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"A Slander" Chekhov - Short story study unit (Close Reading Figurative Language)

"A Slander" Chekhov - Short story study unit (Close Reading Figurative Language)
"A Slander" Chekhov - Short story study unit (Close Reading Figurative Language)
"A Slander" Chekhov - Short story study unit (Close Reading Figurative Language)
"A Slander" Chekhov - Short story study unit (Close Reading Figurative Language)
"A Slander" Chekhov - Short story study unit (Close Reading Figurative Language)
"A Slander" Chekhov - Short story study unit (Close Reading Figurative Language)
"A Slander" Chekhov - Short story study unit (Close Reading Figurative Language)
"A Slander" Chekhov - Short story study unit (Close Reading Figurative Language)
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Get your students develop their literary analysis skills as well as learn an important moral lesson with this extensive study package on Anton Chekhov’s short story “A Slender”. Can be used as Lesson Plan. Perfect fit for ELA/Literature Circle classes.
This Common Core Standards aligned package includes:
• full text of the story handout with during-reading vocabulary builder activity handout;
• full text of the story handout with close reading questions for textual analysis (originally intended for the teacher's use);
• teacher's guidelines for “Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt” activity with examples of stylistic devices textual analysis;
• short story summary worksheet;
• different viewpoints on the events of the story/reader's opinion comparison worksheet.
The unit targets your students ability to:
• cite textual evidence in support of their judgement and inferences made in the textual analysis process;
• explain literal and figurative meaning of various words and expressions, as well as work with the dictionary to support their reasoning;
• provide a well-grounded in-detail summary of the key elements of the story under discussion (main idea, plot structure, conflict and character building, etc.);
• recognize various figurative language expressions in the text and be able to define their meaning;
• understand author's intent while analyzing the story in "Close Reading"-style.

Common Core Standards targeted in the study unit are the following:
Key Ideas and Details:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
Craft and Structure:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6
Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

Key Ideas and Details:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3
Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
Craft and Structure:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5
Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.


Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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