Critical Reading 2013 Finding the argument and questioning the text. Take the text you would like to work on. You may research about anything as the main source of information that will help answer the questions below. Skim the text to get a general idea then re-read using the questions below. Jump forwards and backwards as necessary and fill in the table below., My text title: 2026202620262026202620262026202620262026202620262026202620262026202620262026202620262026202620262026202620262026202620262026202620262026.., 1.What does the title, author2019s name and date of publication tell me about the text?, 2. What is the writer2019s main argument (what does the writer want me to believe)?, 3.What supporting reasons does he/she give? Do the reasons seem credible?, 4.Does anything the writer say agree/disagree with something you have already read? How?, 5.What does the language, tone and approach of the text tell me about the writer?, “6..What biases or values can you notice in the writers argument?”, 7.What words and ideas are valued in the text or represented by the author in a positive way? What are the opposites of these words and ideas?, 8.Are alternative viewpoints (counterarguments) presented? How are they dealt with?,



Critical Reading – Finding the argument and questioning the text. Take the text you would like to work on. You may research about anything as the main source of information that will help answer the questions below. Skim the text to get a general idea then re-read using the questions below. Jump forwards and backwards as necessary and fill in the table below.


My text title: …………………………………………………………………………………………..
1.What does the title, author’s name and date of publication tell me about the text?

2. What is the writer’s main argument (what does the writer want me to believe)?

3.What supporting reasons does he/she give? Do the reasons seem credible?

4.Does anything the writer say agree/disagree with something you have already read? How?

5.What does the language, tone and approach of the text tell me about the writer?

6..What biases or values can you notice in the writers argument?

7.What words and ideas are valued in the text or represented by the author in a positive way? What are the opposites of these words and ideas?

8.Are alternative viewpoints (counterarguments) presented? How are they dealt with?


Answer:

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