Welcome to Developmental Reading<br />Sharon May<br />Adjunct Professor<br />
Thinking with a pen:<br />Why are you here in this class?<br />That means think and write down your thoughts<br />So Why A...
Whether you know it or not you have joined a club – the club of academia.  Now you need to learn the language, the lingo, ...
What do these careers have in common?<br />Doctor<br />Lawyer<br />Auto Mechanic<br />They all have their own lingo<br />
Reading Lingo<br />Main Idea<br />Topic sentence<br />Thesis<br />Topic<br />Thesis statement<br />Implied Main Idea<br />...
Main Idea<br />
Main Idea<br />A one sentence summary<br />An umbrella statement covering all content within the passage<br />
Topic + Controlling Idea = Main Idea<br />Topic:  Who or what?<br />Controlling Idea: What about that who or what?<br />Ma...
Main Idea<br />one concept, many names<br />
Paragraph:  Main Idea<br />Essay:  Thesis<br />Passage:  Central Point<br />Main Idea<br />
Main Idea<br />Thesis<br />Central Point<br />Same concepts, different terminology<br />Can cause confusion when in a test...
Video games are bad for kids<br />Why?  <br />They are violent, use profanity, and <br />have adult subject matter<br />Ex...
Example Essay<br />Thesis Statement:  Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br /...
Violent Content<br />Offensive Language<br />Adult Themes (theft, rape, death, etc.)<br />Support for Thesis<br />
Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.  One reason is the content within the game...
Violent content<br />	Games are often based on one character killing off other characters in order to beat various levels ...
Offensive Language<br />	The language in video games often contain profanity and other inappropriate words for children.  ...
Adult Themes<br />	Some video games have the characters doing dirty deeds to earn points such as stealing cars and raping ...
What is the main idea of paragraph three?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature cont...
Intro Paragraph<br />Violent Content<br />Offensive Language<br />Adult Themes (theft, rape, death, etc.)<br />Reminder<br />
What is the main idea of paragraph three?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature cont...
What is the main idea of paragraph two?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature conten...
Intro Paragraph<br />Violent Content<br />Offensive Language<br />Adult Themes (theft, rape, death, etc.)<br />Reminder<br />
What is the main idea of paragraph two?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature conten...
What is the thesis of this essay?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br ...
What is the thesis of this essay?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br ...
Types of Main Idea<br />
Two Types of Main Idea<br />Stated Main Idea<br />Paragraph = Topic sentence<br />Essay = Thesis Statement<br />Implied Ma...
Imply - Infer<br />Imply<br />Don’t say it outright<br />Example:  Honey, will you take out the trash?<br />Infer<br />Rea...
Author’s Purpose<br />
Why the author wrote what they did <br />Three General Purposes:<br />Inform (textbooks, research articles, etc.)<br />Per...
Directly Linked to Main Idea<br />Author’s Purpose<br />
Pattern of Organization<br />
How the author organizes his thoughts<br />Patterns of Organization<br />
MI = Main Idea<br />P = Purpose<br />P = Pattern<br />All three are intertwined<br />Remember MI PP<br />
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Reading vocab 1

  1. 1. Welcome to Developmental Reading<br />Sharon May<br />Adjunct Professor<br />
  2. 2. Thinking with a pen:<br />Why are you here in this class?<br />That means think and write down your thoughts<br />So Why Are You Here?<br />
  3. 3. Whether you know it or not you have joined a club – the club of academia. Now you need to learn the language, the lingo, of your new club. Think of this class as part of your initiation…<br />Welcome to the Club<br />
  4. 4. What do these careers have in common?<br />Doctor<br />Lawyer<br />Auto Mechanic<br />They all have their own lingo<br />
  5. 5. Reading Lingo<br />Main Idea<br />Topic sentence<br />Thesis<br />Topic<br />Thesis statement<br />Implied Main Idea<br />Stated Main Idea<br />Context clues<br />Inferences<br />Organizational Patterns<br />Transition Words<br />Fact & Opinion<br />Relationships Between sentences<br />Relationships Within sentences<br />Author’s Purpose<br />Bias<br />Tone<br />
  6. 6. Main Idea<br />
  7. 7. Main Idea<br />A one sentence summary<br />An umbrella statement covering all content within the passage<br />
  8. 8. Topic + Controlling Idea = Main Idea<br />Topic: Who or what?<br />Controlling Idea: What about that who or what?<br />Main Idea<br />
  9. 9. Main Idea<br />one concept, many names<br />
  10. 10. Paragraph: Main Idea<br />Essay: Thesis<br />Passage: Central Point<br />Main Idea<br />
  11. 11. Main Idea<br />Thesis<br />Central Point<br />Same concepts, different terminology<br />Can cause confusion when in a test situation<br />Main Idea<br />
