Non Fiction Writing by Tegan (Role of Author (Authors Influence: include…
Non Fiction Writing by Tegan
presents details in time order
In the early days, a few black ball players managed to play on integrated minor league teams. A few even made it to the majors, but by the turn of the century, black players were shut out of the major leagues until after World War II.
Cause and Effect:
shows the relationship among the events
Thomas Lincoln was thinking about moving again. Lately he had heard glowing reports about Illinois where instead of forests there were endless prairies and rich black soil.
Compare and Contrast:
shows the ways in which two or more
subjects are similar and different
Bulb by bulb, not candles, but bulb by bulb.
Role of Author
include the authors heritage culture and personal beliefs
I write because there's a need to have book for, by, and about the African American experience and how we helped to develop this country.
the way he or she puts ideas into words
I knew then that "w-a-t-e-r" meant the wonderful cool something that was flowing over my hand. That living word awakened by soul, gave it light, hope, joy, set it free.
the overall feeling created by the essay or article
But the National Association of Baseball Players had other ideas. They voted in December 1867 not to admit any team for membership that "may be composed of one or more colored persons."
the reason for writing
Reflect: I keep thinking about the march I joined today. It's bigger and stronger than war. That's why it will win.
Entertain: You're 100% sure I'm crazy, but I'm serious, I'm telling you, dear Mimmy, that I've arrived in Paris.
Inform: In the past, Robinson had always stood up for his rights.
Persuade: Something wonderful happened to baseball-and America- the day Jackie Robinson joined the Dodgers.
Types of Details
short, entertaining tales
Once he fell into the rushing creek and almost drowned before he was pulled out by a neighbor boy.
something known to exist or have happened
The new sections of town, Dobrinja, Mojmilo, Vojnicko polje- are being badly shelled.
In 1857-1858, the newly organized national association of base ball was formed , and baseball became a business.
a personal view
The history of baseball is difficult to trace because it is embroidered with wonderful anecdotes that are fun but not necessarily supported by fact.
Backwoods Boy is an important story for students to know.
When Abraham was three years old 3 people in his family had died.
Abraham Lincoln had a very rough childhood.
He became a lawyer even though his parents couldn't even read.
He became president even though he was born in a log cabin.