We found 488 resources with the concept literary analysis
An Introduction to Chinua Achebe's An Image of Africa
3 mins 9th - 12th
New ReviewIn An Image of Africa, Chinua Achebe calls out Joseph Conrad for his racist attitudes in Heart of Darkness. Achebe contents that despite the fact that Conrad's novel is a blistering attack on Colonialism in the Congo, his characters are...
Analyzing Famous Speeches as Arguments
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewA speaker, a message, an audience. After analyzing these elements in Queen Elizabeth's speech to the troops at Tilbury, groups analyze how other speakers use an awareness of events, and their audience to craft their arguments....
Analyzing Multiple Interpretations of Literature
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
There is a reason why an Oscar is given each year for the Best Adaptation Screenplay. Adaptations are the focus of an exercise that asks class members to compare a work of literature with a least one adaptation of the work into a...
The Core Classics Edition of Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Finding activities to engage readers of Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote is not an impossible dream. Whether Don Quixote is new to your curriculum or it's a standard text, you can find suggestions for engaging activities designed to...
"Because I could not stop for Death" -- Visualizing Meaning and Tone
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Emily Dickinson's "Because I could not stop for Death" provides high schoolers with an opportunity to practice their critical thinking skills. They examine the images, diction, rhythm, and rhyme scheme the poet uses and consider how...
Writing an Argument: Persuasive Speeches to Students
8th CCSS: Designed
Powerful orators make their messages compelling with a combination of factors. Learn how to be an inspirational speaker with a reading assessment activity that presents a list of persuasive speaking techniques, as well as two speeches...
Writing About Literature: Exploring Themes About Conformity
7th CCSS: Designed
Feeling the pressure to confirm is something any adolescent can relate to. Explore an essential theme with a response to literature assessment that prompts learners to identify main ideas with evidence and supporting details.
Lord of the Flies: The End of Innocence
7th - 12th
Boys become beasts in William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Explore their progressive transition with a collection of materials for a novel unit, including a presentation with background information, lessons on literary elements from the book, and reading assessments.
An Introduction to Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One's Own
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If you've ever wondered why the majority of historical writers are male rather than female, Virginia Woolf may have an answer for you. A video analysis of A Room of One's Own details Woolf's argument about women's stifled role in the...
Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
Transform drafting into crafting with a collection of materials designed to enrich your seventh grade writing unit. Each resource addresses one or more Common Core standards for persuasive writing, informational writing, and narrative writing, and connects to various novels and subjects across the middle school curriculum.