Textbook Analysis

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Verb tense | Verbs from text | | Simple present | She thought | | Present progressive | Sit here mending | | Present perfect | have not looked | | Simple present, passive voice | is called | | Simple past | She heard | | Past progressive | was looking | | Past perfect | Wishing Had not been enough | | Past perfect progressive | Had been living | | Simple future | will look, will help, will continue | | Future progressive | will be waiting | | Future, passive voice | will be finished | | Modal, possibility | Could see | | The portion of text I chose for this assignment is from Magadalena Looking by Susan Vreeland. This story is part of the tenth grade Literature book used by Columbus City Schoools from the Prentice Hall series. This book is a supplemental text given to teachers to encourage differentiated instruction. It is described as a “Reader’s Notebook” and is designed to be used in a grade ten classroom.

Part ll: Vocabulary The text contains vocabulary exercises with highlighted vocabulary words. I found the definitions to be rather lengthy and I have shortened them to make them more appropriate for tenth grade ELL students. * Auction-sold in public for the highest price * Chronology-in order of time * Defiance-against authority or what you are told * Entailed-involved or required * Erode- to wear away, to decrease * Locales-location * Whim-sudden impulse, without much thought * Yield- to produce * Persistent- won’t give up * Keen- fine * Thrust- push * Mend(ing)- fixing clothing * Snap(ped)- finally broke, lost her temper * Frown- opposite of smile * Momentous- very special * Dislodge- take away or loosen Part lll According to my analysis of the text, the story Magdalena Looking is very comprehensible…...

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