About this Assignment
In this assignment, you will learn strategies to take apart dense readings and to deepen comprehension by doing the following:
Identify explicit and implicit textual information, including main ideas, overall effect, and any possible "arguments" made by the text.
Identify and evaluate devices the author uses to create tone and support an argument, idea, attitude, or purpose.
Draw and support complex inferences from the text to summarize, draw conclusions, and distinguish facts from simple assertions.
- Identify and analyze how an author's use of language appeals to the senses, creates imagery, and suggests mood.