“On Being Seventeen, Bright and Unable to Read” worksheet
Directions: Answer each question with a complete sentence.
Incorporate the question into the answer.
is the main idea of this selection?
your own words, write a brief summary of this selection. Include two specific
events the author relates.
is the author’s advice in the conclusion of this selection?
on information in this selection, does the author turn out okay?
author has had dyslexia all his life. What has bothered him most about his
the author was unhappy early in his life, his life finally began to
improve. What was the turning point in his life?
- List two
examples as how the author copes with dyslexia.