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Critical Reading Annotation Exercise

Critical Reading Annotation Exercise by Linda Miles

Learning Objective(s): Students will apply critical reading annotation techniques, in order to develop a strong and nuanced understanding of an academic text. Students will recognize key concepts, arguments, and rhetorical strategies within a text, in order to effectively incorporate evidence from the text in their own writing.

Materials: Critical Reading Annotation Exercise – Instructions for Students (CriticalReadingAnnotation-StudentInstructions), academic texts to be analyzed

Time: a single class period with additional practice throughout the course

Critical Reading Annotation Exercise by Linda Miles is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Create an Outline Worksheet

Create an Outline Worksheet by Linda Miles

Learning Objective(s): Students will organize their evidence and notes about that evidence according to the main points they will express in their paper.

Materials: Create an Outline Worksheet

Time: asynchronous - may be revised throughout the project

Create an Outline Worksheet by Linda Miles is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.