This package includes everything you need to teach an analytical essay to high schoolers. This specific one I used for juniors and seniors, but it could easily be adapted for other grades. It can be used for any book.
This package includes:
- Theme to Thesis thesis brainstorm and development hando
This powerpoint is a culmination of years of experience and research in the areas of essay composition and student writing. It is framed in 19 colorful and easy-to-navigate slides that will grab your student's interest far more effectively than a traditional handout. The powerpoint includes detail
This bundle is designed to step students through the analytical essay writing process in a structured manner.
-An overview of the purpose, features and language of an essay
-An analytical essay checklist
-The steps to follow when planning an essay response
-Analytical Essay Structu
Unapologetically formulaic. Some novice student writers (especially ELLs) need a tremendous amount of scaffolding when asked to write challenging analytical essays. Ideally, students will be quickly weaned from the formula when composing literary analysis and providing textual evidence.
This lesson plan outline provides you with a framework for teaching students how to compose and effectively edit their analytical essays. Complete with objectives and activity ideas, this outline will walk you through the "dos and don'ts" of analytical essay writing in six thorough lessons (or "se
This is a rubric that can be used to grade analytical essays. It is broken into six categories- introduction, organization, evidence, MLA citation, grammar/mechanics, and content. Each of the categories are then separated into three scoring areas. There are two rubrics per page- it is designed to be
This is a 13 slide PowerPoint presentation that will show students how to write a strong analytical essay for history or social studies classes. The P.E.E.L formula is presented with an example. Color coding helps students to clearly see how the P.E.E.L formula comes together to create a strong an
This presentation provides step-by-step instruction for writing an analytical essay (multi-page; not five-paragraph). Each stage is color-coded throughout all of the presentations so that examples can be highlighted to emphasize the different components of the piece. Most examples in this presentat
This 24-slide PowerPoint presentation on the AP Language test's rhetorical analysis essay is the result of nine years of AP Language teaching experience. I use various parts of this throughout the year, but it's also a great tool for cramming in the final weeks or days before the test. Includes di
Common Core Standards:
Everything you need to get your students thinking and writing critically, creatively, and analytically!
- 5 DIFFERENT Analysis Writing Prompts with rubrics to use throughout your reading
of Things Fall Apart
- Teacher notes to guide instruction
- Exemplar examples
This is a peer editing guide that I use with my students. It is designed to focus students as they look for a thesis, topic sentences, textual support, correct grammar/mechanics, MLA format, developed paragraphs, etc.
This is useful with the Common Core as it demands more analytical writing. It is
This download contains three writing prompts regarding text analysis of Alice Walker's The Color Purple. These in-class essay responses, made for one class period of final assessment, requires students to analyze key passages from the novel. Each prompt addresses a separate writing task: rhetoric, c
This bundle is a one-stop-shop for teaching the Five Paragraph Analytical Essay! Included in your purchase are two comprehensive *fully editable* Powerpoint presentations that provide the foundation for two to three full lessons in essay development (also available for individual purchase - buy the
Peer feedback is an essential part of the writing process. Students learn not only from receiving feedback, but also (and I believe most importantly) from providing feedback for others.
This collaborative feedback activity is focused mainly on the content of a literary analysis / argumentative essa
This is a set of materials for use with the controversial documentary film Bowling for Columbine, including a 2-page overview of the analytical essay, including the prompt itself, a series of reflective questions to consider during the viewing, assignment specifics, and step-by-step deadlines for th
Here's a 30 page document for your writing center.
Students can use guidelines to write an analytical essay, etc.
Enlarge pages to 120 % or poster size and place on a foldable display.
There are enough sheets for two or more writing centers: analytical essay, narrative writing, and editorial w
This is an excellent writing prompt for a "Diary of Anne Frank" and Holocaust unit. More than just a prompt, this is an entire packet that takes students through the entire planning process. It includes the prompt itself, an outline of what should be included in each of the five paragraphs, as wel
Requires students to reread, highlight, and answer critical thinking questions in order to assess their own writing. I also recommend that you have students score their essay based on AP or state assessment rubrics.
Students are thoroughly engaged when reading Jeannette Walls's memoir, The Glass Castle. Use this momentum to work with analytical writing!
