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