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“ She Had to Walk Before She Could Run ”

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farah Omar

on 7 February 2016

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Transcript of “ She Had to Walk Before She Could Run ”

What is the Genre ?
What are the characteristics of biography genres ?
Vocabularies
Assess : evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of something.
Compensate: to provide something good as a balance against something bad or undesirable
Deteriorated : become worse
Devastating : highly destructive or damaging
Implement : put (a decision, plan, agreement, etc.) into effect.
Peripheral : Surrounding – outlying
Potential : latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness.
Summit : the highest point of a hill or mountain.
What is the setting ?
Time : 1956 , 1958 , 1959 , 1960
Place : Home , Hospital , track .
Who are the characters ?
Wilma Rudolph
Wilma's Mom
Doctors
Wilma's Coach
Why did Wilma’s Rudolph health deteriorate?
When she was four years old , she contracted polio , a sever disease that cause paralysis.
How was Wilma’s mom supportive?
She taught her very early to believe she could achieve any goal , and the first was to walk without leg braces.
What was the reason behind Wilma’s recovery ?
Hope
When did Wilma become an Olympic Champion?
In 1960 .
GOAL!
“ She Had to Walk Before She Could Run ”
What does the title tell you?
Focuses on a certain time period or important aspect of the subject's life.
May include text features that provide specific details.
What is the Author's point of view ?
The author of a biography usually expresses a personal point of view about the subject. As you read a biography , identifying this point of view can help you determine whether the author's assertions are backe by evidence or are unsupported.
What is the plot ?
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