McCarthyism + Annotating

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McCarthyism + Annotating

  1. 1. KWL Chart Know Wonder Learn Warm up: Fill this box with anything you already know about Communism, The Red Scare, McCarthyism, Salem Witch Trials, or Puritans. Look at the articles and predict/ preview what you are going to read... what do you wonder??? We will fill this column in after we read :)
  2. 2. Annotating Markin’ Up the Text
  3. 3. Why Annotate? Annotating helps us set a purpose for reading. Vs.
  4. 4. Purposes What is the author’s purpose for writing? How does this connect with my life? What are the main ideas that the author is trying to get across? How does this relate to the real world? How does this relate to another text? What new information can I gain about this subject? The possibilities are endless.
  5. 5. When annotating... look at TEXT FEATURES to help you understand the text Title Headings Illustrations Graphic aids (diagram, graph, timeline, table) Photos Captions Sidebar Author byline Bold print Definitions What is the genre?: Non-fiction (informational, autobiography, biography) Fiction (novel, short story, poem, graphic novel, etc.)
  6. 6. Thinking about thinking.. .. Metacognition
  7. 7. Thinking + Annotating = showing your metacognition Ask Questions What if.... I wonder why? How come... ?
  8. 8. Other annotating options... to show your metacognition I infer.... The author wants to show.... This relates to my life... b/c... Summarize what you read. I don’t understand b/c... This reminds me of... This is similar to... One conclusion I have is... A historical time period/ event this reminds me of is... b/c
  9. 9. When annotating... Do comment on something specific react and share what you are thinking think about the author’s choices or intentions
  10. 10. When annotating... Don’t Highlight or circle everything Only state your opinion... also think about the purpose you/we set
  11. 11. Annotating Steps 1 + 2 1. Number the paragraphs! 2. Chunk paragraphs “McCarthyism” - draw a line between all 3 paragraphs “The Demons of Salem” - Chunk #1-2/ #3/ #4-5/ #6-8/ #9-10/#11/ #12-14 “Timebends” - Draw a line between paragraphs 1 and 2
  12. 12. Annotating Step 3 + 4: 3. Circle: The Author’s name in each text. Any IMPORTANT Text Features. The MAIN IDEA of the text (OR write the main idea at the top of the article) 4. Underline/Highlight New things you learn about Salem, Puritans, McCarthyism, Communism, Arthur Miller, etc.
  13. 13. Annotating Step 5 + 6 5. Left Margin Summarize what the author says in each paragraph Use less than 10 words! 6. Right Margins Ask a Question Draw a picture of what the author is saying Use another metacognition strategy!

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