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  1. WRITE BITES Early College Campus

  2. To share information and feelings in the novel of Soul Surfer: by Bethany Hamilton. Author’s Purpose: Review

  3. SOUL SURFER:BY Bethany Hamilton At the age of 13, Hamilton lost her left arm when she was attacked by a 15-foot tiger shark while surfing off Kauai's North Shore and her career as a rising surf star was seemingly over. Click Link:

  4. Review : TIGER STEPS to Answer Questions • ANSWERthe QUESTION! • PROVE!! your Answer with a Quote. • EXPLAIN AND make meaningful CONNECTIONS to your Answer

  5. Read and Write your Response: STUDENTS READ THIS ALONE You will have 10 minutes to write 3-5 lines and make connections to text. SOUL SURFER:BY Bethany Hamilton It came, literally, out of the blue.I had no warning at all; not even the slightest hint of danger on the horizon. The waves were small and inconsistent, and I was just kind of rolling along with them, relaxing on my board with my left arm dangling in the cool water. I remember thinking, "I hope the surf picks up soon..."That's all it took: a split second. I felt a lot of pressure and a couple of lightning fast tugs. Then I watched in shock as the water around me turned bright red. Somehow, I stayed calm. My left arm was gone almost to the armpit, along with a huge crescent-shaped chunk of my red, white and blue surfboard... Question: The author’s purpose to write her novel is to inspire everyone not to give up on your Dreams, and to always believe in yourself. In the excerpt from her novel she is describing that horrific day. How is this information going to help a reader understand how she felt? How is the paragraph hinting us on the author’s purpose to write and share her story? Gather information. Remember to explain and show evidence.

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