English 10 Honors Day 28 Objective: To effectively use the SIFT strategy to understand author’s message Homework Look over your notes for “My Mother Pieced Quilts.” Fill in the SIFT chart on page 56. Note that the textual detail column should be quotes and details from the text while the analysis or interpretation column should be the effect of each element and/or significance or what the elements shows the audience. Everyday Use As we read “Everyday Use” on pages 58-65, answer the Key Ideas and Details questions. After reading, complete the SIFT chart on page 66. Tear out each of your SIFT charts. Compare and contrast the ideas on them. Then, create a diagram that answers the following questions: What does the quilt in each story represent? How does each quilt convey the family’s heritage? In the margins of your diagram, create a claim or thesis about the stories that could potentially be used in your essay for EA 2. (To what extent does culture influence one’s view of the world and others?) Your essay for EA 2 will be an argument, which includes claims and counter claims. Write a counter claim in response to the claim you just wrote. Homework Complete an organizer for each of the texts we read in preparation for EA 2.