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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Homework Due 4/12/13

Part 2: On a separate sheet of paper, answer the following questions about the Tony Hawk & Shawn White handout.
*Answers must be in complete sentences.

1. What is the essential message of this article?
2. Identify three details from the text that support the essential message from question 1.
3. What assumption could be made about the relationship between Hawk and White? Why?
4. In the text, what does the word "aspirations" mean?
5. What advantage does Tony Hawk claim to have over Shaun White in the skateboarding video game market?
6. Which two types of text structures are used throughout the passage and why?

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