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Thursday Warm-up March 10, 2011

Posted by garvoille in Uncategorized.
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  1. Copy and paste the quotes and notes between the **** from this group’s research into the bottom of your group GoogleDoc.
  2. As a group, reorganize the information. Put all the positive reviews near each other, all the negative reviews near each other.
  3. Then, as a group, turn these quotes into sentences using the list of words and syntaxes provided.

Keywords: COMPLIMENTED, PRAISED, SAID, NOTED, EXPLAINED, WROTE, ADDED, CALLED it a, COMMENTED, AGREED, DISAGREED, CRITICIZED, COMPLAINED

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==Reception==

Intro sentence: The Lightning Thief received mostly positive reviews.

“perfectly paced, with electrifying moments chasing each other like heartbeats” (Bill 1 – New York Times)

“[r]eaders will be eager to follow the young protagonist’s next move” (Bill 2 – Kirkus)

“choppy” writing (Jenny 1 – Common Sense Media)

shallow characters (Jenny 1 – Common Sense Media)

4 stars out of 5 (Jenny 1 – Common Sense Media)

“A fantastic blend of myth and modern” (Janet 1 – Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl)

“”swift and humorous” (Ruth 1 – Publishers Weekly)

would “leave many readers eager for the next installment.” (Ruth 1 – Publishers Weekly)

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Done? Label each of your green cards with your name and a number (1 for your first, 2 for your second, etc.). Then, type up your notes and quotes putting your name and number in parenthesis after each piece of information.

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