This journal covers literary elements such as character development, significance of setting, literary devices, and vocabulary. I wanted my students to be able to read, analyze, and critically think to form their own text supported opinions. Early on, I discovered that just assigning a work to r
This 97 page unit plan covers all materials you need to succesfully teach an engaging and interactive novel study that incorporates comprehension and mastery of literary elements into one. Below you will find the contents inside.
Mold this to work for your classroom, whether it is a read aloud, li
This is a complete novel unit. It includes chapter quizzes, reading worksheets, vocabulary practice puzzles, vocabulary tests, quick-write prompts, character activities, a concluding essay, and a final exam. You may find that you skip some activities, alter some activities and documents, and change
These handouts can be used most effectively after students have read the novel A Separate Peace by John Knowles. Students are asked to explore the use of thematic dichotomies (like summer vs. winter and a comparison of the two rivers) throughout the book. This document also includes a simple graph