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Do you have independent reading as a component of your curriculum? These assignments are meant to go along with any choice novel students are reading, and to be in conjunction with mini-lessons that are covered at the beginning of the period.
Students show their understanding of specific literary devices through their independent reading book.
What is included:
-4 one-page assignments covering plot, characterization, tone, mood, word choice, imagery, setting, conflict
-1 non-traditional book report
-1 book talk
-handout on characterization with template to brainstorm a character trait
-analysis paragraph template to help write a literary analysis paper
-student and teacher examples
-generic scoring rubric
Hope you enjoy and happy teaching!