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Unit 3: Discovering Implied Meaning Click on NROC Developmental English Course: Complete Unit 3 View the Introduction video (1:55). As you watch, take notes on the following items in your notebook : Define implies. It hints at something but doesn’t directly state it List 3 places meanings exist in texts. On the lines: what the words say, Between the lines: what words suggest, Beyond the lines: connect text with your own experience Define subtext. An underlying and often distinct theme in a piece of writing or conversation Identify writing assignment you will complete in this unit. The writing assignment will be on ourselves. We will write a 2-3 paragraph of The moment that changed everything. View the Pre-Reading video (7:43). As you watch, take notes on the following items in your notebook. 1. College level reading requires preparation to fully comprehend. 2. What does implied mean? To carefully unlock hints to tell what the author is really writing about 3. What are the four strategies of pre-reading? Reading overview, Preview, Connect the reading, Make predictions and ask questions 11. Read the first sentence (only) of each paragraph. 12. Read the concluding paragraph. 13. List important words/ideas (at least 3) from the concluding paragraph. These words should have high emotional attachments. Washington D.C, Colored, Racism 14. Now, its time to connect to the reading. The essay has several themes. One is P a g e | 1

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