Higher – Close Reading Essential Pointers

U     These MUST be answered in your own words.
A     These MUST include a direct reference to the text. (A quote)
E      These MUST include a direct reference to the text. (A quote)
·      Quotations should be a maximum of eight words.
·      Word choice quotations should be a single word.
·      Structure questions need you to highlight: sentence length, punctuation, contrasting ideas
·      Word choice questions need you to highlight the connotations of a given word.
·      Imagery questions need you to highlight a simile or a metaphor.
·      Similes and metaphors must be explained literally AND metaphorically.
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