If you are really interested in teaching Coming of Age on a whole new enthralling level please think about purchasing my Coming of Age Genre Unit Resource:
Coming of Age Unit Resource
This graphic organizer is perfect for students to get down to the very core of any Coming of Age story. It is the exemplary template for your students to organize their analytical thoughts and begin to dissect the transition of the protagonist’s journey of self-discovery from childhood to experience.
This visual template works well with any Coming of Age novel or film and with any character who undergoes some sort of rite of passage. This graphic organizer should be used only after students have been immersed in Coming of Age as a Literary Genre or Universal Theme (see free downloadable content “Coming of Age Literary/Literature Resources”). Finally, Use this Graphic Organizer as a Prewriting Activity and for a Quick Classroom Bulletin Board!
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.