Students respond to a prompt focusing on the symbolism of the Glass Castle. Beforehand, they practice analyzing quotations; then, they use this work to create
This complete unit for studying Hermann Hesse's SIDDHARTHA focuses student investigation of the learning process of the protagonist through an analytical essay. This unit contains nine pages of materials, including a 2-page handout including the prompt itself and a list of relevant religious and spi
This 12-page download contains a complete 4-week unit for teaching an analytical essay about the effects of addiction as evidenced by Melvin Burgess's novel SMACK. These materials include a 2-page overview of the analytical (expository) essay prompt, requirements for the paper, an explanation of the
This guide helps student develop an analytical essay. The students are asked to analyze the integrity or lack of integrity of a character in the Crucible. Students may also choose the option to analyze a character who begins the play with little integrity and ends the play reclaiming their integri
I have a zip file of an entire plan for writing an analytical essay. It comes with 8 items to scaffold the writing of this unit. It was a follow-up essay based on our reading of A Separate Peace, but can be applied with anything or nothing!
The A-P-A-R-T graphic breaks down the essential elements of the Advanced Placement English Language and Composition Analytical Essay. This graphic was develop alongside AP students after examining numerous released responses.
Please note, this graphic requires a lot of background work before it
Essay assignment for after the reading of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Students are given prompts to choose from to create essay using a template - this works well for lower students but can be modified for an honors group. The template/outline helps students figure their path through the essay.
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This is a practical guide to the study of Novel. Each essay of the e-book can be read separately or dipped into for information or guidance. In this first edition I’ve added some relevant topics of Novel. I’ve also tried to revise the topics according to its exam or teach
This is a practical guide to the study of Poetry. Each chapter/ Poem of the e-book can be read separately or dipped into for information or guidance. In this first edition I’ve added some relevant topics of Poetry. I’ve also tried to revise the topics according to its exam or teaching demands. I sha
Sometimes it takes a little tactile learning to grasp difficult concepts. This lesson uses fun props as a way to teach students how to analyze literature through critical lenses. This lesson also includes examples for each lens from Harry Potter.
You will get:
8 Critical lenses with explanations
This is a full unit on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, which is a classic from Middle Ages English literature. Included in this unit is a whole unit plan covering 16 days with Common Core alignment and the following:
1. PowerPoint on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight & Arthurian Legend.
2. A muc
These 16 lessons (32 texts) require students to think critically and synthesize their reading, identifying central ideas across texts. Each lesson guides them through close readings of texts that vary by genre, time period, and author; then students use the before, during, and post-reading strategie
This bundle contains more than 20 editable rubrics for projects, essays, homework, and Interactive Notebooks for the secondary ELA or Social Studies classroom. Each rubric is available as standards-based (holistic) or points-based (analytic). You get every rubric prepared to print-and-go for various
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This is a bundle of lessons for Grade 5 ELA Module 1 ALL units lessons in PowerPoint.
I have taken the lessons and broken them down so that it is easier to work through with your students! Each lesson includes the supported learning targets and the key parts of each lesson. I h
Why Use the Characterization Master Course?
- Character-driven story and indirect characterization is the backbone of the modern story and novel.
- Students learn basics first: character glossary terms, writing strategies and skills. They end by successfully completing ONE moment-to-moment charac
The Color of Water Study Guide contains Study Questions for each chapter of the novel.
Also included are the following titles: Anticipation Guide, Vocabulary, Characterization, Quotation Analysis, Annotation Guide, How to Mark a Book, Common Reading Questions, Guided Reading, Analytical Essay Prom
Welcome to Complete Writer’s Workshop Grades 6 - 8 - 10 -12. An 8-Day Common Core Unit”
This packet is a perfect introduction for the Writer’s Workshop that established proper habits, encourages critical thinking, and prepares students for an important activity that will occur throughout classes
Do your students know how to read an informational text for main and central idea? Are they equipped to locate evidence and explain how it fits in the rhetorical triange? Do they know how to analyze whether a central idea is effectively conveyed in a text?
This lesson is designed to ser
This Character Analysis lesson for Interactive Notebooks (ISNs) works with any novel. It uses video clips, fairy tales, and a PowerPoint to introduce students to the concept of analyzing character, and then moves to the target text. Students finish with an analytical essay about a character in the t
Fences Study Guide contains Study Questions for each scene in this two act play by August Wilson.
Also included are the following titles: Anticipation Guide, Character Description and Analysis, Historical Backdrop, Vocabulary, All in the Head, Book Cover, Comic Book Page, Analytical Essay, Charact
Introduction to story analysis in Grades 8 - 12 can be a challenge. Beginning fiction analysis by focusing on a SINGLE STORY ELEMENT is a PROVEN method because. . .
1. A focused and controlled writing topic means the entire class learns (or relearns) the topic for analysis together. As