Questions at the end of the text
Headings, photos, graphics, and diagrams
New vocabulary words
Text features help the author to describe the information he is writing about by adding pictures, photos, and diagrams that illustrate what the author writes about.
Text features help the author to describe one thing in the paragraphs with words, and something different in the photos and diagrams that are found near the paragraphs.
Text features help keep the reader’s interest by distracting the reader from the boring paragraphs using interesting and colorful photos and diagrams.
Technology has improved how many different sports are played.
Technology is more important than sports.
Most athletes are also sports scientists and engineers.
Problem--- Idea for a Solution--- Create Model--- Test. This describes how a Sports Engineer works to improve something about a sport.
Idea for a Solution-- Problem--- Test--- Create Model. This describes how athletes describe probelms to Sports Engineers.
Problem--- Test--- Create model--- Idea for a solution. This describes how the author would begin to solve a problem found in a particular sport.
How racquet ball and tennis have improved over the years because of better rackets.
How technology has improved the sport of tennis, including advances in tennis rackets.
How the game of tennis has changed from a really noisy sport with a lot of racket to a very quiet sport because of better technology.
“What a racket!” is not funny. There is no humor in this text feature. Text features cannot be funny!
“What a racket!” is funny because it usually means “That is so noisy!” but in this case means that the tennis racket has gotten better and better over the years thanks to improved technology. Double meanings are funny!
“What a racket!” is funny because the author actually means, “What else would you use to play tennis except a racket?” It is funny to re-state something everyone already knows!
The paragraph heading, “More Bounce to the Ball” and the vocabulary word highlighted in yellow, process. These help the reader to understand the words the author uses in the paragraph.
The paragraph heading, “More Bounce to the Ball” and the diagram of how a tennis ball is put together. These help to describe what the paragraph will be about, and help the reader understand the information in the paragraph by adding pictures to go with the words.
The diagram of how a tennis ball is put together, and the vocabulary word highlighted in yellow, process. These help the reader to understand why a tennis ball bounces.
The heading, “Higher and Faster,” the subheading, “Jump Higher,” and the photograph of the pole vaulter. These txt features show that the author plans to discuss how technology has helped pole vaulters to jump higher by changing the material that their poles are made of
Read about how technology has helped wheelchair athletes to compete with faster, high tech wheel chairs.
Both answers are correct—please show text evidence to support your answer!
Read about how advances in technology have helped runners to go faster by improving their tracks, shoes, and clothing
Football, tennis, and soccer
Biking, running, and pole vaulting
Football, skiing, and biking
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