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Annotating Text

Annotating Text


Annotating Text

In this activity, annotate an excerpt from Solomon Northup's Twelve Years a Slave and then provide a written response about the passage.

This interactive activity is one of 10 featured in Reading and Writing in the Disciplines. It focuses on annotation, an important strategy for close reading. To learn more about close reading and explore another interactive activity about it, go to Close Reading in Unit 3. To see how strategies for close reading are used within another discipline, explore Close Reading in History/Social Studies Unit 6.

To check out other activities in this course, go to the Browse All Media page and filter results for Media Type: Interactive.