Reading_Analysis_Template_8_24_20.docxPractice Activity: Transcript Elephant in the Room
Title of Article Being Analyzed
A graphic can take several forms:
1.The graphic can be digital annotations on the actual reading. If you do this option then insert the annotations below your template work but within the same document (because you can only submit one file);
2.OR you can insert an outline or digital graphic organizer in this section (if you know how to do this in Word); (do a google search to see what a graphic organizer can look like; the graphic should match the organization of the reading);
- OR you can search for, find, and insert a picture that represents the key ideas (no emoticons).
The graphic is worth 10 points. Delete these instructions before you submit.
Fill in this section with your answers. This section should be complete sentences but not paragraphs. This section is worth 20 points. Delete these instructions before you submit.
G (identify and explain genre and/or source) –
A (audience/readers: explain who and why?) –
P (author’s purpose: identify one or more and explain) – persuade, inform, or entertain/engage
- T (tone/mood of author’s approach to the topic: explain what it is and how you know) –
This section focuses is on what the author states or suggests in the reading and should be written in the 3rd person. This is NOT where you include your opinions or personal feelings on the reading. Summarize the author’s topic, main idea, and key supporting details using your words (you may use up to three lines of quotes; this summary should be your words and not just the author’s copied and pasted). Use the APP outline to organize your thoughts for the summary, but your final submission needs to be in paragraph format. This section should be 250+ words. Be sure to double space. This section is worth 40 points. Delete these instructions and replace with your original content.
This section is your personal reflection or response to the reading and should be written in the 1st person. This section should be 200+ words. Be sure to double space. This section is worth 30 points. Delete these instructions and replace with your original content.
Create an accurate MLA style for the article you have analyzed. You may use your textbook or the Purdue Owl link below as a resource. Be sure to double space and use hanging indentation. This section is worth 10 points. Delete these instructions and replace with your accurate citation.
Purdue OWL link: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/05/