Being an American
Introduction to Reading

Chapter 1, section 1

Read pp. 2-10 in the textbook.

  • For each of the RED headings, create a GIST according to the following guidelines.
  • A GIST is a summary of the reading in a predetermined number of words. Focus on new concepts, vocabulary & facts.
  • For each of the 7 red headings in the reading, illustrate, organize or take down no more than 3 sentences.
  • Your assignment may be no more than 1 page long.
  • Suggestions: Graphic organizer, heading/summary, idea webs, Cornell notes, etc. CREATE!
1.1 Assignment - Google Slides