Foldable – Left flap inside Poetry Insight Title (& significance) Organization (structure) Poem’s setting/literary language Clues (connotations) Attitude (poet and speaker) Theme (message) Sections (lines, quotes, stanzas) Graphical elements Rhyme scheme Rhythm Repetition TOP BOTTOM: Insert into the pocket the STAAR Reading Tips and Genres Features bookmark (folded in half with title showing). Why is author’s purpose important? • You will better understand the selection. • You will read the selection differently. Reading Foldable – Right flap inside TOP: Purpose Pocket (Card 1): Author’s Purpose Back of card (lines): (front of card) • Persuade: P E I P ersuade (convincing language) I nform (explain/ expository) E ntertain (stories, poems, plays, etc.) – Selected facts, reasons, examples – Opinions, requests (call to action) – Comparison and contrast • Inform: – Description; comparison-contrast; problem-solution; cause-effect – Facts/Details/Instructions – Places, Events, People • Entertain: – Imagery, literary devices, mood – details that tell a story (plot) Reading Foldable – Right flap inside TOP: Purpose Pocket (Card 2): Text Evidence (quotes—words, phrases, sections (lines, paragraphs, etc. of text) • Purposes: • • • • Proof Support Inference Vocabulary (meaning) On the back of the card, place examples from the text you are reading. Write the quote and tell what it is doing in the text. Miscellaneous Pocket (bottom inside right flap): Drama in 3-D • On the front of the card: • Diorama—illustrating Stage Directions • On the back of the card: • Characters (Protagonist-main character and Antagonist-conflict) • Actions • Attitude • Appearance • Setting • Where • When • Mood (Biography & Memoir) Title (Your Choice) First Name Only (or a nickname) Words or phrases describing this person’s character (not a physical description) Words/phrases describing person’s actions Who gave . . . Who influenced (or changed the way we…) Who was concerned about … Who was respected because of … Who felt . . . Who wanted to inspire others to… Last Name (or full name if the first line was a nickname) Reading Foldable–Center inside TOP (2 pieces of sentence strip) Theme/Big Idea/Message (outside) (Inside) Main Idea and Summary (SWBST) ([email protected]/bme/ps) • Literary and Dramatic Plot Line (outside) (Inside) Exposition • Opening Scene… Initiating Event Characters Introduced • Setting Appearance Attitude Dialogue Description Action – I Resolution Reading Foldable—Center inside • Point of View (fold over) (write in) 1st Person (I, We, etc.) 2nd Person (You) 3rd Person Limited (secondary character) 3rd Person Omniscient (see/know all) Box of POV impact could be Envelope (on the back) STAAR Strip (glued on the envelope) Super Techniques And Awesome Reasons • What techniques did the author use? – (examples: dialogue, figurative language, theme tone, etc.) – List compiled from 2011 released STAAR test items • Why include those phrases or features? – (examples: add humor, describe, list reasons, reveal character, support, tell why, etc.) – List compiled from 2011 released STAAR test items Inside the Envelope: Vocabulary File “Box”(top) Right - 3x5 flipper: • Graphic Features (Examples and Possible purposes for each) Left-foldable: • Sensory Language – – – – – – Observations Textures/Sensations Sounds/Noises Tastes Smells/Fragrances/Odors Feelings – – – – – – – – – – Font (italics, bold, varied) Headings, Sub-headings, etc. Graphs/charts Italicized paragraph above Line length Shape of Poem Timeline Picture/photograph/captions Punctuation Word position Vocabulary File “Box” (bottom) Section 3: Literary Terms and Rhetorical Devices Examples − − − − − − − − − − − Alliteration Allusion Dramatic irony Hyperbole Metaphor Mood Onomatopoeia Parenthetical asides Personification Repetition Simile your TEKS for suggested terms… – Structure − − − − • Poetic • Expository • Narrative Symbol Tone Dialogue Setting Keys to Success • Connect your genres by theme, struggle or similar time in history. Examine each type of text via analysis. For example: – – – – – – Message or theme Author’s craft and purpose Word choice Organization Summary Text features • Connect writing of genres to the reading. • Make connections between the mentor texts and the students’ writing. • Mix genres. For example: – Write a poem about a fictional story or biography. – Write a drama (with stage directions and dialogue) about a fictional story. – Find two genre versions of the same event.