Use this convenient graphic organizer to analyze an author's use of literary devices in poetry, short stories, novels, and drama.
TWISTD requires students to think critically to identify textual evidence that supports their analysis of a text's (T)heme, (W)ord choice, (I)magery, (S)ymbolism/Syntax/Style, (T)one, and (D)literary Devices/figurative language.
More? Pair (tape) this item with my other great graphic organizer SOAPSTone to create a fantastic analytical poster or use as an assessment in collaborative groups.
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2 -- TWISTD graphic organizers (one serious and one whimsical version)
1 -- TWISTD exemplar to model expectations
This wonderful acronym was originally invented by the College Board for Pre-AP and AP level analysis, but I modified its characteristics to support my learning objectives and varied student levels as needed. This version is not the strict original.
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