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
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