Lit Lesson by Nicole Oddo
When a bus driver takes a break, he asks the reader to make sure the pigeon doesn’t drive the bus. The pigeon begs and pleads and tries to persuade the reader to allow him to drive the bus.
Determine and analyze author’s purpose; support with text.
Recognize literary elements (genre, plot, character, setting problem/resolution, theme).
Flip the sound.
Read text as the author would say it, conveying meaning or feeling.
Use punctuation to enhance phrasing and prosody (end marks, commas, etc.).