ANNOTATION: How to Mark a Passage with Love
Why annotate? Marking a passage as you read helps you become an  ACTIVE  reader – it keeps you  AWAKE .  It helps you  REM...
So…What does annotation look like?
 
 
How Do I Annotate? What do I write?
Some ideas & suggestions: <ul><li>Question marks, exclamation points, smilies, other emoticons </li></ul><ul><li>Underline...
Annotation Assignment Read the excerpt from Charles Dickens’  Great Expectations  (a long but FABULOUS read, by the way)  ...
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Annotation How To Mark A Passage With Love

  1. 1. ANNOTATION: How to Mark a Passage with Love
  2. 2. Why annotate? Marking a passage as you read helps you become an ACTIVE reader – it keeps you AWAKE . It helps you REMEMBER the conversation you had with the text.
  3. 3. So…What does annotation look like?
  4. 6. How Do I Annotate? What do I write?
  5. 7. Some ideas & suggestions: <ul><li>Question marks, exclamation points, smilies, other emoticons </li></ul><ul><li>Underline or highlight key words/phrases, draw arrows </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize in margins </li></ul><ul><li>Bracket important selections </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-reference to other parts of text </li></ul><ul><li>Comments – agree or disagree </li></ul><ul><li>Personal connections </li></ul><ul><li>Random associations (this reminds me of) </li></ul><ul><li>Circle/underline figurative devices </li></ul>
  6. 8. Annotation Assignment Read the excerpt from Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations (a long but FABULOUS read, by the way) and try your hand at annotation…we will discuss what you marked in the text in TOMORROW…

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