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Close Reading "A Taste of Sticky Rice..."

This sequence of lessons is based on text-dependent questions that are answered through a close reading of the Smithsonian.com article, "A Taste of Sticky Rice".

Lessons

  • Day 1 - "A Taste of Sticky Rice..."

    In this lesson you will learn how an author introduces a text by linking an author’s “hook” to the central ideas in a text.

  • Day 2 - "A Taste of Sticky Rice..."

    In this lesson you will learn how an author uses text structure by analyzing how two text structures work together to develop a central idea.

  • Day 3 - "A Taste of Sticky Rice..."

    In this lesson you will learn how an author develops an important idea by using textual clues to create a “mental picture” of that idea.

  • Day 4 - "A Taste of Sticky Rice..."

    In this lesson you will learn how an author develops a key idea by inferring on the way details support a key idea.

  • Day 5 - "A Taste of Sticky Rice..."

    In this lesson you will learn how an author conveys a point of view by connecting textual details to that point of view.

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