Students are sure to find the focus on fairy tales to be fun and engaging in this 23-slide Powerpoint that introduces the R.A.C.E method for writing constructed responses. While this is a great activity for standardized test preparation, the Powerpoint also focuses on the essential literary analysis skills that all students need to be close and active readers. Students will have an opportunity to learn and apply the following skills:
• Restate the question into a topic sentence.
• Answer ALL parts of the question.
• Cite evidence using direct quotes and paraphrasing appropriately.
• Explain how evidence supports answer.