Literary Analysis Essay Pack for Any Book - Lessons & Materials in PDF & Digital

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Conclude any novel with this complete no-prep literary analysis essay unit. Includes lesson plans, a rubric, and all student materials needed to guide students through the writing process for a an insightful and analytical essay on any novel, play, poetry, etc. Includes a Google link with all student materials.

This one week unit can be completed in the classroom, or at home during remote distance learning.

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This pack includes:

⭐ Five days of lesson plans using the reader’s / writer’s workshop format. Each lesson has mini-lesson, student work time, and closing.

⭐ Topic Development Activity

⭐ Pre-writing Activity

⭐ Literary Analysis Essay Rubric – Common Core Aligned

⭐ Thesis Development Instructions

⭐ Instructions for Incorporating Textual Evidence

⭐ Peer Review Checklist

⭐ Round Table Editing Protocol

⭐ Student Presentation Lesson

⭐ Google Link

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Created by Jacque Decker of Love and Let Lit

Total Pages
21 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Introduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that establishes clear relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge level and concerns.
Use words, phrases, and clauses to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims.
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.


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