Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Multimodal follw up -- good and bad


Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Multimodal follw up -- good and bad

  1. 1. reading skills WHERE WE’RE AT THE GOOD & THE BAD
  2. 2. predictions THE GOOD THE BAD •  In-depth, thoughtful, meaningful predictions supported by text clues which explain and defend •  Not giving basis for prediction o  Must explain the text clue you’re using. o  Need to be able to defend your prediction! •  Surface-level/basic statements which lacked a prediction •  “I predict Calvin’s project will not be very good because things that are done rushed and last- minute typically aren’t your best work.” (Calvin and Hobbes comic) •  Macklemore wanted to confront homosexual stereotypes based on the first few lyrics and the specific line “Bunch of sterotypes all in my head/ A preconceived idea of what it all meant” (“Same Love”) •  “An ad for a tablet.” (Windows magazine ad) •  “He likes trees.” (Tree of Life painting)
  3. 3. questions THE GOOD THE BAD •  Meaningful questions that would require both text clues and schema to develop an inference •  Questions that would promote great discussion and deeper understanding of the text •  Asking what is already answered within the text •  Asking irrelevant or unimportant questions •  Why did the director choose happy music while the scenes seem dramatic and negative? (Shawshank Redemption trailer) •  What do the fighting stuffed animals represent? (“Radioactive” music video) •  “Will this comic be funny?” (Calvin and Hobbes comic) •  “How does the movie end?” (Shawshank Redemption trailer)
  4. 4. connections THE GOOD THE BAD •  Specific, thoughtful connections which clearly state how they helped better understanding of the text •  Simply writing “text-to-______”. Explain! •  Unimportant connections; ones that do not add to understanding of the text •  Connections that lack explanation; how does the connection help your understanding? •  “I’ve seen men on Lockup Raw who describe how miserable jail is. It’s understandable why the man is trying to escape the harsh life behind bars.” (Shawshank Redemption trailer) •  “I have a gay friend. It is sad to see the harsh words some people say to him. He is definitely stereotyped by others.” (“Same Love” lyrics) •  “I’ve watched a show about jail before.” (Shawshank Redemption trailer) •  “Everyone at East is prejudice.” (“Same Love” lyrics)
  5. 5. tone THE GOOD THE BAD •  Tone should be an adjective which describes the author’s attitude toward the subject of his/her piece. •  Tone is not about us as readers; it is all about the author and his/her attitude! •  “I think Macklemore’s attitude is passionate. He clearly feels strongly about this topic and is passionate about getting his message out there.” (Macklemore’s “Same Love”) •  “He is very sarcastic. Like his line about torturing a confession out of it. He’s making fun of people who take poetry too seriously in a sarcastic way.” (Billy Collins’s poem) •  “To make the audience sad.” (Tree of Life painting) • “He wants us to feel guilty and stop hating one another.” (Macklemore’s “Same Love”)
  6. 6. theme THE GOOD THE BAD •  Complete statements which state the topic of the message as well as the opinion presented in the text •  One-word topics •  Cliché statements •  “Everyone deserves a life free of stereotypes and with equal rights.” (Macklemore’s “Same Love”) •  “Take time to explore and simply enjoy poetry.” (Billy Collins’s poem) •  “Equality.” (Macklemore’s “Same Love”) •  “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.” (Billy Collins’s poem)