Part 3: Using Media to Extend Understanding of an Informational Text
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What could be added to an audio version of this text that would best enhance the listening experience?
A recording of the song "March of the Women"
To engage the reader, the author
Asks a thought-provoking question.
In an audio version, stressing the word "branding" would do what for the listener?
Emphasize the word's importance and the idea that follows
The author hooks the reader by asking a question that
NOT Causes the reader to the think about plants that are grown to make tea.
What an object conveys about the important events, advancements, and people of a specific time period is called the
In the future, which object will be historically significant as a representation of the 2000s?
Which technique does the author use to engage the reader?
Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, was one of the media stars of the First World War. The famous recruitment poster has him pointing straight at us in full uniform, finger in the foreground, handlebar moustache not far behind, with the words 'Your country needs YOU'.
The author provides a description
How does the author's hook engage the reader?
It makes the reader wonder how the quotation from the poem relates to the topic of the passage.
Why does the author include this description of the penny in beginning of the chapter?
To make the reader visualize the coin and become interested in learning more about the culturally significant artifact
How does the author engage the reader?
By presenting a series of interesting facts that make the reader curious about the significance of the Benin Bronzes
What does the suffragette-defaced penny reveal about life in England during that time period?
That women wanted to change existing laws and gain the right to vote
Which techniques are used to engage a reader? Check all that apply.
1. Using a quotation
2. Giving an anecdote
3. Presenting a series of interesting facts
4. Asking a thought-provoking question
What would be a benefit of reading this text rather than listening to an audio version of it?
The reader could set his or her own pace and reread parts for clarity.