In this close reading activity, students will read the excerpt from Ch. 2 and answer questions based on the text. A special focus is made on strategies of argument and strategies of narrative, two important elements found in journalistic fare.
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Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.