Class critical reading exercise
Get together with two people to analyze one of these paragraphs of "A Windstorm in the Forest"
11. and 12.
Here are some things to look for:
beginning, middle and end--climax
central impression and point
transitions from previous and to next paragraph
relation to chapter title and to first paragraph
emotional buildup or contrast
interesting uses of language
Ńsound and sense
-- factual observations and causal explanations