#145 Wednesday 4/21/10 Name ______________ Classwork Folder # ____ Class______________ Frame of Reference: We are more than just rats in an experiment, hamsters on a wheel. We are thinking people. As we are reading excerpts from this Non-Fiction text, we are also using meta-cognition, we are thinking about what the author was thinking. Cognition questions represent about 30% of the EOG questions. Cognition comes from the latin word cog meaning to think. Cognition questions ask students to think about identifying purpose, main ideas, recognizing supporting details, vocabulary with context clues) Instructions 1. Use the Bridge Map to explain this figurative expression “Reality is a great teacher”, _____reality ___________________________________________ Teacher learning to study more 2. How does Peck, a computer, and a bumper sticker help to support his opinion? 3. What did the author want you to consider as he said, “Then I wondered why I was laughing?” 4. What are some I statements that the author uses that are clues to his feelings about this selection? 5. On a scale of 1 to 10 how important is this lesson?, explain. #145 Wednesday 4/21/10 Name ______________ Homework Folder # ____ Class______________ Instructions 6. Look for underline passages for an example of figurative language and then use the bridge map to explain the relationship __________________________________________________ 7. What details (give at least three) did the author use to support his opinion? 8. What did the author want you to consider as you read this selection about courage? 9. What is the main problem or conflict in the selection? 10. What did you not like in this section or what would you have added to this section?
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