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Lesson 2 covers that communicate


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Lesson 2 covers that communicate

  2. 2. Idiom – an expression that does not mean what it literally says <ul><li>You can’t judge a book by it’s cover. </li></ul><ul><li>The bigger they are, the harder they fall. </li></ul><ul><li>Start from scratch. </li></ul><ul><li>Add fuel to the fire. </li></ul><ul><li>As sick as a dog. </li></ul><ul><li>Like the back of my hand. </li></ul><ul><li>Biting of more than you can chew. </li></ul><ul><li>Cold Turkey </li></ul>Once you have completed your list, write down the literal meaning of each idiom.
  3. 3. Identifying Audience & Purpose <ul><li>Writers write with a purpose (for example, to give their reader information, to entertain). Writers also keep their audience (for example, adults, young children, women, men, hikers) in mind. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the title. What kind of information does it provide? A title will often reveal the purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the photos or pictures. Visuals will often contain important information about the purpose or audience of a book, magazine or website. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at any subtitles, captions, or other text on the cover. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Review covers on pages 2 & 3. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete section A with a partner. Use the following chart to organize your ideas. </li></ul>Points First Cover SAMPLE Second Cover Purpose Non-fiction, informational Audience Motor Cycle Enthusiasts Content How to ride skillfully Design Connects directly to content, large graphic & text, easy to read Appeal Lack of excitement
  5. 5. <ul><li>EXTENSION </li></ul><ul><li>Choose one of the covers on pages 2 & 3 and sketch how you would change it to make it more appealing to you, or your peers. </li></ul><ul><li>Find a classmate who chose the same cover. Discuss your options & share your ideas with the class. </li></ul>