55 page unit on the poem! NO "FLUFF": This unit focuses on LITERARY DEVICES, SKILLS APPLICATION, and LITERARY ANALYSIS. Unit includes reading guide questions and quizzes, vocabulary, literary analysis activities, and AP style tests and essays. Includes a sample essay.
* 18 READING/ANALYSIS SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS (based on Bloom's cognitive levels)
* 3 FOCUSED ACTIVITIES (Individual or group work)
* 4 READER RESPONSE ESSAY QUESTIONS
* 1 FIVE-PARAGRAPH ESSAY PROMPT
* 1 AP STYLE PROMPTS
* 10 VOCABULARY WORDS DEFINED/HANDOUTS
* 2 AP STYLE PASSAGE TESTS (analysis/application of skills)
* EXAMPLE LITERARY ANALYSIS ON POEM
Editable Microsoft Word document files are included. Edit the materials to meet your needs. The Word files are version 2003 .docx files. Includes PDF files of all the materials as well.
DETAILED ANSWER KEYS: All questions, including short answer and essay analysis have detailed answer keys
STUDENT SAMPLE ESSAY ANALYSIS: could be used as a model essay to help students revise their own essays
HANDOUTS: designed to accommodate group work, independent study, and class discussions
OBJECTIVES: variety of prewritten objectives to choose from in order to cover all teaching styles and methods
ACTIVITY GUIDE QUESTIONS: includes these categories: Comprehension, Application, Analysis/Synthesis, Universal Theme, Reader-Response and Across the Curriculum/Subject Connection (based on Bloom’s cognitive levels) The Reader-Response questions could be used for timed and journal writing.
FOCUSED ACTIVITIES: can be used with the Activity Guide questions or as separate assignments. These focused activities are an extension of the questions used in the Activity Guide handouts for skills reinforcement.
VOCABULARY: designed so the students must pay close attention while reading in order to identify the words from the work. The Vocabulary quizzes are designed to assess whether the students have learned the basic definitions of the words.
TEXTS AND QUIZZES: different levels of tests and quizzes. The multiple-choice tests assess both comprehension and application of basic skills. The passage tests have the same format and question design as the Advanced Placement Literature and Language tests.
Reader-Response paragraph writing assignments
Five-Paragraph Formula essay prompt-gives suggestions for the organization of each body paragraph in connection with a given theme
Advanced Placement style essay prompts-designed with the same structure as the Advanced Placement essay prompts on the AP tests.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Key Devices: allusions,anaphora, connotation, denotation, diction, double entendre,enjambment, free verse, metaphor, oxymoron, paradox, personification, symbolism, syntax, tone
ACTIVITY GUIDE QUESTIONS
Activity Guide Questions
Activity Guide Questions Answer Key
VOCABULARY FROM POEM
Explication of a Poem
Brainstorming and Making Connections
Focused Activities Keys
Passages with Multiple-Choice Questions (Advanced Placement format) (15 multiple-choice)
Analysis with Multiple-Choice Questions (Advanced Placement format) (8 multiple-choice)
Tests Answer Keys
Reader-Response Essay: Quote
Five-Paragraph Formula Essay: Symbols and Themes
Advanced Placement Essay Prompt
Example Advanced Placement Style Student Essay
Advanced Placement Essay Evaluation Rubric
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