RI3.8: Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
Questions for Home
How was the text written? (comparison, cause/effect, or sequential order)
How does the author connect the ideas in each of the paragraphs to the topic of the text?
How are the important ideas connected to the main idea?
Can you tell me something else that you have read that was written this way?
What details were important?
How does the sentence connect with what we read earlier?
What organizational pattern was used to write this text?
Which step comes first? After that?
What happened first? After that?
Can you tell me how these ideas are the same? Can you tell me how they are different?