Literary Analysis Teacher Resources
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New Review Understanding Shakespeare: "Sonnet 18"
Give life to a study of sonnets with a plan that models a lovely and more temperate approach to literary analysis. The resource packet includes a carefully scaffolded plan, graphic organizers, a copy of the poem, and everything else needed for a close examination of Shakespeare's Sonnet 18.
9th - 10th Language Arts 13 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Literary Analysis: Fiction
A four-page packet of worksheets on reading comprehension is here for you. In them, young readers listen to a story called "The Perfect Snack." Then, they answer the 16 questions about the story in this packet. May be a bit tough for kindergartners without adult supervision, but these questions should help a teacher determine how much their learners are understanding.
K Language Arts 21 Views 39 Downloads
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
"People Everyday" offers class members an opportunity to develop their literacy analysis skills and to develop media literacy. Guided by an included list of discussion questions, groups examaine the word choice, literary devices used, and consider the themes developed.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Literary Analysis: Summary vs. Analysis
What is the difference between summary writing and literary analysis? A 16-slide presentation offers some basic requirements for both types of writing and helps readers identify each based on keywords used in both types of writing. Strengthen this introduction by looking at some excellent samples of each.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 51 Views 91 Downloads
The Modernist Struggle: Allusions, Images, and Emotions in T.S. Eliot’s Prufrock
"Hey, Al. Change your part and get on with your life." After a series of close reading activities that focus on modernist elements in T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," individuals are asked to adopt the point of view of a mental health professional and e-mail Prufrock suggestions for how to improve his state of mind.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 13 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Writing a Literary Analysis
What makes writing literary? What comprises analysis? A 15-slide PowerPoint presentation, created by the Purdue University Writing Lab, tackles these questions. The explanations of what makes writing literary and what comprises analysis are specific and clear.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 30 Views 210 Downloads
Literary Analysis of The Minister's Black Veil
After reading The Minister's Black Veil, by Nathaniel Hawthorne as a homework assignment your class will complete a literary analysis. Learners will analyze important element of the story and take notes to help support their essays.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 50 Downloads
Learners get to choose which task they'd like to complete as their end of the semester project. Assignments include a literary presentation, response paper, to compose a test, or other creative project. Each are long-term projects focused on literary analysis and critical reading.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 6 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Genre Lesson: Historical Fiction
Take a trip through history with a lesson plan on historical fiction. With instructions for games, reading activities, and literary analysis assignments, this resource would be a great addition to any reading unit with a historical fiction novel.
4th - 6th Language Arts 97 Views 225 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Effective Literary Analyses
After modeling how to write responses to literature that provide an interpretation, recognize ambiguities, nuances, and complexities, class groups are presented with short stories and/or art transparencies and asked to craft their own analysis.
Higher Ed Language Arts 14 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Pre-AP Strategies for Spanish Literature
Take a break from vocabulary development and have your Spanish scholars immerse themselves in Spanish culture. What are common Spanish proverbs? In short sessions over the course of a few weeks, the class will learn about different proverbs and the cultural differences between Mexico and the United States.
11th - 12th Languages 33 Views 96 Downloads
Elena by Diane Stanley
This story is bound to motivate your class. Learners read a story called Elena by Diane Stanley. The story is about a young woman who marries for love but is soon widowed during the Mexican Revolution. She takes her children to California where she starts a new life.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 135 Downloads
Knights of the Round Table adapted by Gwen Ross
Everyone loves the tales involving King Arthur and his knights. After reading Knights of the Round Table by Gwen Gross, learners draw inferences and conclusions, analyze story elements, and discuss figurative language, including hyperbole and metaphor.
9th - 12th Language Arts 23 Views 202 Downloads
The Summer of the Swans
The Summer of the Swans, by Betsy Byars, is a 160-page chapter book about a family going through a difficult time. Complement your reading of Byars' book with this detailed outline of each chapter. Every section includes comprehension questions and activities to implement.
4th - 6th Language Arts 7 Views 78 Downloads
How do you assess what your pupils have learned over the course of the year? Find out how competent they are at reading and analyzing age-level literature with the ideas presented here. Included in this resource are two suggested exercises for practice and two sample quizzes with answer keys.
9th - 10th Language Arts 21 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Sign of the Beaver
If you need some reading and writing activities for your unit on Elizabeth Speare's The Sign of The Beaver, use a worksheet with nine different exercises about the book. It includes a literary interview, a character journal, a story map, and a WebQuest.
4th - 7th Language Arts 6 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Literary Analysis: Summary vs. Analysis
Do your writers need tips for distinguishing between a summary and an analysis? Many learners, new to analysis, spend too much time summarizing a text and not enough time in analysis. Show your pupils how to recognize summaries by looking for explanations of what or where versus commentary about why or how that signals an analysis.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 17 Downloads
Elements of a Literary Analysis Paper
Analyzing literature is one thing, but having to write about it is quite another! Help your class start by providing them with a presentationov cering basic components like the introduction and thesis. Examples provided focus on Moby Dick, but the viewers don't have to be familiar with the novel to participate in choosing the best example.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads