Close Reading and Writing From Sources by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey

By Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey

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Note. Bolded standards make specific reference to elements of narration. ” Another student talks about a text and points to the sentence that transformed his understanding. A team of students engaged in a debate use information to support a line of reasoning. The use of evidence allows readers and listeners to understand. In writing and discussion, evidence is described in terms of the larger form of discourse known as rhetoric. Because rhetorical principles 24 matter, we ask young speakers and writers as they prepare: Who is your audience?

Without an audience, speaking and writing wither. After all, why produce anything at all if no one is listening? When we teach about audience, we should also be talking about how understanding your listener or reader shapes the selection of evidence. We’ll return to Doug’s meeting with the ninth-grade team. He subsequently met with school administrators and the parent-teacher organization. In each case, his selection of evidence was influenced by the audience. The administrative team was interested in the nuts and bolts, while the parent-teacher organization wanted information on how it could support and extend the initiative.

Students across the disciplines find themselves reading primary sources of information written close to the time in which an event occurred. In history, these include newspaper articles, letters and diaries, maps, and other documents that are first-hand accounts. Secondary sources are those that were developed after the event in question, where the author had no direct knowledge. These can include biographies of deceased individuals and films of historical events. Tertiary sources are those that are compiled, such as history textbooks.

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