INFORMATIONAL (NONFICTION) Within the Text Beyond the Text About the Text What is the sub-genre of this text? Provide a minimum of 3 pieces of evidence to support your thinking. What kind of information did you already know that helped you as you read this text? How did having this prior knowledge help you? Provide a minimum of 3 specific examples. Select a sentence from the text that particularly interested you. Write the sentence and page # and describe in detail what you liked about it. From what perspective is this text told: first, second, or third person? Explain how you know and provide at minimum of 2 specific examples. What kind of people would be interested in reading this text? Explain your thinking. Provide a minimum of 2 specific examples. Select a paragraph from the book that you found particularly descriptive. Write down the page # and a minimum of 3 uses of descriptive language from that paragraph. Explain how the author’s descriptive language helped you as a reader. Be specific. What was the main topic of this text? Explain how you know this was the main idea by giving a minimum of two specific examples. How did this text make you feel? Provide a minimum of 3 specific pieces of evidence to support your thinking. Describe in detail a minimum of four different nonfiction text features that the author used. Explain how these features helped you as a reader. What is the author’s message of the text? Provide a minimum of 3 pieces of evidence to support your thinking. (Author’s message is different from the main topic in that it has a little more detail and sometimes an opinion in it.) Briefly describe what kind of information was provided by this text. Then write about the type of information about the same subject that was not provided. What would have been a good way for the author to present that information? For example: a chart, fun facts, glossary, another sub-section…? Explain why you feel this would be helpful to the reader. Write about three places in the text in which the author was clearly expressing an opinion about the topic. How do you know these were opinion statements? Provide the page # of the 3 places. Describe 3 different times in the text in which you had a strong reaction. What was the text about and what was your reaction? Be specific in describing your reactions. What are three deep questions you still have after reading this text? These questions cannot be yes or no responses.. Describe three different examples of figurative language used by the author. Write the page number of each, what type of figurative language, the words the author used. What was some of the new information you learned from this text? Why is this information important? Provide a minimum of 3 examples. Rate this book on a scale of 1 - 5, with 1 being “It was lousy” to 5 being “It was awesome!”. Provide a minimum of three pieces of specific evidence to support your evaluation. Identify two different words you did not know. For each word, write the word, the page number, and the sentence it was in. Then try to decode each word. Tell whether you used context, schema, morphemes or all three.