CPW 11th Grade Reading Learning Intentions - Today, we will address these College Readiness Standards in Reading: 1. 2. 3. 4. Main Idea and Author’s Intent Supporting Details Meanings of Words Generalizations and Conclusions Success Criteria – I am successful if I… 1. 2. 3. 4. Identify a main idea. Read quickly and carefully. Use context clues to help define a word. Recognize the conclusion to a passage. 11th Grade Notes • Take 5 minutes to carefully read the entire passage. • If you see a word you don’t understand, keep reading and use context clues to guess the word’s meaning. • There will be 4 questions this week. • You will have 2 minutes to work on each question individually. • You will have 1 minute to work on each question as a group. #1 – What is the author trying to establish with lines 35 through 45? A. Researchers believe acupuncture sends impulses up the spinal cord. B. Acupuncture has been exposed as false medicine. C. Acupuncture has been proven to be connected to the limbic system. D. Acupuncture has been studied extensively for years. #2 – The passage mentions that the onset of illness would be caused by any of the following EXCEPT: A. B. C. D. A change in the temperature of qi. A disruption in the flow of qi. An excess of qi. A shortage of qi. #3 – As it is used in line 49, the word concentrated most nearly means: A. B. C. D. Gathered together. Extracted. Directed to one topic. Paid attention to. #4 – Information in the last paragraph indicates that acupuncture research has given results that: A. Explains some aspects of how acupuncture functions while questioning the methods used in previous studies. B. Thoroughly explain the mechanisms by which acupuncture functions. C. Explain some aspects of how acupuncture functions while leaving some aspects open to further study. D. Do not explain any of the mechanisms by which acupuncture functions. CPW 11th Grade Reading • OK, repeat the questions with your squad members. Discuss and argue with your group members about what the correct answers are. • 60 seconds per question for Squad Mode. • After the group answers, trade answer sheets and launch the Answers Video.