Chapter 6.2

344 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
344
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Chapter 6.2

  1. 1. Chapter 6: Following the Author’s Thought Patterns
  2. 2. What is a Thought Pattern?  It is the way an author organizes the information.
  3. 3. Why is it important for me to recognize the author’s thought pattern?  If you can recognize the way a passage is organized,  You will be able to make accurate predictions  You can make better study charts/ notes for review
  4. 4. There are 6 Common Thought Patterns  Illustration/ Example  Definition  Comparison/Contrast  Cause/ Effect  Classification  Chronological Order/ Process
  5. 5. Group Work: Jigsaw  I will split the class up into 6 groups.  Each group is responsible for  Teaching the concept to the class  What are the characteristics?  When is that type of organization used?  Providing an example  Choosing an exercise to do with the class (from the book or original)
  6. 6. Other Useful Patterns of Organization (pages 216- 218)  Statement and Clarification  Summary  Addition  Spatial Order
  7. 7. Statement and Clarification  Indicates that information explaining an idea or concept will follow  Corrects misconceptions  Prove a statement with additional details
  8. 8. Summary  Indicates that a condensed review of an idea or piece of writing will follow  Provides key points  Textbooks summarize research that supports main points  Shakespeare texts often summarize acts or scenes
  9. 9. Addition  Indicates that additional information will follow  Similar to clarification, but expands, not just explains
  10. 10. Spatial Order  Describes physical location or position in space  Used only in certain disciplines  Directions  Photography  Setting  Auto tech
  11. 11. Remember: Use Transition Words  Recognize which transition words are used with each organizational structure.  Use appropriate transition words in your own writing.

×