  12. 12. Video games are bad for kids<br />Why? <br />They are violent, use profanity, and <br />have adult subject matter<br />Example Essay<br />
  13. 13. Example Essay<br />Thesis Statement: Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br />(notice how the thesis sounds like an argument)<br />
  14. 14. Violent Content<br />Offensive Language<br />Adult Themes (theft, rape, death, etc.)<br />Support for Thesis<br />
  15. 15. Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content. One reason is the content within the games is often of a violent nature with members killing off other characters. Another reason is that many games use offensive language. The themes within the games are also too mature for children. For example, some games deal with murder, theft, rape, and other questionable subject matter.<br />Paragraph One<br />
  16. 16. Violent content<br /> Games are often based on one character killing off other characters in order to beat various levels and progress through the game. This is an inappropriate activity for children…Blah blah blah….<br />Paragraph Two<br />
  17. 17. Offensive Language<br /> The language in video games often contain profanity and other inappropriate words for children. Blah, blah, blah…<br />Paragraph Three<br />
  18. 18. Adult Themes<br /> Some video games have the characters doing dirty deeds to earn points such as stealing cars and raping women. This subject matter is far too mature for children to be exposed to… yadda, yadda, yadda…<br />Paragraph Four<br />
  19. 19. What is the main idea of paragraph three?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br />Video games contain too much violence for children.<br />The language in video games often contain profanity and other inappropriate words for children. <br />The subject matter in video games is inappropriate for children.<br />TEST TIME<br />
  20. 20. Intro Paragraph<br />Violent Content<br />Offensive Language<br />Adult Themes (theft, rape, death, etc.)<br />Reminder<br />
  21. 21. What is the main idea of paragraph three?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br />Video games contain too much violence for children.<br />The language in video games often contains profanity and other inappropriate words for children. <br />The subject matter in video games is inappropriate for children.<br />TEST TIME<br />
  22. 22. What is the main idea of paragraph two?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br />Video games contain too much violence for children.<br />The language in video games often contains profanity and other inappropriate words for children.<br />The subject matter in video games is inappropriate for children.<br />TEST TIME<br />
  23. 23. Intro Paragraph<br />Violent Content<br />Offensive Language<br />Adult Themes (theft, rape, death, etc.)<br />Reminder<br />
  24. 24. What is the main idea of paragraph two?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br />Video games contain too much violence for children.<br />The language in video games often contains profanity and other inappropriate words for children.<br />The subject matter in video games is inappropriate for children.<br />TEST TIME<br />
  25. 25. What is the thesis of this essay?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br />Video games contain too much violence for children.<br />The language in video games often contains profanity and other inappropriate words for children.<br />The subject matter in video games is inappropriate for children.<br />TEST TIME<br />
  26. 26. What is the thesis of this essay?<br />Children should not be allowed to play video games due to their mature content.<br />Video games contain too much violence for children.<br />The language in video games often contains profanity and other inappropriate words for children.<br />The subject matter in video games is inappropriate for children.<br />TEST TIME<br />
  27. 27. Types of Main Idea<br />
  28. 28. Two Types of Main Idea<br />Stated Main Idea<br />Paragraph = Topic sentence<br />Essay = Thesis Statement<br />Implied Main Idea<br />Not actually written in the paragraph, essay, or passage<br />You have to infer it on your own<br />
  29. 29. Imply - Infer<br />Imply<br />Don’t say it outright<br />Example: Honey, will you take out the trash?<br />Infer<br />Read between the lines / put the pieces together<br />She wants me to take the trash out right now.<br />
  30. 30. Author’s Purpose<br />
  31. 31. Why the author wrote what they did <br />Three General Purposes:<br />Inform (textbooks, research articles, etc.)<br />Persuade <br />Entertain<br />Author’s Purpose<br />
  32. 32. Directly Linked to Main Idea<br />Author’s Purpose<br />
  33. 33. Pattern of Organization<br />
  34. 34. How the author organizes his thoughts<br />Patterns of Organization<br />
  35. 35. MI = Main Idea<br />P = Purpose<br />P = Pattern<br />All three are intertwined<br />Remember MI PP<br />
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