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How to Annotate- Close Reading Iconographic


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An important step in close reading is to annotate, as this allows for greater focus and attention to detail. Keep reading to learn how to annotate when you are practicing the art of close reading.

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How to Annotate- Close Reading Iconographic

  1. 1. A NNOTA TE - CLOSE REA DING UNFA MILIA R VOCA BULA RY HOW TO 1 Circle words you do not know and use context clues to determine the meaning. CONFUSING PA RTS 3 Mark confusing parts and clarify details through re-reading, summarizing, discussion and research. REPEA TED THEMES OR IDEA S 4 Bracket and think about the genre of the work, use of language, and the lessons or morals CHA RA CTER OR A UTHOR' S FEELINGS 5 Note dialogue, descriptions, and what characters do or how the author discusses the subject. NA RRA TOR' S POINT OF VIEW 6 Annotate how the point of view contributes to the story. CONNECTIONS 7 Compare and contrast with other books, what you know, and personal connections to the story. DEEPER MEA NING 8 Underline the important symbols and images. EFFECTIVE WRITING OXFORD TUTORING 9 Identify literary devices, figurative language, and powerful sentences. MA IN IDEA S 2 Star central themes, clues, and details that back up the main idea.