A Rose for Emily William Faulkner Short Story Common Core Literature

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James Whitaker
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7th - 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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Absolutely loved using these notes after reading the story. It helped my students connect with it so much more!
Students struggle with the story, but this evaluation is actually a perfect companion piece to the short story.


[[Short Story Series]]
A Rose for Emily
by William Faulkner
Grades 6-12

Product Overview/Preface:

This product contains over 85+ pages of well thought-out, sophisticated, and effective mini-lessons and graphic organizers to teach William Faulkner’s famous Short Story “A Rose for Emily”.

My activities are meant for both reinforcement and rigorous instruction in the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of rigorous texts. You can easily guide students in scaffolding their knowledge and building a strong foundation in high order thinking processes. Approach the text like you have never done before!

Take your students step-by-step or let them chose the materials they are more comfortable working with. This product covers the gamut of literary elements and skills including: genre, vocabulary, characterization, setting, plot, conflict, symbolism, figurative language, dualisms, universal theme, and much more!

Product Includes:

< 3 Vocabulary Literary Element Lists
< Mini-Lesson Handouts
< 1 William Faulkner Author Card
< 1 Advanced Final Exam
< 1 Quiz
< 1 Interactive Notebook Foldable
< 4 Vocabulary Activities
< Full Text of the Short Story
< 1 Page High Order Thinking Concepts Overview
< 25+ High Order Thinking Graphic Organizers
< 3 Pages of Quotations
< RL.1: Citing Textual Evidence Analysis Card
< Conventions of Gothic Horror Handout
< 2 Ornate Writing Templates
< 2 Cornell Notes Templates
< 1 Bloom’s Taxonomy Descriptors
< 2 High Order Thinking Question Stimulators
< 5 2,3pt Rubric Ques. Response Templates
< 4 Week & 6 Week Calendar
< 2 Literature Progress Report Forms
< 3 Lesson Planning Templates
< Links to Scholarly Critical Analysis Videos
< Link to William Faulkner Pinterest Board

Perfect for:
< Direct instruction
< Pre-Writing for Responses to Literature & Essays
< Alternative Book Reviews, Reports, and End Projects
< Bulletin Board Displays
< Assessments and Quizzes
< Guided, Independent, Literature Circles, and Book Club Activities

Please feel free to ask any questions—I will definitely respond to all inquiries in a timely fashion.

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Hopefully my products will help strengthen your lessons, help your students learn, and make your life easier. Thank you and enjoy! – J.D. Whitaker

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