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Unformatted text preview: without the kids, gives me the opportunity. It poses a big distraction when I am reading, so I make sure to fight the urge to turn the TV on. Focusing on the article, I did not find it emotionally involving. I have never giving a business presentation, so I cannot relate to the topic. In another class, I will be giving my first proposal, so I think the information might come in handy. The reading purpose I employed was Purpose 3: Read for practical application. Vocabulary Words: 1. Cognitive: a) Concerned with acquisition of knowledge; Relating to the process of acquiring knowledge by the use of reasoning, intuition or perception b) Relating to thought; relating to thought processes 2. Protagonist: a) Main character; the most important character in a novel, play, story or other literary work b) Leading figure; a main participant in an event such as a contest or dispute...
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- Spring '09